Archive for April, 2013

Clothesline Project returns to UTHS

Posted by on April 30, 2013 with 0 Comments

UT’s Authentic Voices group sponsored the return of the Clothesline Project to UTHS.  This is an annual event meant to raise awareness of violence committed against women in the world. There are disturbing statistics about violence against women: According to a report from the United Nations, “One in three women in the world will be […]

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OPINION: Policies should prevent Boston-type bombings

Posted by on April 29, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Mario Peterson As we all may have heard as of now, two bombs were detonated near the finish line at the Boston Marathon on April 15th.  It was a time for excitement and happiness for Bostonians and New Englanders as they were in the midst of celebrating Patriot’s Day, a civic holiday recognized in […]

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UT athletes sign intent letters

Posted by on April 23, 2013 with 0 Comments

United Township High School held a press conference to announce the college signings of seventeen senior student athletes. The signing ceremony took place this afternoon in the UTHS Auditorium. Seniors athletes who were committing to colleges were joined by parents on stage to sign their letters of intent to attend various institutions. Athletic director Mr. Mike Tracey introduced the […]

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High School is Weird #22

Posted by on April 19, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Jacob Bergland

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WYSE team makes the grade

Posted by on April 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon United Township students competed in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) academic competition at the Regional and Sectional levels.  The academic team consisted of fourteen Seniors and Juniors.  Each person competed in two of seven subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics), taking a forty minute […]

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Book club announces April read

Posted by on April 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

The UTHS Library’s book club, under the leadership of Ms. Lisa Carroll, has announced Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book is their selection for April. This famous book is a story familiar to many readers as the source of Disney’s movie of the same name, but is actually a classic piece of imperialist literature from the 19th […]

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Mr. Teen UT contestants dazzle audience

Posted by on April 10, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Kaitlyn White The annual Mr. Teen UT pageant was held yesterday during seventh hour and last night in the UTHS auditorium, and certainly did not fail to impress its audience! Many ladies were left gazing, gawking, and sighing–which, let’s face it, was due to either the boys’swim apparel or their heartfelt answers during the question and […]

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Variety of activities enjoyed over spring break

Posted by on April 9, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Stephanie Salazar Students and staff could not be any happier as the last bell rang on Friday, March 8th, indicating the start of spring break. Regardless of what each individual had planned to do, staying home or going on vacation, everyone seemed relieved. A sophomore named Adia Soulis went to visit family in sunny […]

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Holocaust survivor was “hidden child”

Posted by on April 8, 2013 with 0 Comments

The crowd of over 200 high school students was eerily quiet in the UT auditorium while Holocaust survivor Mr. Joseph Koek recalled how he escaped the Nazis in World War II Holland. Fearful for the safety of their Jewish family, Mr. Koek’s parents sent him and his two sisters into hiding with the Dutch resistance, […]

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Teacher Feature: Mr. Kaczmarek

Posted by on April 5, 2013 with 0 Comments

Mr. Mark Kaczmarek has been a history teacher at United Towhship High School for the past twelve years, though his teaching career goes back to 1975.  Learn more about “Kaz” in the latest teacher feature: 1.Where did you grow up and go to high school and college?  Birth thru 8th grade Hillsboro, WI (pop. 1054) 50 […]

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