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Camille Merganthaler ’25 sets up a table with images to represent women in the culinary industry and provide a place for her to bake her cookies.

Mergenthaler performs her way to NHD Nationals

Cassidy Gutman ’25, Staff Writer May 15, 2023

Every year, students in U.S. History Honors classes are required to participate in an event called National History Day (NHD), where students spend months creating a project of their own that relates to...

NHD exhibits created by U.S. History Honors students filled an entire room at Sacred Heart University.

NHD competition exhibits sophomores’ research talent

Alex Gaines ’25, Paper Arts Editor March 22, 2023

When the 10th grade U.S. History Honors students opened the doors of the Mahogany Room at Sacred Heart University on March 18, they were faced with anesthesia masks, recreations of Atari video game machines...

Some students, like Zach Brody ’23, created an exhibit for NHD. Instead of presenting it in-person to be scored, Brody submitted photos of his display.

NHD competition adjusts in accordance with COVID regulations

Julia Herlyn ’23, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2021

National History Day (NHD) is an annual nationwide competition open to students in grades six-12, promoting the study and appreciation of U.S. History. All Staples students enrolled in U.S. History Honors...

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...

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.

Staples students take home the prize at National History Day

Chelsea Strober ’21, Paper Opinions Editor 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...

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...

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

Sophomores succeed at National History Day

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...

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