2018 – 2019 Speech & Debate Trimester 3 Agenda

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Week 1: March 11 – 15

March 11

  1. Inservice/Professional Development – no school

March 12

  1. Word of the Day: imagery
  2. State quals update
  3. Trevor Chloe Emme go see Slaughter about Rotary
  4. Bend info and overnight paperwork due TOMORROW! Nat Quals people-- want to help plan the trip at lunch today?
  5. Constituesday
  6. Finish Best Platform Speeches-- Chloe & Layla, Brenden
  7. Extemp presentations
  8. Run throughs this week:
    • Wednesday: Po fo Fox/ Lindbloom v. Hickman/ Young AND Oratory
    • Thursday: POI/ Inform/ Extemp AND LD Vigil v. ______
  • Homework: State quals legislation due March 18, Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, Bend paperwork due by Wednesday!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Speech and Debate Nat Quals-- March 14-17 in Bend OR April 12-13
    • State Quals Congress-- April 3rd-- legislation due March 18

March 13

  1. Word of the Day: inclusive language
  2. Trevor Chloe Emme go see Slaughter about Rotary
  3. Bend info and overnight paperwork due TODAY! Nat Quals people-- want to help plan the trip at lunch today? and dress WARM!
  4. Po fo Fox/ Lindbloom v. Hickman/ Young AND POI
  5. Run throughs this week:
    • Thursday: Oratory/ Inform/ Extemp AND LD Vigil v. Bjarnson
  • Homework: State quals legislation due March 18, Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Speech and Debate Nat Quals-- March 14-17 in Bend OR April 12-13-- we leave Thursday at 1pm!

    • State Quals Congress-- April 3rd-- legislation due March 18

March 14

  1. Word of the Day: inflection
  2. Bend info and overnight paperwork due TODAY!
  3. Vote for T3 activities
  4. Po fo Fox/ Lindbloom v. Hickman/ Young AND Oratory
  • Homework: State quals legislation due Monday, Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Speech and Debate Nat Quals-- March 14-17 in Bend OR April 12-13-- we leave Thursday at 1pm!

    • State Quals Congress-- April 3rd-- legislation due March 18th

March 15

  1. Word of the Day: interference
  2. Work day! Start prepping events for next year OR work on events that you'll do at State! Fill out NEW work logs.
  • Homework: State quals legislation due Monday, Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State Quals Congress-- April 3rd-- legislation due Monday

Week 2: March 18 – 22

March 18

  1. Word of the Day: internal preview
  2. Nat Quals update!
  3. Cartoon
  4. April 3rd congress sign ups
  5. Curtis and Trevor-- need state quals legislation by the 29th
  6. Officer's meeting?
  7. State quals congress prep Wednesday cancelled-- legislation not due until the 29th
  8. Nats people-- passing out letters and donuts
  9. Fundraising letters-- example HERE-- alter and personalize-- keep theme Nationals-- change picture-- find one in P:\handouts\BIS\Sullivan\Debate 2018_19-- write businesses on table-- two per student-- have Sullivan proofread-- share with Sullivan-- due tomorrow-- do not print-- Sully will print in color
  • Homework: State quals legislation due TODAY, Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State Quals Congress-- April 3rd-- legislation due by the 29th

March 19

  1. Word of the Day: inversion
  2. Constituesday-- 11th Amendment
  3. Curtis and Trevor-- need state quals legislation by TODAY!!!!
  4. Officer's meeting today at lunch
  5. Nats people-- passing out letters Wednesday at 9am-- congress prep also tomorrow?
  6. Fundraising letters-- example HERE-- alter and personalize-- keep theme Nationals-- change picture-- find one in P:\handouts\BIS\Sullivan\Debate 2018_19-- write businesses on table-- two per student-- have Sullivan proofread-- share with Sullivan-- due tomorrow-- do not print-- Sully will print in color
  • Homework: State quals legislation due this week, Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19 (no practice during spring break)
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State Quals Congress-- April 3rd-- legislation due by the 29th
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Congress of Champs-- May 18th

March 20

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

March 21

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

March 22

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

Spring Break: March 25 – 29

Week 3 April 1 – 5

April 1

  1. Word of the Day: jargon
  2. Cartoon
  3. State prep run throughs: Poetry/ Inform-- Wed; Oratory/ POI-- Thur
  4. Officer's meeting this week?
  5. Nats people-- need to register you-- let's meet this week?
  6. Policy workshop this summer?
  7. Type congress speeches--legislation HERE-- print speeches and bring to class by tomorrow-- current NSDA legislation HERE
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State Quals Congress-- WEDNESDAY-- can use April NSDA bills but from the floor
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th

April 2

  1. Word of the Day: maxims
  2. Stickers
  3. Flyers, thank you note
  4. Constituesday and the Electoral College
  5. State prep run throughs: Poetry/ Inform-- Wed; Oratory/ POI-- Thur
  6. Policy workshop this summer?
  7. Type congress speeches--legislation HERE-- print speeches and give to Sullivan by the end of class TODAY-- current NSDA legislation HERE
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, officer meeting Thursday at lunch, Nats peeps-- register with Sully this week!, practice congress tomorrow
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State Quals Congress-- WEDNESDAY-- can use April NSDA bills but from the floor
    • The Point fundraiser-- April 15th-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th

April 3

  1. Word of the Day: mirror questions
  2. Donut reminder
  3. State prep run throughs: Poetry/ Inform-- Wed; Oratory/ POI-- Thur
    • Inform/ Poetry in rm 17
  4. Practice congress
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, officer meeting Thursday at lunch
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State Quals Congress-- TODAY-- can use April NSDA bills but from the floor
    • The Point fundraiser-- April 15th-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th

April 4

  1. Word of the Day: narrative
  2. State Quals Congress update
  3. Donut reminder
  4. SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd HERE-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  5. State prep run throughs: Oratory/ POI
  6. Ethics PyramidHERE
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, officer meeting TODAY at lunch
  • Upcoming dates:
    • The Point fundraiser-- April 15th-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th

April 5

  1. Word of the Day: optimum pitch
  2. Thank you notes
  3. Table people-- what do you want to wear?
  4. Paperwork for state due Wednesday
  5. Oratory
  6. Work day! Complete logs and turn them in! Trevor/ Curtis/ Brenden-- state quals legislation?/ Officers-- call on donations
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, State paperwork due Wednesday, NATs, paperwork due Wednesday, SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd HERE-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • The Point fundraiser-- April 15th-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th

Week 4: April 8 – 12

April 8

  1. Word of the Day: proxemics
  2. SOU credits info
  3. Thank you note
  4. Table people reminder
  5. Cartoon
  6. Communication Ethics-- Communication Code of Ethics HERE
    • In groups or individually...
      • Read the section on your code
      • Explain to the class what it means
      • Give an example of when it was NOT followed-- ie current events, at a tournament, etc.
      • Give an example of what it means to follow it-- ie current events, at a tournament, etc.
  7. Analyze one of your speeches from the year and turn it in!
  8. Run throughs this week--Inform Tuesday, Poetry Wednesday, Oratory Thursday, POI Friday
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, State paperwork due Wednesday, NATs, paperwork due Wednesday, SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • The Point fundraiser-- April 15th-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th

April 9

  1. Word of the Day: reciever apprehension
  2. Finish WS from yesterday and put in the tray
  3. SOU credits info-- check in with Sully!
  4. Table people reminder
  5. Constituesday-- 13th Amendment
  6. Inform run-through
  7. Communication Apprehension HERE
  8. Run throughs this week-- Poetry Wednesday, Oratory Thursday, POI Friday
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, State paperwork due Wednesday, NATs paperwork due Wednesday, SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • The Point fundraiser-- MONDAY-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th

April 10

  1. Word of the Day: communication apprehension
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Turn in state/ nats paperwork
  4. SOU credits info-- check in with Sully!
  5. Poetry run-through
  6. Reducing Communication Apprehension HERE
  7. Run throughs this week-- Oratory Thursday, POI Friday
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • The Point fundraiser-- MONDAY-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 11

  1. Word of the Day: cognitive restructuring
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Turn in state/ nats paperwork
  4. SOU credits info-- check in with Sully!
  5. Inform and Oratory run throughs
  6. Reducing Communication Apprehension Checklist-- yesterday's list HERE
    • business card size for your wallet
    • 5 by 7 for your binder
    • 8.5 by 11 for your larger binder
    • 1 week 1 day 1 hour organization
    • 10 practices organization
    • consider printing on cardstock
  7. Run throughs this week-- POI Friday
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • The Point fundraiser-- MONDAY-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 12

  1. Word of the Day: recency
  2. Officer meeting today at lunch
  3. Turn in state/ nats paperwork
  4. SOU credits info-- check in with Sully!
  5. Oratory run throughs-- next week's schedule:
    • Monday-- oratory
    • Tuesday-- inform/ poetry
    • Wednesday/ Thursday-- congress
    • Thursday-- POI
  6. WORK DAY! Finish comprehension apprehension checklist, email Sullivan interp requests from THIS website or others by today, practice for Dessert Night and State, fill out log and turn in by the end of class!
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center (consider attending if going to State!), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • The Point fundraiser-- MONDAY-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- April 18-20
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

Week 5: April 15 – 19

April 15

  1. Word of the Day: residual message
  2. Cartoon
  3. Making calls in rm 18-- Tommy, Alyssa, Emme, Jay
  4. Working on Legislation-- Brenden, Trevor, Curtis, Ashley-- Legislation HERE
    • Congress speeches-- print article (try OSLIS) and a list of pros and cons with multiple bullet points for each using info from the article-- make sure legislation name is at the top of the sheet-- due by the end of class on Tuesday
  5. Run through schedule for the week:
    • Tuesday-- inform/ poetry
    • Wednesday/ Thursday-- congress
    • Thursday-- POI
  1. Dessert Night run throughs
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center (consider attending if going to State!), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • The Point fundraiser-- TODAY-- pass out flyers!
    • State-- Thursday thru Saturday
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 16

  1. Word of the Day: responsible knowledge
  2. Constituesday-- 14th Amendment
  3. Inform/ Poetry in rm 19
  4. Working on Legislation-- HERE
    • Congress speeches-- print article (try OSLIS) and a list of pros and cons with multiple bullet points for each using info from the article-- make sure legislation name is at the top of the sheet-- due by the end of class TODAY!
  5. Run through schedule for the week:
    • Wednesday/ Thursday-- congress
    • Thursday-- POI/ Oratory
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center (consider attending if going to State!), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by April 22nd-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State-- Thursday thru Saturday
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 17

  1. Word of the Day: rhetorical question
  2. Donut reminder-- Trevor
  3. Officer meeting?
  4. We need boxes! Please get them and bring them in :)
  5. Making phone calls: Ashley, Kaylah, Jay, Annabelle, Alyssa, Skyler, Leo, Jordan
  6. Review Dessert Night script-- Layla
  7. Run throughs rm 19-- inform (Maddi), poetry (Emme), ADS (Tommy), oratory (Chloe)
  8. Working on Legislation-- Trevor, Curtis, Brenden
  9. Run through schedule for the week:
    • Thursday-- congress
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by Monday-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State-- Thursday thru Saturday
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 18

  1. Word of the Day: Robert's Rules of Order
  2. Donut reminder-- Trevor
  3. Math quizzes-- Emme?
  4. Officer meeting Monday at lunch
  5. Run throughs rm 17-- inform (Maddi), POI (Emme)
  6. Practice congress
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by Monday-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State-- Thursday thru Saturday
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 19

  1. Word of the Day: situational audience analysis
  2. Work day! Prepare for Dessert Night, work on events for next year, fill out your work log and turn it in when you're done!
  • Homework: Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by Monday-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • State-- Thursday thru Saturday
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • BISapalooza-- May 3rd
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

Week 6: April 22 – 26

April 22

  1. Word of the Day: sleeper effect
  2. State update-- congrats!
  3. Officer meeting TODAY at lunch
  4. Cartoon
  5. Dessert Night run-through
  • Homework: Trivia begins WEDNESDAY (topic is world leaders), Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, SOU Spring Registration due by Monday-- must have no missing Speech & Debate work-- COMM210/ CRN 7370, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • BISapalooza-- May 3rd
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 23

  1. Word of the Day: speech of acceptance
  2. Sign up for desserts
  3. Make voting jars
  4. Constituesday
  5. Make calls for Dessert Night
  6. Review world leaders
  • Homework: Midterm is May 2, Trivia begins WEDNESDAY (topic is world leaders), Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Dessert Night-- April 30th at The Point
    • BISapalooza-- May 3rd
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 24

  1. Word of the Day: speech of demonstration
  2. Sign up for desserts
  3. Afternoon activities BISapalooza
  4. Thank you notes
  5. Make voting jars
  6. Finish Dessert Night run through/ make phone calls
  7. Dress for Dessert Night-- professional for presenters and MCs/ Speech & Debate t-shirts and sweatshirts for everyone else
  8. World Leaders Trivia!!!!!
  • Homework: Midterm is May 2, Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is international cities), Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Dessert Night-- Tuesday at The Point
    • BISapalooza-- May 3rd
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 25

  1. Word of the Day: speech of description
  2. Go to rm 18
  3. Review international capitals HERE
  • Homework: Midterm is May 2, Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is international cities), Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Dessert Night-- Tuesday at The Point
    • BISapalooza-- May 3rd
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 26

  1. Word of the Day: speech of explanation
  2. WORK DAY! Fill out log and turn in at the end of class, watch examples of events like inform, DI, HI, etc., on NSDA website, review world capitals trivia
  • Homework: Midterm is May 2, Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is international cities), Practice on Monday from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Dessert Night-- Tuesday at The Point
      • Dress for Dessert Night-- professional for presenters and MCs/ Speech & Debate t-shirts and sweatshirts for everyone else
    • BISapalooza-- May 3rd
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

Week 7: April 29 – May 3

April 29

  1. Word of the Day: speech of inspiration
  2. Cartoon
  3. Dessert Night reminder-- it is tomorrow-- help after school? Bring desserts to school tomorrow!
  4. Test mic
  5. Dessert Night run through
  • Homework: Midterm is THURSDAY (review world leaders, communication ethics, relieving communication apprehension, and Words of the Day), Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is international cities), Practice on next THURSDAY from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Dessert Night-- TOMORROW at The Point
      • Dress for Dessert Night-- professional for presenters and MCs/ Speech & Debate t-shirts and sweatshirts for everyone else
    • BISapalooza-- Friday
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

April 30

  1. Word of the Day: speech of introduction
  2. Constituesday-- 16th Amendment
  3. Dessert Night reminder-- it is TODAY-- drop off desserts today-- finalized donations?-- arrive at 6:30
  4. Dessert Night run through
  • Homework: Midterm is THURSDAY (review world leaders and capitals, communication ethics, relieving communication apprehension, and Words of the Day), Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is international capitals), Practice next THURSDAY from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Dessert Night-- TODAY at The Point
      • Dress for Dessert Night-- professional for presenters and MCs/ Speech & Debate t-shirts and sweatshirts for everyone else
    • BISapalooza-- Friday
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- May 5-7-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

May 1

  1. Word of the Day: speech of presentation
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Dessert Night debrief-- awesome job!-- ticket money to Sully
  4. Congress of champions help and registration
  5. Grad cords? $14
  6. BISapalooza prep
  7. World Capitals Trivia!
  • Homework: Midterm is MONDAY (review world leaders and capitals, communication ethics, relieving communication apprehension, and Words of the Day), Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US politics), Practice next THURSDAY from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, get boxes!
  • Upcoming dates:
    • BISapalooza-- Friday
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- Sunday through Tuesday-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31

May 2

  1. Word of the Day: subordination
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Call on silent auction/ collect cans and bottles
  4. Congress of champions help and registration
  5. Grad cords? $14
  6. BISapalooza prep
  7. Review for midterm
  • Homework: Midterm is MONDAY (review world leaders and capitals, communication ethics, relieving communication apprehension, and Words of the Day), Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US politics), Practice next THURSDAY from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • BISapalooza-- Friday
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- Sunday through Tuesday-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

May 3

  1. BISapalooza

Week 8: May 6 – 10

May 6

  1. Word of the Day: substance
  2. Dessert Night thank you's
  3. Cartoon
  4. Can/ Bottle collection
  5. Officer applications-- due May 17th
  6. Congress of champions help and registration
  7. BQ on the 11th or 17th?
  8. Grad cords? $14
  9. Midterm HERE
  • Homework:Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US politics), Practice next THURSDAY from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due May 17th/ Set up an interview!
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- Sunday through Tuesday-- pass out flyers!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st

May 7

  1. Word of the Day: symposium
  2. Dessert Night thank you's
  3. Constituesday-- 17th Amendment
  4. Congress of champions help and registration
  5. Grad cords? $14
  6. Court cases-- break into groups and decide who will have each role
  7. Select topics
  • Homework: Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US politics), Practice THURSDAY from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due May 17th/ Set up an interview!
    • Mucho Gusto Fundraiser-- last day is TODAY
    • BQ at Ashland-- May 17 @ 6pm-11pm
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 8

  1. Word of the Day: target audience
  2. Donut reminder and workers
  3. BQ at Ashland?
  4. Practice tomorrow 4-6 in tech center
  5. Dessert Night thank you's AGAIN!
  6. Mock trial roles
  7. US politics trivia
  • Homework: Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), Practice THURSDAY from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due May 17th/ Make sure to attend interview!
    • BQ at Ashland-- May 17 @ 6pm-11pm
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 9

  1. Word of the Day: bar
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Can collection/ address envelopes
  4. Ashland BQ-- change of plans
  5. Practice today 4-6 in tech center
  6. Mock trial research day 1/ Trevor Tommy Sully decide on officer election stuff
  • Homework: Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), Practice THURSDAY from 4-6 PM in tech center, practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, practice next Wednesday in tech center 4-6
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due May 17th/ Make sure to attend interview!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 10

  1. Word of the Day: burden of proof
  2. Emme/ Brenden-- C of C and BQ???
  3. WORK DAY! Find and print article and type speech for congress (legislation HERE), finish mock trial day 1 research and turn it in, prep events for next year, etc.-- fill out log and turn in by the end of class.
  • Homework: Congress article and speech due Monday by 4pm, Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, practice Wednesday in tech center 4-6
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due May 17th/ Make sure to attend interview!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

Week 9: May 13 – 17

May 13

  1. Word of the Day: civil case
  2. Emme/ Brenden-- C of C and BQ
  3. Finish Nats congress assignment-- print article (make sure source is clear) and write a speech for the bill/ resolution you've chosen-- print, put your name on it and make sure name of legislation is clear-- include AFF or NEG-- and turn in by 4pm--legislation HERE
  • Homework: Congress article and speech due Monday by 4pm, Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, practice Wednesday in tech center 4-5:30
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due Friday/ Make sure to attend interview!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 14

  1. Word of the Day: complaint
  2. Cartoon
  3. Constituesday-- 18th Amendment
  4. Can collection
  5. If you are a witness/ expert, complete WS
  6. If you are a lawyer, begin compiling primary source documents into a slide show-- make sure to cite them!
  • Homework: Trivia continues NEXT WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, practice Wednesday in tech center 4-5:30
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due Friday/ Make sure to attend interview!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- May 18th 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 15

  1. Word of the Day: criminal case
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Vote: Hawaiian Hut or Pizza/ Salad
  4. If you are a witness/ expert, finish WS from yesterday (give to Sullivan) and type script
    • 5+questions that the lawyer might ask you
    • Type your responses
    • Start with stating your name for the jury
    • Make sure to include your position/ expertise/ training/ experience to show legitimacy
    • Elaborate and be discriptive
    • Share with your group
    • If you have primary source documents that could help your group, then suggest and send them to your lawyer
  5. If you are a lawyer, continue compiling primary source documents into a slide show (share with Sullivan)-- make sure to cite them!
    • Look over questions for witnesses/ experts so they have feedback on what they will be doing
  • Homework: Trivia continues NEXT WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, practice TODAY in tech center 4-5:30, finished script for court case due Tuesday by the end of class
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Practice congress on Thursday in class
    • Officer Apps due Friday/ Make sure to attend interview!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- Saturday 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 16

  1. Word of the Day: plaintiff
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Congress practice-- probably last of the year!
  • Homework: Trivia continues NEXT WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, practice Wednesday in tech center 4-6, finished script for court case due Tuesday by the end of class
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due Friday/ Make sure to attend interview!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- Saturday 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 17

  1. Word of the Day: felony
  2. Can collection
  3. Congress practice-- probably last of the year...maybe?!
  • Homework: Trivia continues NEXT WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, practice Wednesday in tech center 4-6, finished script for court case due Tuesday by the end of class
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer Apps due TODAY/ Make sure to attend interview!
    • Congress of Champs/ World Schools-- Saturday 10 AM- 3 PM (WS 3PM-4:30 PM)
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

Week 10: May 20 – 24

May 20

  1. Word of the Day: grievance
  2. Congress of Champs/ BQ update and thank you's
  3. Cartoon
  4. Schedule of court cases
      • Plaintiff lawyer's opening statements
      • Plaintiff calls up and questions each plaintiff witness/ Defense questions each witness
      • Defense opening statements
      • Defense calls up and questions each defence witness/ Plaintiff questions each witness
      • Plaintiff's closing statements
      • Defense's closing statements
      • Jury deliberation and decision
  1. Today's task: Finish scripts/ Lawyers-- finish slide shows and prepare questions for opponent's witnesses (find out who they are)
  • Homework: Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), practice Tuesday at lunch in rm 19, practice Wednesday in tech center 4-6, finished script for court case due Tuesday by the end of class, Trials take place next Tuesday and Thursday
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer interviews this week-- make sure to attend interview!
    • Senior speeches are May 31st in class!
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 21

  1. Word of the Day: misdemeanor
  2. Congress of Champs/ BQ thank you's
  3. Constituesday
  4. Can collection
  5. Finalize court case scripts-- print and give to Sullivan by the end of class today!
  6. Schedule of court cases
      • Plaintiff lawyer's opening statements
      • Plaintiff calls up and questions each plaintiff witness/ Defense questions each witness
      • Defense opening statements
      • Defense calls up and questions each defence witness/ Plaintiff questions each witness
      • Plaintiff's closing statements
      • Defense's closing statements
      • Jury deliberation and decision
  • Homework: Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is US current events), practice Wednesday in tech center 4-6, Trials take place next Tuesday and Thursday
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer interviews this week-- make sure to attend interview!
    • Officer speeches & elections on FRIDAY!
    • Senior speeches are May 31st in class!
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 P

May 22

  1. Word of the Day: indictment
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Can collection
  4. Congress of Champs thank you's
  5. Bring scripts for court cases to class tomorrow!
  6. US current events trivia!
  • Homework: Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is literature), practice Tuesday at lunch and Wednesday in tech center 4-6, Trials take place next Tuesday and Thursday
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer interviews this week-- make sure to attend interview!
    • Officer speeches & elections on FRIDAY!
    • Senior speeches are May 31st in class!
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30

May 23

  1. Word of the Day: decision
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Check scripts for court cases
  4. Practice court case with scripts
  • Plaintiff lawyer's opening statements
  • Plaintiff calls up and questions each plaintiff witness/ Defense questions each witness
  • Defense opening statements
  • Defense calls up and questions each defence witness/ Plaintiff questions each witness
  • Plaintiff's closing statements
  • Defense's closing statements
  • Jury deliberation and decision
  • Homework: Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is literature), practice Tuesday at lunch and Wednesday in tech center 4-6, Trials take place next Tuesday and Thursday
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Officer interviews this week-- make sure to attend interview!
    • Officer speeches & elections on FRIDAY!
    • Senior speeches are May 31st in class!
    • End-of-Year party-- May 31st @ 6:30 PM

May 24

  1. Word of the Day: objection
  2. Officer election speeches
  3. Vote!
  4. Work day-- prep for court cases, Sullivan to go over bailiff/ judge/ attorney info
  • Homework: Trivia continues WEDNESDAY (topic is literature), practice Tuesday at lunch and Wednesday in tech center 4-6, Trials take place next Tuesday (NAFTA) and Thursday (D w D)
  • Upcoming dates:
    • Senior speeches are next Friday in class!
    • End-of-Year party-- next Friday at 6:30 PM-- bring your food/ drink contribution!
    • Crackin' and Stackin' breakfast-- June 4th-- bring $$$$

Week 11: May 27 – 31

May 27

  1. Memorial Day – no school

May 28

May 29

May 30

May 31

Week 12: June 3 – 7

June 3

June 4

June 5

June 6

June 7

Week 13: June 10 – 14

June 10

June 11

June 12

June 13

  1. End of Trimester 3

June 14