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Lots of information below for competitors!

On Friday: Bring your suits, bring food, and be dressed up and ready to go in the auditorium lobby by 3:00p!

Here is the information you need for Friday and Saturday!

Who’s going where?

The tentative roster can be seen here. Please let me know if there are any problems/questions! If you are not competing, you are NOT required to be there.

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Friday: Bus leaves at 3:00p on Friday. We’ll meet near the main building auditorium lobby. Be there early!

Saturday: Bus leaves at 6:30a on Saturday. Be there early!

When will it end?

Friday: We should be back by 10:00p.

Saturday: We should be back by 6:00p.

Extemp and Radio?

There are preps for every round.

1/18 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at Wheaton Warrenville South. (If you are not competing, you do NOT have to come to this tournament.)

Everyone working on Performance in the Round (you know who you are) will NOT be competing and will meet at Neuqua from 9:00a – 2:00p in B223 in the Main building.

Who’s going where?

The tentative roster can be seen here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

When will it end?

We should be home around 6:30p.

Extemp and Radio?

ES and RS will both prep three times for prelims and again for finals.

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Bus leaves at 6:45a. Be there earlier.

1/11 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at Glenbard West and Waubonsie. Remember that anyone interested in Performance in the Round must fill out this form!

Who’s going where?

The tentative roster can be seen here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

When will it end?

GBW: We should be home around 6:30p.

Waubonsie: We should be home around 5:30p.

Extemp and Radio?

GBW: ES and RS will both prep twice for prelims and again for finals.

Waubonsie: ES will prep twice for prelims and again for finals. RS will prep once for prelims and again for finals.

What time should you be at Neuqua?

GBW: Bus leaves at 6:30a. Be there early.

Waubonsie: Bus leaves at 7:00a. Yes, that’s slightly later than usual. Be there early.

12/14 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at Naperville Central.

Who’s going where?

The tentative roster can be seen here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

When will it end?

We should be home around 6:00p.

Extemp and Radio?

ES and RS will both prep once for prelims and again for finals.

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Naperville Central: Bus leaves at 6:45a. Yes, that’s slightly later than usual. Be there early.

Practices with Mehta

If I have not seen you yet, this week is the last chance I’ll be able to do that!

Please sign up for a slot right here!

1) Everyone is competing on Saturday!

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

Be at Neuqua (main building) at 7:15a!

Because we have to clean up afterwards, don’t expect to be finished until 8:00p.

Extemp and Radio?

You will prep once in prelims and once in finals.

2) For Friday:

If you are in Crystal Concert (or have other evening obligations):

Go do what you need for Crystal. Don’t worry about Speech. We’ll deal with it 🙂

Everyone else:

Please meet in C101 after school. We’ll try to have you out of there by 6:00p.

3) For Saturday:

All students are required to bring food and drink items for our tournament on Saturday morning! What should you get?

Please bring the following, according to your category (If you’re in two categories, pick one):

DI – Water (24-pack of 16 oz. bottles)
DDA – Water (24-pack of 16 oz. bottles)
EXT – Water (24-pack of 16 oz. bottles)
HDA – Pepsi (24-pack of 12 oz. cans)
HI – Diet Coke (24-pack of 12 oz. cans)
IMP – Coke (24-pack of 12 oz. cans)
OC – Sprite (24-pack of 12 oz. cans)
DEC – Chips (Lays Classic Mix, 20-pack of 1 oz. bags)
OO – Chips (Lays Classic Mix, 20-pack of 1 oz. bags)
RADIO – Coke (24-pack of 12 oz. cans)
PR – Pepsi (24-pack of 12 oz. cans)
SOS – Chips (Lays Classic Mix, 20-pack of 1 oz. bags)
POETRY – Napkins (package)
INFO – Paper plates (package)

All Category Leaders – 24 pack of Chewy Chocolate Chip Bars (not peanut butter).

Want to bring even more food? We’ll take it!

Please bring items down to the cafeteria to Ms. Sparkman first thing Saturday morning.

Open House Details

On Monday, we will NOT have a regular team meeting after school. We will, however, have our annual Open House for family and friends!

Who?

All of you! This is required for all Speech members (unless you have spoken to me already). Family members and friends are encouraged to attend!

When?

Monday, November 18.

Speech team members should arrive in the LMC (library) at 5:00p for pictures. Dress in Speech attire! Look good!

Family members and friends should arrive by 5:15p for a welcome and announcements!

Performances begin promptly at 5:30p. (Those who have music obligations have been scheduled to perform early!)

At 7:00p, we will begin special performances in the LMC. We should be done before 8:00p.

What should you bring?

If you are in the following categories, you should bring a package of snacks (cookies, chips, brownies, muffins, etc): DDA, DI, HDA, HI, OC, POE, PR

If you are in the following categories, you should bring a 12/24-pack of drinks (juice, soda, water): EXT, DEC, INFO, OO, SOS

If you are in the following category, you should bring a bag of cups: Imp

If you are in the following category, you should bring a package of napkins: RS

We also accept homemade cookies from anyone. Because yum.

11/16 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournaments at Wheaton North and Plainfield North!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems! (A few events were allowed to have four strings. That’s not an error.)

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Wheaton North: The bus will leave at 6:45a.

Plainfield North: The bus will leave at 6:45a.

When will it end?

Wheaton North: We should be home around 6:30p.

Plainfield North: We should be home around 5:00p.

Extemp and Radio?

Wheaton North: Extemp will prep twice at the tournament and once for finals. Radio will prep at home for prelims but prep at the tournament for finals.

Plainfield North: Extemp and Radio will prep once at the tournament and once again for finals.

11/9 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournaments at Fremd and Downers Grove North High School!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

When will it end?

Fremd: We should be home around 6:30p.

DGN: We should be home around 6:00p.

Extemp and Radio?

Fremd: Extemp will prep twice at the tournament and once for finals. Radio will also prep twice at the tournament and once for finals.

DGN: Extemp will prep twice at the tournament and once for finals. Radio will prep at home the day before.

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Fremd: Bus leaves at 6:15a. Be there early!

DGN: Bus leaves at 6:30a. Be there early!


11/2 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at York High School!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

When will it end?

We should be home around 6:30p.

Extemp and Radio?

Extemp will prep twice at the tournament and once for finals.

Radio will prep at home the day before. You will prep for finals if you make it.

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Bus leaves at 6:30a. Be there early!

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