Congratulations to the Hay Springs Speech Team who attended the Gordon-Rushville speech meet on Saturday, January 29th. The Oral Intrepretation of Drama (OID) consisting on Gabriel Varvel, Sam Hindman, Kaden Langford and Jaelyn Rasmussen placed 6th. The OID of Emily Nelson, Taden Tobiasson, Ashley Tobiasson, Logan DeCoste and Abbey Russell placed 5th. Abigail Russell also placed 6th in persuasive speaking. The team will compete on Saturday, February 12th at the Gering speech meet.
Congratulations to Jocelyn Varvel for placing 3rd at the D1 state speech competition!
Congratulations to the Hawk speech team who competed at district speech held on Monday, March 1 at South Platte School in Big Springs.
Abbey Russell – 6th place persuasive
Emily & Abby Nelson – 6th place duet acting
Mia Skinner – 5th place informative & 5th place entertainment
Jett Rasmussen, Sam Hindman, Gabriel Varvel, Jocelyn Varvel & Kaden Langford – 4th place OID
Jett Rasmussen – 4th place humorous prose
Jocelyn Varvel – 2nd place entertainment
Jocelyn also qualified for state speech held in Kearney, NE on Friday, March 19.
Saturday was a great day in Hemingford for the Hawk speech team!
Jett Rasmussen-1st place humorous prose
Taden Tobiasson-3rd place humorous prose
Abigail Russell-5th place persuasive
Logan DeCoste-3rd place poetry
Ashley Tobiasson-5th place poetry
Mia skinner-1st place entertainment speaking
Sam Hindman & Kaden Langford-2nd place duet acting
Abigail Nelson & Emily Nelson-4th place duet acting
Sam Hindman, Kaden Langford, Jett Rasmussen, Jocelyn Varvel & Gabriel Varvel-1st place oral interpretation of drama
Hay Springs as a team were the runners up!
We will be hosting a family speech day on Saturday at 10am for the students families to watch their performances (as they are still not allowed to attend the meets) and then we are off to districts on Monday, March 1st at South Platte.
Congratulations to the Hay Springs speech team who competed at Gordon/Rushville on Saturday 1/30. Congratulations to the individual students who placed:
Kaden Langford & Sam Hindman-5th duet
Mia skinner-5th entertainment
Jett Rasmussen-1st humorous prose
There is an online speech camp opportunity through Gering high school. Email email@example.com for more information. Last year’s speech members were sent information to their school email accounts.
The first Hay Springs Speech Meet was held on Saturday, February 15th. All of the speech students competed well! The following students placed within the top 6 of their given events:
1st in Entertainment Jocelyn Varvel
5th in Entertainment Sam Hindman
3rd in Humorous Prose Gabriel Varvel
3rd in Duet Cadell Brunsch & Chaz Twarling
2nd in Oral Interpretation of Drama Jocelyn Varvel, Gabriel Varvel, Sam Hindman & Jett Rasmussen
Speech Meet schedule:
Mitchell Speech Meet Saturday, March 7th
HAWK TALK Wednesday, March 11th
Hemingford/PANCO Meet Saturday, March 14th
District Meet-Gering Monday, March 16th
State Speech-UNK Friday, March 27th
The Hay Springs speech team is heavy into getting events put together and performances ready. As of now, we have approximately 15 members and are looking to have a complete team! This is quite an accomplishment considering we are in our second year! Students will have practices on Friday’s. Be on the look-out for speech updates as the season gets underway!
Tentative Speech Meet schedule:
Bridgeport Meet — Saturday, January 25th
Gordon-Rushville Meet — Saturday, February 1st
Hay Springs Meet — Saturday, February 22nd
HAWK TALK — Wednesday, March 11th
Hemingford/PANCO Meet — Saturday, March 14th
District Meet — Gering Monday, March 16th
State Speech — UNK Friday, March 27th