This video features Prize Declamation performances for the 2020-21 academic year. Due to the pandemic, it was filmed in an empty auditorium, but the participating students relished the prospect of speaking from the stage.
Class I & II
Classes III & IV
These videos were made during the 2019-2021 quarantine period, with students resourcefully filming in their bedrooms, dining rooms, and backyards. Although the settings were unusual, all of these serve as excellent examples of the best of the BLS declamation tradition.
When school closed abruptly in the spring of 2020, students rallied to present final inspirational declamation pieces instead of the traditional Prize Declamation. Recorded in their homes and yards, they showed great ingenuity and fortitude and worked with their teachers and several graduating seniors to produce this memorable collection.
Hope and Justice Includes excerpts from the following: