Archive for November, 2015

“Crucible” cast announced

Posted by on November 23, 2015 with 0 Comments

by Karah Kost UT’s drama department will be presenting The Crucible as its winter offering on January 28, 29,  and 30,  at 7 pm in the UT auditorium, and the cast was just announced. The Crucible is a play based in in the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts during the late 1600’s. The […]

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Veterans honored at UT assembly

Posted by on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments

by Kennedy Hoke and Mr. Schou Historically a day off school, this Wednesday, November 11 all UTHS students and staff gathered to honor our local heroes in the gym. The Symphonic Band played “National Emblem” as local veterans were welcomed to the UT gym with a thunderous, lengthy standing ovation from the student body. An […]

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Hunger Drive assembly raises awareness

Posted by on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments

by Kennedy Hoke UTHS’s student council sponsored an assembly for the student body on Tuesday, November 10 in the gymnasium at UT.  The food donated towards the hunger drive was collected and filled the floor of the gym for all to see before being loaded into the trucks that will eventually deposit it in the […]

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Students: Wear colors by class on Wednesday!

Posted by on November 10, 2015 with 0 Comments

In order to help celebrate Veteran’s Day and to give the assembly a special look, students are being asked to dress by class in specific colors on Wednesday.  The class colors are: Seniors: White Juniors: Navy Blue Sophs: White Freshmen: Red The students will be seated by class in the assembly, and the big blocks […]

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UT put on lockdown earlier today

Posted by on November 5, 2015 with 0 Comments

United Township High School was put on lockdown today as a precaution due to the possibility of two escapees from the East Moline Correctional Center.  After police determined it was a false alarm, the school day went back to normal. A “lockdown” occurs when there is a threat to the safety of students, and all students […]

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UT efforts recognized by foundation

Posted by on November 5, 2015 with 0 Comments

On Wednesday, Novermber 4, the East Moline Foundation sponsored breakfast for UTHS staff members as a way to recognize them for their efforts in raising UT’s graduation rate.  UT’s graduation rate on the 2014-2015 school report card was 91%, a full 6% higher than the state average, and the highest among the Illinois Quad City […]

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