speech noun1. the expression of or the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulate sounds.
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Speech is a Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) sponsored activity. It is a competitive activity in which you perform in front of a judge and a small group of fellow competitors. You are ranked on your performance during preliminary rounds in an attempt to make the final round, where awards are given to the highest-ranked speakers. During the season, students compete in one or more of 13 categories. Speech is a competitive activity that fosters learning the art of public speaking, but this activity encompasses so much more than just speaking. It involves analysis, performance, research, writing, leadership, creativity, listening, etc. This activity promotes personal growth and achievement. MSHSL Speech Rules, Policies, and Bylaws
How do I know if speech is right for me? Well, what do you like? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY
☐ acting and want individual time to work on your craft ☐ discussing politics ☐ reading poetry ☐ researching and writing about topics that interest you ☐ convincing others of an argument ☐ telling stories ☐ making people laugh or cry ☐ playing different characters ☐ learning to speak in front of crowds ☐ having fun ☐ making friends from different schools, and so on and so on!
MOUNDS VIEW SPEECH IS FOR EVERYONE! If you checked any of the boxes above, speech is the perfect activity for you. There is something for everyone with in the thirteen categories and MV speech family so... JOIN THE TEAM AND FIND YOUR VOICE