Speech Team Information
The Speech Team at PHS is an IHSA sanctioned activity and students can receive a letter for participating. This organization is similar to theater arts. Public speaking skills are emphasized. Members can participate in many events including Dramatic Duet Acting, Humorous Duet Acting, Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Poetry, Prose, Oratorical Declamation, Original Oratory, Informative Speaking, Original Comedy, Special Occasion Speaking, Impromptu Speaking, and Radio Speaking. The team meets weekly after school. Once the season has started, the team competes on Saturdays as well.