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BISD Social Studies


Mission Statement

The social studies department seeks to improve student achievement in the social studies, ensure a systematic and equitable program for all students, and assist K-12 teachers in their mission to develop civic efficacy in all students. As educators, we strive to create patriotic students who are tolerant, geographically literate, and able to function as responsible, productive citizens in our democratic, pluralistic society.

The Social Studies Vertical Team currently consists of:

KTracy Gott         FES
1Marcy NiemeierFORE
2Paige MooreCES
3Sharon BlackKES
4Gayla HillinFORES
5Denise PraeselCCES
6 open 
7Maureen GreeneBMSS
8Susie BowersBMSN
World GeographyDonna PearsonBHS
World HistoryStephanie FinckeCHS
US HistoryMichele HarrisCHS
ElectivesBret BunkerBHS


Boerne ISD Social Studies                                                Grading Standards 2014‐2015   Categories, Weighted Value, Minimum Number of Grades                                                                     

Grade Level 2nd, 3rd, & 4th5th & 6th
Type of GradeTests                   DailyTests         Daily
Weighted Value25%                    75%35%             65%
Minimum # of Grades2                           42                  6
Grade Level 7th & 8th 9th - 12th 
Type of GradeTests             DailyTests            Daily                  
Weighted Value50%                 50%60%               40%
Minimum # of Grades  3                     12  3                    10
CourseMicro/Macro Economics AP & Government AP 
Type of GradeTests                           Daily
Weighted Value70%                            30%
Minimum # of Grades3                                10



District Calendar

  • Monday, May 29, 2017
    • Memorial Day Holiday - Schools and Offices Closed
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    • Boerne Academy Commencement Ceremony 5:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 1, 2017
    • Last Day of Classes
    • Boerne High School Commencement Ceremony 8:00 PM
    Friday, June 2, 2017
    • Champion High School Commencement Ceremony 8:00 PM
    Monday, June 19, 2017

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