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​Social Studies

 

 
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Social studies pursues the questions of who we are, why we are the way we are, and how the world works.  Embedded in the social sciences of history, geography, political science, and economics are lessons about human nature and the human condition, with sober reflection on the shortcomings and an appreciation of the noblest achievements.  Social studies investigates what choices we have, as individuals, as a society, as a world.  In its essence, social studies is about life.  Social studies will help young people develop the ability to make informed and reasonable decisions for the public good as citizens of a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world.

Department Staff

 
Scott Myers
Scott Myers
Department Coordinator
Social Studies Teacher

Office - 244A
720-886-1960

smyers8@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

AP Human Geography
AP United States History
IB History of the Americas




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Chad Barnett

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 217
720-886-1963

cbarnett8@cherrycreekschools.org



Classes

AP United States History
World Geography

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Jen Barnhart

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 222
720-886-2209

jbarnhart@cherrycreekschools.org



Classes

Government/Economics
IB History - The 20th Century


Danny Bowman

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 217
720-886-2292

dbowman2@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

Government/Economics


Jeff Buck
Social Studies Teacher

Office - 236
720-886-2018

jbuck@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes
Contemporary Issues
United States History
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Scott DesBois

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 222
720-886-2042

sdesbois@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

AP Human Geography
AP Psychology
Jon Digiorgio

Jon Digiorgio

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 236
720-886-2282

jdigiorgio2@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

Colorado History
World Geography

​ Melinda Emch

Melinda Emch

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 217
720-886-2211

memch@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes
AP United States Government & Politics
AP Human Geography





Sarah Evans
Social Studies Teacher

Office - 217
720-886-2206

sevans28@cherrycreekschools.org



Classes
World Geography


Chris Faust


Chris Faust

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 236
720-886-1961

jfaust2@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

AP Psychology
Street Law
United States History



Troy Flores


Troy Flores

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 226
720-886-2231

tflores4@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

United States History






Tammy Johnson

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 236
720-886-2253

tjohnson41@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes
Sophomore Enrichment Seminar
Student Leadership
World Geography


​ Chris Leisge

Chris Leisge

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 236
720-886-2130

cleisge@cherrycreekschools.org



Classes

United States History




Suzi McKay

Suzi McKay

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 226
720-886-2038

smckay7@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

AP Psychology
CE U.S. History 121 & 122
IB Psychology




Terry Miller

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 226
720-886-2019

tmiller3@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes
AP Macroeconomics
AVID 12
Government/Economics


Caley Mitchell

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 236
720-886-2281

cmitchell32@cherrycreekschools.org




Classes
AP United States History
Government/Economics
Pam Patrick


Pamela Patrick

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 230
720-886-2229

ppatrick2@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

AP U.S. Government & Politics
Street Law



​ Gene Runyon

Gene Runyon

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 236
720-886-1962

fruyon@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

Psychology
World Geography
Contemporary World History





Janis Schimmel
Social Studies Teacher

Office - 230
720-886-2208

jschimmel@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

AP U.S. Government & Politics




Derek Schreiner
Derek Schreiner

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 236
720-886-2021

dschreiner2@cherrycreekschools.org



Classes

AP U.S. World History
IB 20th Century History
Psychology




Mark Shwayder Hughes
Social Studies Teacher


Office - 222
720-886-2210

mshwayderhughes@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes
Government/Economics
World Geography
Henry Simon


Henry Simon

CTE/Vocational Ed Teacher

Office- 230
720-886-4402

hsimon3@cherrycreekschools.org


Classes

Criminal Justice Law Enforcement



Kevin Wills-Keely

Kevin Wills-Keely

Social Studies Teacher

Office - 226
720-884-2230

kwillskeely@cherrycreekschools.org



Classes

AP Human Geography
CE U.S. History 121 & 122   
IB History of the Americas                                                                           

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