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MS Coaches Week of October 30th

by Samantha Siberini | Oct 30, 2019 3:10:56 PM | |

1. Will we see you on Election Day at DebateCon? The conference is on Tuesday, November 5th and located at our UDL office, 25 Broadway in lower Manhattan, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. To RSVP, you can visit here. If you have any questions and/or concerns, contact Program Director Aubrey Semple at aubrey@debate.nyc



2. Middle School Tournament #2 will take place on Saturday, November 9th (Hunter's Point Community Middle School in Long Island City, Parliamentary at M.S. 821 - Sunset Park Prep). You can register here.

Each student MUST fill out a permission slip before the tournament. They will only have to complete it once for the year. The form can be found here.

CORRECTED LINK: To check who has already filled permission slips out as of this morning, go here.





2. Current Topics for Parliamentary Debate 

-This House believes it is unethical to eat meat.

-This House believes a government should have the right to spy on its own citizens.

-This House would require metal detectors in schools.





3. Current Topics for Public Forum Debate

-Varsity/Advanced & Junior Varsity/Intermediate: Resolved: The European Union should join the Belt and Road Initiative

-Beginners & Novice: The United States should end the death penalty.





4. Check out this Post-Tournament Lesson Plan by clicking here.

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