Social Studies

Ms. Heather Allenback, Department Leader
hallenback@southingtonschools.org
860-628-3229 ext. 11360

Candace Patten, Assistant Department Leader
cpatten@southingtonschools.org

Social Studies Summer Assignments 2018
Please click here for the AP Psychology summer assignment.
Please click here for the AP History assignment.

Changes for 2017 and beyond.

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year the Social Studies Department will open the following electives to ALL interested students.

  • America at War
  • American Culture
  • Current Issues
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • Introduction of Psychology
  • Introduction of Sociology
  • Middle East
  • Modern China & Japan
  • Politics & Government
  • World Religions

Although the grades for these courses will be given a CCP weight, these courses are appropriate for ANY interested student.

We will continue to offer the following AP Courses:

  • Human Geography
  • Politics and Government
  • Psychology
  • U.S. History

As part of a curriculum realignment the course sequence will be changed beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.

In the fall of 2018 we will begin offering US History in 9th grade. When these students reach 11th grade in they will take a redesigned Civics course.