MLK Oratorical

MLK Oratorical Is Fast Approaching

MLK Oratorical Is Fast Approaching

The MLK Oratorical Assembly will be held next Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the auditorium. The evening assembly is Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. Families are welcome to attend both events. Please note that all students who are participating in the Oratorical Festival are expected to attend the evening performance as it is their only dress rehearsal. If you are interested in volunteering... »

MLK Oratorical: Practice Makes Progress

MLK Oratorical: Practice Makes Progress

Families are an important part in our students’ success in the MLK Oratorical Festival Competition. Squirrels have begun practicing in school and coaching resumes this week. Students must finalize their pieces with teachers by Friday, Jan. 11. Dr. King was a lover of both the written and the spoken word. The most important aspect of your child’s participation in this tradition is to experience the... »

MLK Oratorical Assembly Jan. 23

MLK Oratorical Assembly Jan. 23

SCHEDULE CHANGE: The evening performance will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the night before the daytime assembly on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Forty years ago the MLK Oratorical was founded as a way to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. by showcasing students’ public speaking skills. Teachers and students are already working on selecting their pieces for the competition. We have an all-star ... »

MLK Oratorical Call for Parent Coaches

MLK Oratorical Call for Parent Coaches

We are putting the call out for volunteer support for the MLK Oratorical on Jan. 23. We need at least 12 parent volunteers to help coach individuals and groups of students. You don’t need to be a drama teacher to be a coach! Your main role is to build confidence in the students. We need parents who are available during the school day to pull students from class to practice over a three week ... »

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