Social Studies

The Social Studies curriculum at NQHS emphasizes the development of literacy, critical thinking, writing, and communication skills through a number of courses in history and the social sciences. Assignments require students to engage with primary and secondary sources and to conduct research. AP courses are available in United States History, European History, and Psychology.

RHO KAPPA National Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of social studies. RHO KAPPA provides students with national recognition and opportunities for exploration in the social studies. RHO KAPPA National Social Studies Honor Society is a program of the National Council for the Social Studies for the purpose of encouraging an interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies. Click here for more information.


Mrs. Fernandez, Department Head

Mr. Bradley

Mrs. Burns

Mr. Carnell

Mr. Costa

Mr. D'Amore

Mr. Edgerly

Mr. Healy

Ms. Kriz

Mrs. McCarthy

Ms. MacNeil

Mr. Regan

Mr. Scanlan