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History Day

History Day is a tradition for St. Basil's 7th and 8th graders.

This year's topic is:   "Leadership and Legacy in History'

Event Dates:

  • St. Basil's History Day: Thursday, February 19, 2015
  • Chester County Historical Society Regional CompetitionSaturday, March 21, 2015
  • Millersville Universtiy State Competition: May 12 and 13, 2015


Note: Be sure to visit the NHD website (, click on contest, then rules, then go to the type of presentation you are using, ie. exhibit board or documentary (PowerPoints are considered documentaries) to check the specific rules for your project. Also, if you are using quotes from a secondary source, the quotes are not a primay source, nor are the pictures because they may have been altered. The rules state that quotes and pictures from secondary sources are considered unreliable. Also, be sure to check out the bibliography section on the website as it explains how to use the annotations.

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