Humboldt County History Day
February 2, 2013
2013 Theme – Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, and Events
Grade Level: 4th -12th Grades
Purpose: Through participation in History Day, students will learn and analyze issues, ideas, people and events in history and apply that knowledge through creative and original productions to connect it with the annual theme.
Categories: 6th-12th Grades – historical paper (due January 18), exhibit, performance, documentary or historical web site. 4/5th grade – poster.
Registration: All registration must be completed online between December 1 – January 18 using http://www.HumboldtHistoryDay.com. All students MUST pre-register by midnight on Friday, January 18.
Fees: No student fees this year! Instead, all registered students will receive a personalized confirmation contract in the mail from HCOE, which MUST be signed and returned to HCOE.
Location: Founders Hall, Humboldt State University
Audience: Family members and teachers are welcome to attend, no admission charge or parking fee.
Sponsors: Humboldt County Office of Education, Rising Stars Foundation and Humboldt State University.
The Humboldt History Day website has the required registration link as well as links to rules, topic ideas, and a suggested timeline for teachers.
Special Note: This year, the Humboldt County date will NOT conflict with the Comet Classic, the SAT/ACT, and the Winter Formals for EHS and MHS.
Teachers, students, family members: Need help with History Day? Contact us:
Humboldt County History Day Coordinators:
Humboldt History Day: http://www.humboldthistoryday.com
California History Day: http://ca.nhd.org/
National History Day: http://www.nationalhistoryday.org