Spring 2023 Semester Program
Our Spring 2023 program will be held IN-PERSON at the campus of Aquinas Academy! (388 S Livingston Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039)
Dates and Timing
Six, two-hour classes through March and April. All classes will be held on Sunday Afternoons from 4 PM – 6 PM (EST).
Classes are scheduled for the following dates:
March 12th, 19th, 26th
April 16th, 23rd, 30th
Public Forum Debate
Taught by OSD Executive Director Matthew Zhang, this course is designed to provide beginners with an introduction to Public Forum Debate—the most popular format of competitive debate in the U.S. Through lectures, interactive exercises, and practice rounds, students will master basic argumentation skills. Students in grades 6-9 with little to no previous debate experience are welcome to register for this course. Tuition is $600 per student. There is a $50 discount for returning students.