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UT brings the toys for 22nd year

Posted by on December 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Laura Gerardo The 22nd annual field trip for the US Marine Toys For Tots drive was an amazing success. This year upwards of fifty students and eight chaperones from UTHS volunteered to help over the course of two nights. The US Marine Toys For Tots program is a wonderful organization that helps bring the […]

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Huynh takes first place at Festival of Trees student art show

Posted by on December 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo During the annual Festival of Trees, twenty eight artistic students from United Township had entries in the student art exhibition with one of UT’s students earning a blue ribbon at the exhibition. Ngyan Huynh won first place in the drawing category for her surreal pencil drawing of pencils. Their teacher, Mr. Nevenhoven, […]

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UT students experience Hamilton

Posted by on December 1, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Joey Dryoel Many students dream of getting to see a Broadway show in person someday, and many never get the opportunity that the students in UTHS’s American Studies and Western Civilization classes received this week.  Thanks to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History who sponsored the trip, the students were afforded a very […]

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Food Drive totals in

Posted by on November 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston In the past, the Food Drive has been a largely successful event at UT, and thanks to events hosted by the student council, the Panthers can proudly say they have maintained the sense of community and compassion they have had in years prior. This year, a total of 37,697 pounds of food […]

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First band concert of year features world music

Posted by on November 9, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo Last Thursday, November 2nd, the United Township Concert and Symphonic Bands performed their Fall Concert. With Mr. Mike Wawrzynski, Director of Bands, conducting both bands there was much to be pleased about after the performance. Not only did Mr. Wawrzynski direct the bands, but Juliet Minard, Assistant Director, was also helping him […]

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Public invited to view film about teens and screens

Posted by on November 3, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston and Madi Morrow The National Honor Society of UTHS is excited to present Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age. According to the movies’ makers, “Award-winning Screenagers probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through […]

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Marching Panthers crescendo through season

Posted by on October 31, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Laura Gerardo The marching band season is officially over. It was a great season capped off with the UTHS marching band finishing strong, placing second at the Mid-Iowa Championships in Ankeny, Iowa. “This season was great,” said the director of bands, Mike Wawrzynski, “The band grew a lot in regards to their work ethic […]

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What did students do over break?

Posted by on October 25, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo and Peyton Pustelnik The Panthers enjoyed a break from their den from October 2 to October 13. What did they do to fill their time?  We asked…     “During fall break I worked and went to band.” -Kiersten Henderson, grade 12           “I’m played baseball three times a […]

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UT English teacher publishes book

Posted by on September 1, 2017 with 0 Comments

Ms. Sheila Ahuja is not only an English teacher and play director at UT, but she is also an author of adolescent literature.  She recently published a fantasy adventure book entitled Avalon Princess, which is about an orphaned girl finding a portal to the magical world of Avalon. The name of the land is familiar to […]

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Faculty sandbags opposition

Posted by on June 1, 2017 with 0 Comments

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