Social Studies

NHS Social Studies

Providing students the skills, knowledge and opportunity to become engaged and informed citizens. 

Meet Your Social Studies Educators

Dave Cannon
Gina Giramma
Mike Goudreau
Kristin Hayes-Leite
Mathew Joubert
Marcus Schroeter

Core Content Courses

World History*


AP US Government and Politics

US History

AP US History

●Civics and the Senior Project

* Honors Option Available


Contemporary Issues/Digital World

Criminal Justice

Psychology, Socialization, Sociology

●Social and Abnormal Psychology

AP Psychology

War and Politics

Law and Society


 Award Winning Student Work

2019 Ethics Bowl State Champions

2011-2019- C-SPAN StudentCam Documentary Competition National Winners

2017 & 2018 First and Second Place Law Day Essay Winners


NHS Senior Projects

Every student at Narragansett High School creates their own individualized learning experience that includes:

Fieldwork and Mentoring

Research Paper




Additional Projects and Curriculum Focus Areas

9th Grade: World History

●State of the World: Building Global Citizenship

●Never Again: A History of Genocide

●Letter to a Senator on Foreign Policy


10th Grade: Government and Politics

●Landmark Supreme Court Cases

●C-SPAN StudentCam Documentary Project

EVERFI Financial Literacy


11th Grade: United States History

●Immigration Debate

Conducting Oral Histories with Veterans

●Race in U.S. Society

12th Grade: Civics and the Senior Project

●Elections and Policy Research

●Civil Rights Heroes

Letter to the School Committee