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2023 Fall Schedule

There are 16 classes across 16 weeks of instruction in the 2023 Fall semester (online and onsite).

Please note that onsite and online may have different schedules

Speech & Debate course are year-round enrollment with prorated tuition. 

Onsite Schedule

Locations: 10885 S Blaney Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014

16 classes across 16 weeks of instruction (two-hour classes, one per week)

Dates:

  • August 21, 2023 (Monday) to December 17, 2023 (Sunday)

  • No class: September 4, 2023 (Labor Day, Monday). All missed Monday classes will be offered a makeup class on December 18 (Monday). November 20-26 (Thanksgiving Week, Monday to Sunday).

Tuition: 2 hour weekly class: $1300 

​When emergency happens to the coaches or they need to lead team to tournaments, we reserve the right to offer alternative online options.

Sunday:

  • 9:30-11:30 am | Intermediate Speech and Debate Comprehensive(3rd-5th)

  • 11:40-1:40 pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive(3rd-5th)

  • 2:20-4:20 pm | Debate Comprehensive (6th-8th)

  • 4:30-6:30 pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive(6th-8th)

Online Schedule

All classes are online in Zoom

16 classes across 16 weeks of instruction (two-hour classes, one per week)

Dates:

  • August 21, 2023 (Monday) to December 17, 2023 (Sunday)

  • No class: September 4, 2023 (Labor Day, Monday). All missed Monday classes will be offered a makeup class on December 18 (Monday). November 20-26 (Thanksgiving Week, Monday to Sunday).

Tuition:

  • 2 hour class/week $1300

  • 1.5 hour class/week $1098

  • National teams, please contact us

Monday

  • Elementary School/Middle School:

    •  4pm-6pm | Model United Nations for Kids (4th-6th)

  • Middle School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (6th-8th)

    • 4pm-6:30pm | Lincoln-Douglas Nationals Team (6th-8th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview; this is a hybrid class; students can take it online and Zoom into our in-person Tustin course; this is for first-year students.]

    • 6:15pm-8:45pm | Public Forum Nationals Team (6th-8th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

  • Middle School/High School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

  • High School:

    • 6:35pm-8:35pm | Lincoln-Douglas Nationals Team (9th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview; this is a hybrid class; students can take it online and Zoom into our in-person Tustin course; students will have an additional Zoom office hour on Wednesdays, 7pm-8pm Pacific]

Tuesday

  • Elementary School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

    • 4pm-6pm | Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

  • Middle School/High School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Model United Nations (7th-12th)

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Screenwriting (6th-10th)

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Congress Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

Wednesday

  • Elementary School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Elementary Nationals Team (4th-5th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 4:15pm-5:45pm | Littles Speech (1st-2nd) 

  • Middle School/High School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Congress Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Intro to Lincoln-Douglas (7th-12th)

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

Thursday

  • Elementary School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Elementary Nationals Team (4th-5th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

  • Middle School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Public Forum Debate (6th-8th)

  • Middle School/High School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Mock Trial Nationals Team (8th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Economics, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship [Level II] (6th-12th) [This is a hybrid class; students can take it online and Zoom into our in-person Tustin course] 

Friday

  • Elementary School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Intermediate Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

    • 4pm-6pm | Elementary Nationals Team (4th-5th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

    • 6:30pm-8pm | Littles Speech (1st-2nd) 

  • Middle School:

    • 4pm-6:30pm | Lincoln-Douglas Nationals Team (6th-8th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview; this is a hybrid class; students can take it online and Zoom into our in-person Tustin course; this is for returning students.]

  • Middle School/High School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 4:15pm-6:15pm | Mock Trial (7th-12th)

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Mock Trial Nationals Team (8th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Speech Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | World Schools and Parliamentary Debate (7th-12th)

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | Congress Nationals Team (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

  • High School:

    • 6:15pm-8:15pm | AP Economics (9th-12th) [This is a hybrid class; students can take it online and Zoom into our in-person Tustin course; this class begins on September 15, 2023]

    • 6:35pm-8:35pm | Lincoln-Douglas Nationals Team (9th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview; this is a hybrid class; students can take it online and Zoom into our in-person Tustin course; students will have an additional Zoom office hour on Wednesdays, 7pm-8pm Pacific; this is for returning students]

Saturday

  • Elementary School:

    • 10am-12pm | Billionaires Club (3rd-5th) [This is a hybrid class; students can take it online and Zoom into our in-person Tustin course]

    • 1pm-3pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

    • 5pm-6:30pm | Littles Speech (1st-2nd)

    • 5pm-7pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (3rd-5th)

  • Elementary School/Middle School:

    • 9:45am-11:45am | Creative Writing (4th-6th)

    • 4pm-6pm | Congress and Impromptu (5th-8th)

  • Middle School:

    •  3:15pm-5:15pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (6th-8th)

  • Middle School/High School:

    • 4pm-6pm | Advanced Philosophy and Dungeons and Dragons (6th-12th) 

    • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Speech Nationals Team Workshop (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

  • High School: 

    • 4pm-6pm | Speech and Debate Comprehensive (9th-12th)

Sunday

  • Elementary School:

    • 1pm-3pm | Elementary Nationals Team (4th-5th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

  • Middle School/High School:

    • 10am-12pm | Economics, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship [Level I] (6th-12th) [This is a hybrid class; students can take it online and Zoom into our in-person Tustin course]

    • 1pm-3pm | Mock Trial (7th-12th)

    • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Speech Nationals Team Workshop (6th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

    • 3:15pm-5:15pm | Model United Nations Nationals Team (8th-12th) [Prerequisite: Coach Approval/Interview]

If you're registering for multiple classes, need your sessions prorated, or are otherwise entitled to a special rate, contact us.

  • If payment and registration are completed before 7/23/23 (for all non-Nationals Team, non-AP Economics, and non-Policy/non-Lincoln-Douglas classes), you get a 8% early bird discount 

  • If payment and registration are completed before 8/1/23 (for all non-Nationals Team, non-AP Economics, and non-Policy/non-Lincoln-Douglas classes), you get a 4% early bird discount 

  • If payment and registration are completed before 8/7/23, you get a 3% early bird discount. This DOES apply to Nationals Team, AP Economics, and Policy/Lincoln-Douglas classes.

  • If two students register from the same household during the same semester, the second student gets a 10% discount. The discount applies to the less expensive of the two classes. [This discount does not apply to any Nationals Team class or private lessons. The discount applies to the less expensive of the two classes.]

  • If the same student registers for two classes during the same semester, they get a 20% discount for the second class. [This discount does not apply to any Nationals Team class or private lessons. The discount applies to the less expensive of the two classes.]

  • All of our classes are prorated if students join after the start of the semester. Additional benefits (1) the time a teacher will take to update a student on the class's expectations and (2) access to the lesson material they missed. Join any time!

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