National WWII Museum Nominates Adams Middle Educator for Harris History Teacher Award

Esther Perez-Zemmels of Adams Middle was nominated for the Harris History Teacher Award by the The National World War II Museum, administrator of the National History Day program in Louisiana. The Harris History Teacher of the Year award is sponsored by James F. Harris and is awarded to one middle and high school teacher annually. […]

ESL Students Make Impact on the Environment & Ehret High

The U.S. Green Building Council Louisiana Chapter awarded John Ehret High second place in the high school division of this year’s Green Schools Challenge Competition. It was a remarkable group of students who earned this honor for their school. Ehret High teacher Taryn U’Halie’s English as a Second Language (ESL) I and II students participated […]

Free Student Webinar Explores Manhattan Project with Graphic Novelist

Whether you refer to them as comics or graphic novels, these timeless treasures are used to tell the stories of more than just fictitious super heroes. The National WWII Museum invites students and teachers to view the invention of the atomic bomb through this unique lens. Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb is a free student webinar […]

National WWII Museum Offers Three Unique Summer Camps

Ever wonder what role science and technology played in the Allies’ victory? Would you like to explore the secret techniques used by WWII spies? Want to learn how The National WWII Museum puts on its Stage Door Canteen shows? Registration is now open for The National WWII Museum’s 2015 Summer Camps. These fun and educational […]

2015 WWII Museum Middle and High School Essay Contest

Each year, The National WWII Museum sponsors two essay contests for middle and high school students. Student participants are asked to reflect on an annual theme related to the WWII experience and to connect this to an aspect of their own lives. This year’s essay prompt was inspired by a quote from Ira Haynes, one […]

National WWII Museum Presents Holocaust Remembrance Day Webinar on January 27

Holocaust survivor Luna Kaufman will share her harrowing story during a free student webinar offered through the National WWII Museum as part of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The event takes place January 27 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Born in Krakow, Poland, Kaufman and her family were moved to the city’s ghetto after Nazi occupation. She was imprisoned in three different […]