Middle & High School Debate

  • 2021-2022 Middle & High School Debate

    Middle School Debate State Competition

    Anchorage, Alaska

    April 23, 2033


    Nineteen middle school students from Ryan Middle School, Randy Smith Middle School, and Watershed Charter School, along with their coaches, Cody Johnson, Heather Chorley, Danette Peterson, and Rebecca Hansen, traveled to Anchorage to compete in the middle school state debate competition on April 23rd.

    Randy Smith students, Claire Stewart, 7th grade, and Nathan LaPlaunt, 8th grade, made it to the final round in the JV division, where they debated against a rival team from Begich Middle School in Anchorage. Claire and Nathan successfully won the final round and were awarded first place in the JV division. Congratulations!

    Additional information about Debate will be added to this page as it becomes available.  Please check back at a later date.

Contact Information

  • Danette Peterson


    At this time, students are responsible for their travel expenses to the state competition.  We are currently seeking sponsors.  If you are interested in sponsoring this event and students' travel, please contact Michelle Daml at 452-2000 ext. 11419.