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Social Studies Department Chairperson

Amanda McKenzie

Amanda McKenzie

Social Studies Staff
  Sheila Martin (408) 423-2925 History Teacher
  Amanda Mc Kenzie (408) 423-2923 History Teacher
  John Sugrue (408) 423-2930 ex: 2930 6th Grade Teacher
  Chris Taheri (408) 423-2917 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher

History/Social Studies

Favorite Historical Quotes

"The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future." - Theodore Roosevelt


"Patriotism is supporting your country all of the time, and your government when it deserves it." - Mark Twain


"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors." - Plato


"Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become." - Heraclitus


"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates

What is the purpose of history notebooks, and why do we do them?

Besides checking over your classwork, we're trying to teach you:

  • To be organized

  • To be responsible

  • To be accurate

  • To follow directions

  • To proofread

  • To pay attention to detail