District Speech

Congratulations to the Hawk speech team who competed at district speech held on Monday, March 1 at South Platte School in Big Springs.

Finalist were:
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.

Hawks Runners Up At Hemingford Speech Meet

Saturday was a great day in Hemingford for the Hawk speech team!

Individual placements:
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.

Speech News

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

Speech News

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

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