Judge and Timer Ready? The Phoenix Forensics Team Finds Success at the State Tournament

By Arya Goel (’22) This past weekend, the IA Forensics Team competed at the State Tournament! Overall, it was a fantastic end to an unforgettable season. The team competed after school on Friday and all day Saturday after working extremely hard since the beginning of the season in December. After five invitationals and the regional tournament, their hard work and dedication clearly paid off! Here … Continue reading Judge and Timer Ready? The Phoenix Forensics Team Finds Success at the State Tournament

How to Improve as an Impromptu Speaker

By Aadit Jain (‘23) As a sophomore in high school, I decided to participate on my school’s forensics team to improve my public speaking skills. Forensics is an extracurricular activity that features different speaking categories, ranging from informative to storytelling. Though I initially joined the club wanting to be an orator, I was chosen to perform in a limited prep category: impromptu. Impromptu speakers are … Continue reading How to Improve as an Impromptu Speaker

Judge and Timer Ready? Looking Back on The Phoenix Forensics Team’s Success throughout the 2021 Season

By Arya Goel (’22) A huge congratulations to the IA’s Forensics team for their amazing work this season and getting ready for the Regional and State tournaments! Despite the many bumps in the road throughout the season, the team has managed to persevere and succeed while practicing endlessly and having weekly meetings. Not only have they worked tirelessly this year in the midst of virtual … Continue reading Judge and Timer Ready? Looking Back on The Phoenix Forensics Team’s Success throughout the 2021 Season