• Speech and Debate






    Welcome to Encinal Speech and Debate!


    Come take part in an exciting experience that will help your grades, while teaching you how to learn faster and better than before! At the same time, be part of a team that works together in a fun, exciting and mind blowing academic competition, which will give you skills that will last a lifetime and help you Change the World!

    This class focuses on developing critical thinking, verbal skills, time management, self-discipline, creativity, note taking, writing, vocabulary, leadership skills, teamwork, sportsmanship, ethics and confidence!

    By joining the Encinal Speech & Debate Team, students will have the opportunity to participate in the Northern California Debate League Tournaments (see NCDL website for dates & info). Students will benefit not only through academic success, but also by making lasting friendships and learning indispensable life skills.

    Students new to our after-school Debate program are welcome to come on their first day for a trial class provided they complete a registration form.

    Discounts and Scholarships available (See registration form for details).


    2017-18 Schedule

    Grades:  1-5

    Day and time:  Monday, 3 - 4:30 pm

    Supervision for K - 2nd graders until class start.

    Fall Session 1 Dates:  9/18 - 12/18   (No class: 10/23 & 11/20)

    Winter Session 2 Dates:  1/22 - 3/26   (No class: 2/19)

    Spring Session 1 Dates:  4/16 - 6/4   (No class: 5/28)


    Cost: $315/session


    Registration Information

    Register Online here

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