Assabet Speech & Debate Club


The Assabet Speech & Debate club aims to explore the power of speech and empower students with confidence communication and critical thinking abilities. As a club, we seek to develop in areas of constructive speaking, impromptu and prepared arguments, and public speaking.

Watch Mr. Cotter explain what the debate club entails!!

Throughout the year we will primarily participate in three types of public speaking events

Speech Events Debate Events Reading Events

Informative Speaking Group Debates Play Reading

Persuasive Speaking 1-on-1 Debates Poetry Readings

Impromptu Speaking Children's Literature

Radio Broadcasting

Dramatic Performance

Interested? Go to or email Mr. Cotter at