Thursday, February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 by  
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General Information:

UT’s Sadie’s Dance is Saturday on February 25th! The theme this year is Hollywood. Tickets will be for sale this week at lunch in front of the cafeteria. They will be $10 for a single and $20 for a couple. We hope to see everyone there! Also, Mr. Teen UT signups are now in the general office. Senior boys and girls that want to participate, please sign up soon!

Attentions all students: if you did not preorder your 2016-2017 yearbook, you are in luck! We are offering the one time opportunity to preorder your yearbook at the reduced price. Yearbooks can be preordered until March 10th in the general office for $45. You don’t want to miss out on this great opportunity for a lifetime of memories!

TRI-M Music Honor Society is meeting Friday at 3:10pm in the Choir Room. Congratulations to those students who recently received invitations. All current and new members are expected to attend. A group picture will be taken; everyone wear Pink for the picture. We will also assign duties for Music in our Schools week and discuss our Initiation Ceremony.

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify.

Clubs:

Are you interested in joining a guitar club? Then come to Mr. Swain’s room 261W for a quick informational/background meeting today Thursday (February 23rd) at3:05 PM. All skill levels are welcome.

French Club invites you to celebrate Mardi Gras on February 28th at 7:30am in room 250N. There will be food and activities. Sign-up sheets are located in the French room. We hope to see you there!

There is a student council meeting tomorrow morning in the auditorium at 7:30. Please be on time.

Sports:

There will be a softball meeting today at 3:15 in room 171N across from the weight room. The meeting is for everyone planning on trying out for the 2017 season. Any questions see Coach Alonzo

“Any boys interested in playing tennis this spring there will be workouts at the tennis courts right after school today. Official tennis practice will start Monday, February 27th.”

“Tryouts for Girls Soccer will begin on Monday, February 27th at the UT Soccer Complex and will be from 3:30pm to 5:30pm for all levels. Underclassman can ride the 2nd run of bus #21 from the school to the field if needed. Please see Coach Davila if you have any questions.”

“Attention all freshmen and sophomores interested in playing baseball this spring. There will be a short meeting after school on Friday the 24th at 3:05pm to discuss the schedule for tryouts next week. Please meet in room 146N. Any questions, please ask Coach Marner.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 by  
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General Information:

UT’s Sadie’s Dance is Saturday on February 25th! The theme this year is Hollywood. Tickets will be for sale this week at lunch in front of the cafeteria. They will be $10 for a single and $20 for a couple. We hope to see everyone there! Also, Mr. Teen UT signups are now in the general office. Senior boys and girls that want to participate, please sign up soon!

Attentions all students: if you did not preorder your 2016-2017 yearbook, you are in luck! We are offering the one time opportunity to preorder your yearbook at the reduced price. Yearbooks can be preordered until March 10th in the general office for $45. You don’t want to miss out on this great opportunity for a lifetime of memories!

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify.

Clubs:

Ukulele Club will meet today after school in Ms. McGreer’s room, 127E, until 4:00. See you there!

Are you interested in joining a guitar club? Then come to Mr. Swain’s room 261W for a quick informational/background meeting this Thursday (February 23rd) at3:05 PM. All skill levels are welcome.

French Club invites you to celebrate Mardi Gras on February 28th at 7:30am in room 250N. There will be food and activities. Sign-up sheets are located in the French room. We hope to see you there!

Sports:

There will be a softball open gym on Wednesday Varsity 5-6 and Fr/So 6-7 pm.
There will also be a meeting for everyone trying out for softball on Thursday February 23rd at 3:15 in room 171 across from the weight room. Any questions see Coach Alonzo.

“Any boys interested in playing tennis this spring there will be workouts at the tennis courts right after school today and Thursday. Official tennis practice will start next Monday, February 27th.”

Boys Swim Team – the rest of your apparel is in. Please stop by after school to pick it up.

This is a reminder that Baseball workouts for all levels will be outside today 4:30. Bring your equipment with you to the field.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017 by  
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General Information:

Attention juniors, ZAPS registration will open tomorrow at 7:30 AM in the General Office. The first 80 students will reserve a seat at the Intersession training on March 15th. The cost is $5 and must be paid when registering.

UT’s Sadie’s Dance is Saturday on February 25th! The theme this year is Hollywood. Tickets will be for sale this week at lunch in front of the cafeteria. They will be $10 for a single and $20 for a couple. We hope to see everyone there! Also, Mr. Teen UT signups are now in the general office. Senior boys and girls that want to participate, please sign up soon!

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify.

Clubs:

Don’t forget to join us for an FCA huddle on Wednesday morning at 7am in the girl’s gym! Invite a friend or teacher to join you! Donuts provided

Ukulele Club will meet tomorrow after school in Ms. McGreer’s room, 127E, until 4:00. See you there!

GSA will be meeting in the library lab after school tomorrow.

Sports:

“There will be mandatory concussion testing for all girls planning on trying out for soccer today Tuesday, Feb 21st after school. We will meet in room 161W. Please see Coach Davila if you have any questions. ”

There will be a softball open gym on Tuesday & Wednesday this week. Varsity 5-6 and Fr/So 6-7 pm.
There will also be a meeting for everyone trying out for softball on Thursday February 23rd at 3:15 in room 171 across from the weight room. Any questions see Coach Alonzo.

Baseball workouts for freshman, sophomores and varsity will be outside at sophomore diamond today. Bring all your equipment.

Monday, February 20, 2017

February 20, 2017 by  
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General Information:

UT’s Sadie’s Dance is Saturday on February 25th! The theme this year is Hollywood. Tickets will be for sale this week at lunch in front of the cafeteria. They will be $10 for a single and $20 for a couple. We hope to see everyone there! Also, Mr. Teen UT signups are now in the general office. Senior boys and girls that want to participate, please sign up soon!

“Musical rehearsals begin today at 3:15 in the auditorium. Make sure you are on time! We will be completing a read through of the show. It is important that everyone is there!”

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify.

Clubs:

Don’t forget to join us for an FCA huddle on Wednesday morning at 7am in the girl’s gym! Invite a friend or teacher to join you! Donuts provided

Ukulele Club will meet on Wednesday after school in Ms. McGreer’s room, 127E, until 4:00. See you there!

Sports:

“There will be mandatory concussion testing for all girls planning on trying out for soccer on Tuesday, Feb 21st after school. We will meet in room 161W. Please see Coach Davila if you have any questions. ”

The boys swim team swam to a solid 3rd place finish at the Sectional Swim Meet Saturday. The boys were outstanding as lifetimes bests were done in every event. Congrats to IHSA State Qualifiers Eddie Sierra Lee in Diving, and Ian Johnson in the 50 Free. Ian also broke the school record in the 50 Free.

Congratulations to the girl’s bowling team on placing 9th at the state tournament this past weekend. Leah Burkeybile finished 11th to earn a medal and All-State Honors. Sky Stout, Sam Miner, Ashley Burkeybile and Makyla Penderson all contributed o one of the best finish for UT in 12 years. A big thank you tour alternates Kiersten Henderson and Jalyn Traynham.

There will be a softball open gym on Tuesday & Wednesday this week. Varsity 5-6 and Fr/So 6-7 pm.
There will also be a meeting for everyone trying out for softball on Thursday February 23rd at 3:15 in room 171 across from the weight room. Any questions see Coach Alonzo.

Wrestlerettes: the banquet is tomorrow night at 6pm. Please bring a dessert to share.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 by  
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General Information:

UT’s Sadie’s Dance is next Saturday on February 25th! The theme this year is Hollywood. Tickets will be for sale the week of Sadie’s at lunch in front of the cafeteria. They will be $10 for a single and $20 for a couple. We hope to see everyone there! Also, Mr. Teen UT signups are now in the general office. Senior boys and girls that want to participate, please sign up soon!

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify.

Sports:

“Any boys interested in playing tennis this spring there will be an informational meeting today Thursday in room 111 South right after school.”

“There will be mandatory concussion testing for all girls planning on trying out for soccer on Tuesday, Feb 21st after school. We will meet in room 161W. Please see Coach Davila if you have any questions. ”

Lady Panthers will be in a regional championship game tonight at Wharton field house Moline, taking on the Rock Island Rocks! We need your support, let’s have a black out at the field house in support of your Lady Panthers! Game time 7:00

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 by  
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General Information:

Students who ride Bus 04 will be in Bus 15 and Bus 03 will be in Bus 02 tonight.

The sign –up sheet for Mr. UT Teen is now available in the general office.

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify. There was one new one added today.

Sports:

“Any boys interested in playing tennis this spring there will be an informational meeting this Thursday in room 111 South right after school.”

There will be open gym for softball today Wednesday February 15th Varsity 5-6 & Fr/So 6-7pm. Any questions see Coach Alonzo.

“There will be mandatory concussion testing for all girls planning on trying out for soccer on Tuesday, Feb 21st after school. We will meet in room 161W. Please see Coach Davila if you have any questions. ”

Anyone interested in Baseball: There will be a meeting after school today in the weight room given by our new Baseball Coach: Coach Meyers

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 by  
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Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify. There was one new one added today.

Sports:

“Any boys interested in playing tennis this spring there will be an informational meeting this Thursday in room 111 South right after school.”

There will be open gym for softball Wednesday February 15th Varsity 5-6 & Fr/So 6-7pm. Any questions see Coach Alonzo.

Monday, February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 by  
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General Information:

“Congratulations to the speech team as they found success this past weekend at the Geneseo Sectional. Chandra Linn and Hannah Johnson placed 6th overall in Dramatic Duet Acting and AJ Evans placed 5th overall in Dramatic Interpretation. Special congratulations to the Performance in the Round group as they placed 3rd overall and will be heading to the IHSA State Tournament this weekend! Isabel Trulson, Joey Dryoel, Sam Colon, Lauren Larson, Heather Hartvigsen, and Mandi Linville are the first Performance in the Round team UT has ever had. Be sure to wish them luck this weekend!”

“Musical auditions will be today and tomorrow after school in the auditorium. The audition schedule has been posted on the office door, the band room door (100S), and Mr. Greer’s door (125E). Be sure to check the day and time you are supposed to audition! Come prepared and good luck!”

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify. There was one new one added today.

Sports:

The Boys Swim Team finished in third place at the Conference Championships. Runner-up finishes were earned by: Eddie Sierra, Jacob Johnson, Evan Juarez, Ian Johnson, Derek Mottet, and Diego Hernandez.
The JV team won the Western Big Six JV Invite to finish out their season. Winners were: Daniel Lopez, Jakob Lybarger, Ethan Filby, Alex Carr, and Jacob Sommer.

Congratulations to the Girls Bowling team who qualified for the State Tournament this past Saturday. Leah Burkeybile finished 2nd overall. Other top performers were Sam Miner and Sky Stoutt.

Friday, February 10, 2017

February 10, 2017 by  
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General Information:

“Attention all students! Auditions for this year’s musical, Little Women, will take place next Monday and Tuesday after school. If you are interested in auditioning, be sure to write down your availability on the paper outside of Mr. Greer’s door. If you were not able to make it to the meeting last night, talk to Mr. Greer about the audition process and get the appropriate music and application ASAP. We look forward to seeing you at auditions!”

13 UT students went to Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg yesterday to compete in the WYSE Academic Competition. Seth Vergeyle won 1st place in Computer Programming and Jared Nichols won 1st place in Engineering Graphics.

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify. There was one new one added today.

Clubs:

Any upper classman that received an invitation to apply to National Honor Society should stop by room 220E to pick up an application form and teacher recommendation forms. They are due by today Friday, Feb. 24.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

February 9, 2017 by  
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General Information:

“Attention all students! Auditions for this year’s musical, Little Women, will take place next Monday and Tuesday after school. If you are interested in auditioning, be sure to write down your availability on the paper outside of Mr. Greer’s door. If you were not able to make it to the meeting last night, talk to Mr. Greer about the audition process and get the appropriate music and application ASAP. We look forward to seeing you at auditions!”

Guidance:

Attention seniors: there are several scholarships due in the month of February. Please stop by and check them out to see if you qualify. There was one new one added today.

Clubs:

Any upper classman that received an invitation to apply to National Honor Society should stop by room 220E to pick up an application form and teacher recommendation forms. They are due by Friday, Feb. 24.

Sports:

Hey Panther Possee…….get on the fan bus to Quincy this Friday with your UT Gear!! Also, next Tuesday girls basketball play Moline at Moline for Regionals…..lets black out the field house.

All those interested in riding the fan bus to Quincy tomorrow, must sign up today.
The cost of the bus is $6.50.
The bus will be leaving the parking lot at 3:30 and will be arriving back at approximately midnight.
Enjoy the ride and watch your Panthers clinch the Western Big 6 Basketball Title!

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