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General Information on Club Participation
Speech Club/Team is open to junior high scholars who have an interest in improving their oral speaking skills and who have at least a B- in behavior and a C in all academic subjects.  It is the perfect vehicle for improving oral speaking skills and becoming proficient speakers who are able to address an audience with poise and confidence. The team competes in approximately five events a year. The venues change depending on the school host. The competitions are day long events, and students can participate in one or two categories at each event. The category list and guidelines can be obtained in the 8th grade homeroom. Students choose their own material subject to coaches' approval. Parent supervision throughout the day of the event is required. Appropriate dress is a must-no mention of school or name. Students are expected to exhibit role model behavior at all events.  The entry fee is 5:00 per category. (Covered by annual dues of $50.00) Students may choose to compete in one or two events at each tournament.  Parents are required to supervise students the day of the event and serve as or provide judges (high school student or above).
Last Tournament of the School Year
 May 19, 2018
Las Colinas School
See invitation with categories and times attached below
 First Tournament 2017-2018 School Year
Cathedral Chapel School Results for Saturday, October, 21, 2017
 Skye Connors (7th) 1st in Sight Reading, Maya Bryant (7th) 2nd in Story Telling, Christina Arguello (8th) 3rd in Poetry, and Patrick Holloway (6th),  a certificate for excellence in Sight Reading.
Second Tournament 
​St. Bernard School on December 9, 2017
  Christina Arguella (8th) 2nd in Thematic, Maya Bryant (7th) 2nd in Dramatic, Skye Connors (7th) Adrianna Brady (7th) 3rd in Improv Dual, and Patrick Holloway (6th) 2nd in Humorous.
 Third Tournament
Our Lady of Peace in North Hills
 Christina Arguello (8th)  2nd place  in storytelling and a certificate of excellence in poetry.
Maya Bryant (7th)  2nd place trophy in poetry.
Adrianna Brady (7th)  a certificate of excellence in story-telling.
2017-2018 Speech Team
 President:  Christina Arguello
Secretary: Adriana Brady
Christina Arguello, 8th
Adriana Brady 7th
Maya Bryant 7th
Skye Connors 7th
Megan David 6th
Aliyah Hampton 6th
Patrick Holloway 6th
Francesco Monzon 6th
Izabella Rivera 6th
Hannah Silverstein 6th
Kennedy Kilpatrick 6th
Diego Velasco 6th
Coaches: Mrs. Aguirre amd  Ms. Seanez
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