The History Department offers a variety of courses designed to expose students to national and international affairs. The courses strive to give students a greater understanding of the world and their place in it. In all courses attention is given to helping students improve their skills of critical reading, analytical thinking and effective writing.

North Shore Country Day School is a junior kindergarten through 12th grade, college-preparatory school founded in Winnetka, Illinois in 1919.  With rigorous academic pursuit as the cornerstone, North Shore provides many opportunities for all students to excel – in the classroom and the laboratory, on the stage and the playing field, in their communities and beyond.