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 
  • Seniors, please feel free to ask Jeff for a letter of recommendation for college.
  • First racial literacy seminar on Wednesday. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend in N-125 at 3:45.
  • The first meeting for Spanish language debate is on Tuesday after school in E-111. All students are welcome; we are looking for between 4 and 8 students who are willing to participate in a Spanish language demonstration sometime in December. 
  • Our officer and executive board are meeting Tuesday before school at 7:50 am in N-125. We will be discussing a variety of team projects that we hope to complete this fall. 
  • The Illinois Middle School Debate League is is holding its first tournament of the 2018/2019 school year on October 27th, from 8am - 3pm, at Sacred Heart Schools. The IMDSL is in need of judges; any high school debater can judge. They pay $40 on site and a good lunch is provided. Students can register to judge by email to leslynn@argumentcenterededucation.com or by text to 312-848-2271. 

  • 11/10: Speech at Fremd HS. Signup Form due Friday, 10/26
  • 11/10: LD and PF at Sandburg. Signup Form due Friday, 11/2
  • 11/9-11/10: LD and PF at Badgerland Open in Madison, WI. Signup Form due Friday, 10/26
  • 11/9-11/10: Policy at Jones HS. Signup Form due Friday, 10/26
  • 11/17-11/19: All Events at Glenbrooks. Signup Form due Friday, 11/2 

PRACTICE SCHEDULE (10/15-10/19): 
All practices start after school and last about an hour and a half.
  • Limited Prep: Monday, 2:15pm in E-111; Thursday in E-212. 
  • Interp: Monday, 2:15, in E-111 Wednesday, in E-212
  • Congress: Monday, 2:15 in N-125, Wednesday in E-212
  • Public Address: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:45 in E-212
  • Public Forum: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:45 in E-212
  • Policy: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:45 in E-113
  • Lincoln-Douglas: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:45 in N-125
  • Spanish Language Debate: Thursday, E-111

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