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Social Studies

SOCIAL STUDIES

Welcome to the O'Connor Social Studies Department. 

Please be patient as we are a work in progress website. We offer many exciting subjects for our students to choose from that meet the student where they are academically and inspire them to learn more.  We offer World Geography, World History, U.S. History, Government, Economics, Street Law, Personal Finance, Psychology and Sociology at varied levels to try and reach all learners levels. We use technology in the classroom, as well as differentiated, interactive learning to engage students.  You might even see your teacher dressed in period clothing to help immerse the students into a time period. 


To challenge your student, O’Connor offers many upper-level Social Studies electives and advanced courses that provide the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school.  Last year, our students earned numerous hours of college credits in Social Studies, and we expect even more this year!    In addition to our course selection, we also offer our History Club and extracurriculars to provide even more opportunities for your student to grow or explore their History passion.

Advanced Placement/Dual Credit Summer Assignments for the 2019-20 school year:

  • AP Human Geography
  • AP/DC World History - WHAP Summer Assignment doc located below in files
  • AP European History - - Join Remind for APEuro 2019, text the message @a2k269 to this number 81010, Summer Assignment doc located below in files
  • AP/DC U.S. History - Google classroom code for Summer Assignment: 9dt3x82.
  • AP Government and Economics

History Club:

Sponsor: Mrs. Cain This Club offers a great way to get involved and offers Breakfasts with the Professors, Citizen Archivist, Movie Nights, field trips and more. Meets on 2nd Wednesday of each month in H120 at 4:00 pm.

 

Points of Contact:

General Questions:  Jennifer Cain Dept Coordinator  210-397-4800  jennifer.cain@nisd.net

AP/ DUAL Credit: Rachel Hinojoza 

 

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