HEAD OF DEPARTMENT: Myra Ferguson
Lightbourne, Venolia Sears, Marla
Turnquest and Catherine Willis
The primary aim of the Social Studies department is to help students understand themselves and others in the world around them.
The Social Studies department goals include:
• Helping the students develop the ability to make knowledgeable decisions about our society in relationship to the past and present.
• Integrating knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enhance our cultural heritage and good citizenship.
• Turning students into lifelong learners by introducing them to research skills, skills of presentation, social skills and problem solving skills.
Social Studies (grades 7-9)
History/Geography/Civics (grades 10-12)