Performing Arts


Beating Bellarmine

Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif., dominated Policy Debate for a decade, until seniors Jeremiah Cha and Leo Kim handed them a crushing defeat at the California High School Speech Association’s state championship in Murrieta, Calif., April 17-19. Because of Chaminade, the all-male, Jesuit school did not place in […]


Arguably the best

By Talon Contributor Bobby Lebeda, ‘Nade Speech & Debate Head Coach A lucky 13 Chaminade Speech & Debate Society team members will compete April 17-19 at the California state championships in Murrieta, with most of the tournament-bound students seniors who grew up with the program. “Our league, the Tri-County Forensic […]


First National Speech Champ

By Talon Contributor Head Coach Bobby Lebeda, ‘Nade Speech & Debate Society Michael Everett ’15 became Chaminade’s first-ever national champion speech maker, picking up first place against 450 competitors June 19 in Overland, Kan., in the category of impromptu speaking. About 7,000 students from across the United States competed in […]


Hungry for More

By Alex Stern ’14, Managing Editor After its two-weekend run, the Chaminade Players‘ performance of The Spitfire Grill left audiences and cast members hungry for more. Not the typical jazz hand-filled big band musical, its powerful message made an impression on both audience members and performers. “Working on the show was such a […]


Tantalizingly Grim

By Natalie Koe ’14, Performing Arts Editor In between touchdowns, field goals, and “I believe!” chants, the dance team took the field in a true spectacle of a homecoming halftime show. The dance told the story of young, innocent Chloe Martin (’14) and her endeavors in the dark, magical world […]