Welcome To United States History

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From the enthusiastic words of Coach Weinheimer, "It's a great day to be a badger."

I truly believe that.  I grew up here in Lampasas and never really left.  I began teaching 7th grade Texas history in the fall of 2013 in Copperas Cove.  Eventually, I got certified to teach high school and made my way back to my high school alma mater, class of 2003.  I began here in the fall of 2019 and have loved every minute.  I teach US History, Dual Credit US History, OnRamps US History, and AP Govt./Eco.  I am also an adjunct US History professor at Central Texas College.  I have a loving family, including two sons.  They get the pleasure of growing up here and one day graduating, class of 2025 and 2038.  My twin sister is also a teacher.  She teaches English II here at the high school.  This a a wonderful school with great students and I look forward to teaching them every day.

Every year, no matter the circumstances, is a good year as long as you maintain a positive attitude and always do your best. 


My Daily Schedule

1st Pd - US History

2nd pd - Conference

3rd Pd - On Ramps US History

4th Pd - On Ramps US History

5th Pd - Academic

6B Pd - US History

7th Pd - AP Govt./Eco

8th Pd - US History

9th Pd - US History

Tutoring:  Every morning from 7:30-7:50 2nd-4th 9weeks & After School from 3:25-3:50

Year at a Glance by Unit for Regular US History 

(dates tentative based on student understanding)

Aug. 10 - Aug. 16:  Unit 1 Thinking Like a Historian (1 full week)

Aug. 17 – Sept. 13:  Unit 2 The Gilded Age (4 weeks)

Sept. 14 – Oct. 4:  Unit 3 The Progressive Era  (3weeks)

Oct. 5 – Oct 27:  Unit 4 Age of Imperialism (3 weeks)

Oct. 30 – Nov. 9:  Unit 5 The Roaring 20's (2 weeks)

Nov. 13 – Dec. 8:  Unit 6 The Great Depression  (3 weeks)

Dec. 5 – Dec. 8:  STAAR & EOC Makeups

Dec. 11 – Dec. 14:  Midterms

Jan. 3 – Jan. 24:  Unit 7 WWII (3 weeks)

Jan. 25 – Feb. 14:  Unit 8 The Cold War (3 weeks)

Feb. 15 – Mar. 8:  Unit 9 Civil Rights  (3weeks)

Mar. 9 - Mar. 17:  Spring Break

Mar. 18 - Mar. 29:  Unit 10 The Modern Era  (2 weeks)

Apr. 1 - Apr. 12:  Units 11 & 12 Contemporary America (2 weeks)

Apr. 15 – Apr. 17:  STAAR Prep

Apr. 18:  STAAR Testing

Apr. 19 – May 16:  End of Year Projects and Finals

All Reg. US History and AP Govt./Eco assignments can be found in Canvas through modules.

OnRamps Classes will be through UT Canvas and Parents will not have access.

Dual Credit will be through Black Board and Parents will not have access. 

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