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
 Kristin Hayes-Leite
Mathew Joubert
Ariana Grande
Carolyn Mellors

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