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Students:  Why Do History Day?

There are many reasons to do History Day.  If it is a required project at school, you will certainly want to consider your grade, but here are some other benefits to doing History Day:


  • It's Fun!


  • You get to choose your topic! Choose a subject that is interesting to you and become the expert.


  • You get to choose how to present your information.

    • Exhibit

    • Performance

    • Documentary

    • Website

    • Research Paper

    • Poster (4th/5th graders only)


  • Learning how to do college-level research with primary and secondary sources looks great on your transcript.


  • Showcase your work, see the work of others, and meet other History Day students like you.


  • You get to work with other students in a fun creative learning atmosphere.

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