Butte Falls speech does well against 31 schools

Butte Falls speech and debate team enjoyed success at a tournament Jan. 7-8 at Pacific University. Butte Falls had 14 students representing the district. The tournament included 31 schools, with 180 debate teams and 579 entries in individual events categories. The tournament recognized the following Butte Falls students: sophomore Kristen Shafer in Junior Prose and…

Butte Falls speech placings at UofOregon tourney

The Butte Falls Speech and Debate Team attended the University of Oregon Robert Clark Invitational on February 25-27. Over 29 schools participated in the tournament, resulting in over 400 entries. The team had a very successful tournament, coming home with a number of awards. Junior Colette Bray advanced to semi-finals in Junior Radio Commentary. Freshman…

Butte Falls speech student excels

The Butte Falls Speech and Debate Team continued their successful season on Saturday Jan. 30 at the North Valley Pentathlon. The Pentathlon allows a maximum of three students per school to compete in five different speech events. Not only do students receive awards in each category, but also the outstanding Pentathlon competitors are recognized. This…

BF speech team enjoys a good year

The Butte Falls Speech and Debate Team continue to enjoy a successful season. On Jan. 9-10, the team traveled to Forest Grove to attend the Hap Hingston Invitational at Pacific University. This is a very large and very competitive tournament. Three Butte Falls Students advanced to the final rounds. Quinby Barrows and Rachel Young finished…