Charleroi Area Middle School students had the opportunity to participate in the National History Bee during the 2017-2018 school year. All students in grades 6-8 participated at the classroom level. Students took two qualifying exams within their Social Studies classrooms. The top scorers in the sixth grade were Ella Boehmer, Bella Carroto, Jenna Fox, Sarah Fox, and William Simms. The top scorers in the 7th grade were Kasmira Cox, Reece Eddy, Emilie Pireaux, Colton Palonder, Braden Pringle, and Dylan Zahand. The top scorers in the 8th grade were Jenna Bastin, Elijah Eddy, Bradley McIlvaine, Sarahgrace Porter, and Jackson Roberts. These students then competed in an online exam in January in order to qualify for Regional Finals. On April 10, 2018, Jenna Fox, Sarah Fox, Kasmira Cox, Braden Pringle, Dylan Zahand, Elijah Eddy, Bradley McIlvaine, and Sarahgrace Porter attended the Pittsburgh Regional Finals held at West Allegheny Middle School. At the Regional Finals, the students participated in an online exam and two buzzer rounds where they competed against students from our region. Each student also got the opportunity to participate in an online qualifier round for the United States Geography Olympiad. Congratulations should go out to Kasmira Cox, Braden Pringle, and Dylan Zahand who all qualified to compete in the History Bee National Finals which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia this June. Kasmira Cox earned a medal at the Regional Finals for finishing in the top 8 in our region. Congratulations, Kasmira! Congratulations to Dylan Zahand, Bradley McIlvaine, and Sarahgrace Porter who qualified to compete in the United States Geography Olympiad also to be held in Atlanta, Georgia this June. These students have made our Charleroi Area Middle School administration, faculty, staff, and community very proud. Good luck in Georgia!