This class simulates the U.S. Congress and debates issues of current interest. Writing, research, persuasive speaking, presentation, and critical thinking skills are all integral to the course. No prior experience in speech and debate is necessary. Students will also have an opportunity to compete at tournaments at an additional cost.
Please sign up for either session according to your child’s grade level.
|Tuesday Session||Tuesday Session|
|Grades:||4th – 5th||6th – 8th|
2:55 – 3:55pm
4:00 – 5:00pm
|Class Dates:||February 5 – May 14||February 5 – May 14|
|No Class:||Feb. 18, Mar. 12, Apr. 2||Feb. 18, Mar. 12, Apr. 2|
|Number of Classes:||12||12|
|Location:||Room 74, La Entrada||Room 74, La Entrada|
|Class size:||8 – 16 students||8 – 16 students|
|Instructor:||Young Genius, Bay Area Speech and Debate Academy||Young Genius, Bay Area Speech and Debate Academy|
Instructor: Young Genius Staff Tel: 833-943-6487 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please call or e-mail the instructor to report an absence.
Las Lomitas League Contact: Jenn Hipple at email@example.com
Based on 50 years of experience in education, Young Genius, Bay Area Speech and Debate Academy, an institution accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) believes that speech and debate is the single most valuable skill students can acquire in school, and that this skill is transferable to any desired career. Young Genius, Bay Area Speech and Debate Academy focuses specifically on developing debate skills among youths, and is one of the strongest divisions within the program. For more information, check out the website: https://www.bayareadebate.com/