Speech Team members prepare material to be presented at Speech contests. Team as well as individual scoring is awarded. Categories include: Humorous and Serious Prose, Poetry, Persuasive, Informative, Entertainment, Extemporaneous, Duet Acting, and Oral Interpretation of Drama. There are 5-6 invitational meets, District and State meets throughout January, February, and March. Practice generally starts the first week of December and continues throughout the season. It is the responsibility of the student to schedule their practices before, during, after school, or in the evenings.