On September 11, our social studies department explained the significance of this date in American and local history. Here are some highlights from classes throughout the high school.
Mr. Tesoriero's seventh graders learned the timeline of events on September 11, and focused on how individual New Yorkers were impacted.
Mr. Poland played the video for his eighth-grade students that shows the towers collapsing and explained the thought process of people who were there.
Ms. Kenny and Mr. Kell shared the documentary "Man in the Red Bandana" with their eleventh-grade students and taught them about Welles Crowther, a hero of the day.
Ms. Parasmo's tenth grade students used the H.A.P.P.Y. social studies protocol to analyze photos from September 11, 2001. The H.A.P.P.Y. analysis consists of Historical Context, Audience, Purpose, Point of View and Why? (Significance).