Archive for February, 2012

Black History Month wraps up

Posted by on February 29, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Austin Swanson Black History Month is coming to an end in the United States and Canada. It is observed in the month of February in the United States and Canada, but is observed in the month of October in the United Kingdom. It started in 1926 in the United States. The importance of this month […]

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Students pay to pie teachers

Posted by on February 24, 2012 with 0 Comments

In an adventurous fundraiser for Latinos Unidos, several teachers volunteered to be “pied” for the bargain price of $3.00. In the UTHS cafeteria on Tuesday, February 21, students gathered to have a chance to throw a pie, or at least a pie pan full of whipped cream, at some brave teachers.  It was clear from […]

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UT sends three to state swim meet

Posted by on February 23, 2012 with 0 Comments

Felipe Hernandez, Jordan Witherspoon, and Matt Dassow were honored today with the traditional send-off walk through the halls with applause, hoots, and hollars, as they prepared to leave to compete in the state swim meet this weekend. Trailing closely behind them (but out of view in the photo) is coach Dave Busch.

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Super Chikan roosts at UT

Posted by on February 23, 2012 with 0 Comments

  James “Super Chikan” Johnson brought his Delta blues to the UTHS auditorium stage as part of the Mississippi Valley Blues Society’s visiting artist program, tying into Black History Month. Super Chikan spent a little over an hour singing and playing for about 150 UTHS students, as well as sharing stories of his life in […]

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Both UT bands looking to compete in Super State

Posted by on February 23, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Kayla Andrews This year Mr. Maccabee has made a bold decision.  Each year the premier bands in Illinois submit a recording of their bands to a notorious band called competition SuperState.  This year Mr. Maccabee has made the decision that both the Symphonic and the Concert bands of United Township will submit recordings to […]

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Panther Press goes digital

Posted by on February 17, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Alex Meeske             The Panther Press is going green and going tech.  Paper issues will no longer be available- all articles will be online!  This new format is intended to be more convenient for our high school readers, as well as parents and staff.  Links can currently be found on the UT website.             […]

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OPINION: Say NO to annoying political ads

Posted by on February 15, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Bryce Verlinden Everyone knows that when you start seeing commercials featuring political candidates, there is an election coming up. These annoying commercials pop up repeatedly; sometimes every other commercial is one for a presidential candidate. The election is a year away, and yet we see the faces of Michelle Bachman, Herman Cain, and Mitt […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Mikayla Fallon

Posted by on February 15, 2012 with 0 Comments

  by Amy Rogers How long have you been playing basketball?    “I’ve been playing basketball for twelve years.” What are the practices like?    “Before game days we have walk-throughs, where we go over everything, but in normal practices we get after it.” What are your plans for college?    “Right now, I plan […]

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High School is Weird #15

Posted by on February 15, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Jacob Bergland

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High School Is Weird #14

Posted by on February 15, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Jacob Bergland

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