Social Studies

  • African-American History

    Grades 10-12

    1/2 unit of credit  

    Come explore African-American History through stories, music, the arts and culture. During this course, students will learn about the African American experience from 1500s to the present. Major topics will include life during the Civil War, reconstruction, late 19th century, early 20th century, WWI and the 1920s, the Great Depression, culture in the 1930s and 1940s, WWII, the Freedom Movement, African Americans in the new, millennium, and current events.

    Session 1 & 2, 8-11 a.m.


  • Liberty and Law

    Grades 11-12

    1/2 unit of credit

    Available to retake for grade.

    Available for credit recovery online.

    This course is designed to be the culminating experience in the student's required social studies program bringing together and expanding the knowledge from prior study of the following areas:  citizenship, current events, multicultural perspectives, history, geography, economics, and government.  The student will be expected to demonstrate, through examination, understanding the basic provisions and principles of The Constitution of the United States and of the State of Missouri as prescribed by state statute.

    Session 1 & 2, seated, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. -  2:30 p.m.

    Session 1 or 2, online

    (1/2 credit is 4 weeks)