Middle School Debate at Sacred Heart is entering its fourth season. 6th-8th graders are eligible to join the academically rigorous Hardey and Academy competition teams. The debate season runs from mid-September through the championship tournament on March 14, 2015. The teams practice twice each week on Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 pm and Fridays from 2:45 - 4:45 pm for a total of three hours per week. The five tournaments – October 18, December 13, January 24, February 14 and March 14 – run from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm and there is no ability to attend only part of a tournament day.
Debate Team Practice starts mid-September
To sign up for Debate: Parents are asked to contact Mr. Watts via email at firstname.lastname@example.org , call him at (773) 391-5686 . There is no additional fee for joining debate, just the expectation that team members will study the Core Files outside of formal debate and regularly attend practices and meets. Find out more about the league at: http://www.chicagodebateleague.org/ Contact Mr. Watts at Charlie.Watts@shschicago.org to sign up. 8th Graders participating in Test Prep are asked to sign up for the 4:45 - 5:45 pm Test Prep session to accommodate debate.