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NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

National History Day junior division display
National History Day Junior Division Competition featured Group Exhibits, Individual Performances, and Individual and Group Websites.  Students made presentations and answered questions about their history subjects. [Facebook photo]
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is delighted to congratulate three students in American Samoa, for their project’s selection in a national competition to be featured at the National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian Institution in the nation’s capital. “...
Manumalo Academy elementary students
Students, teachers and supporters celebrate after Manumalo Academy elementary students took First Place overall in their category at the American Samoa National History Day competition. Go Flames! Light the way. [courtesy photo]
Tafuna High School History Day students
Tafuna High school students proudly celebrate their 7th consecutive win as overall 2023 National History Day champions. THS swept the top 3 overall placings and secured 7 out of 9 first places in all categories to achieve their momentous win. In a screenshot emailed to Samoa News, THS students,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two American Samoa teachers are among the 47 nominated nationwide for the National History Day Teacher of the Year award. The award is sponsored by Patricia Behring in recognition of the pivotal role teachers play in the lives of students and is awarded in two divisions...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A teacher at Tafuna High School, and a teacher at Aua Elementary School have been nominated for the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year award.  Mr. Edney Apulu was nominated in the senior division and Mrs. Kuuipo Rocha-Manini was nominated in the junior division of the...
Grace Uso (left) and her teacher, Eden Brown
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Grace Uso, a student at Tafuna HS and her teacher, Ms. Eden Brown, make up one of only 16 student-teacher teams from across the United States selected to participate in the second annual Sacrifice for Freedom: World War II in the Pacific Student & Teacher Institute. The...
American Samoa's National History Day participants
American Samoa students - with their chaperones - who representws the territory at the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland, June 9-13. The top two entries in every category at the state/affiliate level are invited to the National Contest. They are pictured here during a...
Jennifer Vaiau and Petaniafou Sagaga
Congratulations to Jennifer Vaiau and Petaniafou Sagaga who placed first overall in the junior division at this year's island-wide National History Day. These Pacific Horizons School students will be representing the Territory at the 2019 National History Day Contest in Maryland with their...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Kone Purcell and Chloe Leiato will be heading to Maryland later this year in June to compete in the National History Day showdown. Leiato placed first overall in the historical paper category, 3rd overall in the junior division; while Purcell took home first overall in...