Speech and Debate enhances a student's public speaking skills. In this program, students will learn how to become effective communicators, avid researchers, and critical thinkers.

Students will explore a number of different nationally competitive events, including Public Forum, Lincoln Douglas, and Extemporaneous Speaking. Introduction courses are for novices; level placement in Intermediate or Competitive is typically for students who have completed an Ardent Speech and Debate Introduction course, or based on instructor assessment. 

List of Courses:

Grade Program Title
4 - 6 D305E - Speech and Debate 6: Introduction
4 - 6 D305F - Speech and Debate 6: Ardent Debate Team
7 - 8 D308E - Speech and Debate 8: Introduction
7 - 8 D308F - Speech and Debate 8: Ardent Debate Team