Junior High:

Speech: 7th graders; public speaking in the fall and acting in the spring
Speech: 8th graders; public speaking in the fall and acting in the spring

High school:

Introduction to Interpretation: freshman semester-long class
Introduction to Debate: freshman semester-long class
Interpretation: 10th-12th grade class

Debate: 10th-12th grade class

National Forensic League

The National Speech & Debate Association’s Honor Society (also known as the National Forensic League) recognizes middle school and high school students and coaches for participation in speech and debate activities. Students earn merit points for participation in one of the oldest and most respected honor societies known to college admissions offices. NFL has island-wide speech competitions . Students compete in dramatic and humorous interpretation, duo interpretation, extemporaneous speaking, impromptu speaking, expository and debate.

Harvest Acting Troupe cast

The cast comprises of an auditioned group of students performing for the semester play. Auditions are at the beginning of each semester and open to any interested 9th-12th grade HCA student.

The Harvest Acting Troupe has had the privilege of performing in the last several years the following plays:

Afraid of the Dark

The Hiding Place

Web of Murder

Get Smart

The Death and Life of Larry Benson

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

The Miracle Worker

Arsenic and Old Lace