October 20, 2014

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2014-2015 Debate Team Meeting

Keep an eye out! The Scholars Academy speech and debate team will have a meeting soon to discuss plans for the upcoming season. Interested students and their parents may attend this meeting to get more information about how to … [Read More...]

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Speech and Debate Growing in Georgia

Up, Up and Away! Speech and Debate is growing in the Georgia. Overall participation in GFCA events grew by a whopping 19% from 2010-2013. This growth is highlighted by an 89% rise in Public Forum debate participants during this … [Read More...]

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The BARKLEY FORUM for HIGH SCHOOL Novice/JV Debates

Lets Go! Our first Tournament this year is going to be at Emory University. This is an opportunity for a good experience getting warmed up for the new season. When: Saturday, August 31, 2013 This new tournament is being offered … [Read More...]



Featured Articles

Studies Prove Debate Works

Following is a brief summary of two recent studies that prove speech and debate programs work to improve… [more]

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Speech & Debate Changes Lives

As a former speech and debate student myself, I have experienced firsthand how this activity instills… [more]

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Speech Gives Opportunity for Travel

Our Scholars Academy speech and debate team in 2011-2012 traveled all across the state of Georgia, visited… [more]

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Speech Helps Obtain Scholarships

Many schools have competitive debate programs, which provides students with an advantage in the college… [more]

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Speech Helps with College Admissions

First, speech and debate improves academic performance because of the improved writing, literacy, communication… [more]

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Speech Improves Speaking Skills

Past research and review verifies that speech and debate education prepares students for success in communication.… [more]

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Speech Improves Literacy

Students notice marked improvement in critical thinking and reading skills after two years of speech… [more]

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