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U.S. History students advance to Nationals in annual competition

Chloe Murray, Paper Opinions Editor

May 17, 2020

A handful of U.S. History Honors students waited nervously at their computers on May 13 anticipating the results of the National History Day (NHD) state competition. Several groups placed at the regional competition, but not all would do the same at States.  Every year, tenth grade U.S. Histor...

Staples students take home the prize at National History Day

Stella Corenthal ’21 and Sutton Lindau ’21 performing their project in front of the judges and other audience members. Their performance was about Mae Jemison, the first African American to travel to space. Corenthal and Lindau placed second in their category.

Chelsea Strober ’21

May 16, 2019

Walking into Honors United States History class on the first day of sophomore year of high school, one would normally expect that the class would be solely watching the teacher talk about all things history while students sit in their seats, staring at the clock. However, that is not the case at Staples. Here...

Staples Dominates Fairfield County National History Day

Staples Dominates Fairfield County National History Day

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager

March 27, 2016

On Saturday, March 19, inside a hustling and bustling Edgerton Auditorium at Sacred Heart University, many Staples sophomores competed in National History Day (NHD). According to Tony Andrade, Organizer of the Fairfield County National History Day, 470 students, from eleven different schools participated i...

Sophomores succeed at National History Day

George Menz ’16 is hard at work on his National History Day Project.

Grace McCarthy, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

For their first year of attending National History Day, Staples High School sophomores have returned home with an abundance of impressive awards and possibly more to come at Nationals. National History Day requires students from all over the states to either create a paper, exhibit, performance, docum...

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