Middle School Speech & Debate
We believe that effective communication and strong leadership skills are essential qualities to teach our students, and our outstanding faculty inspire them to excel. Since 2011, our students have won six National Speech & Debate Association middle school championships.
Academic Courses & After-School ActivitiesOur comprehensive curriculum includes a communication studies academic requirement in addition to enriching academic electives and after-school activities.
- Public Speaking and Argumentation
- Debate I & II
- Speech I & II
- Speech & Debate Team: Our team competes at events held here at Harker and across the country.
Speech & Debate Teachers
Our communication studies faculty is the cornerstone of our speech and debate program. All of them have advanced degrees in areas like communication studies and rhetoric. With their extensive experience leading award-winning speech and debate programs, they serve as excellent teachers, coaches and mentors to our students.