Upcoming Events

March 24-25

UIL District Tournament, Bowie High School (Austin)

  • Mr. Holland will choose which students may participate.
  • Events available: Prose Interp., Poetry Interp., LD Debate, CX Debate, Persuasive Speaking, and Informative Speaking.
  • Limited to three entries per category.

April 7-8

UIL Regional Tournament, Baylor University (Waco)

  • Students who qualified at the UIL District tournament should plan to attend.
  • Anderson HS pays for travel expenses for this tournament.

April 11 @ 7pm

Booster Club Meeting (Coach Holland’s Room #320)

  • All parents are encouraged to attend!

May 4-8

Extemp National Tournament of Champions, Northwestern University (Chicago, IL)

  • National Tournament – To qualify, Extemp students must accumulate the necessary bids throughout the year and be invited through application process.
  • Travel expenses covered by student.

May 6 & 7


Come see our Annual “Showcase”,
presenting some of this year’s
best debate and performance pieces!

Anderson High School’s award-winning Speech & Debate Team presents a SHOWCASE of some of this year’s best and most entertaining public speaking, debate and oral interpretation pieces. In a rare opportunity, the community is invited to witness original debates and humorous and dramatic performances by some of Austin’s most talented and nationally-ranked students.

WHEN:    Saturday, May 6th, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m.
                Sunday, May 7th, 2017 from 3 to 5 p.m.

WHERE:  Anderson High School Performing Arts Center
                8403 Mesa Dr., Austin, TX 78759
(Entrance to theater is on Cima Serena Drive)

TICKETS:  Available from Speech and Debate students or at the door.

  • $5 for students, $10 for adults
  • All seats are general admission
  • Doors will open 30 minutes prior to performance start

Come and see for yourself why this talented group of students consistently sweeps tournaments!

All event proceeds (minus event costs) support the Speech & Debate Team by assisting students with financial need and helping to pay for tournament judges, coaching expenses, team travel and other team expenses.

The Competition Season Begins! Lake Travis Tournament (08-27-16)

Ready to Start Our Season!
Lake Travis Tournament (08-27-16)


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