Evanston Township High School is a large public school located in Evanston, IL, just north of Chicago, with a racially and economically diverse student population.

Welcome to the ETHS Speech and Debate Team website. 

If you'd like to join our update email list (and our team roster), please complete this information form: ETHS S&D Roster and Email Form.

  • Schedule of tournaments and tentative rosters can be found here: http://www.ethsspeechanddebate.org/tournaments 
  • There is a team meeting after school this Thursday, 12/20, in E-212. Please make plans to attend. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. 
  • Our annual tournament, The Superb Owl, is the weekend of February 1-3, and a lot of volunteer help is needed from parents students. All students are expected to sign up for at least one shift, and are encouraged to sign up for more. Here is the link to sign up: Superb Owl Staffing Signup
  • After school on Monday, 12/17, Emma R will be working to redesign the trophy case on the second floor at the junction between the Arts and East wing. If you would like to help, please meet her there tomorrow. 
  • If you have an idea for a team merchandise product, please create a design using an outline designing website and send it to Jeff this week. The team will vote on designs to determine what will be our team merchandise for the year. 
  • If you are able to volunteer to work the concessions for ETHS boosters on the evening of January 11th, please email Jeff. Four volunteers are needed. 
  • All students are encouraged to sign up for the advanced debate class to take for a semester next year. It is an honors credit and allows those who participate in debate club to gain time in school to work for competitions and other team projects. 

All of the following signups are due this Friday (12/21) at 8 pm. 
PRACTICE SCHEDULE (12/17-12/21): 
All practices start after school and last about an hour and a half.
  • Congress: Wednesday in E-212
  • LD: Thursday in N-125
  • PF: Tuesday in E-212
  • Policy: Tuesday in E-113
  • Spanish Debate: Tuesday in E-111
  • Limited Prep: Thursday in E212
  • Interp: Wednesday in E212
  • Public Address: Tuesday in E212

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