Archive for February, 2014

2313 pairs of jeans collected

Posted by on February 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

Mrs. Heather Monson, National Honor Society sponsor, came on the intercom today to thank the students of UTHS  for donating a whopping 2,313 pairs of jeans in the Teens for Jeans drive. Her own Western Civilizations class brought in 463 pairs of jeans, with the seniors overall bringing in the most of any of the […]

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Black History Month celebrated through blues music

Posted by on February 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon About two hundred students gathered in the United Township auditorium on February 26 during second hour to watch blues artist Reverend Robert Jones perform.  For the past several years the Mississippi Valley Blues Society has sponsored a blues artist to perform for students at UTHS in recognition of Black History Month.  This year’s […]

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WYSE team lives up to name

Posted by on February 26, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Davidson On February 13th United Township’s WYSE (Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering) team went to Carl Sandburg College for the WYSE Academic Challenge Regionals. UT dominated in Engineering Graphics with Daniel DeVilder in  third place, Maverick Solomon taking second place, and Alex Hubbard taking first place. Thomas Osborne took second place in […]

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Jeans deadline is today!

Posted by on February 21, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon United Township’s National Honor Society, led by Mrs. Monson, is running a Teens for Jeans fundraiser from January 15 to February 21.  Originally scheduled to end on Valentine’s day, the contest was extended until today. So far, at least 1,000 pairs of jeans have been collected.  These jeans will be taken to Aeropostle […]

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Swimmers prepare for sectionals with interesting styles

Posted by on February 21, 2014 with 0 Comments

By Friday, sophomore Zach Ogden was only left with a pink mohawk and senior Coleman Briggs was down to a blue dot.  Throughout the week the hairstyles had changed dramatically for  the members of the UTHS boys’ swimming team as they prepared to head into the sectional tournament at Rock Island on Saturday. Senior Chase […]

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Saturday is Sadies time

Posted by on February 21, 2014 with 0 Comments

Tickets were selling briskly at lunch today for tomorrow night’s Sadie Hawkins dance, the traditional turnabout dance where girls ask the guys out. The dance will be held in a Candyland-themed UT cafeteria, with columns, gossamer, and ballons creating a festive atmosphere.  The Student Council sponsored dance will last from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. […]

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Music students featured

Posted by on February 5, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Kathryn Weber Music students at UTHS are very busy people.  here in November there may be a little bit of a breather for them, as they have wrapped up marching band, IMEA, All-State,  and the musical, but more activities like concerts and solo/ensemble contests are right around the corner. One of those events was […]

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