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  • On Wednesday, March 25, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will remain closed through Friday, April 24.
    Picking up meals, digital devices and instructional materials for distance learning is permitted under Gov. Hogan's stay-at-home order (Sect IIb(iv)).

    El miércoles, 25 de marzo, la superintendente de educación del estado, la Dra. Karen Salmon, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas en el estado de Maryland estarán cerradas hasta el viernes, 24 de abril.
    Recoger las comidas, los dispositivos digitales y los materiales de instrucción a distancia están permitidos bajo la orden de quedarse en casa que decretó el gobernador Hogan (Sect IIb(iv)).
  • Social Studies Department



    In Prince George's County, the Social Studies program strives to teach students how to develop an understanding and appreciation of the contributions that diverse civilizations and cultures have made throughout history and the impact they have had on the development of democratic ideals.  Within our program, students study both historic and contemporary geographic, social, political, and economic issues that shaped the world that our students live in today. Through quality curriculum and professional development, our program promotes the enhancement of the classroom experience with a wide variety of educational opportunities including field studies, community projects, speaker programs, and other student interactive projects for the Social Studies to come alive in the classroom.

    Courses Offered:

    • 9th Grade U.S. History (1877 - Present)
    • 10th Grade Local, State, & National Government
    • 11th Grade World History
    • Social Issues
    • Psychology
    • African American Studies
    • Latin American Studies
    • Law
    • World Religions & Anthropology
    • Political Issues & Women's Studies
    • AP U.S. Government & Politics
    • AP Human Geography
    • AP World History
    • AP Psychology



    • Mock Trial


    Please contact the Instructional or Department Chair at with any department related questions.