Intense rivalry and furious discussion have filled the foyer this week for the House Debate Competition. Each house entered a team for the Junior, Middle and Senior debate heats to determine who went through to the finals. Students were challenged not only to stand and speak in front of their teachers and peers, but also to research and evaluate some difficult and sometimes controversial arguments, such as international adoption, animal testing and performance enhancing drugs.
The winners of each age category are as follows:
Junior (years 7 and 8) – Red House
Middle (years 9 and 10) – Blue House
Senior (years 11, 12 and 13) – Green House
The overall winner for the House Debate Competition based on overall scores and points difference is Blue House.
Well done everyone who contributed to an excellent series of debates.
By Mrs. Brookes, English Teacher