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Welcome to YLHS Speech and Debate

Speech and Debate is a course in which academic competition is used as the basis for developing essential skills in logical reasoning, critical thinking, analytical abilities, communication, researching, and written and oral language conventions. This UC approved course allows students the opportunity to participate in tournaments and the curriculum is designed to establish a basic foundation of oral communication skills and serve as a motivating force in the educational development of students. Beyond this, the course endeavors to encompass the California Common Core Standards and is a 7th period class.