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Day of Silence speaks volumes

Posted by on April 15, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Martin For a quite a few years now, United Township High School has been participating in the Day of Silence, a day to honor those who have been forcibly silenced due to gender and sexual orientation issues, and this year over 400 UT students participated. Mrs. Mackel, who runs UT’s GSA (Gay Straight […]

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Deere recognizes students

Posted by on April 4, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Davidson The John Deere Harvester Awards Tea for the third quarter was held this last Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  John Deere Harvester Works and United Township High School partner together to give out quarterly awards to students, staff, and community members who have shown exemplary contributions to the UTHS community. The Partners in […]

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Athlete Feature: Eric Solis

Posted by on April 3, 2014 with 0 Comments

Senior Eric Solis has been a member of the successful boys’ swimming team here at United Township High School and is the succinct subject of our Athlete Feature. Which events do you compete in? 50 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly, 200 Medley Relay, and 200 Freestyle Relay What is your best event?  What is your best time […]

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Review: Divergent not as good as the book

Posted by on April 2, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Martin Over spring break, Divergent hit theaters making it the number one movie to see for students with nothing to do. It made a box office profit of around $94 million during its opening weekend. Walking through the halls of United Township, you can’t help but notice how many people have been carrying […]

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Lockers replaced over break

Posted by on March 14, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Michelle Davidson This Friday, the second floor north hallway lockers will have to be cleaned out so that the lockers can be replaced during break. There have been reminders about the ordeal all week long, and Thursday garbage cans were placed in the hallways to help for cleanout. Many students questioned why the lockers […]

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1% tax increase for schools comes to a vote Tuesday

Posted by on March 12, 2014 with 0 Comments

  This coming Tuesday, March 18, voters in Rock Island County will have the opportunity to cast their ballots on a resolution that would add 1% to the sales tax of qualifying purchases in order to support the maintenance of school facilities throughout the county. Iowa schools have been benefiting from this type of tax […]

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Athlete Feature: Tori Stark

Posted by on March 10, 2014 with 0 Comments

  The latest athlete feature is UT varsity bowler Tori Stark, who is in her senior year here at UT. How long have you been bowling? I have been bowling for for four years. Why did you start bowling? It sounded really interesting and fun my freshman year. What is your best single game score? […]

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Tennis season?

Posted by on March 7, 2014 with 0 Comments
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Student Spotlight: Jocelyn Eubanks

Posted by on March 5, 2014 with 0 Comments

  Name:  Jocelyn Eubanks Class:  Senior, Age 18 School Activities:  Student Council, Wrestlerettes, Link Crew, and Manager/Trainer for Football. Hobbies:  Singing, Dancing, Writing Songs, and Scrapbooking. Favorite Teacher:  Mr. Feller Favorite Subject:  Skyline If you could change anything in school, you’d change:  The cafeteria food As a senior, do you have any advice for the […]

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2313 pairs of jeans collected

Posted by on February 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

Mrs. Heather Monson, National Honor Society sponsor, came on the intercom today to thank the students of UTHS  for donating a whopping 2,313 pairs of jeans in the Teens for Jeans drive. Her own Western Civilizations class brought in 463 pairs of jeans, with the seniors overall bringing in the most of any of the […]

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