Speech and Debate
Speech Communications: The Speech course is an introductory one-semester course through which students learn the basics of public speaking. Students learn how to outline, research appropriate material, and effectively deliver a speech. The various kinds of speeches that are covered are: impromptu, informative, persuasive, and oral interpretation.
Debate Communications: The Debate course
- Our Upper School and Middle School teams are registered chapters of the National Speech and Debate Association & Texas Forensic Association.
- The program is for Upper and Middle School students desiring to excel in interpretation, speech, debate and competition.
- Registration details for Speech and Debate Team in "Current Families"
Joining the team helped me advance in the art of argumentation and introduced me to life long friends
The National and State tournaments represent the ultimate in achievement within our membership while our honorary society rewards participation in the activity across the board. As our society communicates increasingly faster in this age of information, our mission is perhaps more relevant than ever.
Speech and Debate taught me how to bring life to the words i read on paper and helped me enjoy speaking in public
Through this program I've learned the importance of efficient communication & developed long lasting friendships