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Omaha District Contest

Registration Guides

Contest

Friday, March 1, 2024

Click on the button

to register whether

you are a student, teacher,

or judge.

Teachers                       Students

Opens  Monday, December 11    Monday, January 2

Closes                       Friday, February 16

Registration

Closes     Friday, February 23

                 11:59 PM (Central)

Submittal

ALL written components (for all categories) must be submitted in advance (Feb 23), as well as, projects for historical paper and documentary. Websites will automatically lock by the submission deadline. Exhibits and Performance projects will be shown only the day of the contest.

ATTENTION TEACHERS! If you are participating for the first time, you will need to contact the state office at rstallwo@nebrwesleyan.edu BEFORE you try to register in order to have your school added into the system. If you are unsure, please check the list below to see which schools are currently in our system.

Both new and returning teachers need to have a completed registration prior to any students registering. In previous years, returning teachers were able to reuse their accounts. We have discontinued this practice. Teachers and students will be required to create a new account each contest year.

Feel free to create an account with the same username and password each year. All teacher data will be wiped from the system at the start of each contest year, so you do not need to be concerned with accidentally creating duplicate accounts or having students register under various duplicate teacher accounts.

If you forget your password, you can click the “Forgot My Password” button or you can email the state office at rstallwo@nebrwesleyan.edu to reset it.

Thank you for your cooperation and your involvement in Nebraska National History Day! 

 

Here are the schools that are currently in our system:

Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School

Bellevue Mission Middle School

Elkhorn Grandview Middle School

Elkhorn Ridge Middle School

Elkhorn South High School

Elkhorn Valley View Middle School

G Stanley Hall Elementary School

Gretna High School

La Vista Middle School

Lewis and Clark Middle School (Bellevue)

Lewis and Clark Middle School (Omaha)

Marian High School

Mary Our Queen School

Mercy High School

Monroe Middle School

Omaha Christian Academy

Omaha North Magnet High School

Platteview Central Junior High School

Ralston High School

Ralston Middle School

Skutt Catholic High School

St. Cecilia Cathedral School

St. Margaret Mary School

St. Robert Bellarmine School

Westside High School

Westside Middle School

Payment Information

Registration Fee: $15.00 per student

Due February 23

The registration fee includes a Subway boxed lunch of

sandwich, chips, cookie and bottled water. 

During registration students can select a cheese/vegetarian sandwich in observance of Lent. 

Checks from individuals or schools can be sent to:

Metropolitan Community College

Attn: Student Accts/Natl History Day

PO Box 3777

Omaha, NE 68103

Make checks out to: Metropolitan Community College

(note National History Day in the memo line)

Please include the invoice.

Pay through PayPal for one individual student

PayPal questions?

Contact:

Eric Yarwood

ejyarwood@mccneb.edu

Special Awards

Douglas County Museum Award: Sponsored by the Douglas County Museum, this award pertains to any NHD entry that features a historical connection to Douglas County, its communities, and their people. The Douglas County Museum Award will be given to the best entry in either the Paper, Documentary, Performance, Website or Exhibit categories in the Junior or Senior division. The prize will be a tote, a pen, and an annual Douglas County Museum membership.

 

Great Plains Black History Museum Award: Sponsored by the Great Plains Black History Museum, this award pertains to any NHD entry that focuses on local African Americans. NHD individual or group entries must include local black figures prominent in Nebraska history to be eligible. The winner will receive a Great Plains Black History Museum hat and t-shirt and a copy of the book In Their Own Image.

Joslyn Art Museum Award: Sponsored by Joslyn Art Museum, this award pertains to any NHD entry that features artwork or an artist. The Joslyn Art Museum Award will be given to the best National History Day Omaha District entry in either the Paper, Documentary, Performance, Website, or Exhibit categories in either the junior or senior division. The prize will be a Jackson Pollock Galaxy puzzle.

Sarpy County Museum Award: Sponsored by the Sarpy County Museum, this award pertains to any NHD entry that features an historical connection to Sarpy County, its communities and their people. The National History Day Sarpy County Museum Award will be given to the best National History Day Omaha District entry in either the Paper, Documentary, Performance, Website, or Exhibit categories in either the junior or senior division. The prize will be an annual Sarpy County Museum membership and a T-shirt.

Schwalb Center Awards:

For more details about Schwalb Center scholarships please contact Dr. Jeannette Gabriel at the Schwalb Center at jgabriel@unomaha.edu and 402-554-2788.

Middle East, Israel or Jewish History Award: This award pertains to any NHD entry (in any category or division) that features Israel, Jewish or Middle East History.  The winner will receive $250 in prize money. 

The Sokolof Essay Award: This award pertains to the best historical paper about Israel. This winner will receive $250 in prize money. 

Note: The Schwalb Center and the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society will work with teachers and students who are interested in shaping History Day entries about Israel, Jewish or Middle East History. Both organizations are prepared to assist teachers and students identify and access archival records and collections at the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society and the University of Nebraska Archives that would be relevant to their research topic. 

Contact(s)

Dr. Amy Forss

aforss@mccneb.edu

(531) 622-1273

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Omaha, NE 68107

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