National History Day / Virginia History Day
Every year more than 500,000 middle and high school students participate in National History Day! Learn more about this exciting contest through the official Virginia History Day site.
The theme of the 2019 National History Day contest is Triumph & Tragedy in History. Students are encouraged to examine their topic’s influence on history and draw conclusions about the ways in which their topic had an impact on the course of events and on individuals, communities, nations, or the world.
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