Archive for November, 2012

UT continues Toys for Tots tradition

Posted by on November 30, 2012 with 0 Comments

by Mr. Brad Burklund The first evening fieldtrip to the Toys For Tots facility was a success as 31 students and nine chaperones volunteered to help the US Marine Toys For Tots program. The students and chaperones filled toy orders for over 250 families. Over 3,900 families are expected to register this year and only 1,750 […]

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REVIEW: Underwood and Hayes blow away crowd

Posted by on November 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

  by Bryce Verlinden When Carrie Underwood decided to name her new tour, The Blown Away Tour, she must have known that that is exactly how her fans would feel after leaving the concert! The Blown Away Tour made a stop in the Quad Cities on Friday at the iWirelessCenter inMoline. There were many UT […]

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NHS students rake and run

Posted by on November 13, 2012 with 0 Comments

The National Honor Society’s annual Rake and Run was held this past Saturday, November 10.  26 students participated in raking and cleaning seven different yards across the community for people who are disabled or unable to clean the yards themselves. Jessi Tapia, who participated in the day said, “It warms my heart to know that we could help […]

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UT wins food drive division for seventh consecutive year

Posted by on November 12, 2012 with 0 Comments

  by Paul Tomkins We did it again, Panthers! We won our division for the seventh year in a row for the Student Hunger Drive. Together we raised 75,619 pounds of food, which amounts to 44.9 pounds of food brought in per student. Our school’s contribution was a total of over $37,000 worth of food for […]

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OPINION: Obama not the right choice

Posted by on November 9, 2012 with 0 Comments

By Mario Peterson A majority of individuals were well aware of the election on Tuesday. It may be due to the excessive amount of political brochures delivered to homes, television commercials that appeared incessantly, or simply watching the results first-hand as the President won the electoral votes from swing states California and Ohio, clearing the […]

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UTHS food drive in high gear

Posted by on November 1, 2012 with 0 Comments

  by Jessica Moon UTHS has won the Student Food Drive in our division for the past six years.  With the help of UTHS students and our community, we were able to collect about 136,000 pounds of food to donate to the Riverbend Foodbank last year alone.  Ms. Geering, faculty advisor for the UTHS Student Council, […]

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