Speech & Debate

Mar
23

Purple Knights compete in Speech & Debate State Tournament of Champions

The state Speech and Debate Tournament of Champions is underway in Lafayette, Louisiana.

By Melissa Duplantier | General . School Life . Speech & Debate
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Feb
02

Public Speaking students hold Mock Trial

How do you incorporate critical thinking skills into a lesson plan and at the same time allow students to be creative, while preparing to compete against each other? 

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Oct
25

Senior Allen Miller to Participate in The Great Debate

AKA Sorority Incorporated presents The Great Debate – Mock Presidential Debate – Thursday, October 27, 9 a.m. at the Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market.

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May
26

Class of 2020 marks Rite of Passage

Congratulations to all of our rising freshman. St. Augustine’s Eighth Grade Rite of Passage ceremony was held on Thursday, May 19, at Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church.

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Mar
18

Derbigny: Third in Drew Brees’ Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge

Blaine Derbigny, a senior at St. Augustine High School, placed third in the final round of the Drew Brees’ Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge.  

By Melissa Duplantier | Academics . Featured . General . Speech & Debate
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Feb
22

Vote for Blaine Derbigny, Crazy Idea Challenge Finalist

Blaine Derbigny, a senior at St. Augustine High School, is a finalist in Drew Brees’ Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge.

By Melissa Duplantier | Academics . Athletics . General . School Life . Speech & Debate
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Nov
03

St. Aug Students Take a Stand Against Gun Violence

St. Augustine High School students on Wednesday, November 4, joined representatives from the Department of Justice and the New Orleans Police Department to sign a pledge against gun violence and honor fallen Purple Knight Jawara Givins who was murdered as he tried to aid a friend in need. 

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Nov
09

Purple Knights Have Strong Showing at Mt. Carmel Tourney

Daniel Davillier– Declamation 1st Place Marc Barnes– Declamation 3rd Place Adonis Billizon-Johnson– Congressional Debate 2nd Place Malik Gibson– Original Oratory 1st Place Blaine Derbigny– Orignal Oratory 2nd Place Original Interpretation 3rd Place (tie) Christopher Morris– Impromptu 3rd Place Original Interpretation 3rd Place (tie) Christopher Morris– Humorous Interpretation 4th Place (no trophy or award given)

By staugnola | Speech & Debate
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