English Valleys High School is a proud member of the Iowa High School Speech Association. Each year, EV competes in both Large Group and Individual Events Speech Contests. Participation in IHSSA is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in acting, improvisation, oratorical skills, and ensemble performance.

What is the IHSSA?

The Iowa High School Speech Association consists of high schools from four districts in Iowa.   The IHSSA hosts competition in Large Group and Individual Events.  At district contest, students must receive a Division I Rating to move on to State competition. At State, students must earn a Division I Rating AND receive nominations from 2 judges to move on to All-State.