Social Studies

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Social Studies

The study of history and the social sciences is vital to the success and progress of a representative democracy.  This curriculum will aid students to become more knowledgeable citizens who are prepared to shape the future of our nation and the world.  Emphasis on Catholic Social Teachings stress the importance of the common good and will empower students to be actively involved in building a more just society.

The essential goals are:

  • To teach Social Studies within the framework of the Social Teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • To integrate religious values within the total school program.
  • To provide a Catholic environment in which academic excellence can be achieved in relationship to the student’s individual potential.
  • To integrate and utilize a variety of methodologies, resources and teaching styles to meet the needs of each student.