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Social Studies

The Social Studies Department at Sandpoint High School is committed to helping students become informed, productive citizens. Through the courses offered in our program, we hope that each student will further develop:

  • The ability to read, write, and speak effectively
  • The ability to collaborate effectively as a member of a group
  • The ability to access information from varied sources, analyze and evaluate information and ideas, ask meaningful questions, and generate informed opinions, reasoned answers, and creative solutions
  • Knowledge of the historical, political, and economic issues that have shaped the world we live in today
  • An understanding of various cultures and perspectives and a respect for diverse views and ideas
  • Knowledge of our nation's founding documents, civic institutions, and political processes
  • A commitment to core democratic values and a desire to be an informed, engaged participant in our political system
  • A sense of responsibility for the well-being of oneself, one's family, and the community

Courses

 
U.S. History I
U.S. History I (Pre-AP)
U.S. History II
U.S. History II (AP)
U.S. History II (Honors /Dual Credit Option)
American Government
American Government (AP)
Economics
Greatest Generation Thru Film I
Greatest Generation Thru Film II
World History
Cultural
Anthropology
Sociology
Psychology
Debate & Argumentation
International Relations / Model United Nations (Honors)