• Stafford Schools is accepting exhibits and presentations from students, classes, and community members. Please use the 2023 Social Studies Showcase Entry Form to indicate how you would like to participate.

  •  A celebration of student achievement and Stafford history

  • School Projects

    Come see the cool projects students have created this year.

  • National History Day Projects

    Come see student NHD projects so they can practice before the regional competition.

  • Community Exhibits

    Come learn more about Stafford and regional history from community organizations.

Registration

  • Register today to join the fun!

    Registration

    Deadline: February 17, 2023

    The Stafford Social Studies Showcase is not affiliated with the National History Day competition, but provides an opportunity for students to practice their presentations before the district-level competition on March 4 at West Springfield High School.  Students will need to register for the Virginia History Day competition through the Virginia Museum of History and Culture by February 21.  For more information on the Virginia/National History Day competition, please visit the Virginia History Day website.

Awards

  • Medals will be awarded for school projects and National History Day projects at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

     Plus the Stafford Museum and Cultural Center will award $250 prizes for the top local history projects at each level.

    Stafford Museum and Cultural Center

Schedule

  • 8:00 am - Set up Exhibits in the Gym

    9:00 am - Doors Open to the Public.  

    9:30 am - Film Festival in Auditorium. 

    10:30 am - Student Performances in Auditorium

    12:30 pm - Awards in Auditorium

    1:00 pm - Showcase Ends.  Break Down Exhibits

    Light refreshments will be available.