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Ignite Speech & Debate

Debate clubs and classes run by Shruti Pokharna for 5th – 7th graders to learn the basics of argumentation and inspire confidence in speaking.

Offered Classes

Introduction to Speech & Debate

  • rising 5th – 7th graders
  • 2.5-week program – Tuesdays and Thursdays (2 batches, pick time when you register)

‚ÄčThis FREE 5 class session (1 hr class) gives students insights into persuasion, an introduction to the format of debate, and public speaking skills. 

afternoon class discussion on persuasive techniques!

Session details:

June/July sessionClosed
July sessionClosed
August sessionClosed


“Shruti did an AMAZING job! My incoming 6th grade daughter loved it! She’ll miss the sessions, Shruti and the other students”

Lexington parent

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