The History Day program is open to all students in grades 6-12. All types of students participate in History Day - public, private, parochial and home-school students; urban, suburban and rural students; gifted students and students with special needs. Why Participate? Learning public speaking, presentation skills, and interviewing skills. Gaining research skills and how to compose a thesis and write an annotated bibliography. Learning to work as a team. Learning new computer skills such as Photoshop, NoodleTools, digital animation programs, and video editing software. NHD teaches students that history can be fun, and that anything can happen!