Please see the 2014-15 Course Guide for more information, course descriptions, and requirements.
We offer an extensive program in social studies including:
Global History and Geography I and II (grades 9 and 10)
US History and Government (grade 11)
Participation in Government (1/2 year course grade 12)
Economics (1/2 year course must be completed before graduation grades 10-12)
AP World History 1 and 2 (grade 9 and 10)
AP United States History (grade 11)
IB History of the Americas 1 and 2 (grades 11 and 12)
IB Theory of Knowledge 1 and 2 (grades 11 and 12)
AP Government and Politics (grade 12)
College Courses from Syracuse University Project Advance:
Every Day Law
History Through Film
Community Service Project for Seniors
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT FOR SENIORS: ALL VOLUNTEER HOURS MUST BE DURING THE TIME THE STUDENT IS ENROLLED IN THE COURSE. SUMMER HOURS DO NOT COUNT TOWARDS THIS REQUIREMENT.
Please see your teachers for opportunities and project requirements.
For students enrolled in Participation in Government and Economics 10 hours of community service is required for each course (total of 20 hours) • For students enrolled in AP Government and Politics and non Diploma IB History 20 hours of community service is required
• Community Service Log/ letter(s) on non-profit companies letterhead
• Written Reflection
Approved Community Service Hours: The Community Service hours may be taken from a variety of activities that are offered in and out of school. Students who are involved in clubs and activities that require community service such as: honor societies, Interact etc. must acquire additional hours to complete this project.
Community Service Log: A completed departmental community service log with letters on letterhead must be submitted to your teacher on the project due date.
Students must take pictures of themselves performing the community service.
Projects: • Journal • Photo Journal • Photo Story • PowerPoint • Brochure • Exhibit Board • Documentary (10 minutes maximum)
Reflection on your community service
All Community Service must be for a non-profit organization and you must receive a letter on official letterhead - please see you teacher for further information- family members cannot sign off on community service.
Additional Community Service Opportunities:
Hauppauge School District Adapted Aquatics at Hauppauge HS pool Monday evenings 7-8:15 starting October 22, 2018
PTSA Events - see your social studies teacher.
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