Seek God’s truth through contemplation and discovery.

Integrate the National Council of Social Studies Strands into the Curriculum of Holy Name

Strand 1: American Heritage
Strand 2: People in Society
Strand 3: Global Connection with World Interactions
Strand 4: Decision Making and Resources
Strand 5: Democratic Processes
Strand 6: Technical Advances and Ecological Issues
Strand 7: Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities

Holy Name will add strand 8 which is: Religious Heritage and Christian Humanistic Values.  

Policies / Requirements / Standards

 Department Policies and Standards

Teachers will develop the student’s critical thinking abilities and create appreciation within the student through the process of learning. Goals of obtaining knowledge and applying skills with problem solving strategies will be a constant.

Teachers will create alternative instruction and alternative assessment. Each individual will be treated for their special needs and learning capabilities.

Teachers will use technology in the classroom. PowerPoint and audio-visual materials will be used in presentations to create visual enhancements encouraging the process of learning.

Teachers will use primary sources in history. Students are to understand facts and concepts and create logical argumentation. Students should be argumentative through their individual interpretation of primary sources.

Teachers will be fair. Appeals from students concerning grades will always be reviewed.

Teachers will be communicative. The ProgressBook online gradebook with the student’s grades will be regularly updated. Listening is the most important aspect of communication. The teachers will listen to the students before or after classes concerning the issues.

Teachers will develop the student’s critical thinking abilities and create appreciation within the student through the process of learning. Goals of obtaining knowledge and applying skills with problem solving strategies will be a constant.

Teachers will create alternative instruction and alternative assessment. Each individual will be treated for their special needs and learning capabilities.

Teachers will use technology in the classroom. Power point and audio-visual materials will be used in presentations to create visual enhancements encouraging the process of learning.

Teachers will use primary sources in history. Students are to understand facts and concepts and create logical argumentation. Students should be argumentative through their individual interpretation of primary sources.

Teachers will be fair. Appeals from students concerning grades will always be reviewed.

Teachers will be communicative. ProgressBook website with all the student’s grades will be regularly updated. Listening is the most important aspect of communication. The teachers will listen to the students before or after classes concerning the issues.

Teachers will create a culture of Christian Dignity. All students will be respected by the teacher and their peers.

Student Assessment

 
Department Assessment Techniques for each Course
 
Overall department themes:
 
-Allow critical thinking through written or oral form
-Develop the research and application of primary sources with the use of MLA
-Promote reading, writing, projects, and analysis skills, especially with homework.
-Assess interpretive essay writing.
-Objective Tests will assess critical thinking through the make up of the question.
 

Department Faculty

 


Ehrbar-Joe
Mr. Joe Ehrbar | Department Chairperson
Email: jehrbar@holynamehs.com
Phone:
440-886-0300 ext. 407
Degree: 
B.A., Ohio Dominican College
Degree: 
M.A., Cleveland State University

CCP American History and CCP Civilizations Website

KenneallyMr. Terrence J. Kenneally ’67
Email:
tkenneally@holynamehs.com
Phone: 440-886-0300 ext. 139
Degree: B.A., Cleveland State University
Degree: J.D., University of Akron
Degree: M.A., John Carroll University

KozubMr. Richard Kozub ’01
Email:
rkozub@holynamehs.com
Phone: 440-886-0300 ext. 403
Degree: B.S., Bowling Green State University

LuthmanMs. Kim Luthman
Email:
kluthman@holynamehs.com
Phone: 440-886-0300 ext. 414
Degree: B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College
Degree: M.Ed., Baldwin-Wallace College 

OMalleyMMrs. Meghan Slanina ’03
Email:
mslanina@holynamehs.com
Phone: 440-886-0300 ext. 425
Degree: B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College
Degree: M.A., Ashland University 

SullivanTimMr. Timothy M. Sullivan
Email:
tsullivan@holynamehs.com
Phone: 440-886-0300 ext. 433
Degree: B.A., Kent State University

Upcoming Events

Apr 13

Easter Break

April 13 - April 21
Apr 24

Classes Resume

April 24
May 17
May 19

Senior Exams

May 19 @ 8:00 am - May 23 @ 5:00 pm
May 24

Underclassmen Exams

May 24 - May 31