Our 7th and 8th graders did an amazing job at the History Day Regionals event. Of the sixteen projects at Regionals, ten will be going on to State and four got honorable mentions. Our school actually swept the documentary category with all four of our documentary projects going on to State. We couldn’t be prouder of ALL sixteen students. Please congratulate them all on their incredible work!

For websites:

  • Tony – Army Rangers at Pointe du Hoc
  • Izzy – Salem Witch Trialshonorable mention
  • Ethan – Executive Privilege and the Watergate Scandalmoving on to State
  • Henry – Chile’s Fight for Democracyhonorable mention

For documentaries:

  • Lydia – Media and the Vietnam War – moving on to State
  • John  – The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald – moving on to State
  • Noah  – Tuskegee Syphilis Study – moving on to State
  • Emilia  – Charles Drew and the Blood Bank – moving on to State

For performances:

  • Adrian – Kent State Shootings; moving on to State
  • Sophia – Women’s Social and Political Movement; honorable mention
  • Ellie – Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire; moving on to State
  • Paul – Salem Witch Trialsmoving on to State

For exhibits:

  • Tabitha – Margaret Sanger; moving on to State
  • Abby – Barbara Henry
  • Cassandra – Vietnam War Protest Musichonorable mention
  • Audrey – Title IX; moving on to State

update 4/15/14

For papers:

  • Flannery – Dr. Kevorkian and the Right to Die Movement – Junior division paper finalist for State History Day.
  • Lauren – Title IX: Taking Responsibility for Women’s Rights in Sports  – Junior division paper finalists for State History Day.


– Rebecca & Melissa, Middle School Humanities Teachers

Read more about History Day 2014 at Friends School of Minnesota