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Current Events


No prerequisites for this class.


Students will:

  •  Discuss current events at the local, state, national, and international level.

  • Read approximately 30 pages of material each week.

  •  Complete take-home assignments, including written answers to questions, projects, and research papers.


Students should expect to spend at least 2.5 hours per week outside of class time preparing for this course.


Parents are encouraged to engage their students in conversation on what they are learning.   Parents should ensure that students complete the weekly reading assignments and take-home assignments.


There are no prerequisites for this course, but students must be capable of high school level work and be prepared for robust class discussions.


This course is worth 1/2 credit of High School Social Studies. Parents are responsible for managing the transcript for their student.  The teacher will communicate the end-of-course grade within 2 weeks of the final class date.


Students do not need to purchase a book.


Copies will be provided by the teacher as needed.

The teacher will use a plethora of resources, including online resources. 

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Spring 2023 Thursdays

12:00 - 1:30 PM



​Each Bristol Academy student must also pay for insurance and for use of the church. 

These fees are per-student, not per-course.   

For information, visit our FAQ page.

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