Arcadia High School Speech and Debate competitors posing for a photo at a recent tournament. (Photo courtesy of Arcadia High School Speech and Debate)

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Finding their voice: Speech and Debate empowers youth

Across the United States, there are over 3,000 high schools which participate in the established organization of Speech and Debate. Students from Arcadia High School’s Speech and Debate team discuss what makes the organization such a special one on campus. Not only do students make unbreakable friendships, they are provided with the tools and skills…
<a href="https://highschool.latimes.com/author/sarahccwang/" target="_self">Sarah Wang</a>

Sarah Wang

December 5, 2018

Across the United States, there are over 3,000 high schools which participate in the established organization of Speech and Debate.

Students from Arcadia High School’s Speech and Debate team discuss what makes the organization such a special one on campus. Not only do students make unbreakable friendships, they are provided with the tools and skills needed to become exceptional young adults.

Opinion: Inclusive sex ed saves lives

Opinion: Inclusive sex ed saves lives

Sex ed. To most teenagers in the U.S., these words conjure memories of awkward lectures and classmates giggling to hide embarrassment. Maybe sex ed took form in a school-wide assembly, maybe in an online course, or maybe in the span of three classes in 7th-grade...