• Teacher Name: Dr. Danielle Boyum
    School Email Address:Danielle.Boyum@henry.k12.ga.us
    Subjects I Teach: Advanced Placement U.S. History; Advanced Placement Psychology; Honors U.S. History
    I also serve as the Social Studies Department Chair. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, a Master's Degee in Public Administration, and a Master's Degree in Social Science Education - all from the University of Georgia. I hold a Specialist in Education degree in Teacher Leadership from Piedmont College and a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the same institution. My dissertation focused on the successful use of primary sources in the secondary world and American history classrooms.  I am particularly interested in student cognition, writing as a form of assessment, understanding by design instructional planning, and historical inquiry.
    Welcome Message- Welcome to the Social Studies Department of Dutchtown High School. We endeavor to meet the goals of producing informed and educated members of the citizenry.

    Please email me at any time if you have questions. I am also available after school by appointment for tutoring and during the instructional focus period.  
    The summer assignment for both AP Psychology and AP U.S. History will be due on August 8, 2019 but please know that we will work on it during class time the first week of school Please contact me by email at dboyum@henry.k12.ga.us  if you have any questions   I will be checking my email daily throughout the summer.
    Requested school supplies for Advanced Placement Psychology, Advanced Placement U.S. History, and Honors U.S. History students for the 2019-2020 school year:
    1. a 1-2" binder and looseleaf paper specifically for the course
    2. pen/pencils
    3. a folder for upcoming assignments
    4. a set of colored pencils (U.S. History classes only)
    5. a composition notebook (for class notes)  
    Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions at dboyum@henry.k12.ga.us Let's have a great school year! 
       Parents and students, AP exam order forms will be available on Monday, October 7, 2019 with a deadline to order exams for fall semester and year-long AP classes by November 1, 2019.  Payment may be made to Mrs. Peek in the front office. Tthe requirements for ordering of exams for first and second semester as well as year-long classes have recently changed; please be sure to have your student register for their requisite AP exams at your earelist convenience.  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
      AP review for AP U.S. History and AP Psychology will begin in Apri 2020 upon our return from spring break.  AP Psychology review will be from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. on Mondays and AP U.S. History review will be from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Students will be provided review handouts and units and concepts will be revisited.  Students will also take a mock exam to assist in preparing for the AP U.S. History exam on Friday, May 8, 2020, and the AP Psychology exam on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  Please contact me if you have any questions. Thank you so much.