Current Events

Citizen Bee questions in the Current Events category will be based on a number of sources. There are no Study Guide entries for this category. For the Current Events portion of the Bee, study the following:

  • National and world headline news stories from September 1, 2020 through February 19, 2021
  • Major actions of Congress from September 1, 2020 to February 19, 2021
  • 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
  • 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 2020 and 2021
  • National and Texas elections and politics for 2020 and 2021