•  Professional Biography
    Ms. Susan Benson
    Social Sciences and Global Studies

    Ms. Benson teaches Advanced Placement U.S. History and Advanced Placement U.S. & Comparative Government and Politics.  She has over 20 years experience as an AP teacher, AP Coordinator and Department Chair in both Fairfax and Loudoun County schools.  Calendars, study guides, and assignments for her courses will be available through Google classroom.  Ms. Benson is available daily for extra help from 8:30 - 9:00am in room L407.  History Honor Society will also have students available for peer tutoring every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:15 - 9:00am in room L609.


    Ms. Benson's 2019-2020 Schedule:

     1st  AP U.S. & Comp. Government  5th AP U.S. & Comp. Government
     2nd  AP U.S. & Comp. Government  6th AP U.S. History
     3rd  duty  7th AP U.S. History
     4th  planning in L509  8th department planning
    Course Information
    Gradebook & Class Page
    NHS Tutoring Request Page
    Phoenix Gradebook
     Up-to-date information for assignemnts and grade
    can be found in StudentVUE/ParentVUE.  
    Click the Phoenix link above.
    Department Grading Policy Department Reassessment policy
    All History classes determine a student’s grade by utilizing two categories of assessments when calculating the quarter grade. Summative assessments include tests, essays, and projects and will determine 90% of the grade. Formative assessments, including homework and classwork, will determine 10% of the grade.

    Reassessments are an option for students who earn below an 84% on the original assessment. Prior remediation is required before taking the reassessment. Remediation assignments and reassessments must be completed in accordance with the published deadlines. Students may earn up to an 84% on the reassessment.

    Extra Curricular Positions
     Assistant Girl's Lacrosse Coach