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Student Congress Resources

April 8, 2012


Here are all the Congress resources that you have received in class and more!

Bill Template

Resolution Template

Student Congress Written Legislation Evaluation Rubric

Student Congress Class Description Packet

Frequently Used Parliamentary Motions

Student Congress Speech & Presiding Officer Rubric



National Forensic League: Idaho Gem of the Mountain

February 19, 2012

Results of the 2012 Idaho Gem of the Mountain NFL District Tournament!

Policy Debate

Qualifier Dallas Nan and Jeremy Feldman – Timberline

Qualifier Paige Spraker and Austin Brittenham – Centennial

1st Alt Alex Belisle and Maggie Grahm – Timberline

2nd Alt Josh Dyke and Levi Orr – Centennial

Domestic Extemporaneous  

Qualifier – Levi Orr – Centennial

Qualifier – Luke Gordon – Eagle

1st Alt – Justin Rueb- Mt. View

2nd Alt Matthew Vraspir- Renaissance

International Extemp

Qualifier Andrew Baron – Renaissance

1st Alt – CodiGriffiths

2nd Alt – Matt Mangiantini


Dramatic Interpretation:


Joann King – Mt. Home

Madison Tucker – Rocky Mt.

1st Alternate: Dillon Nute – Mt. Home

2nd Alternate: Makayla Heck – Rocky Mt.


Duo Interpretation:

Qualifier: Case & Hale – Skyview

1st Alternate: Aiken & Nixon – Mt. Home

2nd Alternate: Cannavo & King – Mt. Home


Humorous Interpretation:


Dalton Montgomery – Weiser

Kaitlyn Lange – Mountain View

1st Alternate: Parker Goris – Eagle

2nd Alternate: Elija Nixon – Mt. Home


Original Oratory:


Erin Bamer – Eagle

Samantha Killian – Rocky Mountain

1st Alternate: Katy Sirra – Mt. Home

2nd Alternate: Kristine Howe – Renaissance


Lincoln Douglas:


Wyatt Caccia – Wood River

Anna Goebel – Centennial

Scott Christensen – Nampa

1st Alternate: Madison Ingraham – Eagle

2nd Alternate: Sarah McDonagh – Centennial

3rd Alternate: Ryan Kotek – Timberline


Public Forum:


Trouten & Cruz – Mt. Home

Bailey & Kimball – Wood River

Reed & Bhattarai – Eagle

1st Alternate – Ashe & Neher – Eagle

2nd Alternate – Argusa & Ryu – Eagle

3rd Alternate – Cooley & Beull – Wood River


Student Congress:



Sarah McDonagh – Centennial

Cole Borcher – Skyview

1st Alternate: Lee Ferris – Rocky Mt.

2nd Alternate: Like Gordon – Eagle

House 1:


William Negri – Mt. Home

1st Alternate – Michael Chen – Centennial

2nd Alternate – Matt Reed – Eagle

House 2:


Stephen Holsinger – Renaissance

1st Alternate: Andrew Baron – Renaissance

2nd Alternate: Brennan Neal – Eagle

House 3:


Dillon Nute – Mt. Home

1st Alternate: Harrison Agrusa – Eagle

2nd Alternate: Shelby Lee – Rocky Mt.




Congress: Eagle High School


Speech: Mountain Home



Congress Dockets for NFL

February 14, 2012

Senate Docket (Lucas, Cole, Scott, April)

House 1 Docket (Hailie, Amanda W.)

House 2 Docket (Rebekah, Tori, Amanda S.)

House 3 Docket (Hunter, Michelle)


February Public Forum: The Topic of Champions

January 22, 2012

This PF topic will be used to determine our State & National Qualifiers, study hard!! Find the arguments and evidence that will make you stand out and get the win!

Find the team evidence at My Student Resources!

February 2012 Public Forum Topic

Resolved: Birthright citizenship should be abolished in the United States.

Articles & Information:

Center for Immigration Studies

Arizona Bill Will Deny Citizenship to Children of Illegal Immigrants: CNN

Can Congress Repeal Birthright Citizenship? LA Times

Birthright Citizenship Looms as Next Immigration Battle

Defining American: Birthright Citizenship & the Original Understanding of the 14th Amendment

Mothers Without Borders: Undocumented Immigrant Mothers Facing Deportation and the Best Interests of Their U.S. Citizen Children


More Readings on the January / February LD Topic

January 11, 2012

Haven’t had enough research?

Scott found a bunch more links for you to explore!


January Case Writing

January 11, 2012

LD & PF log-on to My Student Resources and begin finding the evidence you need to create your cases! Save a copy of the case outline to your documents and begin to fill in the blanks with the best resources you can find!

Policy use the evidence from the blog and find updates to any arguments you need! It will impress judges if you have inherency cards dated 2012!


Congress Legislation for BSU

January 8, 2012

Here are the Dockets!

Rookie Congress Docket – Frank Church Debates

Varsity Congress Docket – Frank Church Debates