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Pharaohs to Palestine: School’s History Day projects run gamut

History took over the technology building at Carson High School on Tuesday for the district’s first History Day competition.With a theme of “Turning Points in History: People, Events and Ideas,” the 47 entries by 100 students varied in topics from “Hatshepsut: The First Woman Pharaoh” to “Creation of the Credit Card.”Presentation methods also varied. Students chose from four presentation platforms: website, documentary, exhibit or historical paper.“The students are doing an outstanding job our first year,” said Nicole Fagundes, whose honors world history students participated in the competition. Although it’s the school’s first, National World History Day competitions began in 1980.Margaret …

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