Thank you Mayor Kenney and Commissioner Leonard for helping us celebrate the achievements of our NHD Philly students and teachers at a City Hall event in June, 2017!.

Check out more pictures from the event!

This Year's Theme

Previous Years

Take a look through some of the previous themes and how Philly students tackled them! Are you interested in what "frontiers" Philly students explored during the 2023 competition season? Check out this website, designed by former NHD Philly student competitor Sophie Gala!

Theme: "Debate and Diplomacy in History"
Theme: "Communication in History: the Key to Understanding"
Theme: "Breaking Barriers in History"
Theme: "Triumph and Tragedy in History"
Theme: "Conflict and Compromise in History"
Theme: "Taking a Stand in History"
Theme: "Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History."