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History Day at CCA

What is History Day? 

Every year, CCA parents and staff work together to create a hands-on learning experience for our students. History Day themes are chosen each year in alignment with the time period our lower school students are studying.

See more information here: History-Day

When is History day?

Set up is on Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The event is on Friday, February 14, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. There are no electives. Parents stay and clean up. K-5 has supervised outside recess. 

What is the theme this year? 

Guilds of the Middle Ages

What can I expect?

Your student will experience different activities, performances, games, and food relating to the event’s theme.

What do I need to do? 

Once you know the theme, we recommend parents begin working on their costumes. Parents, students, and staff all dress in the time period we are recreating.

Every family at CCA volunteers to help make History Day possible. The History Day Committee will assign parents rolls to help create booths where the experiences take place. This happens through your assigned House. Check with your House Leaders to see how you can help. At the end of the event, all families are expected to help tear down the booths and clean up the school.

Do you need some inspiration? 

Check out our Boards on Pinterest:
Ancient Times
Medieval Times
Colonial America
Modern History

Check out  History Day photo albums from past events on Facebook:

2018- Togas & Teepees

  2017 – Destination Europe
  2016 – Medieval Times       

  2015 – Ancient Times History Day #ccatogaparty
  2014 – Modern History
  2013 – Colonial History Day
  2012 – Medieval History Day
  2011 – Ancient Times History Day
  2010 – Heritage History Day