High School

Home of the Tigers

The History Department consists of a diverse group of 9 teachers who are dedicated to educating all students of Morse High School in various high school social studies courses.

Here is a list of all department members and the courses they teach:



Arlene Benedicto

History Dept. Co-Chair 

 AP Psychology, AP US History,GLOPED
Period 6 Prep

Ellen Bergan

GATE Dept Co-Chair

Advanced World History, AP Art History

Period 4 Prep 

Rex Calvin

Government/Economics,AP Economics

Period 6 Prep 

Melanie Crawford
History Dept. Co-Chair

AP European History, Honors US History, US History

Period 4 Prep 
Frank Drake
US Government, Economics
Period 3 Prep

Jesse Houze 


World History
Period 3 Prep

Frank Norman

World History,US Government, Economics
Period 2 Prep

William Donovan

AP U.S. History, U.S. History 
Period 2 Prep

Alan Tabiendo

World History & US History 
Period 6 Prep 


Courses Offered

AP Economics (weighted) 12th Grade

U.S. Government  12th Grade

Economics 12th Grade

AP U.S. History (weighted)  11th Grade

Honors U.S. History (weighted) 11th Grade

U.S. History  11th Grade

AP European History (weighted)  10th Grade

Advanced World History  10th Grade

World History  10th Grade

GLOPED  9th Grade (Seminar Only)