Note: This is the second of three summer posts. Registration information for KHSSL will be posted on the KHSSL website in August. These three posts will be it from KHSSL until August. Have a great summer!
Update 2: Logo Contest!!
KHSSL announces a logo contest! The League needs a new logo. We are offering $100 as a prize with a deadline of September 1. Please spread the word to talented student artists as well as any adults you know who are strong graphic artists, etc. The logo should include the letters KHSSL somewhere in the logo, but other than that the possibilities are endless. Please note that a winning logo may not be chosen, but if one is adopted, it becomes the property of KHSSL after the $100 prize has been paid. Please send logos as attachments to email@example.com no later than September 1.
Note: This is the first of three summer posts. Registration information for KHSSL will be posted on the KHSSL website in August. The next two posts will be it from KHSSL until August. Have a great summer!
Update 1: Board Meeting Info
The KHSSL Board of Directors met on Saturday, June 30, in Lexington for the annual meeting required in our bylaws. A few notes of interest for KHSSL Member Schools are listed below.
*New Board members and officers were recognized/elected.
*Minutes from the April 2018 and June 2017 meetings were approved. A summary of the June 2018 meeting was also published online (will become official minutes when approved at the 9-22-18 board meeting). See the Board Minutes page.
*The 2018-2019 Tournament Calendar was approved. Wyatt Debate League tournaments will be added once that schedule is set. Changes/additions can be made by contacting the KHSSL Board.
*KHSSL will again be co-sponsoring the bi-annual SPEAK Conference for speech and debate educators and coaches (with Kentucky NSDA, KESDA, KY CFL, and Wyatt Debate League). The conference, SPEAK VI: The Return of SPEAK, will be held September 22 at the University of Kentucky. Stay tuned to http://www.kyspeak.org for updates as the conference is organized.
1 SCAPA, Bluegrass
2 Hindman Elementary School
3 Bowling Green Jr. High School
4 Calloway County Middle School
5 Drakes Creek Middle School
6 Murray Middle School
7 Gray Middle School
8 Highlands Middle School
9 Kentucky Country Day Middle School
10 Bardstown Middle School
Semifinal pairings have been published on the KHSSL Tabroom site. Look for the Pairings tab.
Only contestant numbers and room numbers have been released. All judges are expected to report to the ballot table in Gatton at 8 AM to pick up their rounds. They’ll find out then what and when they are judging at 8 AM by showing up at the ballot table. ‘
Extemp draw at 8 AM Funkhouser 200.
8:30 Semifinals: Duo Acting, Extemp, Poetry, Prose, Solo Acting, Storytelling
Broadcast draw at 10 AM Funkhouser 200.
10:30 Semifinalsl: Broadcast, Declamation, HIDI, Impromptu, Improv Duo, Oratory
All finals at 1:30 PM with draws at 1 PM in Funkhouser 200.
Postings will be in Gatton sometime around 1 PMish.
Finals in Memorial Hall at 4, hopefully earlier.
Get some rest and congratulations to all our state semifinalists!
Congratulations to the following schools for their Top Ten finish at the KHSSL Senior State Speech Championships!
1 Danville HS
2 Paul Laurence Dunbar HS
3 Henry Clay HS
4 Bethlehem HS
5 Rowan County Sr HS
6 North Oldham HS
7 Boone County HS
8 Randall K Cooper HS
9 Murray HS
10 Beechwood HS
Congratulations to the following schools for their Top Ten finish at the KHSSL State Debate Championships!
1 Henry Clay High School
2 DuPont Manual High School
3 Paul Laurence Dunbar HS
T-4 North Oldham High School
T-4 Assumption High School
6 Trinity High School
7 Danville HS
8 Covington Latin School
T-8 Larry A Ryle HS
10 Ballard High School