• The Optimist Club Oratorical Contest "is designed for youth to gain experience in public speaking, perfect self-expression, gain self-assurance, improve communication skills, and provide them with the opportunity to compete for a college scholarship" (Optimist International). The Optimist Club Oratorical contest will be held on February 7th at 4:00 in room 1314. The topic for this year is "How to Change the World with Optimism." Students must bring typed speech and application signed by parents to participate. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Maley (room 1223, f43500@forsyth.k12.ga.us) or Ms. Grote (room 1314, f43679@forsyth.k12.ga.us).