Current Events

There are no Study Guide entries for this category. For the Texas Citizen Bee Regional Competition Current Events portion of the Bee, study the following:


  • National and world headline news stories from September 1, 2017 through February 17, 2018
  • Major actions of Congress from September 1, 2017 to February 17, 2018
  • Newsworthy stories related to the President of the United States
  • The two U.S. Senators from Texas
  • Current Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Major U.S. Supreme Court cases from the 2016-2017 term of the Court and upcoming cases from the 2017-2018 term of the Court
  • Names of the heads of “the big four” Cabinet departments: State, Defense, Justice, and Treasury
  • Major stories concerning the “big four” Cabinet departments
  • Major leaders in both houses of the U.S. Congress for 2017 and 2018
  • National and Texas elections and politics for 2017 and 2018