Archive for May, 2013

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Barb Montgomery

Posted by on May 30, 2013 with 0 Comments

Mrs. Barb Montgomery is retiring this year from the Special Education department at UTHS.  Mrs. Montgomery will certainly be remembered long after she is gone thanks to her tireless efforts for the students and staff at UT. 1.Where did you grow up and go to high school and college? I grew up in Rantoul, IL and […]

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Athlete Feature: Levi Perry, state medalist

Posted by on May 29, 2013 with 0 Comments

Levi Perry just returned from the state track meet where he placed eighth in the discus throw.  Though he was disappointed that rainy weather kept him from throwing his best, he was still in elite company as only the top 12 competitors in the state earn a medal.  Levi answered a few questions for UTHS […]

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Underwater prom bubbles with excitement

Posted by on May 23, 2013 with 0 Comments

  by Mario Peterson This past Saturday, UTHS held its prom once again at the River Center in downtown Davenport.  During the night at the dance, everyone revealed their exuberance and excitement and had a spectacular time. The theme décor embellished the entire room exquisitely.  This year’s theme was an “underwater” theme which the prom […]

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Locker clean-out focuses on recycle and re-use

Posted by on May 23, 2013 with 0 Comments

Boxes full of gently-used  and brand new school supplies were saved from the trash today and more will be saved tomorrow through the National Honor Society’s locker clean-out. National Honor Society volunteers organized by Mrs. Heather Monson lined the first-floor hallways today as lockers were cleaned out before the end of the school year.  Trash cans, […]

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Senior accounts to be deleted June 14

Posted by on May 22, 2013 with 0 Comments

Seniors need to add one job to their end-of-the-year list, and that is to back-up whatever data they want to keep before it is deleted from the school network. Data both on the school network and in Google Apps will be deleted on Thursday, June 13, 2013.  After this day no access will be available to the […]

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Teacher Feature: Mr. Mike Tracey

Posted by on May 20, 2013 with 0 Comments

Athletic Director Mr. Mike Tracy retires this year after 37 years in education only to return part-time in the fall.  Before the full-time portion of his career was over, he took the time to answer our Teacher Feature questions. 1.Where did you grow up and go to high school and college? Savanna, IL, Graduated in […]

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ECHO students graduate

Posted by on May 17, 2013 with 0 Comments

Mrs. Denise Eilers addressed her junior and senior students in the UTHS auditorium today as graduates of the ECHO (Extended Campus Health Occupations) program. In a ceremony and following reception, the juniors and seniors were recognized for completing the ECHO program, which leads to the students earning a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certificate. 28 students were honored for […]

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Gatsby stays true to Fitzgerald

Posted by on May 16, 2013 with 0 Comments

  by Ashley Martin The Great Gatsby has been a popular read in United Township, whether it is because English teachers have required it or that it just hit theaters this past weekend on Friday, May 10th. It pulled off something of a coup, earning a shocking $51.1 million this weekend. There has been a […]

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Operation Prom moves seniors to tears

Posted by on May 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

  by Bryce Verlinden Senior students were openly moved to tears during this year’s presentation of Operation Prom, which includes a drunk driving re-eneactment as well as a mock funeral and guest speakers who have felt the effects of drunk driving first-hand. On Monday, the Class of 2013 were let out of 6th period and […]

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2013 Prom Court announced

Posted by on May 13, 2013 with 0 Comments

The 2013 Prom Court was announced at UTHS this past week. Studenst are selected to Prom Court based ont he votes of their fellow seniors and the staff.  Ten male and ten female students are selected before the juniors and seniors choose the Prom King and Queen, who will be crowned at the dance. For […]

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