Four 8th Grade students recently competed at the regional level of the National History Day
competition. Isabelle Erb created a documentary about the impact of radio on life in the 50's, Claire McAleer constructed an exhibit about Navajo Code, and Erin Covey designed an exhibit about Martin Luther King, Jr. One 8th Grader, Alyson Dreihaup, placed in the regional competition, and qualifies to compete at the state level of NHD. Alyson created a website about Helen Keller's impact on the world. All 8th Grade students at OMPH School, while researching the topics that they chose, learned valuable skills including analysis and interpretation, research skills, literacy skills, and technologically advanced applications for presentations. Students needed to adhere to the theme of Communication in History: A Key to Understanding, while creating and defending their theses.