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Blog posts in ‘Academics’ Category

FINE ART OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Congratulations to our Linda Wolfe Leadership (Fine Arts Teacher of the Year) recipients for the 2016-17 school year. 6A Koy Domann – Tomball Concordia Lutheran High School 5A Jeff Shelton – Tyler Grace Community School 4A Julie Tucker – McKinney Christian Academy 3A Kristi Roark – Round Rock Christian Academy 2A Debbie Goddard – Universal […]

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YEARBOOK

The yearbook competition is one component of the Academic and Speech championships.  In order to judge the yearbooks in advance of the championships, schools must submit their yearbook for judging prior to the deadline posted on the TAPPS calendar. In order to assist those schools whose yearbooks are delivered later in the fall, this year, […]

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Dear Coach, Wanted to inform you of several items regarding Texas A&M’s math contest. This year’s high school math contest will be held on Sat. 22 October, 2016 in the Blocker building on the A&M campus. Here are some clarifications regarding the contest registration. – Any public or private K-12 school may bring a team […]

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Academic Overall Student Awards

Beginning with the 2016 Academic and Speech Championships, TAPPS will recognize the students with the highest cumulative point totals in the academic competitions. Congratulations to the 2016 Overall Academic winners. 1A  Dev Ojha                          Dallas The Westwood School 2A  Ansun Sujoe                    Fort Worth Bethesda Christian School 3A  Andrew Armstrong         Austin Brentwood Christian School […]

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Virginia Wirth Distinguished Speaker Awards

Beginning with the 2016 Academic and Speech Championships, TAPPS will recognize the students with the highest cumulative point totals in the seven speech competitions.  This award has been named for Mrs. Virginia Wirth who served TAPPS on the speech, academic and fine art committees throughout her career. Her encouragement to the students of TAPPS truly […]

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LD Debate – Octo-Finals Qualifiers

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Speech Coach Checklist

SPEECH COACHES CHECKLIST – 2018 STATE CONTEST Register your students in TAPPSter.  Prepare the notebook you will turn in at registration to your speech Classification Coordinator. Please make sure your notebook is CLEARLY labeled with the name of your school on the spine or cover. The notebook should include dividers for each contest and contain […]

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Academic / Speech / LD Debate Volunteer Sign Up

The sign ups for academic and speech are ready. Volunteers needed are: Academic Graders and Proctors and  LD Debate Judges In order for our meet to run smoothly and efficiently, please volunteer as many spots as possible. VOLUNTEER for grading and proctors MUST BE A TEACHER OR PARENT. TIMERS may be STUDENTS Please go to Tappster Sign […]

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Extemp Prep Room Materials Information

Allowed Extemp Prep Room Materials 1. Magazines, newspapers, journals. Examples: Newsweek, Dallas Morning News, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs that may be highlighted in one color and include written citation information, but with no added annotations (explanatory notes or comments). 2. Other published source materials. Example: reference books, atlas, book of quotations. 3. Published speeches. […]

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Lincoln-Douglas Debate Information

The LD Debate contest will take place on April 4-5, 2016, in Waco as part of the TAPPS State Academic Meet. Topic: In the United States, wealth inequality is detrimental to democratic ideals. Judge Requirements: Schools that enter debaters should provide one judge for two debaters or two judges for three debaters. You may buy […]

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