• Teacher Name: Dr. Danielle C. Boyum
    School Email Address:dboyum@henry.k12.ga.us
    Subjects I Teach: Advanced Placement U.S. History; Advanced Placement Psychology; Honors U.S. History; 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 Degree 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. I have further received gifted and leadership endorsements. 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.  Social Studies and humanities are of paramount importance in improving our ever-changing world. 

    Please email at any time if you have questions. I am also available after school by appointment for tutoring and during the instructional focus period. 
    Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions at dboyum@henry.k12.ga.us. I check my email consistently throughout the school year and summer break. 
    Welcome and let's have a great school year!  
    Requested supplies for all courses for the 2023-2024 school year:
    a composition notebook for notes (note-taking is a requirement)
    a highlighter
    a folder to maintain assignments to be turned in
    a writing utensil 
    a set of pencils for map and graphic organizer activities 
    AP U.S. History - AMSCO Preparing for the AP U.S. History Exam 4th edition.(can be ordered through www.perfectionlearning.com or an online book retail site) 
    AP Psychology -REA All Access for the AP Exam Review Guide (can be purchased through an online book retail site) or Barron's Review in AP Psychology. 
    If you are taking any AP classes at DHS this year, please note the AP summer assignments icon and links to all DHS AP class summer assignments will be located on the school webpage soon. I will have printed copies available for students during open house too. We will work on  summer assignments in class; note these assignments are due on either August 4 or August 7, 2023.  Please email me if you have any questions.
    The AP U.S. History exam is on May 10, 2024.
    The AP Psychology exam is on May 9, 2024.
    Ongoing in-class and after-school reviews will be provided well in advance of the AP exams.  The goal, the hope, and the expectation is that in taking an AP class, students will take the AP exam and earn college credit while enrolled in high school. 
    Do not hesitate to contact me at dboyum@henry.k12.ga.us if you have any questions.  Thank you!