Social Studies includes the integrated study of humanities, history, geography, economics, government and civics. Through instruction Social Studies also draws upon the disciplines of sociology, psychology, and law. The goal of the Wheatland-Chili Middle and High School Social Studies Department is to help students become lifelong learners and meet the New York State Standards of Social Studies. By engaging learners in challenging activities our mission is to encourage students to understand and appreciate where civilization has been, where it is going, and how to be an active participant in the world. The knowledge that we give our students will help them develop the skills to be successful and responsible citizens, leading productive lives in a democratic society.