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National History Day Finalists

Dozens of west-central Wisconsin middle and high school students have advanced through school and regional qualifying rounds to qualify for state competition with their National History Day entries. [Click here to read more]

Norwood student advnances to National History Day finals


NORWOOD Coakley Middle School student Delia Bartucca took first place at the state level on the National History Day competition for her exhibit on Easter rising, a 1916 rebellion in Ireland. [Click here to read more]

Area students qualify for national history competition


Several area students have qualified to compete in a National History Day contest after finishing first or second in the recent 2014 Kansas History Day state competition. [Click here to read more]

Kirkland teacher Mark Bach recognized as Behring Teacher Ambassador by National History Day 


National History Day has announced the 36 teachers selected as Behring Teacher Ambassadors. Kirkland teacher Mark Bach from the International Community School is one of two teachers selected to represent Washington. [Click here to read more]


Sterling's Marty Bohnenberger helps students explore past in a deeper way


Bohnenberger's students are currently working on projects for National History Day, which is March 29. The event, sponsored in part by the History Channel and the National Endowment for the Humanities, includes contests at the regional and state level, and state winners advance to the Kenneth E. Behring National Contest, to be held in June at the University of Maryland at College Park. [Click here to read more]

Paul Named a Behring Teacher Ambassador  


WASHINGTON, D.C. - National History Day (NHD) announced this morning the 36 teachers selected as Behring Teacher Ambassadors. Local teacher Kathy Paul, from Johnston Middle School in Johnston, is one of the two teachers selected to represent Iowa. [Click here to read more]

Triad Teacher Named Behring Teacher Ambassador!
 

"I am thrilled to be an ambassador for NHD in my region," said Meigs. "2014 marks a decade in which I have implemented National History Day (NHD) in my classroom as both a history teacher in Florida and as language arts teacher at Triad Middle School. I am eager to network and share my ideas with ambassadors from across the country at the training session in Washington, D.C. I feel that NHD is an invaluable program that exemplifies best practices in both social studies and language arts classrooms." [Click here to read more]

Triad educator is Behring Teacher ambassador  

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Triad Middle School teacher Christina Smar Meigs is one of the 36 teachers nationwide selected as a Behring Teacher Ambassador. Smart Meigs will represent Ohio. National History Day (NHD) made the announcements at the end of February. [Click here to read more]

History Day Makes the Past Popular with Students
 

Omaha, NE-- More than 400 students from Douglas and Sarpy counties competed at the Durham Museum Tuesday for the 24th Omaha District History Day Comptition. [Click here to read more]

History still matters to these students


She [Hannah Scott] was one of 491 students competing in the the Kansas City area's 17th annual National History Day regional event. She's a freshman and one of five Odessa, Mo., students in the competition held at the Truman Library and Museum and nearby Independence Academy. [Click here to read more]

Helen Cox High School teacher receives history award

A teacher at Helen Cox High School has been named a Behring Teacher Ambassador for National History Day, which is an academic program designed to edeucate students about the historical, cultural and social importance of the past. Latoya Bailey is one of 36 teachers selected from the United Students and Asia. [Click here to read more]

Turner given teaching honor

National History Day (NHD) announced this morning the 36 teachers selected as Behring Teacher Ambassadors. Local teacher Suzan Turner, from Nashua-Plainfield High School in Nashua, is one of two teachers selected to represent Iowa. [Click here to read more]

History Day advisor earns another honor

Nashua-Plainfield High School history teacher Suzy Turner learned recently that she was a successful applicant as a Behring Teacher Ambassador, and she will travel to Washington, D.C. in early August for training. [Click here to read more]

Nodaway County students enter National History Day contest

History will become the present when more than 140 middle school and high school students fram across Nodawar County compete in National History Day at Northwest. [Click here to read more]

Hammer Named Behring Teacher Ambassador


(Washington DC) - Lander Middle School teacher Gayla Hammer has been chosen to represent Wyoming as a Behring Teacher Ambassador on behalf of National History Day. [Click here to read more]

Troy students working on documentary


Jason and Frank chose the Tinkers vs. Des Moines Independent Community School District case as the topic of their file to enter in the annual National history Day Inc. The case defined the constitutional rights to free speech of public school students and is still used by courts today, according to Tom Reynolds, spokesman for Wayne State. [Click here to read]

Menahga History Day


For the past three months, the sophomore class at Menahga High School has been working on a history project as part of National History Day. [Click here to read more]

APSU hosting Tennessee History Day Competition on Feb. 24


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. On Feb. 24, 255 middle and high school students from seven surrounding counties, along with their teachers, parents and supporters, will converge on the Austin Peay State University campus for the annual Tennessee History Day event. The University was selected two years ago as the host site for the newly formed North Middle Tennessee district of the national competition. [Click here to read more]

Ridgefield community members tour student projects at national history day


Students at View Ridge Middle School celebrated National History Day on Jan. 16, with a school-wide project fair and evening ceremony featuring "Rights and Responsibilities," this year's theme for the natioanl competition. [Click here to read more]

National History Day on Display at Mendenhall Middle School


Mendenhall Middle School presents National History Day Display Night on Feb. 12. Students in seventh and eighth grade will participate by displaying their projects in response to this year's theme "Rights and Responsiblities in History." [Click here to read more]

Sierra Vista has historical day


Hundreds of students and parents attended Sierra Vista Middle School's third annual viewing of National History Day projects on Jan. 30. The winning projects featured historical views on issues such as animal rights, China's one-child policy, whaling, voting rights, segregation in schools and marriage equality. [Click here to read more]

Ernest Ward Students Explore Past With National History Day Projects


History came alive through the eyes of students at Ernest Ward Middle School recently as they displayed weeks of work on projects for National History Day. [Click here to read more]

Norwood students participate in National History Day


What do Curt Flood, the Berlin Wall and Easter Rising have in common? All were topics selected by Coakley Middle School students for their National History Day project. For the 2014 competition, students were tasked with researching a topic relating to rights and responsibilities in history. [Click here to read more]

LU to host regional Texas History Day


The Lamar University Department of History will host the fifth annual Regional History Day competition on Thursday, Feb. 13, for students from local middle schools and high schools. The competition will be held in the Setzer Center Ballroom beginning at 12:00 p.m. [Click here to read more]

Finger Lakes students invited to History Day competition


CANANDAIGUA - The Ontario County Historical Society announced this week that it will host the Finger Lakes Region's National History Day Competition on March 14. Winners of the competition will go on to the state competition in Cooperstown. [Click here to read more]


UNC to host National History Day competition on March 1


The University of Northern Colorado will hold a National History Day competition on March 1. [Click here to read more]

Maryland History Day students and teachers honored at State House


The Maryland Humanities Council announced that 15 Maryland middle and high school students who received national honors at the National History Day competition and three outstanding History Day Teachers were recognized Jan. 27 at sessions of the state Senate and House. [Click here to read more]

Fairbanks students team up for History Day competition


FAIRBANKS - High school sophomores and sixth-graders teamed up last week to take on history. Heather Damario's 10th-grade class made the walk from West Valley High School to University Park Elementary School to help the younger students with their History Day projects. [Click here to read more]

Joplin school to be host for play depicting real-life Holocaust-era child rescuer


JOPLIN, Mo. - "Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project," a play based on the true story of one woman's work to save thousands of children from the Holocaust, will be performed Friday at Joplin South Middle School. Sendler's story was uncovered in 1999, when three Southeast Kansas high school students researched her life for a yearlong National History Day project. [Click here to read more]

Federal Way student selected for prestigious history program


Charles Wright junior Taylor Walsh, of Federal Way, was one of the 15 students selected from a pool of international applicants to participate in a prestigious and immersive months-long history program concentrating on the Normandy invasion during World War II. She is the only winner fromt he Pacific Northwest region selected. The 2014 Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Albert H. Small Student and Teacher Institute is one part of nonprofit education organization National History Day's (NHD) programming. [Click here to read more]

Students Explore History at District Competition Focusing On Rights and Responsibilities Theme


DALLAS - Approximately 230 students from district campuses gathered at Billy Earl Dade Middle School recently for the 8th Annual Dallas ISD History Day Competition where they exhibited their projects reflecting the theme Rights and Responsibilities in History. [Click here to read more]

Caley Williamson named Normandy scholar


COSBY - Caley Williamson, a junior at Cosby High School, has been selected as one of 15 students to participate in a National History Day (NHD) program, the 2014 Albert H. Small Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Student and Teacher Institute. [Click here to read more]

Lessons of war await at Normandy


Cosby High School social studies teacher Hillery Griffin and student, Micheala Williamson, have been chosen to participate in a National History Day program that features a trip to the Normandy invasion site in France. [Click here to read more]

MSA student selected to walk in the footsteps of the fallen on D-Day


National History Day (NHD) announced this week the 15 students selected from an international application process to immerse themselves in the history of the Normandy Invasion, and remember the soldiers who gave their lives. [Click here to read more]

Manatee School for the Arts student and teacher chosen spend D-Day at Normandy


MANATEE -- Raven Troyer, a sophomore at Manatee School for the Arts, read about the monumental Allied invasion of Normandy in World War II in her history classes. Troyer and her teacher, Tea McCaulla, are one of the 15 student-teacher teams selected from a national pool to honor the fallen in Normandy this summer through National History Day, an academic organization that encourages historical research through archives, museums, interviews and historic sites. [Click here to read more]

Innovation Yields Big Results for the National Archives at Philadelphia


NARA at Philadelphia recognized that they could not do anything meaningful alone, given the immense size of Philadephia's education system (over 200,000 students) and problems within the school district. In 2004, they initiated a partnership with several other institutions to bring National History Day (NHD) program back to Philadelphia after a 25-year absence in the city. The partnership had no infrastructure or funding in the beginning, but the partners found ways to raise the funds among themselves. [Click here to read more]

An Opportunity for Students to Connect with History Experts through NHD Hangouts


Our partner organization - National History Day (NHD) - is presenting a new online learning series for the over 600,000 students who enter the NHD contest each year. Students from across the country will develop original, historical research performances, websites, documentaries, exhibits, and papers to present at affiliate local and state contests, where they will have the opportunity to advance to the national contest in June. To assist them in their craft, NHD is hosting a series of Google Hangouts. [Click here to read more]

Caley Williamson named Normandy scholar


COSBY - Caley Williamson, a junior at Cosby High School, has been selected as one of 15 students to participate in a National History Day (NHD) program, the 2014 Albert H. Small Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Student and Teacher Institute. [Click here to read more]

Charles Wright student part of history program

Taylor Walsh, a student at Charles Wright Academy, was one of 15 students selected from a pool of internation student applicants to participate in a months-long history program concentrating on the Normandy Invasion on D-Day during World War II. It is part of the nonprofit National History Day program. [Click here to read more]

Steamboat student, teacher selected for Normandy event

Steamboat Springs High School student Margaret Lichtenfels and teacher Patrick Slowey were selected to participate in National History Day's 2014 Albert H. Small Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Student and Teacher Institute. They were selected along with 14 other students from an international application process. [Click here to read more]


Manatee County History Fair getting under way and seeks students, judges

BRADENTON -- Barbara Schelin was a history major at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Tjet Martin enjoyed Homeric classics, "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey," during high school in Harvard, Ill. "We love history," she said. Which is music to Melissa Porter's ears. [Click here to read more]


Students take part in history fair event


Neosho Christian School students recently participated in the annual History Fair at the school. [Click here to read more]

Charles Wright Student Selected for Prestigious WWII History Program


TACOMA - Charles Wright Junior Taylor Walsh, of Federal Way, Wash., was one of 15 students selected from a pool of international student applicants to participate in a prestigious and immersive months-long history program concentrating on the Normandy invasion during World War II. She is the only winner from the Pacific Northwest region selected. [Click here to read more]


Glendale teacher, student to travel to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day invasion


A Glendale High School teacher and student will travel to Normandy, France, this summer for an institute marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by Allied forces on the territory’s beaches. [Click here to read more]


Local student, teacher chosen to travel to Normandy for research project


Conway High School 10th-grader Mary Nail is studying AP World History and has participated in National History Day in the past, but she and Arkansas history teacher and History Department Chair at Conway Junior High School Sherry Tipps-Holder have begun a project that should bring deeper understanding to World War II — specifically the Normandy Campaign — with a district Arkansas slant. [Click here to read more]

Historic Videos for National History Day projects

Each year some of our nation's most promising future documentary-makers and website designers particiapte in National History Day (NHD) and create individual or group documentaries and wesbites based upon a specific theme. In order to assist the 6th through 12th graders who are taking on the challenge of bringing a part of American history to life through documentary film and the internet, the volunteer and intern staff at the National Archives explored our vast moving images holdings to find video clips for our young historians to use. [Click here to read more]