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Social Science mission statement

Wilcox High School Social Science classes focus on helping students develop 21st century skills. These skills include listening, speaking, and technological proficiency. In addition, students will gain a greater understanding of modern history through critical thinking, reading and writing. 

Students in social science classrooms experience a variety of instructional methods which help foster their learning through:

  • primary and secondary source analysis
  • research projects
  • simulations 
  • engaging debates and discussions
  • lecture
  • interactive notebooks 
  • geography activities 
Social Science Department Staff
  Andrew Bennett (408) 423-2457 Social Science, Model UN Club Adviser
  Daniel Chaid (408) 423-2584 Social Science
  Robert Chapman (408) 423-2516 Social Science
  Andrew Cox (408) 423-2528 Social Science
  Jennifer Hight (408) 423-2582 Social Science, Speech and Debate Advisor
  Piper Phillips (408) 423-2586 Special Education Teacher
  Stephanie Scott-Townsend (408) 423-2566 Social Science
  Becki Shuler (408) 423-2590 ex: 2590 Social Science
  Steven Simoni (408) 423-2512 Social Science
  Ryan Soykin (408) 423-2588 Social Science, Acts of Random Kindness Club Advisor
  Mark Stott (408) 423-2505 Social Science, Outlet Club Advisor