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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
WHAT: Sacramento History Day Exhibit and Awards Ceremony
WHEN: Saturday, March 4, 2023
2 p.m. Public Viewing of Exhibits
3 p.m. Awards Ceremony
WHERE: Inderkum High School
2500 New Market Dr., Sacramento, CA 95835
WHO: 220 students from local elementary, middle, and high schools
WHY: Students Representing Five Local School Districts Vie for Spot in State Contest
On Saturday, more than 200 Sacramento-area students will use performances, artistic displays, vivid documentaries, Podcasts, and websites to celebrate local history during Sacramento County History Day at Inderkum High School.
Projects reflect the 2023 theme, “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” Students present exhibits, research papers, and interactive websites. They will develop skills in historical research and critical thinking, and work to improve reading and writing skills.
“The benefits of high-quality, collaborative, robust history, and civic learning are broad and include supporting college and career readiness by creating more positive school climates, which builds strong attendance, engagement, and connection,” said Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools David W. Gordon.
- Elk Grove USD
- Folsom Cordova USD
- Sacramento City USD
- San Juan USD
- Twin Rivers USD
Those earning honors at the county level will advance to the National History Day—California state competition, scheduled to be held April 15–16 at California State University, Sacramento.