THANKSGIVING APPRECIATION

The DV Speech and Debate Leadership team wishes you a happy happy Thanksgiving break! This year, to show our appreciation for the various teachers, staff members, and parents who frequently help out with our club, our officers and captains took the time to interview a few of them to learn about their backgrounds, values, and more

 

DV Takes on Apple Valley

Our first big travel tournament of the year was a huge success!! Congrats to our team for braving both the time difference and tough competition over in Minnesota!

 

DV Speech and Debate Parent Night! 

We recently hosted our annual Speech and Debate Parent Meeting, where members of the leadership team took charge in presenting information and answering questions. Parents, we hope you found the meeting insightful and we look forward to seeing you in the future!

 

DV Speech and Debate Representing at Freshmen Orientation! 

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DV TAKES ON NATS 2018!!

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2018 STATE QUALIFIERS!!!

PARLImentary tournament of champions

Shoutout to Arman and Humza for ending their season at the Parli TOC in Oregon!

Shoutout to Arman and Humza for ending their season at the Parli TOC in Oregon!

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Berkeley Round Robin

Dougherty Valley KJ representing Dougherty Valley at the 2018 Berkeley PF Round Robin!!

STANFORD INVITATIONAL 2018

Congrats to Arshia Mehta and Arman/Humza for qualifying to the TOC! Special Congrats to Amisha Kambath for getting FIRST PLACE in Congressional Debate at Stanford!!

 

National Tournament 2016!

Congrats to Anirudh Makineni and Ayush Maganahalli for getting Top 8 in the nation for World Schools Debate with their San Fran Bay Debate Team, Amisha Kambath for getting 12th in the nation for Congressional Debate, and Kunal Rajesh for getting top 60 in Humorous Interpretation!

State Qualifiers!

Thank you to everyone who came out to T4 and Chipotle to support DV Speech and Debate!

Stanford Invitational

Congratulations to everyone competed and/or placed at Glenbrooks, and a special congratulations to Tanya Mahadwar, our Vice President, for placing second! See results page for specifics.

Congratulations to everyone competed and/or placed at Glenbrooks, and a special congratulations to Tanya Mahadwar, our Vice President, for placing second! See results page for specifics.

National Parliamentary Debate Invitational

Congrats to seniors Larry Liang and Nick Sawhney on making quarterfinals at the National Parliamentary Debate Invitational at Berkeley. They are one step closer to getting to the Parliamentary Debate Tournament of Champions!

Apple Valley Invitational

Dougherty Valley Speech and Debate braves the cold winds of Minnesota during the MinneApple Invitational. We earned 3 of the coveted marble apples in the process and the PF team of Mishra/Ting return to campus with their first bid to the Tournament of Champions! See specifics in the results page!

Dougherty Valley Speech and Debate braves the cold winds of Minnesota during the MinneApple Invitational. We earned 3 of the coveted marble apples in the process and the PF team of Mishra/Ting return to campus with their first bid to the Tournament of Champions! See specifics in the results page!

Voices Invitational

LD Season is off to a great start, with our president, Sameer Ziaee leading the way. Ziaee had a 5-1 prelim record and advanced to Octafinals (Bid Round) at Voices Invitational. Congratulations to Chait Sayani (4-2) for making it to Double-Octos and Ayush Maganahalli (3-3) for standing strong in a highly competitive tournament.

LD Season is off to a great start, with our president, Sameer Ziaee leading the way. Ziaee had a 5-1 prelim record and advanced to Octafinals (Bid Round) at Voices Invitational. Congratulations to Chait Sayani (4-2) for making it to Double-Octos and Ayush Maganahalli (3-3) for standing strong in a highly competitive tournament.

Harker Invitationals

Congrats to Samantha MacIlwaine and Effie Jia for earning their first Bid to attend the Tournament of Champions and for making it to Semifinals at the Harker Public Forum Invitational.

Congrats to Samantha MacIlwaine and Effie Jia for earning their first Bid to attend the Tournament of Champions and for making it to Semifinals at the Harker Public Forum Invitational.

2015-2016 Leadership Retreat!

Runner Up Public Forum Champions!

2015 Speech and Debate State Qualifiers

The team saw considerable success this year- we wish these competitors luck at the State Tournament!

(See specifics on the Results page).