A Nationals Finalist!!

Isaac Martinez takes home 6th place in the National Forensic Tournament!

Rising 8th grader, Isaac Martinez, placed 6th in Storytelling at the prestigious National Junior Forensic Tournament in Overland Park, Kansas this month. It is a major achievement for a St. Rita student. Isaac is the first St. Rita student to attend the National tournament and to finish at this level in a national tournament that… Read More…

Elementary Speech Team Winners!

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Cassie Pichardo and Charlie Hardy took home First Place in Duo Interp at the St. Rita Elementary Speech and Debate Tournament on Saturday. Their outstanding achievement marks the close of an outstanding year for the St. Rita Speech and Debate Team. One of it’s most successful years, ever. And for the first time, it will… Read More…

Congratulations Varsity Speech & Debate Team!

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The Varsity Speech & Debate Team—represented by Isaac Martinez, Allure Shurney, Catherine Bauer, George Gardner, Joseph DeGroot, Lea Lopez and Erin Stutenroth—came away with an outstanding showing at the Southern California Junior Forensic League’s Spring Tournament.  Their hard work resulted in top ten showings across the board and in the largest field of competitors at 75 in Prose Interpretation, Isaac Martinez took… Read More…

Speech & Debate Team Sign-Up

Speech Teams 2014

Both the Varsity Team and the Elementary Team had great success this past fall. It is open to all students in grades 4-8. Below is form to sign-up for any/all of the remaining tournaments. Please consider entering as many as possible. And for all those eligible for the Varsity Team, I encourage you to consider the… Read More…

Practice Schedule – Nov. 25 – Nov. 27

For all those preparing for the December 5th Elementary tournament and those Varsity Speech Team students preparing for the December 14th tournament, this is the practice schedule for this week. Today, MONDAY from 3-5 in O’Malley for Grades 3-5 and VARSITY. TUESDAY from 3-5 in O’Malley is for Varsity, but 3-5 students may come if it works… Read More…