2 Speech Contests available for grades 9-12

The PV Sunset Rotary Club is sponsoring a speech contest for grades 9-12 that will take place on Tuesday, December 5, from 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm. The location of the contest will be determined at a later date.  The Speech Topic this year is "Making a Difference" which is the Rotary Theme for 2017-2018.  Contestants should structure a speech that explains, promotes or clarifies how this theme is a positive solution to life's challenges and problems.  Speeches are typically 4-6 minutes.  The winner of this competition will advance to the Rotary District Dance Contest at Loyola Marymount University on Saturday, March 10, 2018 and has the possibility to win $1,000.  If interested, please contact Mrs. Hoffman via email or stop by the College and Career Center, Room 318, ASAP.  Only three will be able to sign-up.  First come, first served!



The Student Speakers Contest,sponsored by the Lion's Club,is open to high school students, grades 9-12.  The topic for this year's speech contest is "What Role Does Integrity and Civility Play in Today's Society?".  Students entering the contest shall prepare a talk to be as close as possible to, but not over, ten minutes, nor less than five minutes delivery time.  This contest involves a number of rounds.  The student who wins the final round (state level) will have won over $20,000 in scholarship money!  If interested in participating, there will be an informational meeting over lunch on Friday, November 17, from 12:15 pm-12:45 pm in the College and Career Center, Room 318.