LHS Debate and Forensics
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2014 Forensics Schedule (tentative -- as of 1/23/14)

Jan. 13 & 14 - Forensics Parents Meeting, room 402, LHS Annex
Jan. 24 & 25 - no travel
Jan. 31-Feb. 1 - Lansing, East Kansas NFL Congress Clinic (Fri.), EKNFL Novice
Workshop (Sat.)
Feb. 7-8 - Olathe South
Feb. 11 - Forensics Judge Clinic, LHS Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Feb. 14-15 - Lawrence High Invitational, Washburn Rural
Feb. 21-22 - Free State
Feb. 28 - March 1 - Olathe NW
March 7-8 - SME
March 13(Thurs) - Piper
March 14-15 - SMN, Manhattan
March 21-22 - Spring Break
March 28-29 - SMW, EKNFL Congress @ SMW, Seaman
April 4-5 - Miege, Highland Park
April 11-12 - EKNFL National IE's Qualifier @ Olathe South
April 18-19 - SMNW
April 25-26 - dead week (no competitions allowed per KSHSAA)
May 2-3 KSHSAA 6A State Championships @ Olathe NW
May 10 - Kansas Super Congress

East Kansas District congress Qualifiers, including Hayley Luna (jr.) far left.

The LHS Forensics Squad finished 2nd at the SME Invitational!

Medalists from Olathe South, Feb. 15, (front row) Tehereem Chaudhry, Natalie Cote'; (middle row) Sarah Smoot, Andrea Wade, Abbie Wise; (back row) Michael Straub, Kelli Sturm, Bradlea Padgett, Tristan Delnevo.

Medalists from Olathe South, Feb. 14 (l to r), Meredith VonFeldt, Parker King, Carson Drake, Crosby Dold, Cameron Stussie, Bryce Dunn, Lane Quick.

LHS Forensics gettin' our extemp prep on!

2012-2013 Debate Schedule (tentative - as of 11/4/2013)
Aug. 24. - Little Beast Debate Workshop, Room 402, Lawrence High School
Aug. 27/28. - LHS Debate Parent Meeting, Room 402, 7 p.m.
Sep. 20/21 - Washburn Rural (V/O)dci, St. James Academy (O), Blue Valley SW (V/O)
Sep. 27/28 - Novice Intro Workshop (@SMW), Emporia (O/N), Hutchinson (dci)
Oct. 4/5 - Olathe Northwest (dci, V/O/N), Piper(O), Seaman (V/O), SME (n)
Oct. 11/12 - Shawnee Mission North (O/JV), Shawnee Mission South (N), Blue Valley West (O/N), Mill Valley (O)
Oct. 18/19 - Olathe South (O/N), Manhattan (tba), Junction City (JV/N), Leavenworth (O/N)
Oct. 25/26 - Olathe North (O), Topeka West (O/N) SME (n), (ACT Weekend)
Nov. 1/2 - Lansing (V/O), Shawnee Heights (O/JV/N), Blue Valley (V/O/N)
Nov. 8/9 - Shawnee Mission East (V/O/JV), SMW (N), Spring Hill (O), Pittsburg (O)
Nov. 15/16 - SMNW(O/N), DeSoto (O/JV), Free State (N), Jeff West (O)
Nov. 22/23 - Bishop Miege (N), Topeka (V/O)dci, Ottawa (O), St. Thomas Aquinas (V/O)
Nov. 29/30 - Fall Break
Dec. 3 - Debate Judging Clinic, LHS Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Dec. 6/7 - Lawrence Invitational (everyone works this weekend)
Dec. 13/14 - East Kansas NFL District Qualifier (location tba), (ACT Weekend)
Dec. 20/21 - KSHSAA 4-speaker Regionals (location tba)
Dec. 28/29 - Winter Break
Jan. 3/4 - Winter Break
Jan. 10/11 - Sunflower Novice Championships (Washburn Rural), Debate Coaches' Invitational (Washburn Rural)
Jan. 17/18 - KSHSAA 6A State Championships (Blue Valley HS)
Jan. 21 - Debate Awards Ceremony, LHS Cafeteria, 7 p.m.

LHS Debate places 3rd at the KSHSAA 6A 4-speaker tournament.  (l to r) Jeff Plinsky (coach), Sungho Hwang, Stefan Petrovic', Mark Stevens, Hayley Luna, Ellie Dunlap, Bridget Smith, and Shane Billig (coach).  Photo courtesy of Peter Hancock and the Lawrence Journal-World.

Sungho Hwang & Bridget Smith finish 2nd in the 9th grade division of the Sunflower Novice State Cmapionships.

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LHS Regionals Runner-up (l to r): Sungho Hwang, Ellie Dunlap, Hayley Luna, Mark Stevens, Stefan Petrovic', Bridgett Smith

Questions or comments, please e-mail me at jplinsky@usd497.org

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