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To enrich the social studies curriculum, Holy Nativity Episcopal School added History Alive! for 6th grade Ancient History and Government Alive! to teach Civics, Geography and Economics to 7th graders. These researched-based active methods of teaching have transformed these two subjects into multifaceted learning experiences.


World History is a year-long 6th grade course including hands-on projects such as excavating Terra Cotta Warriors as well as utilizing our recently added classroom set of Chromebooks to take a tour of Ancient Rome. All 6th graders are required to complete a History Fair Project.


The 7th grade social studies curriculum in the state of Florida includes a semester of geography, nine weeks of economics and nine weeks of civics. Government Alive! helps bring learning alive in these sometimes challenging-to-engage areas of study. With the ability to engage students with a variety of learning styles with this active instruction, the students are working in groups, learning graphic note taking and enjoying step by step discovery of the subject matter—and loving it! To finish out the year, the 7th graders canoe Econfina Creek for a combined geography and science study.


Early American History is the basis of 8th grade social studies. Annually our 8th grade students, and many of their parents, travel to Washington DC and New York City for what has become an HNES tradition, the 8th grade trip. Beginning the first day of 8th grade, students know that what they are learning is important for their trip. Integrating the curriculum, there is a Holocaust book club unit in English class to coordinate with the visit to the Holocaust Museum as well as a writing contest with outside judges to choose the 4 students who will participate in the wreath ceremony at Arlington Cemetery. In addition, all 8th graders are required to prepare a History Fair Project. Recent classroom visitors have included a World War II veteran, who was there to liberate Buchenwald, a Vietnam veteran and a Marine who was involved in the Tet Offensive.


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School Address

205 Hamilton Ave

Panama City, FL 32401


Contact Info

(850) 747-0060 phone

(850) 747-7447 fax


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Holy Nativity Episcopal School admits students of any religion, race, creed, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Holy Nativity Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, creed, gender, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, financial aid programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.

Holy Nativity Episcopal School of Panama City Florida

205 Hamilton Ave • Panama City, Florida 32401

Phone (850) 747-0060 • Fax (850) 747-7447

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