COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 38

October 14, 2003

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia History Day Program

 

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will sponsor the Virginia History Day Program April 24, 2004, in Williamsburg, Virginia. This years theme is Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History.

 

Students participating in the program will conduct research using primary and secondary sources and prepare presentations based on this years theme. Students in grades 6 12 who win local and district level competitions in a variety of categories will be eligible to compete at the state level. Winners at the state level will be eligible to compete at National History Day in College Park, Maryland.

 

For more information on this program, visit Virginia History Day on Colonial Williamsburgs website at http://www.history.org/teach or contact Tab Broyles (tbroyles@cwf.org), Manager of Teacher Programs, at (757-220-7975.

 

For further information, contact Colleen C. Bryant (cbryant@mail.vak12ed.edu), secondary history and social science specialist, at (804) 786-4640.

 

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