Hello all! Some important dates are listed below. All members should encourage their parents and guardians to attend these Booster hosted events.
RHS Orchestra Room
Come meet our Booster Board, learn about the team, see a student performance, and hear some important announcements about our home tournament! All parents are encouraged to attend this short meeting.
All students are required to provide a judge for every three tournaments that they attend. We will train parents, older siblings, family friends, grandparents, and more to be the best possible judge throughout the year. With contributions from both student competitors and other parents who have judged both virtually and in-person, this will allow you to be comfortable and confident throughout the tournament season. New, newer, and experienced judges are welcome to attend, as we will review the differences between virtual and in-person judging, as well as the basics.
Welcome to all of our new and returning members and parents! This year is going to be a great one, and it’s because of all of you. Your dedication is admirable!
A couple of announcements:
— Our intake forms are going to remain digital this year. Students, please fill out your form at THIS LINK. Please forward the parent form (at THIS LINK) to your parents/guardians. The parent form requires a document upload (with the link to those documents both on the form and located HERE). Please print these documents, and have your parents/guardians sign them. Then, either take a clear picture or scan them, so that you can upload them to the Parent Form
— The next Booster Parents meeting will be October 7 at 7:00pm. All parents are welcome to attend!
— Our Parent’s Welcome Night will be October 12 at 7:00pm at RHS.
— Our Judge’s Training will be October 26 at 7:00pm at RHS.
Student Forms 2021-2022
Parent Forms 2021-2022
Welcome to all our new and returning members and parents! I know that this year will look different than most, but we are a strong team and we continue to remain strong throughout this season. Our Parent Night and Judge Training dates are forthcoming, as well as other information about meetings during and after the school day. In the meantime, we do have some documentation that must be filled out for the year. Our intake forms are going to remain digital this year. Students, please fill out your form at the link below and forward the parent form to your parents/guardians. The parent form requires a document upload (with the link to those documents both on the form and located here). Please print these documents, and have your parents/guardians sign them. Then, either take a clear picture or scan them, so that you can upload them to the form.
Student Forms 2020-2021
Parent Forms 2020-2021
If you missed our first merch sale in the fall, you now have the opportunity to buy t-shirts only. This sale is open to anyone on the high school or middle school teams.
- Go to www.dezineline.com
- Look on the home page, below the banners where it says
in red, “Go To Online Stores”
- From the list of stores, find yours and click to the
right on the button that says “GO”
- Once the store
is closed the merchandise takes 2 weeks to produce and separate into individual
These orders will be picked up by the store administrator and you will be notified when they are available for pickup.
Interested in joining the team? Just fill out the form below and one of our team members will be in contact with you, if they haven’t been already. We will also add you to our contact lists and share with you important information about meetings and the start of the season.
2018-19 Speech & Debate Interest Form
Congratulations to all our team members who competed at the NJSDL State Championships and the NJ District Qualifying Tournament! Special congratulations to the following champions and qualifiers:
NJSDL State Champions
- Bryn Bennett – State Champion, Program Oral Interpretation
- Caitlyn Dempsey – State Champion, Oral Interpretation
NJ District Qualifiers
- Bryn Bennett – Program Oral Interpretation
- Katherine Hu – Original Oratory
- Mallika Ravi – Informative Speaking
Here is the full list of accomplishments for States and Districts:
NJ District Qualifying Tournament:
Sabrina Hu – semifinalist, Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking
Claudia Pietrus – semifinalist, Original Oratory
Kathryn Altman – semifinalist, Humorous Interpretation (2nd alternate)
Brenna McConnell – runner up, Big Questions Debate
Katherine Hu – qualifier in Original Oratory
Mallika Ravi – qualifier in Informative Speaking
Bryn Bennett – qualifier in Humorous Interpretation (declined) and Program Oral Interpretation (accepted)
Team Sweepstakes – 4th place Speech, 4th place Debate, 2nd place overall
NJSDL State Championships:
Claudia Pietrus – state semifinalist, Original Oratory
Simran Kakkar – state semifinalist, Junior Varsity Lincoln Douglas
Mallika Ravi – 2nd place, Informative Speaking
Caitlyn Dempsey – STATE CHAMPION IN ORAL INTERPRETATION
Bryn Bennett – state semifinalist, Humorous Interpretation & STATE CHAMPION, PROGRAM ORAL INTERPRETATION
Team Sweepstakes – 5th place Speech & 7th place overall
For all students attending the Princeton trip this weekend, we will be meeting in the commons at 11 am on Friday. If you are attending the tournament, please bring your luggage with you to school in the morning and leave it in Mrs. Poff and Ms. Anllo’s room (B128). Try to pack as lightly as possible – we will be taking a school bus, rather than a charter bus. The tournament will run through Sunday, and we will hopefully return Sunday around 5pm. For more information, including hotel and transportation, check out the Princeton information sheet.
It’s that time of year again! We invite new and returning members to join us in kicking off our season on September 20 after school in B164 (overflow to STEM Lab).
For new members, we will introduce the team, our mission and what we do, and the various events that you can compete in. We hope to have you hit the ground running in the event that’s best for you.
If you’re a veteran, you can help our new members get acquainted with the events we offer and help them choose what’s right for them.
See you then!