Archive for April, 2012

Senior athletes sign intent letters

Posted by on April 30, 2012 with 0 Comments

Wednesday, April 25, 2012, was signing day for UTHS senior athletes, and for the first time ever, all the athletes were brought into the auditorium at once for a signing ceremony. With all of the student athletes who were signing their letters of intent gathered on stage, family members were brought up as each student […]

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High School is Weird #17

Posted by on April 26, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Jacob Bergland

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Happy birthday, Shakespeare!

Posted by on April 24, 2012 with 0 Comments

Monday, April 23, 2012 was the 448th birthday of William Shakespeare, and it was celebrated in costume and cake at UTHS.  English teacher Mr. Bob Hanske baked several cakes and decorated them with frosting that read “Shakespeare” and “Will 448.”  Cakes were left in the library, main office, and teacher work rooms to be enjoyed by […]

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Opinion: End awkward Facebook moments

Posted by on April 20, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Paul Tomkins Since its creation in 2004, Facebook has been a great source for people to reconnect, ask a friend what the homework for Spanish was, and see what other people were doing. Even though they changed the layout and features of the website a lot, Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook developers have really […]

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Friday is “Day of Silence”

Posted by on April 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

On the National Day of Silence hundreds of thousands of students nationwide take a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying, and harassment in their schools. Sponsored by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, the National Day of Silence is a day of action in which students across the country […]

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UT stands up against bullying

Posted by on April 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

On Wednesday, April 18, the halls of UTHS had a decidedly pink hue as students demonstrated their willingness to stand up against bullying.  Pink t-shirts with “STOOD UP” printed on the front were the official t-shirts of the day, and many students and staff had purchased them in advance through The Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) and […]

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ZAPS to help prepare for next week’s ACT

Posted by on April 16, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Mario Peterson On April 24, every junior at United Township is required to take the ACT exam. This exam is used to determine the levels of knowledge of English, reading, math and science of each student. The results from this test are used to regulate many things such as which colleges students can qualify […]

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NHS inducts new members

Posted by on April 13, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Alex Meeske The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held Wednesday, April 11th.  New members were welcomed into the club, supported by current NHS members as well as family and friends. Encouraging speeches were given by the club’s president, Molly Rowell, the club’s sponsor, Heather Monson, and Principal Johnson.  The inductees joined the current […]

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CultureCon opens eyes and fills bellies

Posted by on April 12, 2012 with 0 Comments

  by Ashley Martin Wednesday, April 10, UTHS put on Culture Con (cultural convention). The event consisted of activities, food, and short presentations put on so that people not only came and had fun, but they also learned a few things about various cultures. The Culture Con was presented by UTHS Anime Club, French Club, […]

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High School is Weird #16

Posted by on April 10, 2012 with 0 Comments
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