• Social Science Dept 21-22

    Meet the PV Social Studies Dept

    Front row: Shannon Murray, Sara Smeby, Anna Ciambotti, Nicole Spage, Jessica Monge, Liz Thomas, Heather Brown

    Back row: Matt Poth, Tom Wellington, Gerritt Peck, Matt Hollowell, Jorge Maldonado, Sam Bryce, David Wagner, Will Demakis, Nick Bailey



    Our Mission:
    Park View Social Science Department will promote learning through meaningful collaborative instruction and student-entered discovery. we will provide equitable opportunities in which students are encouraged to:
    • Think critically and communicate effectively
    • Respect diversity and build relationships
    • Understand the relationship between past and present
    • Become life-long learners with a global perspective
    Our Courses:
    Our courses challenge students of all abilities to learn more about the history of the world, its cultures, governments and peoples, as well as the government and history of Virginia and the United States. Our electives enrich students in the areas of comparative religions, modern international relations, psychology, global social issues, the world of ideas (philosophy), Latin American history, African history and African American history. Advanced placement courses are offered in World History, U.S. History, European History, U.S. & Comparative Government, Economics, Human Geography and Psychology. Dual Enrollment is offered in U.S. History. Electives are offered based on student interest and on a rotating basis.
    Access LCPS curriculum documents for all Social Science courses HERE.