Welcome to Ms. Shanahan's Website(609) 466-7602 ext: 6866After School Help Tuesday 2:30-3:30 in B2216Students and Parents please refer to Google Classroom for ALL assignments, updates, and resources for 2023-2024.Schedule:A DaysBlock 1: 2nd half study hall in CommonsBlock 2: World Studies-B2216Block 3: World Studies-B2216Block 4: PREPB DaysBlock 1: World Studies-B2216Block 2: World Studies B2216Block 3: World Studies B2216Block 4:PREPOnline Financial Literacy-Semester 1 and 2Course Overview-World Studies:The World Studies CP/Honors is a full year course designed to connect events starting in the Renaissance and culminates with modern global events. The goal of the course is to provide a general understanding of major global occurrences and issues and to allow students to better understand the world that they live in. World Studies CP/Honors is also designed to provide students with not just a broad idea of world history, but to allow them to explore as much of it as possible on their own. Additionally, the course emphasizes research-based learning, a sense of world geography, and the building of writing skills that includes thesis-based arguments and utilizing historical support in the argument. The World Studies curriculum adheres to the State of New Jersey Department of Education Student Learning Standards. Successful completion of the course is required to graduate.Course Overview-Financial Literacy:This Online Financial Literacy course is open to all Grade 10 students and any Junior or Senior who has yet to complete the Financial Literacy graduation requirement prior to entering the 2023-2024 school year. The course is a one-semester/10-week required class where students will learn the skills, knowledge, and behaviors necessary to become financially capable 42 young adults by participating in an online financial simulation called Budget Challenge. In the simulation, students will manage their budgets like working adults. Students will make important financial decisions, receive income, and pay bills. Students will also attempt to accomplish key financial goals such as setting up an emergency fund, saving for retirement, and paying down debt. This course would fulfill the NJ Financial Literacy credit requirements as per NJ State Graduation Requirements. Montgomery High School students will complete this coursework through the Budget Challenge online platform during their sophomore year. Enrollment procedures and deadlines will be communicated in the fall of each academic year.
Last Modified on September 6, 2023