• Mission Statement


    For students to develop as citizens, they must learn democratic values and practice democratic process skills that are appropriate for their age and maturity. Social studies courses teach students these essential values and skills. Additionally, students must be prepared for success in college and the work place through practice in data analysis, analytical writing, and development of presentation skills. Regardless of a student’s career and life choices, all students will deal with politics, cultural and religious differences, and social conflict on a daily basis. A strong social science education is vital for success in a diverse and rapidly changing society.

  • Staff Directory

    Last Name First Name Email Phone Department Building
    BARRY MICHAEL mbarry@hinsdale86.org 6304684548 Social Studies South
    CHAVARRIA NICHOLAS nchavarr@hinsdale86.org 6304684549 Social Studies South
    COZZOLINO PEGGY pcozzoli@hinsdale86.org 6304684471 Social Studies South
    DEROUSSE PETER pderouss@hinsdale86.org 6304684392 Social Studies South
    FAEH PAUL pfaeh@hinsdale86.org 6304684554 Social Studies South
    GURITZ MATTHEW mguritz@hinsdale86.org 6304684540 Social Studies South
    LENCIONI KATHY klencion@hinsdale86.org 6304684542 Social Studies South
    MORETTI MICHAEL mmoretti@hinsdale86.org 6304684553 Social Studies South
    NELSON MARTIN mnelson@hinsdale86.org 6304684544 Social Studies South
    POLACEK EMILY epolacek@hinsdale86.org 6304684543 Social Studies South
    PROUTSOS MICHELLE mproutso@hinsdale86.org 6304684541 Social Studies South
    RITTER DAVID dritter@hinsdale86.org 6304684550 Social Studies South
    VAN HOUT KELLY kvanhout@hinsdale86.org 6304684546 Social Studies South
    WATERMAN JEFFREY jwaterma@hinsdale86.org 6304684547 Social Studies South