In 6th Grade students study contemporary world cultures including changes in technology, political power, intercultural contact, and social conflict throughout man's history. Elements of geography, sociology, economics, and political science are used to explain and compare cultures from ancient times to the present. 7th Graders study the Geography and History of Texas from discovery and exploration through the twenty-first century. The study of our state provides students with an opportunity to focus on historical facts and concepts as well as promoting an appreciation of our cultural heritage and geographic diversity. In 8th Grade students study US History from pre colonial days through the era of Reconstruction. Students will be introduced to the social, cultural, political, and economic happenings, which shaped early America.