• 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. I sincerely hope everyone has a restful summer break.
    I look forward to seeing you soon!
    Welcome and let's have a great school year!  
    Requested supplies for all courses for the 2024-2025 school year:
    a composition notebook for notes (note-taking is a requirement) specifically for the course enrolled in
    a highlighter to highlight notes and handouts for our notebooks
    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).  This is useful for background reading and practice style questions reflective of the AP exam.
    AP Psychology -REA All Access for the AP Exam Review Guide (which can be purchased through an online book retail site) or Barron's Review in AP Psychology. You may also purchase the 2nd edition of Myers' Psychology for AP to write in, highlight, etc. 
     The AP exam dates have not yet been updated for 2025. However, the AP U.S. History exam was on May 10, 2024. The AP Psychology exam was 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 by taking an AP class, students will participate in the AP exam and earn college credit while enrolled in high school. I am here to provide continuous support. 
    Do not hesitate to contact me at dboyum@henry.k12.ga.us if you have any questions or if I may be of assistance.  Let's have a great school year. Thank you!