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Speech and Debate Participates in Districts

Speech and Debate Participates in Districts

By Kylah Woods, Newspaper Staff
March 14
Filed under News, Showcase

FHN’s Speech and Debate team participated in districts on March 9-11 at Clayton high school and Pattonville high school. “I think it's great we qualified for nationals at duo interpretation,” freshman Uma Upamaka said. “But I also think we have some areas where we could improve.” Dist...

Speech and Debate Team Heads to Districts on March 3 and 4

Speech and Debate Team Heads to Districts on March 3 and 4

By Mackenzie Pugh
March 2
Filed under News, Showcase

FHN’s Speech and Debate team will be participating in Districts on March 3 and 4, and  March 9 through 11. The tournament on March 3 and 4 will be at Parkway South High School and the tournament on March 9 through 11 will be at Clayton High School. “I am looking forward to seeing all of my friends and teammate...

Speech and Debate Wins Multiple Events at Marquette Invite

Speech and Debate Wins Multiple Events at Marquette Invite

By Hannah Wilson
February 23
Filed under News, Showcase

On Feb. 17 and 18, the speech and debate team competed at the Marquette Invite held at Marquette high school. They competed against 31 other schools from Missouri and Illinois and came away with several award winners. This was the team's last tournament before the District tournament. “This tourname...

Speech and Debate Competes in Jefferson City

Speech and Debate Competes in Jefferson City

By Audrey Baker, Yearbook Copy Editor
February 1
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, Jan. 27, members of the speech and debate team packed their bags and headed to the state capital to compete in what has been deemed the most difficult tournament of the year, the Jefferson City tournament. The tournament attracts schools from every corner of the state, which means the comp...

Speech and Debate Prepares for Mock Trial

By Alivia Parks, Megan Russelburg, Bailey Harrell
December 18
Filed under Intro Class Stories

Students from FHN on the speech and debate team are preparing for the mock trial tournament on Jan. 21 at the courthouse in St. Louis. Not all students on speech and debate are a part of the mock trial team. Is actually only about 20 students that are on the mock trial team, but just because they a...

Second Speech and Debate Competition on Oct. 21 and 22

Second Speech and Debate Competition on Oct. 21 and 22

By Lauren Massman, Yearbook Staffer
October 26
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The Speech and Debate team had their second competition at Liberty High School on Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22. The first day consisted of mainly debate, and the second mainly of speech. Many schools around the area competed, including: Pattonville, Wentzville, and Howell Central. Junio...

Kim Sulzner Bridges Gap Between Speech and Theatre

Kim Sulzner Bridges Gap Between Speech and Theatre

By Aimee Clive, Excalibur Yearbook Student Life Editor
August 19
Filed under Features, Showcase

FHN theatre teacher Kim Sulzner is teaching the speech and debate classes this school year, and her extensive experience in theatre gives her a unique perspective on the subject area.  Even though it has been a while since she’s last taught Speech, Sulzner is excited for the opportunity to teach a ...

NSDA Competition for Speech and Debate Starting Thursday

NSDA Competition for Speech and Debate Starting Thursday

By David Bodden
March 9
Filed under News, Showcase

This Thursday, March 10 marks the beginning of the National Speech and Debate Association’s (NSDA) competition for the Eastern District of Missouri, which includes FHN’s Speech and Debate Team. It will take place at Clayton High School Thursday evening, Pattonville High School all day Friday and ...

Speech and Debate Prepares for February Parkway Tournament

Speech and Debate Prepares for February Parkway Tournament

By Bernadette Kornberger, Photographer
February 19
Filed under News, Showcase

Tensions are high as some of the students on the FHN Speech and debate team get ready for Districts this year. The students' prep can take a lot of work and time. Pulling an all-nighter on the weekends to make sure they have gotten every small detail they need and practicing their skills is not som...

MSHSAA District Speech and Debate Tournament

MSHSAA District Speech and Debate Tournament

By ryansparks
March 3
Filed under Showcase

On Feb. 27 and Feb. 28, the FHN Speech and Debate team participated in the the MSHSAA Districts competition. Individually, they participated in many different events in both the Speech and the Debate categories. "District tournaments obviously have the potential to send you to state which is a bi...

FHN Speech and Debate Competes at Mock Trials

FHN Speech and Debate Competes at Mock Trials

By Trevor Ferguson
February 1
Filed under News

On Jan. 29, the FHN Speech and Debate team traveled to Jefferson City, MO in order to compete in the first round of the Mock Trials competition. At the competition, the two teams competing against one another take on roles of either the prosecutors or defense attorneys and debate the case at hand and...

Smitha Milli and John Hallemeier Win First In Speech and Debate Tournament

Smitha Milli and John Hallemeier Win First In Speech and Debate Tournament

By Jon Doty
February 3
Filed under Multimedia

Speech and Debate officers Smitha Milli and John Hallemeier competed alongside 12 other speech and debate members in a Jefferson City tournament Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1-2, held at Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Hallemeier competed in the category Humorous Interpretation, in which he qualified...

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