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UT athletes make commitments

Posted by on April 29, 2016 with 0 Comments

This week UTHS held a signing ceremony for their senior athletes who have committed to college athletic programs.  Nineteen athletes participated in the ceremony as parents, friends, and teachers watched.  Each athlete had a chance for the spotlight as his or her turn came to put pen to paper. Mr. Mark Pustelnik, athletic director, said, […]

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“Drowsy Chaperone” opens Thursday

Posted by on April 27, 2016 with 0 Comments
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Teacher Feature: Mr. Strand

Posted by on April 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

The latest teacher feature is business teacher Mr. Doug Strand, who will be retiring at the end of this school year after starting at UTHS in the fall of 1976–almost 40 years ago!  Here’s how Mr. Strand answered his ten questions: Where did you grow up and go to high school and college? I grew […]

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UT students place in Moline library poetry contest

Posted by on April 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

Jordan Jackson and Kristianna Holtsclaw, both seniors at UTHS, placed second and third (respectively) in a teen poetry contest sponsored by the Moline Public library. The students were honored last night in a ceremony at the library where they read their original poems for the crowd of family members, friends, and teachers.  Of the 65 submissions […]

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Latest JD Award winners announced

Posted by on April 15, 2016 with 0 Comments

Last Tuesday parents, teachers, and students gathered in the UT library to celebrate the latest batch of John Deere Harvester Special Recognition Award winners.  The awards are presented to senior students each quarter who go above and beyond what the UTHS community expects of them, and is a feather in the cap of UT’s most […]

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English classes learn Mexican dances

Posted by on March 9, 2016 with 0 Comments

The co-taught English classes of Mr. Marty Golby and Ms. Patrice Nussear probably had little idea they would end up in a gym learning Mexican dances when they started reading their most recent novel. Inspired by their students’ enthusiasm for reading Sandra Cisneros’s book The House on Mango Street, Mr. Golby and Ms. Nussear brought […]

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Basketball playoff tickets on sale

Posted by on March 7, 2016 with 0 Comments

  The United Township Panthers Boys’ Basketball team will be playing in the IHSA Sectional Semifinals against Rock Island High School on Tuesday, March 8, 7:00 p.m. at Wharton Fieldhouse in Moline, Illinois. Tickets ($5) are on sale noon through 3:30 p.m. today, Monday, March 7; also until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 in […]

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Roses, carnations help raise funds for SC

Posted by on February 12, 2016 with 0 Comments
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Project Pride winners announced for third quarter

Posted by on February 11, 2016 with 0 Comments

Project Pride is a UTHS program that recognizes students for some of the “Little things” that often go unnoticed in a big school.  Whether it is additional effort, kind acts, going above and beyond, or lending a helping hand, teachers can nominate students to receive recognition for their extra efforts. Especially impressive was Shamar Grant, […]

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Best speech season ever

Posted by on February 10, 2016 with 0 Comments

The United Township High School speech team is taking their competition to a new level this year, taking the highest number of events to the sectional tournament in school history. After what appeared to be a banner year in 2014-15, this year’s team has taken it up another notch. “Last year we had seven events […]

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