Students are required to earn four social studies credits in order to graduate from Biglerville High School. Traditionally they are assigned American History as their social studies credit during their sophomore year.
The American History course at Biglerville High School includes content from Reconstruction through the Second World War. There is significant emphasis on reading non-fiction texts, proper historical research and composing non-fiction essays with cited sources. Further skill development will include reading primary documents, interpreting images, interpreting maps, analyzing different points of view and presenting findings to the class.