High School speech topics are often difficult to discover. Also, giving a speech may cause you to shake with anxiety, wondering how my classmates will perceive me.
On this page, you'll not only find some great topics, but also a SUPERB video to help you overcome your fear of speaking in public.
Public speaking doesn't have to be something you shy away.
Making speeches in high school can help you build confidence in your ability to interact with your peers. Public speaking practice is also a GREAT way to learn to communicate in the outside world effectively.
And the good news is that coming up with high school speech topics - then turning them into compelling speeches - is not as difficult as it seems. Just take a deep breath and check out the video below. The presentation contains excellent tips to overcome public speaking anxiety and gives great ideas on how to deliver your speech topics and turn them into amazing speeches!
After that, scroll down, and you'll find 25 high school speech topics that I hope will inspire you!
25 High School Speech Topics
Joining the debate club will help you be successful in College/University.
High school is the best time of your life.
High school is a waste of time.
Should marijuana be legalized?
Should parents be held legally responsible for their children's actions?
Should animals be given chemotherapy for cancer or should they be euthanized?
Should volunteer work be mandatory in order to graduate from high school?
Should students have to take mandatory drug tests?
Should the Government be involved in internet censorship?
Assisted suicide should be legalized.
Will weapons of mass destruction one day bring about the end of the world?
Mothers should stay at home with their kids.
Why are vampires so popular with school kids?
Teachers' pay should be based on performance.
Should adoption records stay sealed forever?
Eating meat is detrimental to your health and to the planet.
Television, video game and movie violence all contribute to greater juvenile crime rates.
Students should be allowed to choose the school they attend.
People should be allowed to sell their organs for transplants.
Ancient methods of torture.
Overuse of cell phones causes trauma in young brains.
The voting age should be reduced to 16.
Why you deserve an A in your course.
Should any country be allowed to use torture to obtain intelligence information?
Dependence on technology is making humanity less intelligent.
I hope these high school speech topics have helped to kickstart your brain. Just remember to take a deep breath before you begin speaking and have fun with your subject!