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Social Studies

Department Policy:  Students need to seek approval from their current History teacher to sign up for a course.  The Department will take into consideration current History grades based on the scale below, and will also consider current English grades if a student is moving into a higher level course. 

College Prep »  Honors Level = 93%
College Prep »  AP = 96%
Honors » Honors = 85%
Honors » AP  = 93%
AP » AP = 85%

Graduation Requirements:  Students must take 3 years of history with one World, one US History, and one US Government course.

Department Members

Mrs. Erin Battisto, M.A. P' 23

Titles: Faculty
Degrees: M.A. Lehigh University

Mrs. Elaine Bradley, M.A. P' 03

Titles: Faculty
Degrees: M.A. Rider University

Dr. Karalyn McGrorty Derstine, Ed.D. '01

Titles: Faculty
Degrees: Ed.D. Gwynedd Mercy University

Mrs. Elizabeth Newton, M.A.

Titles: History Faculty
Degrees: M.A. Temple University

Mrs. Kylie Steiert, M.S.

Titles: Faculty
Degrees: Masters of Education Messiah College