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Lincoln-Douglas Debates

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Students in AP Language and Speech classes have been exercising their argumentative skills through Lincoln-Douglas debates. They’ve been spending weeks researching and writing arguments on topics that are fundamentally VALUE driven. Such topics include juvenile delinquents and the justice system, socialism vs capitalism, compulsory immunizations, and more! They are required to debate within the confines of a given resolution and be able to articulate the foundational values that drive their stances. They are quite an impressive lot!


Bailey McKay and Catalina Gillis



Andrew McCormick and Simon Griffin



Will Geib and Ali Mills



Chris Kaetzel and Anna Laporte