Social Studies in the elementary school concentrates on good citizenship, neighborhood maps, and the how's and why's of our special holidays.
Social Studies in Grades 3 and 4 explores the regions of the U.S., studying the history, economy, and culture of each area. Grade 4 specifically focuses on the State of New Hampshire. Students learn about Colonial history, state government, and the physical features and regions of our state.
Grade 5 – World History – Students learn how early peoples grew from hunters/gathers into the great ancient civilizations of the world. Ancient civilizations include: Mesopotamia, Egypt/Nubia, China, India/Persia, Mesoamerica, Greece, Rome, Byzantine/Arabia.
Grade 6 – Geography – Students explore the countries of the world-- learning about the various physical features, climates, languages, governments, religions, and cultures.
Grade 7 – American History – Part I begins with European exploration of the Americas through the Civil War.
Grade 8 – American History – Part II continues from Reconstruction of the South into current times.
During the week of finals at the end of the school year, our gymnasium becomes a living museum for our school community.
7th graders research a topic of historical importance within American history for exhibition.
8th graders become an American-born historical figure for all to visit in our wax museum.