March 14 Tournament Cancelled

We write to share important information about new steps that we must take with respect to Covid-19 for the March 14 Spring Tournament. To ensure the safety of our entire community, the tournament is canceled.  We greatly appreciate the support received from the entire OCDL Community as we work with health authorities and government officials to take … Continue reading March 14 Tournament Cancelled

Seattle Travel Opportunity

Each year the OCDL creates travel opportunities for debaters interested in competing against other leagues around the country.  This year the OCDL is proud to announce a trip for students to try another style of debate: public forum! Check out the invitation here. And dowload the application here.

February 1 Tournament Topics

The topics for the tournament on February 1 are as follows: Managed retreat plans are BAD for coastal communities Daylight savings time should be permanent

Big Apple Meets Big Orange

On Saturday, November 2nd, eighteen OCDL students (and a few of their parents) attended the New York Debate League’s Fall Tournament at West Side Secondary School in Manhattan. The tournament featured roughly 120 students from local schools including Dalton, Nightingale and the Hackley School debating the following topics: Schools should be year round Adolescents should … Continue reading Big Apple Meets Big Orange

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