Social science

High School World Geography and High School World History alternate each year.

High School US History and High School Government/Economics alternate each year.


High School World Geography

Instructor: David Petershack

Course fee: $320 (8 payments of $40)

Grade level: 9-12

Prerequisites: None

Min/Max in class: 5 students/ No max

Curriculum required: TBA

Prerequisites: None

Course description: This course is designed to continue and expand knowledge of the five themes of geography by exploring the world in spatial terms; by places and regions; by understanding physical systems and human systems; by studying the environment and society; and by learning how to apply geography in the real world. The class will be centered around student participation and discussion. Students will be required to find real world examples to bring to class. Students will learn the geography of the world and develop knowledge of how we relate to it.

Course makeup policy: In-class work may be made up at home. Students are responsible for getting any notes that they missed.

Course grading policy: Students will receive a grade based upon their work including class work, homework, tests, quizzes, projects and participation.

20th Century U.S. History

Instructor: David Petershack

Course fee: $320 (8 payments of $40)

Minimum enrollment: 5 students

Prerequisites: None

Materials required: We will be using “America: The Last Best Hope, Vol. II”, by William Bennett for our Text. Additional material will be provided by the tutor.

Course description: The class will begin with an overview of the Civil War and cover events through the 20th Century as well as touching on some current topics.

Course makeup policy: In-class work may be made up at home. Students are responsible for getting any notes that they missed.

Course grading policy: Students will receive a grade based upon their work including class work, homework, tests, quizzes, projects and participation.