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Marching Panthers take on ALS Ice Bucket challenge in big way

Posted by on August 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

The UTHS Marching Panthers took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a big way this past week, with the entire band, including director Mr. Dave Maccabee, dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. The purpose of the challenge is to raise awareness and funds for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), better known as Lou […]

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Panther Preview features football, cheerleaders, band

Posted by on August 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

The annual Panther Preview night was held this past Friday, August 22, 2014,  to kick off the official start of the football season.  Getting ready for this week’s away football game in Galesburg, new head coach Jason Kirby brought his teams out to the field in front the crowd at Soule Bowl. Joining the football […]

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Volleyball players defeat staff, support ALS

Posted by on August 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

  by Yesenia Pena-Trevino This past Thursday, August 21, the freshmen, junior varsity, and varsity volleyball team gave a preview of what this season has in store. It was a night full of excitement, anticipation, and even iced water as the girls completed the ALS challenge in addition to playing some great games. The excitement […]

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Assembly gives props to seniors

Posted by on May 30, 2014 with 0 Comments

The senior class was given shout-outs at the senior assembly this past Wednesday in the UT auditorium. During third hour, seniors gathered in the auditorium as Mrs. Rosenthal, dean of students,  and Mrs. Ashcraft, head of the special education department, led a number of people in pointing out the accomplishments of the senior class.  From […]

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Senior students honored

Posted by on May 16, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Davidson On Wednesday, May 14,  many of our seniors and their loved ones gathered together in the UTHS cafeteria for the 2014 Senior Awards Banquet. The night started out with a delicious dinner buffet put together by the UT cafeteria staff, and then everyone settled in for the main event: the senior awards. […]

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2014 Prom Court named

Posted by on May 12, 2014 with 0 Comments
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Top students recognized

Posted by on May 8, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon The top ten students in each grade level were honored at a ceremony on May 7  in the United Township cafeteria.  Several senior students were also awarded scholarships in the different educational departments at United Township during this ceremony.  This is the 5th annual academic achievement awards ceremony sponsored by the United […]

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Students and staff receive fourth quarter John Deere awards

Posted by on May 8, 2014 with 0 Comments

The Deere Harvester/United Township High School Business and Education Partnership Special Recognition Awards Ceremony for the fourth quarter was held this past Tuesday,  May 6, 2014 in the UTHS library.  Mr. Stacey McCoy, Manager of Labor Relations at Harvester, and Dr. Jay Morrow, UTHS superintendent, handed out awards to ten students and one faculty member […]

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May the Farce Be with You starts Tuesday

Posted by on May 5, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon The Panther Players are proud to present the spring play, May the Farce be with You.  This play “might be considered as being Star Wars meets the Justice League of America and X-Men, also starring Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple,” according to the fliers posted around United Township.  The crazy cast is […]

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Mr. Teen UT contestants featured on Cosmopolitan website

Posted by on May 2, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Michelle Davidson Four of our UT students were featured on Cosmopolitan Magazine’s website on April 30, 2014.  Nick Larson, Stephen Golden, Caleb Bernal, and Jordan Landry performed the famous “Jingle Bell Rock” dance from the movie Mean Girls (2004) for the Mr. Teen UT competition’s talent category.  This performance was recorded and put on […]

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