Bronx Science Speech & Debate General Interest Meeting September 21, 2015.

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<p>Slide 1</p> <p>Bronx Science Speech &amp; Debate General Interest MeetingSeptember 21, 2015</p> <p>Famous Speech &amp; Debaters</p> <p>2Tournaments</p> <p>Colleges HarvardYalePrincetonEmoryUniversity of TexasStatesConnecticutMassachusettsNew JerseyFloridaKentuckyMontanaIowaIllinoisTexas</p> <p>3Policy DebateLeadershipCarmen Cheung 16 and Ian Goldstein 16- CaptainsKenji Yeoh 16 and Sophia Zhao 17- Novice DirectorsGeneral InformationAlso referred to as C-X or Cross Examination due to 3-minute questioning period after each constructive speechPartner debate with one team versus anotherOne topic per yearThis years topic:</p> <p>SURVEILLANCE</p> <p>Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially curtail its domestic surveillance. </p> <p>4Lincoln Douglas DebateLeadershipJohn Staunton 16 and Rainy Rosch 17- CaptainsEve Frangopolous 16 and Zoe Posner 17- Novice DirectorsGeneral InformationAlso referred to as LDIndividual debate with one person versus anotherPlaces a heavy emphasis on logic, ethical values, and philosophyVaried topics that are changed every two monthsSeptember/October 2015 topic:</p> <p>Resolved: Adolescents ought to have the right to make autonomous medical choices. </p> <p>5Public Forum DebateLeadershipAlec Bardey 16 and Josh Zakharov 17- CaptainsClaudia Franke 16 and Maya Osman-Krinsky 17- NDGeneral InformationAlso known as PFPartner debate with one team versus anotherFocuses on making persuasive and logical arguments in a manner accessible to a wide variety of audiencesVaried topics that change every monthThis months topic:</p> <p>RACIAL JUSTICE</p> <p>Resolved: The United States federal government ought to pay reparations to African Americans.</p> <p>6Congressional DebateLeadershipEve Alterman 16 and Adam Shaham 17- CaptainsMohammed Nehmeh 17 and Michael Miller 18- NDGeneral InformationAlso known as Congress (CON)Individual debate with one person versus an entire roomSimulates the U.S. CongressA mix between Speech and DebateVaried topics that change from tournament to tournament and are based on student submitted billsStudents typically debate 2 to 3 topics per session with 3 sessions in the preliminary roundSample bill topics:Data Security, Education, Immigration, Green Energy, Healthcare, Defense, Economic Ventures, Nuclear Arms, Law Enforcement, Drugs, Foreign Intervention, etc.</p> <p>7SpeechLeadershipCameron Burger 16 and Maddy Abrahams 16- CaptainsMeryem Berrada 16, Garnet Garcia 16, Hunter Sadoff 17- NDGeneral Information</p> <p>Multiple Events to participate in that vary from individual to teamFocuses on delivery as opposed to content</p> <p>8STAGEPUBLIC FORUMCONGRESSSPEECHLINCOLNDOUGLASPOLICYIndividual Squad Time9After the Meeting (option 1)In order to join the team you must join the Google Group that corresponds to the squad of your choice.</p> <p>Policy:</p> <p>Public Forum:</p> <p>Lincoln Douglas:</p> <p>Congress:</p> <p>Speech:</p> <p>Be sure to sign up by Friday, September 25th at 12 PM.</p> <p>10After the Meeting (option 2)In order to join the team you must fill out the following Google Form with your choice in a squad. </p> <p>[Insert sample photo of Google Form]</p> <p>[Insert link (can easily be created via a website like tiny URL to say whatever we want it to i.e. tinyurl.com/joinbxscispeechanddebate2015)]</p> <p>The above link will also be posted on the school website under the Speech and Debate tab.</p> <p>Be sure to sign up by Friday, September 25th at 12 PM.</p> <p>11</p>

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