About the Teacher

 Richard Houston - History

Phone: 508-815-5791

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Degrees and Certifications:

AB History, College of the Holy Cross, 1978 MAT History/Education, Boston College, 1980 MA License 5-12 Social Studies

Richard Houston - History

The focus of my history teaching is the preparation of good citizens. Foundational knowledge of US government, critical thinking skills, and effective communication are incorporated into all my classes. The 2018-19 school year marks the 41st year of my teaching career.

Honors:

2006 Massachusetts Outstanding Teacher of American History, Daughters of the American Revolution

2006 Massachusetts and Northeast Regional Outstanding American History Teacher, Daughters of Colonial Wars

2007 Recognized on Christa’s Honor Roll of Teachers at Framingham State College

2012 Gilder Lehrman Massachusetts American History Teacher of the Year

2013 Educator of Distinction, The National Society of High School Scholars

2018 Ad Lucem Teacher Award at MRHS Commencement 

Announcements

  • All students should check the twitter feed below ( @monomoyhistory ) on a regular basis for homework, test review, and other important information.

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  • The Art of War Club. See Mr. Houston in room 235 for details about this club that focuses on watching and discussing films about war. Examples: Casablanca, The Longest Day, Band of Brothers, All Quiet on the Western Front, Bridges at Toko Ri, Platoon, The Pacific, Sands of Iwo Jima.

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