Phone: 630-636-4421


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. - Political Science, University of Missouri-Kansas City M.A. - Political Science, Loyola University-Chicago M.Ed. - Secondary Education, Loyola University-Chicago

Mr. Scott White

Hello Panther Parents and Students!

A Little About Me: I grew up in Higginsville, MO, a small town in central Missouri (pop. 4300) and graduated high school in a class of 95 students.  I was the first in my family to attend college and I received my Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, in Political Science with a minor in Communication Studies in 2008. I then went on to attend graduate school at Loyola University-Chicago, where I received a Master’s degree in Political Science and a second Master's in Secondary Education. I have been at Oswego High School since 2014 and have been enjoying teaching the wonderful students here. Over these past few years, I have thoroughly enjoyed working with and getting to know all of the fantastic teachers and staff, as well.  

Classes Taught:  For the 2022-23 school year, I will be teaching AP U.S. Government and Politics, Civics, and U.S. History.  In my time at OHS, I have also taught AP U.S. History and AP Comparative Government and Politics.

School Activities:  I am the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society sponsor. I am also a member of OHS' Democracy School Team (OHS is a member of the Democracy School Network that is run by the McCormick Foundation).

As a teacher, I hope that I can inspire all my students to become lifelong learners, be the best that they can be in our society and school, and try to always make a difference.  As Margaret Mead said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

2022-2023 Schedule:

1st Period - US History (Room 209)

2nd Period - Civics (Room 209)

3rd Period - US History (Room 209)

4th Period - Prep

5th Period - Lunch

6th Period - US History (Room 209)

7th Period - Freshman Seminar (Room 209)

8th Period - AP U.S. Government & Politics (Room 209)