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Student written and directed one-act plays premiere

Posted by on January 18, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston The premiere showing of this year’s ten minute plays occurred Tuesday night, and it was quite the success. This year there are seven plays, each written by a UT student and ranging from comedic to dramatic. For those who did not attend the first showing, there will be two more opportunities to […]

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Latest John Deere Award winners recognized

Posted by on January 11, 2018 with 0 Comments

The second quarter John Deere Award winners were recognized in a ceremony after school in the library on Tuesday, January 9.  Students, family members, and teachers gathered for cookies and punch to honor students who have gone above and beyond the expectations of their teachers and coaches. Each student is given a $250 scholarship and […]

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College students visit Studies program

Posted by on January 11, 2018 with 0 Comments

Recent UTHS graduates from the past couple of years came back to visit current students in the Studies program, UT’s accelerated social studies and English classes.  Mrs. Heather Monson, social studies teacher at the senior level, lines up the students each year to have them talk to current students to share their college experiences, advice, […]

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“Wall of Heroes” makes debut

Posted by on December 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

  At the half-time of this past Friday’s boys’ basketball game, a moving memorial was unveiled to honor UTHS students who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War. The large plaque was paid for by fund-raising efforts by the UTHS Class of 1967, who raised $21,000.  Student […]

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Scholastic bowl team off to smart start

Posted by on October 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston A new team has surfaced in our school this year, and it has started its season with a bang. United Township High School’s scholastic bowl team has already seen many big accomplishments. The most recent is a third place finish at the Riverdale tournament over the weekend. Prior to this, Aaron Flemming, […]

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Second quarter John Deere Award winners named

Posted by on October 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

The second quarter John Deere Harvester Awards were held in the UTHS library on Tuesday, October 17, and recognized seniors Alexis Clark, Riley Gomez, Madeline Nelson, Verenice Lachino, Van Thang, Samantha O’Donnell, Ivan Poon, Brittney Fitzpatrick, Cody Freeman, and Dalton Martin, along with staff recipient Mr. Joe Ketner. The award is given to students recognized […]

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Walker, Massa named queen and king

Posted by on September 22, 2017 with 0 Comments
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Big weekend approaches

Posted by on September 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo The 2017 Homecoming weekend is almost here, with lots of chances remaining for students to participate in Homecoming activities. Today is Throw Back Thursday with students getting into the Homecoming spirit and wearing throw back outfits. During lunch periods today there will be a photo booth. Grab some of your friends and take funny pictures to […]

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UTHS earns national ranking

Posted by on September 8, 2017 with 0 Comments

UTHS earned a bronze medal in U.S. News and World Report‘s annual ranking of schools.  UT is the only Illinois Quad City school to earn this distinction. According to the U.S. News and World Report website, schools are eligible if “The school attains performance levels that exceed statistical expectations given the school’s relative level of […]

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Top ten juniors recognized

Posted by on August 14, 2017 with 0 Comments
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