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Mission Statement

The Highland Park Speech and Debate Team exists to promote critical thinking, communication skills, and teamwork.   The skills are introduced and reinforced through self-paced, student-led instruction and encouraged through coaching. The basic skills are significantly enhanced and developed to maturity through providing students with opportunities for co-curricular competition in debate, oratorical, and speaking events. The mission of the program includes finding tournament opportunities that will both challenge students as well as provide a reasonable opportunity for success.

Program Offerings
Debate 1
Debate 2
Debate 3
Debate Independent Study
Debate Team
Debate Teacher
Toby Whisenhunt