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Speech 2017-18
Coaches: Ms. Southworth 

Fine Arts Fee: $35 9-12, $15 7 and 8th (Fine Arts fees are one time only, if a student has paid the fee for the Musical or the One-Act Play, they owe $0 for Speech).

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Potential Speech Events:  
 February 3 in-house practice in library
 February 10 John Marshall
 February 17 Mankato West
 March 3 Medford
 March 10 Owatonna
 March 17 JWP
 April 2 sub-sections at Martin County West
 April 13 sections at St. Peter

  All students, 7-12, are welcome to participate in Speech.

There are 13 categories or different types of speeches to choose from. Some of the most popular are: Creative (the student writes their own speech), Humorous, Dramatic Duo (short play with two people), Poetry, Discussion and Great Speeches.

The team usually attends three or four optional invitationals before sub-sections. Most contests are on Saturday, except junior high contests and sub-section, section and state.