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Social Studies

Welcome to the Social Studies Department


In addition to our regular classes, we offer electives like the Jacob Javits Law Academy and International Relations Program. In programs like this students can develop leadership skills, earn college credit and a unique distinction on their Diploma with the Seal of Civic Readiness. We also have class trips, guest speakers, and school wide events such as the WE WALK… Initiative and the Career Fair. 

We offer Pre AP World History for incoming 9th Graders to prepare them for Advanced Courses. We also offer 6 AP courses including AP World History, AP US History, AP Government, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics and AP African American Studies. 

Our department values student voice and engagement as they learn about the events that have shaped our world. 

Extracurricular activities include (but are not limited to): The Moot Court Team, The Mock Trial Team, UNICEF, Interactive History Club, The Debate Team, The Model United Nations Team and so much more!