Archive for September, 2012

Homecoming royalty named

Posted by on September 28, 2012 with 0 Comments

At this morning’s homecoming pep assembly, UTHS 2012 Homecomimg Royalty were named.  Based on student votes, the winners were Princess Kaitlyn DePoorter and Prince Nico Moreno; and Queen Alora Esparza and King Markus Murphy. Congratulations to all the homecoming court members.  For photos of the assembly, visit the UTHS News Facebook page.

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East Moline McDonald’s supports UTHS

Posted by on September 27, 2012 with 0 Comments
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New photo features on Facebook

Posted by on September 26, 2012 with 0 Comments

As part of it’s Homecoming 2012 coverage, the Panther Press is adding photo galleries on Facebook of the daily activities. According to Mr. Brian Schou, the Panther Press advisor, “We want to try some new things with our use of social media.  The daily photo albums seem like a good way to show people some […]

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Review: “John Lennon and Me”

Posted by on September 21, 2012 with 0 Comments

  by Mario Peterson The UTHS production of John Lennon and Me debuted Wednesday, September 19.  It was a brand new show that generated a lot of excitement for the Panther Players. A full house wasn’t quite present in the Thursday showing, but there was still a lot of positive reaction coming from the audience.  There were […]

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Homecoming 2012 starts Monday

Posted by on September 21, 2012 with 0 Comments

By Paul Tomkins It’s that time of the year again: Homecoming! Starting Monday, September 24, 2012, this year’s Homecoming week will begin, with various activities for everyone to have fun with! This year’s theme is Hollywood, so grab your date and walk the red carpet and have a great time! Don’t worry about not being involved […]

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September book club title selected

Posted by on September 17, 2012 with 0 Comments

The UT Library’s book club has chosen Neal Shusterman’s Bruiser as its September reading selection.  Any interested UT students or faculty are welcome to join together after school in the library on September 25, 2012 to discuss the novel. The promotional materials for the book on, where it has earned a 4.09 out of 5 […]

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Counselors prepare seniors for life beyond UT

Posted by on September 13, 2012 with 0 Comments

On Wednesday and Thursday, September 12 and 13, seniors have been attending meetings led by school guidance counselors in the auditorium. UT’s guidance counselors (Mrs. Drish, Mr. Greer, Mr. Green, Miss Geering, and Mr. Nelson) have been taking turns presenting information about college and the work world to all of the senior English classes.  Their […]

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Dress code changes not popular, but effective

Posted by on September 11, 2012 with 0 Comments

By Kaitlyn White When students came back to school in August they were welcomed by new friends, new teachers, and some new rules.  Changes to the dress code came into effect for UTHS students as of August 1. The dress code requires for the inseams of shorts to be at least four inches in length, […]

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“John Lennon and Me” to appear at UTHS

Posted by on September 6, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Austin Swanson The Panther Players are presenting a new play for UTHS on September 19-21, “John Lennon and Me,” and  have a new director, Mr. Aaron Lopez. The play follows the life of a teenage girl, Stella “Star” Grubner, who has cystic fibrosis. Star is the ultimate Beatles fan and is assured a young […]

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Seniors celebrate; everybody else tests

Posted by on September 4, 2012 with 0 Comments

The first round of testing for the 2012-2013 school year for United Township High School students was completed this past Friday.  Freshmen through juniors completed various tests, all aimed at preparing them for the ACT during the spring of their junior year, while seniors were honored for their efforts on the test last year. Starting […]

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