History / Social Science

Click here for the SUHSD and CPH intention for all students enrolled in History/Social Science.

Department Goals

By the end of semester 1, students in Social Science will know and be able to…….. 

  • Analyze an informational text
  • Engage in critical thinking evidenced by discussion and short response
  • Use technology to find a relevant source

By the end of semester 2, students in Social Science will know and be able to…….. 

  • Analyze a primary source document
  • Integrate evidence from a primary source document into RACES format.
  • Present on a given topic using technology

Teachers 2022 – 2023

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Department Chair: 

Ariel McDaniel
US History & History of Americas HL 2 (IB)

Bill Anderson
US History & US History IB HL 1 (Honors)

Jessica Bedoya
AP World History, World History & Bilingual World History

Steve Garrison
US Government & World History

Chris Herring
World History Fundamentals & US Government Fundamentals

Kayla Mains
Social Issues in FilmPsychology (AP)

Victor Moran
World Geography & World History (AP)

Casey Pakingan
US Government (AP) & World History

Artlon Ruiz
World Geography & US History Bilingual

Heather Salcedo
World Geography Fundamentals & US History Fundamentals

William Sallans
Economics & US History (AP)

Victor Vargas
Intro to Ethnic Studies


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Need Community Service?

Your current History/Social Science teacher will be your contact person for community service forms and signatures. For more information, please see the information posted on the Counselor’s Community Service page.

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