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1 Welcome to MHS Speech! MHS Speech Team 09-10

2 President: Mary Surprenant Vice-President: Cheryl Evans Treasurer: Pat Carmody Secretary: Mary Deutz Senior Rep: Debby Otto Junior Rep: Cheryl Miller Soph Rep: Janine Erickson Freshman Rep: Sandy Murphy Our Booster Club Board

3 Booster Club Meetings – Next Meeting: Dec 9, 3:30, senior locker bank Attend the Judges Workshop – Saturday, January 8, 9:00am-11:00am in Media Center (enter through Fine Arts doors) Help w/ the Schwans Speech Spectacular! – January 28 and 29 – Please complete the commitment card tonight Parent Involvement Opportunities

4 What is Speech? –An Intellectual Sport –A Competitive Speaking and Performance Activity –13 Different Categories –Tournaments Welcome to MHS Speech!

5 Why is Speech good for you? Theres nothing that prepares you better for work and life, than high school Speech. Oprah Winfrey If I could pick one factor in selecting a student who will excel in college, it would be participation in high school Speech. John Sexton, President, NYU Welcome to MHS Speech!

6 Why is Tiger Speech special? Our Mission: To be a classy team committed to learning, having fun, and striving for excellence. Welcome to MHS Speech!

7 Why is Tiger Speech special? We have a proud tradition of excellence. In : Ranked in top 10% of teams in the nation by the NFL! MSHSL Section 2AA Champions! Since 1985: Tiger Speech has 24 State MSHSL Speech Champions. This is the 4 th most in Minnesota. Welcome to MHS Speech!

8 What is the time commitment? –Practice min per week w/ coach –Occasional Team Meetings –Tournaments See tournament contract Welcome to MHS Speech!

9 Page 3: Coaching Staff Page 6 and 7: Practice Expectations Page 8: Team Communication Page 12-end: Season Calendar Our Team Handbook

10 Am I well suited for Speech?

11 Our Team Mission To be a classy team committed to learning, having fun and striving for excellence! Our Team Mission:

12 To Do Tips for the Gentlemen SUITS: Choose a conservative style, dark colors: black, dark gray, charcoal, olive or navy (Avoid flashy or showy fabrics) Make sure your suit is altered to fit properly - sleeves should break just below your wrist SHIRTS: Collars should be stiff but comfortable (too loose looks tacky; too tight, you'll feel like you're choking). TIES: Colors should work back into your suit or work well with your shirt. Patterns should not be distracting or silly. Should end at belt line - no higher, no lower SHOES: Basic black goes with everything. Make sure they are comfortable. Always make sure your shoes are polished and well maintained. BELTS AND SOCKS: Your belt should match your shoes. Socks should match your shoes.

13 Mens Suits

14 To Do Tips for the Ladies JACKETS: Choose a conservative style jacket in a solid, basic color. Black always looks good. SKIRTS: Buy the skirt that goes with the jacket, OR choose a skirt that matches the jacket. Long, flowy skirts can look great for interpretation categories. No short skirts!!! Skirts should be no higher than 1" above the knees. BLOUSES: Use this as an opportunity to add a touch of color under your suit. (Remember that blouses are an inexpensive way to change the look of an outfit). Be sure the blouse is not too low cut. Be conservative. SHOES: Stick with a medium (2" - 2.5") heel. Stay away from boots and really thick, clunky heels and flats. Black, navy, or dark colors that match your suit work best. No white or cream colored shoes. Closed toed shoes are a must! No toes should be showing! Avoid strappy shoes. Straps are distracting. STOCKINGS: Always wear nylon stockings, and keep lots of extras on hand. Nylons should either be bare in color or should match your suit color. (Nylons should never be darker than your hemline). JEWELRY: Keep jewelry choices conservative – it should compliment/accent your attire, not distract us. Earrings should not dangle. Necklaces should not distract.

15 Womens Suits

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17 Womens Shoes NoYes!

18 Personal Appearance To Dos HAIR - Keep it out of your face! Gentlemen:This may mean getting a hair cut Ladies: Tie your hair back off your face NEATLY and TIGHTLY. Use bobby pins to keep your hair tight and always out of your face. This is the difference between looking ready to perform versus looking like you just got off the bus. FACE – Let us see your expressions Gentlemen:Clean shaven. Ladies:Just like if you were performing on TV or in a play, make-up should be worn, but keep colors and amount conservative.

19 Too messy

20 What NOT To Wear GENTLEMEN Distracting neck ties Light colored socks with a dark suit Un-shaven face LADIES Open-toed shoes Low-cut blouse Short skirts Bold fingernail polish Loose hair BOTH Clothes that are too tight OR too loose Distracting jewelry Hair in your eyes

21 Our Team Mission To be a classy team committed to learning, having fun, and striving for excellence!

22 Applebees Breakfast, Sunday, Dec 12, 8:00-10:30 Work expectations over break After break, the Mock Tournament is just 3 weeks away! January 21! Team Meeting Jan 11, 7:30am in A252 Continue to check your regularly! Let the season begin! Announcements

23 GREAT JOB SELLERS and DRIVERS! Thank you to these businesses for donating prizes! Arbys, Borches, Burger King, Cold Stone, Dairy Queen, Dominos, Jimmy Johns, Marshall 6, Preferred Health, Taco Johns, and Subway. Selling Results!

24 Team members attending out-of-state tournaments in Omaha, Sioux Falls, or Harvard, please stay after for a short, 15-minute meeting. Thank you!!


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