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Speech team to host next practice after Thanksgiving to work on individual events

Saumya Somasi

November 20, 2019

The next meeting for the speech team will take place after Thanksgiving in Room E149 at 3:15 p.m., according to club sponsor Jacleen Joiner.    Mackenzie Misterka, veteran speech team member and junior, said the meeting will focus on individual events and practice. She said competitions hav...

Speech team to meet Oct. 31 to work on argument forming

Saumya Somasi

October 29, 2019

The next meeting for the speech team will take place on Oct. 31 in Room E149 at 3:15 p.m..    Mackenzie Misterka, veteran speech team member and junior, said that at the meeting, members will practice forming an effective argument for competitions. Misterka also said this meeting will f...

Speech team to have next practice Oct. 17 to work on speech writing

Saumya Somasi

October 15, 2019

The next meeting for the speech team will take place after fall break on Oct. 17 in Room E149 at 3:15 p.m., according to sponsor Jacleen Joiner.   Mackenzie Misterka, veteran speech team member and junior, said that the meeting will let students practice forming an effective speech to use in...

Speech team to have period of inactivity as competition season ends

Speech team to have period of inactivity as competition season ends

Isabella White

May 13, 2019

Since the speech team’s season has come to a close, the members have nothing formal planned for the rest of the school year, according to speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner. The speech team members will begin planning for next year’s season at the beginning of next school year, starting with current...

Speech team to expand membership to those wanting to learn speaking skills, not wanting to compete

Speech team to expand membership to those wanting to learn speaking skills, not wanting to compete

Isabella White

April 16, 2019

With this year’s season coming to an end, Mackenzie Misterka, speech team member and sophomore, said she is now looking forward to next year and is excited to meet new speech team members. She said even those who do not want to compete can find a place on the team next season. “Current team mem...

Speech team members to practice for upcoming District and State competitions

Speech team members to practice for upcoming District and State competitions

Isabella White

March 1, 2019

On Feb. 23, the speech team members competed in Sectionals at Westfield High School; now, they are working to perfect their pieces for District and State, according to speech team sponsor Jacleen Joiner. District will take place this Saturday and State will be on March 9. In order to practice, the speech t...

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

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

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

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

Speech team to meet this Thursday

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

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

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 to have first practice Sept. 27

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

Speech team call-out meeting scheduled for Sept. 6

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 ...