The Quarry Lane Speech and Debate program took another step toward its ultimate goal of winning a national championship when sophomore Sai Karavadi became the first Cougar to advance to the title rounds of a national tournament by compiling a 5-2 overall record in Lincoln Douglas debate at the National Debate Coaches championships this past weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Quarry Lane Speech and Debate team demonstrated over the weekend why the future is brighter than ever for the program when 14 of the 18 awards earned by the Cougars at the prestigious Santa Clara University Spring Invitational tournament went to either 8th graders or freshmen.
Congratulations to Tara K. and Audrey M., who advanced through seven rounds over two days of Public Forum debate this past weekend at the San Francisco Bay District qualifying tournament to earn alternate spots at the National Speech and Debate Championships in June at Salt Lake City.
A hearty congratulation to our two first grade students who earned two of the ten winning spots in the nationwide Scholastic Famous Faces Action Portrait.
Congratulations to the QLS Chess Team for a fantastic performance at the California State Championship this past weekend. Four Cougars participated in the high school JV category, coming second overall in this prestigious tournament for schools from all over California.
The Quarry Lane Speech and Debate continues to make an impact on the national level - thanks in part to a sensational performance by its group of eighth grade speakers. The Cougars earned a total of 13 qualifying spots to the National Catholic Forensic League Grand National championships this past Saturday in a district event in Alameda.
The East Bay Times recently featured Dr. Jyothi Bathina's eighth and ninth grade students who recently completed an anthology of short stories, Privileged Not Perfect. The book will be published with an official book launch scheduled on March 31st, with the proceeds benefiting Literate Voices, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting youth literacy around the globe.
The Quarry Lane Speech and Debate team produced its finest showing at a State qualifying tournament this past Saturday at James Logan High School when five Cougars earned berths for the States either as competitors or alternates.
Quarry Lane student, Romal Mitr, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that she is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 California National Geographic State Bee.
Congratulations to the Quarry Lane Speech and Debate team for being recognized by the Golden Gate Speech and Debate Association as the #1 ranked small school Public Forum debate program in the Bay Area.
The Quarry Lane Speech and Debate team made another impact on the national level that may lead to a higher honor when juniors Allen Abbott and Ahana Sen advanced this past weekend to the second championship round of the Berkeley Invitational in the Public Forum debate category.
Congratulations to the QLS Chess Team for their performance at the United States Scholastic Team Chess Championship (West) this past weekend.
Today, Quarry Lane's preschool directors delivered handmade valentines, as part of their annual Valentines for Veterans program, to the Veteran's Hospital in Livermore.
The Quarry Lane Speech and Debate team made its greatest impact on the national level this past weekend with a dominant performance by its two Public Forum debate teams that are now both heading to the Tournament of Champions year-round event for the very best competitors in the nation.
Congratulations to our 5th grade robotics team for their wonderful effort at the 4th Annual Sacred Heart VEX IQ Tournament this past weekend. Of our three teams, one made it through to the finals round, taking the 10th seed level out of a total of 59 teams.