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Principal

Ms. Jalyn E. Lyde

973-321-0520 ext.10521

jalynlyde@paterson.k12.nj.us

Teacher in the school

Mr. Claude Wilson

973-321-0520 ext.10520

clwilson@paterson.k12.nj.us

Anti-Bullying Specialist

Michelle Van Hoven

973-321-0520 ext.52137

vanhovenm@paterson.k12.nj.us


RPHS ABR Score
64 out of 78
District ABR Score
59 out of 78

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T.J. Best,
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

tbest@paterson.k12.nj.us

973-321-2404

Welcome to the History department

Social Studies is concerned with developing reflective, democratic citizenship within a global context and includes the disciplines typically classified as belonging to the social and behavioral sciences as well as history, geography, and content selected from law, philosophy, and the humanities. It also includes those topics that focus on social problems, issues, and controversies.

our staff


Lisa Brown
(History Teacher)

William Watts
(History Teacher)

History Classes

1. WORLD HISTORY/ WORLD CULTURES

This course surveys the nations and societies which provide world leadership. Concepts of government, society, geography, and culture will be studied. In addition, this course is designed to help the student acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to assume the responsibilities of national and international citizenship.

2. UNITED STATES HISTORY I

This is a survey course of United States History dating from the age of exploration to the conclusion of World War I. Although topical in outlook, chronological order is maintained. The basic units that comprise United States History I are: exploration, colonization, the instituting of slavery as an economic system, the American Revolution, federalism to nationalism, Manifest Destiny, progressives, America in world affairs, and World War I. In addition, emphasis will be placed on the study of the history of New Jersey and the role of New Jersey in the affairs of the United States. It is expected that students will aquire a genuine awareness of the problems and accomplishments of all peoples of the United States. As they acquire a knowledge of history, students are better able to understand the present and to project the possibilities of the future.

3. UNITED STATES HISTORY II

This course includes the history of the United States from the conclusion of World War I to the present time, government on all levels, and important social problems. The overall purpose of the course is the adjustment of each person to a democratic system of government, and an understanding of our society. Teachers will cover historical sections, as well as a unit on government and a section on comparative political and economic systems.

4. GENERAL OBJECTIVES

Enlightened democratic citizenship in order to participate effectively in local, state, national and intonational affairs;

Appreciation and understanding of our cultural heritage and its role in contemporary society;

The joy of learning about self, others and human history,

Learning how to understand complex ideas how to create new ones.