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Gloria VanHouten

Social Studies Supervisor

ext.  12353

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Allen, Diana
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Borrayo, Mahoganey
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Callaway, Richard
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Duran, Ariel
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Hamlett, Michelle
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Jackson, Toni
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LiVecchi, Joseph
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Pagan, Orlando
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Social Studies

Black History Quiz Bowl

Game On at Eastside’s Black History Month Quiz Bowl

 

On Thursday, March 1st, the Social Studies Department at Eastside High School concluded a month-long celebration of Black History Month by hosting Jeopardy Style Quiz-Bowl.  Competing students showed off their understanding and knowledge of the many contributions made by African Americans in the categories of music, science, law, sports and civil rights.  Students from the School of Government won the contest with a winning score of 5900 points, taking home a Dunkin Donuts Gift Card and bragging rights! 

NHD National Qualifier

 

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2016 NHD Regional Competition

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This Day in History

National History Day Links

Useful Web Sites

Crash Course in U.S. History - 48 episodes fly through history

Crash Course in World History  - 42 episodes created by John Green and his brother. They speak VERY fast!

Student News Daily     https://www.studentnewsdaily.com

 

C-Span   This site includes many video clips

 

ABC-CLIO  databases cover many areas of history.         http://databases.abc-clio.com   Login needed. user is pps-student

 

U.S. political cartoons           Begins with today, use right  arrow to navigate to previous ones.

Course Offerings

 

CORE:

World History

US-History I

US-History II

Personal Finance/Economics

 

ELECTIVES:

Practical law in Society

Governance and Public Administration

Geography & World Cultures

Historiography

African American History

Hispanic & Latino History

Psychology

Sociology

 

AP/HONORS:

AP US History I

AP US History II

Honors World History