Archive for February, 2013

Free workshops to raise ACT scores offered

Posted by on February 27, 2013 with 0 Comments

One of the more stressful times of a student’s high school career is taking the ACT.  Right or wrong, the ACT plays a huge part in the college application process, and can be one of the key elements in determining admission and scholarship opportunities.  With the April 23 test date quickly approaching, what is a […]

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MVBS brings the blues to UTHS

Posted by on February 25, 2013 with 0 Comments

Thanks to the generosity of the Mississippi Valley Blues Society, visiting artists Hal Reed and Kevin Burt visited UT as part of Black History Month. Both current area residents who were originally from Mississippi, Mr. Reed and Mr. Burt combined history lesson, story-telling, and authentic performance to entertain an audience of just under 200 UTHS students for […]

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Sadies takes students to New York, NY

Posted by on February 22, 2013 with 0 Comments

  by Paul Tomkins The cafeteria was packed with plenty of party people last Saturday as the Sadies dance was in full swing from 7-10pm. The theme this year was “New York, New York” and as you walked into the cafeteria there were plenty of street signs like “Wall Street,” and after thirty minutes I […]

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Three UT wrestlers place at state

Posted by on February 22, 2013 with 0 Comments

UTHS had three wrestlers move on to the state tournament in Champaign this past weekend, and each of the threee placed in therir respective weight classes.  Jeronnie Steward (at 113 pounds), Tanner Schuldt (at 152 pounds) and Markus Murphy (at 170 pounds) all placed in the top six positions in the state-wide tournament. The highest […]

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High School is Weird #21

Posted by on February 19, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Jacob Bergland

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2013 Hall of Fame inductees honored

Posted by on February 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

(Press Release) UTHS inducted their 2013 Hall of Fame honorees on Friday, February 8, 2013.  The ceremony took place at halftime of the boys’ varsity basketball game. A reception for the inductees, family, and friends was held in the UTHS cafeteria immediately after the game. UTHS Hall of Fame 2013 Inductees: The 1970 UTHS Panthers boys’ […]

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“Annie” starts tonight

Posted by on February 13, 2013 with 0 Comments

Presentations of the musical Annie will begin tonight in the UTHS auditorium at 7:00 p.m., courtesy of the Panther Players. With sophomore Callen Brown in the title role of Annie, and Matthew Greer as Daddy Warbucks, the cast is rounded out with not just UT students, but many younger children from the UT feeder schools. […]

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Weatherman draws a crowd

Posted by on February 11, 2013 with 0 Comments

Local television weatherman Greg Dutra spoke to a large crowd of science students at UTHS last week as part of a series of speakers on careers in science. Seventy-two UT students attended the presentation in the library after school, where Mr. Dutra talked about his background and getting started in television news.  Students were surprised […]

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Junior high students prepare for high school

Posted by on February 6, 2013 with 0 Comments

The halls of UTHS have a few extra students in them for the next couple of weeks as junior high students from UT’s five feeder schools visit the high school for tours and information. The UT counselors take over as tour directors as the groups of eighth-grade students recieve an orientation tour.  The stops include […]

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Teacher Feature: Mrs. Lovelady

Posted by on February 4, 2013 with 0 Comments

This edition of the Teacher Feature focuses on Mrs. Harriet Lovelady of the English department. 1.Where did you grow up and go to high school and college? I grew up in Lincoln Park, Michigan and graduated from Lincoln Park High School. I went to Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan for my Bachelor of […]

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