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This Year's Theme

State Results — We are proud to announce Jenny Chan of Masterman High School won 1st place for Senior Individual Documentary, and Matteisha Yound, Dionna Herrington, Waynet Wallace of Constitution High School placed 2nd for Senior Group Performance. These students have qualified to go to Nationals. See all 2015 results and photos.

Important Dates

  • Mayor's Reception — Friday June 12, 2015 at City Hall
  • National History Day National competition dates — June 14 - 18, 2015 at the University of Maryland, College Park

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FUN FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS: Are You Smarter than a NHD Student?
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What Is National History Day?
High school and middle school students research a topic in history and present a paper, movie, play, or website.
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