• Miss Rinker and Her Best Friend, LaVar Burton
    Name: Miss Sarah Rinker
    Email: sarahrinker@anderson5.net
    Classes: Advanced Placement United States History, Advanced Placement American Government and Politics, Honors United States History
     
    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 
    Riley Institute Teacher of Government Fellow
     

    Class Schedule for 2019-2020:


     

    Semester 1

    Semester 2

    1st Block

    (8:20-9:50)

    Honors US History AP American Government and Politics

    2nd Block

    (10:17-11:53)

    Honors US History Planning

    3rd Block

    (12:00-1:30)

    Planning 

    3rd Lunch

    AP American Government and Politics

    3rd Lunch

    4th Block

    2:07-3:40

    AP US History AP US History
     
    Honors US History Weekly Agendas

    APUSH Weekly Agendas

     

    Attention Interact Club Seniors!

    Click here to access the scholarship application to be eligible for one of three $1,000 scholarships! Due Friday, February 28, 2020.

     
    AP Summer Reading Assignments
     
    APUSH students:
    • Click here to access the 2019 summer reading assignment.
    • This assignment is due on the first day of school in August (August 19).
    • Join the class's Remind by texting @TLHAPUSH to 81010.
    • You can send me questions through Remind as you work on your summer assignment.
     
    APGOPO students:
    • Click here to access the 2019 summer/fall assignment.
    • This assignment is due on the first day of class in January (January 15).
    • Join the class's Remind by texting @TLHAPGov to 81010.
    • You can send me questions on the Remind if you have any.
    • I will send out weekly current event articles to help you with you Current Events Journals.
     
    AP US History Students:
    Click here to access the course syllabus.
    The Summer Reading Assignment that is posted above is due on the first day of school (August 19, 2020).
    The APUSH exam is Friday, May 8th, 2020 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 26th 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 US History Students:
    Click here to access the course syllabus.
    All US History students will also take the US History End of Course Exam in January. This exam will be 20% of your semester grade.
    Click here to access the South Carolina US History standards for the EOC test.
    Students must pass US History to be eligible for graduation. 
     
     
    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.