Idaho Falls Food Basket Canned Food Drive
*We wanted to do a Winter canned food drive competition to help fill the Idaho Falls Food Bank for needy families this Winter season. We are making this a competition with substantial trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. Please encourage each member of your team, the coaches, and judges to bring at least 1-5 cans of food!
NFHS/IHSAA October-December topics
Below are the four topics we will use for the Bonneville Classic.
(Please instruct students double entered, with panel as one of their events, to go to panel first each round)
1. Could a ban on private ownership of guns work in the United States?
2. How can we show respect for those we disagree with politically?
3. How can we make positive changes to social media platforms?
4. Is it time for a Supreme Court ban of the death penalty?
Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 2017 Nov/Dec
Resolved: Wealthy nations have an obligation to provide developement assistance to other nations.
Public Forum Debate – 2017 December Topic Area: NCAA
Resolved: NCAA student atheletes ought to be recognized as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Policy Debate – 2017-2018 Topic
Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase funding and/or regulation of elementary and/or secondary education in the United States.
2017-2018 Idaho Novice Case List
1. The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding of secondary career and technical education, including increasing formula grants distributed to states, establishishing a CTE Pathways Trust Fund, and expanding Social Innovation Financing.
2. The United States federal government should establish and enforce an amendment to the constituion that would establish a right to fair and free elementary and secondary education in the United States.
3. The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and regulation of school lunch programs in elementary and secondary schools in the United States, by enforcing the Healthy, hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.
4. The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and regualation of science, technological, engineering, and mathmatic (STEM) education in elementary and secondary school in the United States.
5. The United States federal goverment should substantially increase its Title 1 funding for elementary and secondary education in the United States, and should create new formulas for distribution of Title 1 funding based upon reducing concentrated poverty and rewarding progressive state funding and fiscal effort.
No counterplans or kritiks permitted.