KHSSL Summer 2018 Update 1 of 3: Info from the Board Meeting

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 for updates as the conference is organized.

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Congratulations to the Top Ten Sweepstakes Schools at KHSSL Junior State Championships!

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

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KHSSL Junior Semifinalists published!

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!

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Congratulations State Senior Speech Top Ten!

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

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Congratulations State Debate Top Ten!

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

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Reminder that Bowman’s Den  and the 90 food options are open until 2 today if you want to eat on campus today (UK is now on Spring Break)!  #foooood

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Breaks are posted!

You can see breaks for quarters or semis (whatever events broke to) on the Tabroom website. Look for the schematics for Saturday’s rounds. Congratulations to all who have advanced into awards rounds.

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