May 2, 2013

posted May 6, 2013, 8:25 AM by Yvonne Hagood

All-Chapter Meeting May 9, 2013

We will be…

. . . celebrating our hard work throughout the year as we count our marbles and eat ice cream sundaes!

. . . making up BPS speeches students have missed through the year so they can complete their BPS Challenge and receive an award.

. . . practicing presentations for the Year-End Showcase.


Partnering to Equip Update: April 30 was the deadline to donate to ICC to receive matching funds. We not only met the challenge but exceeded it: $15,000 matched and exceeded! $31,330 Total raised!


Year End Showcase: Sunday, May 12th , 6:30 – 8:00pm at Springs Community Church. Invite friends, family and neighbors as we celebrate the successes of our Chapter year. Certificates will be handed out for those who completed all eight of their BPS speeches.

Please email Mrs. Hagood with the name of the speech you would like to present.

Dress in slacks, dresses or skirts and collared shirts.

Please be at the church no later than 6:00pm.

Chapter Reporting: May 15 ends our chapter year so be sure to record your community platform on our Platform Reporting Form so they can be recorded.

            NOTE: If you have presented a speech at any of our Chapter Dinners, you may record that as a platform!! These are all the dates of our dinners and the speeches that were completed at each to help you remember.

            October 18 – Informative Speaking

            November 15 – Joke (Humorous Interpretation)

            February 28 – Current Event

            April 4 - Interpretation

 Registration for next year: Take advantage of the early bird registration period (ends June 15) by completing the registration form found on the Registration page and giving your fees to Ruthie Marquez. (Please note there is no sibling discount.)

ICC Membership Fees:

            6-10 yrs         $25 per student – (no early bird discount for BPS)

            11-18yrs        $30 per student – early bird

                                    $50 per student

Chapter Fees:

            $30 per family

 Contact Yvonne or Ruthie Marquez with any financial questions:

Beginning Public Speaking Homework (BPS) ages 6-10yrs

1.  Practice and present any missed BPS speeches.

2.  Choose your favorite BPS speech to present at the showcase. (Be sure to practice it!)

Young Speakers Guild Homework (YSG) ages 11-18yrs

1.  Choose a presentation you have competed this year that you would like to present at the showcase.

2.  Practice the choral reading for the showcase.

3.  Keep working on your YSG!