Social Studies

The Social Studies Department at Danby-Rush Tower Middle School serves students in 6th - 8th grades.  Our objective is to increase students' knowledge and understanding of world geography, ancient and medieval history, and the history of the United States and U.S. Government.  We strive to balance geography, history, government, current events, and economics in order for our students to develop a deeper understanding within the subjects, help them make the connection between the past and the present, and also prepare them for high school level curriculum.  Our goal is for each student to become a positive and participating adult member of our society as we understand that a well-educated citizenry is required to maintain a constitutional democratic republic.