The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is hosting a Kick-Off event for National History Day on October 13, from 4:30 to 7. This event will be to connect educators with local cultural institutions that can help students create engaging projects on this year's theme, as well as to generally orient new teachers with the scope of National History Day. Register now! Or visit The Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Teachers new to NHD will receive a map for their classroom and refreshments will be served.
2015 National Results — We are proud to announce that NHD Philly had two projects advance from the PA State Finals to the National Competition. Jenny Chan of Masterman High School won 1st place for Senior Individual Documentary, and Matteisha Young, Dionna Herrington, Waynet Wallace of Constitution High School placed 2nd for Senior Group Performance. This project ranked 13th in the nation and received the Carter G. Woodson Award for Outstanding Project in African American History at Nationals. See more about our 2015 results..
NHD Special Student Prizes