Hillcrest High School

Home of the Hawks

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Name:  Beth Ringwald
Department: Resource/Social Studies/English
Room #: 112

Educational Background
Bachelor of Science (Education):  Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana 
Master of Science (Education):  Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
Certificate of Advanced Study (Curriculum and Instruction):  St. Xavier University
Teaching Experience: 34.5 years 
English 3 
We will examine the development of American literature which parallels American History. Students will have opportunities to explore the varied genres of American literature.
American History
Students explore the contributions of many individuals and groups who have shaped the United States.  
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."  George Santayana

Economics classes prepare students for living on their own: comparing prices, understanding advertising, budgeting, computing home and automobile costs, purchasing insurance, and calculating taxes.