2023 Spring Speech & Debate

Online Open House on 11/18 7-8 PM (PST)

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You will have a chance to meet the Founder/Lead Coach of ModernBrain Speech & Debate school – No.1 in California.

Policy: National Champion (MSTOC) 2022, State Champion 2022

Congress: NSDA – National Champion 2022

Lincoln Douglas: Champion JV High School Georgetown 2022, Champion Southern States Speech and Debate Championships 2022

Public Forum: Top Speaker, 1st Place in California 2022 (CHSSA); Top Speaker, 1st Place Jack Howe Novice HS PF 2022; Champion – Jack Howe National Invitational Novice High School – 2022

Learn about the program details as well as all tournament information. Free to attend. Limited spots available. Reservation required.

Time: 11/18/2022 Fri, 7-8 PM(PST)
Location: Zoom invitation will be sent to registered email prior to the event.

Topics:

 

  1. Speech & Debate program overview.
  2. National coach backgrounds.
  3. Mock Trial.
  4. National Team program: Elementary National, PF National, Circuit Debate(Policy&LD) National. Checkout our amazing wins!
  5. How Speech & Debate contribute to academic and college application.
  6. Q&A

Schedule

There are 18 classes across 18 weeks of instruction in the spring 2023 semester (online and in-person).

Dates:

  1. Starting date: January 9, 2023.

  2.  No class: April 3 through April 9, 2023 (spring break). Students have January 16, 2023 (Monday, MLK Day) off; our Monday students will have their final class on May 22, 2023. All other students will end by May 21, 2023.

  3.  Ending date: May 22, 2023.

Locations:

  • In-person classes: 10885 S Blaney Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014
  • All our online classes are held over Zoom. You’ll receive a Zoom link after registering.

Tuition:

  • 2 hour class/week $1462.5
  • 1.5 hour class/week $1098
  • JV LD and national teams, please contact us at yan@discovertalentedu.com for interviews.

We have deals and discounts.

  1. If payment and registration are completed before 12/17/22 (for all non-Nationals Team and non-Lincoln-Douglas classes), you get a 4% early bird discount 
  2. If payment and registration are completed before 12/25/22 (for all non-Nationals Team and non-Lincoln-Douglas classes), you get a 3% early bird discount 
  3. If two students register from the same household during the same semester, the second student gets a 10% discountThe discount applies to the less expensive of the two classes. [This discount does not apply to any Nationals Team class or private lessons. The discount applies to the less expensive of the two classes.]
  4. If the same student registers for two classes during the same semester, they get a 20% discount for the second class. [This discount does not apply to any Nationals Team class or private lessons. The discount applies to the less expensive of the two classes.]
  5. All of our classes are pro-rated if students join after the start of the semester. Join any time!

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In-person Classes

10885 S Blaney Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014
Tuition:
* 2 hour weekly class: $1462.5. All early bird, sibling discount and multiple classes enrollment discount apply.
* Elementary National Team: $1800. No discount applies
* 2.5 hour weekly class for PF, Congress and Circuit LD National Team: $1933. No discount applies.
TimeSunSun
9:30am-11:30amSpeech & Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)Speech & Debate Comprehensive (6th-8th)
12:15pm-2:15pmElementary Debate(3rd-5th)Mock Trial(7th-12th)
2:30pm-4:30pmCongress Debate/Extemp Speaking (5th-8th)
2:30pm-5pmPublic Forum National Team
4:45pm-6:45pmElementary National Team (4th-5th)
5:15 PM-7:45 PMCircuit Debate(Policy+LD) National Team

 

Online Elementary School Classes (All Times PST)

Monday

  • 4pm-6pm | Model United Nations for Kids (4th-6th)

Tuesday

  • 4pm-6pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

Wednesday

  • 4pm-6pm | Elementary Nationals Team (4th-5th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 4:15pm-5:45pm | Littles Speech (1st-2nd)

Thursday

  • 4pm-6pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)
  • 4pm-6pm | Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

Friday

  • 4:30pm-6:30pm | Intermediate Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th) [Prerequisite: Speech and Debate Comprehensive]
  • 6:15pm-7:45pm | Littles Speech (1st-2nd)
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

Saturday

  • 9:45am-11:45am | Creative Writing (4th-6th)
  • 1pm-3pm | Acting and Impromptu (5th-8th)
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Billionaires Club (3rd-5th) [Hybrid]
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Intermediate Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th) [Prerequisite: Debate Comprehensive]

Sunday

  • 1pm-3pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Congress and Extemp (5th-8th)

Online Middle School Classes (All Times PST)

Monday

  • 4pm-6pm | Model United Nations for Kids (4th-6th)
  • 4pm-6pm | Public Forum Debate (6th-8th) [Prerequisite: Debate Comprehensive]
  • 4pm-6pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (6th-8th)
  • 4pm-6pm | Philosophy and Dungeons and Dragons (6th-12th)
  • [FULL] 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6pm-8pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:45pm | Public Forum Nationals Team (6th-8th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]

Tuesday

  • [FULL] 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 4pm-6:30pm | Lincoln-Douglas Nationals Team (6th-8th) [Hybrid; Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Model United Nations (7th-12th)
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Screenwriting (6th-10th)
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Congress Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]

Wednesday

  • [FULL] 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Parliamentary Debate (7th-12th)
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Intro to Lincoln-Douglas Debate (7th-12th)
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]

Thursday

  • [FULL] 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6pm-8pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Economics, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship Level II (6th-12th) [Hybrid]

Friday

  • 4pm-6pm | Advanced Philosophy and Dungeons and Dragons (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Philosophy and Dungeons and Dragons]
  • 4pm-6pm | Mock Trial (7th-12th)
  • 4pm-6:30pm | Lincoln-Douglas Nationals Team (6th-8th) [Hybrid; Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Mock Trial Nationals Team (8th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview/Mock Trial]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Debate Comprehensive (6th-8th)
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Congress Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]

Saturday

  • 9:45am-11:45am | Creative Writing (4th-6th)
  • 1pm-3pm | Acting and Impromptu (5th-8th)
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Speech Nationals Team Workshop (6th-12th) [Included with Speech Nationals Team registration]
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (6th-8th)

Sunday

  • 1pm-3pm | Mock Trial (7th-12th)
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Congress and Extemp (5th-8th)
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Speech Nationals Team Workshop (6th-12th) [Included with Speech Nationals Team registration]

Online High School Classes (All Times PST)

Monday

  • 4pm-6pm | Philosophy and Dungeons and Dragons (6th-12th)
  • [FULL] 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6pm-8pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | College Writing Workshop (9th-12th)

Tuesday

  • [FULL] 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Model United Nations (7th-12th)
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Screenwriting (6th-10th)
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Congress Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:35pm-8:35pm | JV Lincoln-Douglas Debate (9th-12th) [Hybrid; Prerequisite: Interview]

Wednesday

  • [FULL] 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Parliamentary Debate (7th-12th)
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Intro to Lincoln-Douglas Debate (7th-12th)
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]

Thursday

  • 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6pm-8pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Economics, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship Level II (6th-12th) [Hybrid]

Friday

  • 4pm-6pm | Advanced Philosophy and Dungeons and Dragons (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Philosophy and Dungeons and Dragons]
  • 4pm-6pm | Mock Trial (7th-12th)
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Mock Trial Nationals Team (8th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview/Mock Trial]
  • [FULL] 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Congress Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Interview]
  • 6:35-8:35pm | Lincoln-Douglas Nationals Team (9th-12th) [Hybrid; Prerequisite: Interview.]

Saturday

  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Speech Nationals Team Workshop (6th-12th) [Included with Speech Nationals Team registration]

Sunday

  • 1pm-3pm | Mock Trial (7th-12th)
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | FBLA Competition Class (9th-12th)
  • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Speech Nationals Team Workshop (6th-12th) [Included with Speech Nationals Team registration]
  • [FULL] 3:15pm-5:15pm | AP Economics Intensive (9th-12th) [Hybrid; Prerequisite: Passing grade in Algebra I]

Refund Policy:
Tuition can be fully refunded with written notice 7 days before session starts. Cancellation after 7 days before session starts is non-refundable. PayPal processing fee will be non-refundable.