• Miss Rinker and Her Best Friend, LaVar Burton
    Name: Miss Sarah Rinker
    Email: sarahrinker@anderson5.net
    Classes: Advanced Placement United States History and Honors Government and Economics
     
    2016-2017 TL Hanna Rookie Teacher of the Year
    2018-2019 TL Hanna Teacher of the Year
     
    Credentials:
    Bachelors of Science in Secondary Education: Social Studies (Political Science) from Clemson University (GO TIGERS!), 2014
    Currently pursuing an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from the University of South Carolina (Still a loyal Clemson graduate, though!)
    Gifted and Talented Endorsed
    AP US History Certified
    AP American Government and Politics Certified
    Google Level II Certified Educator
    AVID Certified 
     
    Schedule 
    First Semester
    First Block: Honors Government and Economics (8:20-9:50)
    Homeroom (9:50-10:10) 
    Second Block: Honors Government and Economics (10:17-11:50)
    Third Block: AP US History (12:00-1:30)
    Third Lunch: 1:30-2:00 
    Fourth Block: Planning (2:07-3:40)
     
    Second Semester
    First Block: Psychology and Sociology (8:20-9:50)
    Homeroom: (9:50-10:10) 
    Second Block: Psychology and Sociology (10:17-11:50)
    Third Block: AP US History (12:00-1:30)
    Third Lunch: 1:30-2:00  
    Fourth Block: Planning (2:07-3:40)
     
    AP US History Students:
    Click here to access the course syllabus.
    The Summer Reading Assignment is posted on the homepage of TL Hanna's website and is due on the first day of school. You may also access it by clicking here.
    The APUSH exam is Friday, May 10th at 8:00am at TL Hanna. See College Board's website for more information. 
    All APUSH students will also take the US History End of Course Exam on Tuesday, May 28th at 12:30pm. This exam will be 20% of your year grade.
    Click here to access the South Carolina US History standards for the EOC test.
     
    Honors Government and Economics Students:
    Click here to access the course syllabus.
    This course is split into two parts. Quarter one will be Honors Economics (0.5 credits) and quarter two will be Honors Government (0.5 credits). Students must pass both quarters independently to be eligible for graduation. 
     
    Psychology and Sociology Students:
    Click here to access the course syllabus.
    This course is split into two parts. Quarter three will be Psychology (0.5 credits) and quarter four will be Sociology (0.5 credits).
     
    Tutorial Hours:
    I am available between 7:15am and 8:10am most days before school. I am also available at Power Hour on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:50-4:50 in lab 517 and Tuesdays and Wednesday after school in my classroom (215). Please feel free to call me to set up an appointment if needed! 
     
    Google Classroom:
    All assignments are posted daily to my Google Classroom pages. Please feel free to email me to request access to my Google Classroom pages if you do not have access yet.