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Speech team members to meet Thursday to modify pieces for competition on Feb. 23

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner works at her desk. Joiner said she loves leading the speech team members and is most excited to see how they progress. “I enjoy seeing the improvement and confidence that students gain over the course of the year,” she said.

Isabella White

February 6, 2019

The speech team will meet this Thursday to prepare for their most upcoming competition on Feb. 23 at Westfield High School, according to speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner. Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, said she and her fellow teammates will use their time during meetings to perfe...

Speech team members to work on judges’ critiques for next competition on Feb. 16

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner works on her computer. Joiner said she is looking forward to the upcoming competitions this semester. “(I am most excited for) District, State and Sectional competitions to see how students have improved throughout the year,” she said.

Isabella White

January 14, 2019

According to Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, the next competition for the speech team will be Feb. 16 at Columbus East High School. In order to prepare for this competition, team members are focusing on the critiques they have received from judges at their past meets, Wang said. The sp...

Speech team to meet this Thursday

Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, works on a piece for the next speech team competition. Wang said she is excited this year because old and new members are all getting along well. “We’re really bonding as a team and forming long lasting relationships,” she said.

Isabella White

November 27, 2018

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner said the next meeting for the speech team will be this Thursday. The team members will work on refining their skills for their next competition on Jan. 5 at Fishers High School. Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, said she and her fellow teammates are...

Speech team to meet Oct. 18 to practice for upcoming competition

Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, works on cutting her speech for the speech team’s upcoming competition on Oct. 27. Wang said she is is especially excited for this competition because she found out the speech team and debate team will travel together.

Isabella White

October 15, 2018

The next meeting for the speech team will be Oct. 18 in room E149 at 3:15 after school. Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, said team members will use this time to practice for their upcoming competition, which will be Oct. 27, according to speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner. In order to ...

Speech team to have first practice Sept. 27

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner works on her computer in preparation for the first speech team practice of the year on Sept. 27. Joiner has appreciated being the team’s sponsor for the past few years. She said via email, “I enjoy seeing the students’ progress throughout the year. There are students who are hesitant at first and they gain more confidence as the season continues.”

Isabella White

September 26, 2018

 Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore said the first practice of the year will be Sept. 27 at 3:10 p.m. in room E149. Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner said this practice will mainly be for members of the team to determine what event each student will compete in. Wang said typically a stu...

Speech team call-out meeting scheduled for Sept. 6

Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, works on a powerpoint for the speech team call-out meeting. Wang began her high school speech team career just last year and said she loved the environment within this club. She said “[Speech team] is a nice place to get out of your shell because, generally, people are really nice. It’s also a really great place to learn life skills because no matter what you’re going into, you’re going to have to stand up and speak.”

Isabella White

September 4, 2018

Speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner said the call-out meeting for this year’s speech team will be on Sept. 6 in room E149.  Katelyn Wang, speech team member and sophomore, said practice will begin one or two weeks after the meeting is held and they will continue to practice on a biweekly schedule until ...