On February 23, SAR’s seventh and eighth grade debate team, led by teacher Joseph Coughlan, competed in its second virtual match of the year in the Middle School Yeshiva Debate League. The students debated whether or not the U.S. government should require middle schools and high schools to offer physical education more than once a week.
For the category of best school, SAR Academy came in first place. This is SAR’s second win for best school this year, with one debate remaining.
The following students won various trophies for best team and speaker:
Mickey Newman—first place speaker
Ava Leibowitz—second place speaker
Ava Leibowitz and Mickey Newman—second place team
Noa Schlaff-Pearlberg and Nava Goldfein—third place team
Rosa Oberstein and Zack Goldstein—third place team