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State-Qualifying Speech Teams Perform at Home Show

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State-Qualifying Speech Teams Perform at Home Show

From left to right: Jessie Shaw '17, Elisa Swanson '17, Emma Myers-Verhage '17, Liz Tornblom '18 and Anna Norman-Wikner '17 perform

From left to right: Jessie Shaw '17, Elisa Swanson '17, Emma Myers-Verhage '17, Liz Tornblom '18 and Anna Norman-Wikner '17 perform "Smokey Joe’s Cafe" at City High's Home Show on January 27th.

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From left to right: Jessie Shaw '17, Elisa Swanson '17, Emma Myers-Verhage '17, Liz Tornblom '18 and Anna Norman-Wikner '17 perform "Smokey Joe’s Cafe" at City High's Home Show on January 27th.

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From left to right: Jessie Shaw '17, Elisa Swanson '17, Emma Myers-Verhage '17, Liz Tornblom '18 and Anna Norman-Wikner '17 perform "Smokey Joe’s Cafe" at City High's Home Show on January 27th.

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Reporter

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On Friday, January 27th, the speech teams acted, sang, mimed, and puppeteered at the annual Large Group Speech Home Show.

The fourteen speech teams who performed on Friday all qualified for the state large-group speech competition, which is taking place on Saturday, February 4.

“I’m super excited,” Genevieve Wisdom ’17 said of going to State. “This is the second year in a row where all our teams have made it to State. I’m incredibly proud of everyone.”

While the teams aced Districts, the State tournament will be more of a challenge.

“[State]’s more competitive,” Wisdom added, “so it’ll be interesting to see how we do and to see other state-qualifying teams. ”

Speech teams who get three Is will qualify for All-State, but may not get to go. The teams will not be notified until the Monday after State. As always, The Little Hawk, City High’s #1 source of news, will be covering it.

 

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