Archive for November, 2013

Clark takes first in Festival of Trees art show

Posted by on November 26, 2013 with 0 Comments

Amanda Clark, a senior at UTHS, took first place in the mixed media division at the Quad City Arts Festival of Trees Student Art Exhibit. With competition in four categories (photography, drawing/painting, dimensional art, and mixed media), Amanda beat out artists from all the other area high schools on both sides of the river to […]

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Amyette swims to state

Posted by on November 22, 2013 with 0 Comments
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UTHS grad named CNN “Hero of the Year”

Posted by on November 20, 2013 with 0 Comments

Chad Pregracke, a 1993 graduate of United Township High School and resident of Hampton, was named news network CNN’s “Hero of the Year” last night for his work cleaning America’s waterways. Pregracke was one of ten finalists who were featured on CNN’s website where people were able to vote for the overall winner.  Each nominee […]

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Raw Toast: Getting outta here!

Posted by on November 19, 2013 with 0 Comments

“Raw Toast” is an opinion column from co-editor Haley Davidson, and does not represent the view of the Panther Press staff, adviser, administration, or school district.  In fact, there’s a good chance it doesn’t reflect the view of anyone other than Haley. by Haley Michelle Davidson “Well-read people are less likely to be evil.” ― […]

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Latest John Deere award winners recognized

Posted by on November 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Kayla Sierra-Lee The first quarter John Deere Harvester Awards were held in the UTHS library on Tuesday, October 22, and recognized Stephanie Bergland, Ryan Clark, Stephanie Dang, David Fink, Liz Larrison, Kayla Miller, Tristyn Rivera, Victoria Stark, Keith Verschoore, and Elsa Zuniga, along with staff recipient Mr. Brian Petersen. The award is given to […]

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NHS braves sleet to rake and run

Posted by on November 12, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon On Monday, November 11, National Honor Society students participated in the annual Rake and Run.  The plan was to visit six houses to rake leaves for people who were suggested by staff members, as well as raking Mr. Hanske’s “infamous front hill” (in the words of Mrs. Monson). However, at the sixth […]

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Teacher Feature: Mrs. Dunker

Posted by on November 1, 2013 with 0 Comments

The latest Teacher Feature is of math teacher Mrs. Tina Dunker, who is in her fourteenth year of teaching at United Township High School. 1.Where did you grow up and go to high school and college? I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and went to a small high school and then went to […]

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