The sixth grade social studies curriculum exposes students to geography skills as well as allows them to investigate various areas of the Eastern Hemisphere beginning with the Ancient World. This course includes the study of the political and cultural histories of countries in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The seventh grade social studies curriculum involves the study of the Western Hemisphere. This course includes the study of Western Hemisphere countries and a focused exploration of Maine. Integrated within this course of study are the history, civics and government, geography and economy of the various areas.
The eighth grade social studies curriculum begins with the foundations of citizenship and moves into the U.S. government, spanning from the creation of the Constitution to federal, state, and finally local government. Included is the study of economics and how our government and economy interact and impact each other, as well as our foreign policy and relations with other countries.