Welcome to Middle School Social Studies! 
    Name: Mrs. Yanakas
    Email: eyanakas@stanhopeschools.org
     Middle School Social Studies Courses 
    6th Grade Ancient World History
    7th Grade  Early Globalization and Exploration History
    8th Grade United States History 

     About Your Teacher:

    Mrs. Yanakas grew up in South Jersey 30 minutes outside of Philadelphia.  GO PHILLIES!  She has since made Sussex County her home with her husband who grew up in the area.  Mrs. Yanakas earned her degress in History and Subject Matter Education from Rowan University in 2013.  After graduation she substitute taught in Stanhope and Mt. Olive until she achieved her dream of becoming a Social Studies teacher.  History and education are Mrs. Yanakas's passions.  She believes learning doesn't stop when you leave the classroom and she enjoys traveling, visiting museums, historic sites and seeing new places.  Mrs. Yanakas is currently working on her Masters in History and plans to always continue learning and improving her knowledge.  She hopes to inspire her students to also be life long learners and looks forward to seeing them grow throughout middle school as they prepare for high school.


    "History is not a burden on the memory, but an illumination of the soul." -Lord Acton