A Flight Above The Rest

Speech Team

 Important Information

 

 For information or to join the Speech and Debate Team, see Mrs. Harris in ROOM 1403.

What is Speech and Debate?

PRACTICE:

 

Practices:

Monday: 3:30-5:00 in room 1403

Tuesday: 6:00-7:15 in Mobile 1

Wednesday: 3:30-5:00 in Mobile 1

Thursday: 3:30-5:00 in room 1403

 

TOURNAMENTS:

              CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE


 

Reasons to join the Speech & Debate Team

 

  • You can letter in this event
  • You will meet new people from around the state
  • You will challenge your analytical and creative spirits
  • You will be strengthening skills that most colleges and employers say are lacking in perspective candidates; (you’ll stand out)
  • You can earn CAS hours through practice and competition hours
  • It’s the #1 extracurricular activity that colleges look for on an application
  • You get to hang out with Mrs. Harris and Mr. Hayenga…now that’s cool!

     

 

 

Events Offered

 

Debate:

  • Cross-Examination Debate
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debate
  • Public Forum Debate
  • Student Congress

 

 

Public Speaking:

  • Original Oratory
  • Extemporaneous Speaking

 

 

Literary Interpretation:

  • Interpretation of either Poetry, Drama, or Humor
  • Duo Interpretation

 

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ AN ARTICLE ABOUT "WHY SPEECH IS IMPORTANT"

 

 Helpful Links

 

National Speech & Debate Association

 

National Forensics League

 

Spoken Word Poetry Information