Omaha District Contest

Contest

Friday, March 4, 2022

Registration Guides

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Teachers                       Students

Opens  Monday, December 13    Monday, January 3

Closes                   Friday, February 18

Registration

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Closes     Friday, February 25

                 11:59 PM (Central)

Submittal

ALL components of DOCUMENTARY, HISTORICAL PAPER, and WEBSITE entries and WRITTEN MATERIALS for EXHIBIT and PERFORMANCE entries

must be submitted to the registration system by the submission deadline.

ATTENTION TEACHERS! If you are participating for the first time, you will need to contact the state office at nebrasknhd@gmail.com 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 nebraskanhd@gmail.com 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

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 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

Checks for individuals or entire school can be sent to:

Metropolitan Community College

Accounts Payable

5300 N 30th Street

Omaha, NE 68111

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@mmccneb.edu

Registration Fee: $15.00 per student

Due February 25

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.

Joselyn Art Museum Award: Sponsored by Joslyn Art Museum, this award pertains to any NHD entry that features artwork or an artist. The Joselyn 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 the newly published European Paintings and Sculpture from Joslyn Art Museum, a richly illustrated book reexamining 100 works from the collection that date from the late 13th to the early 20th century.

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 for Israel & Jewish Studies Award: Sponsored by the Schwalb Center for Israel & Jewish Studies, this award pertains to any NHD entry that features Israel, Jewish, or Middle East history. The Schwalb Center for Israel & Jewish Studies 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 $250.

Sokolof Essay Award: Sponsored by the Schwalb Center for Israel & Jewish Studies, this award will be given to the student who writes the best Historical Paper about Israel. The prize will be $250.

Teachers who are interested in working with their students on entries that address Israel, Jewish or Middle East history are urged to contact the Dr. Jeannette Gabriel, Director of the Schwalb Center for Israel & Jewish Studies for suggestions on primary and secondary sources at jgabriel@unomaha.edu.

Contact(s)

Dr. Amy Forss

aforss@mccneb.edu

(531) 622-1273

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