8th Grade Speaking Contest

Matthew Goldberg '24 won first place for his speech, "Capital Punishment: The Bad and Ugly Truth," about the negative consequences of capital punishment. Julian Berger '24 received second place for his speech, "Why the Electoral College Should Be Abolished." Finalists included Isaiah Gilbert '24, Matthew Devine '24, and Rabih Abboud '24.

Thank you to this year's judges: Mr. Marty Ellis, 108th 8th Grade Speaking Contest Winner; Mr. Tim Kehres, executive director of Torchlight Youth Mentoring Alliance; and Ms. Jan Fazio, retired upper school English teacher.

    • Middle School Director Lindsey Arnoult, Isaiah Gilbert '24, Julian Berger '24, Rabih Abboud '24, Matthew Goldberg '24, Matthew Devine '24, Head of School Patrick Gallagher

    • Matthew Goldberg '24

    • Julian Berger '24

    • Isaiah Gilbert '24

    • Rabih Abboud '24

    • Matthew Devine '24

Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
Phone: 216-831-2200
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