Social Science Department

  • Welcome to the Social Science Department,

    We support a rigorous, meaningful curriculum that deepens students’ analytical skills, cultivates historical curiosity, and promotes informed citizenship. The Social Science courses include Geography, World and AP European History, AP and US History, AP and American Government, Economics, AP Psychology, Psychology and Sociology. Students in our program develop the following skills:

    • reading like a historian by interpreting primary and secondary sources
    • analytical writing and critical thinking
    • research and media literacy

    We strive to develop life-long learners who are engaged in understanding and appreciating the human story and in becoming effective, active citizens in our complex global world.

    Alec Butler

    AP United States History, World History - Culture & Geography, Economics

    Educational Coach 

    AButler@juhsd.net

     

    Chris Cullen

    World Geography, Drivers Education 

    Athletic Director

    ccullen@juhsd.net

     

    Tom Fendyan

    TFendy@juhsd.net

     

    Courtney Fil

    World Geography, PE 10

    cfil@juhsd.net

     

    Sean Karkazis

    AP European History, United States History

    skarkazis@juhsd.net

     

    Jonathan Krupp

    American Government, Economics, Peer Assistance

    Interact Club Advisor, Mock Trial Advisor

    JKrupp@juhsd.net

     

    Brenda McBride

    World History Culture & Geography, United States History, Economics

    bmcbride@juhsd.net

     

    Erick Willemse

    AP US History, US History, Psychology, Class of 2017 Advisor

    EWillemse@juhsd.net