Important Information Concerning Long Island History Day at Hofstra 3/19/17:
We were just informed that every student attending
Hofstra on Sunday MUST fill out a Hofstra release form or they will not be
allowed to participate. It takes less than 3 minutes to do but is extremely
important that each student completes the form.
It must be done before the contest on Sunday there is a section with
parent information that must be electronically signed concerning permission for
Hofstra to use photos taken at the event.
direct link to the form is below:
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The Social Studies Department offers a wide variety of courses designed to fulfill the New York State requirements and encourage student growth, leadership and citizenship. In the middle school, students study the Eastern Hemisphere in 6th grade, United States history from Native Americans to the Civil War in 7th grade and United States history from Reconstruction to the present day in 8th grade. In the high school, students study Global History and Geography or AP World History in 9th and 10th grades. In 11th grade, students can choose from United States History and Government or AP United States History or IB History of the Americas. In 12th grade, students can choose from Participation in Governments and Economics, or AP US Government and Politics or IB History of the Americas. An assortment of elective classes include college psychology and sociology through Syracuse University's Project Advance, as well as high school level criminal justice, everyday law, American history through film and pop culture.
The goal of the Hauppauge School District Social Studies
Department is to develop students who understand democracy, the workings of our
government, appreciate diversity, and have a solid foundation of research and
critical thinking skills while meeting the needs of all students.
Students should possess the necessary skills that would allow each to become
productive citizens in, and contribute to our global society.
NHD THEME 2016-17 - Taking a Stand in History