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Fall play opens tonight

Posted by on September 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

The Panther Players are presenting a family-friendly comedy called “Romeo and Juliet Together and Alive Again” starting tonight  and continuing on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in the UTHS auditorium. In the play directed by Ms. Sheila Ahuja, Ed and Lucy decide that the best way to set up their awkwardly shy friends is to […]

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Review: “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Posted by on May 6, 2016 with 0 Comments

by Grace Downey The  Drowsy Chaperone ,which ran from April 28 until May 1, was a huge success. The story is narrated by a man who is listening to the recording of the Drowsy Chaperone, which is about a young Hollywood actress who is going to give up on her lifelong dream of stardom in order to […]

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More Project Pride winners recognized

Posted by on May 2, 2016 with 0 Comments

Project Pride recognizes students on a quarterly basis for going above and beyond what is expected of them as determined by individual classroom teachers.  Students are given a certificate with the name of the nominating teacher and the act for which they have been nominated.  These students are recognized once each quarter. The most recent […]

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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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Poetry Out Loud winners move on

Posted by on February 5, 2016 with 0 Comments

Mohamed Amadou and Devin Martel will move on to the next round of competition in the Poetry Out Loud program,  a contest to recognize the best oral presenters of poetry. After two rounds of poems, judges Mr. Marty Golby, Mrs. Beth Tepen, Ms. Chelsea Clearman, and Mr. Anthony Greer chose the winners and senior James […]

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Saturday is last chance to see The Crucible

Posted by on January 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

After successful showings on both Tuesday and Wednesday nights, this coming Saturday (January 23, 2016) will be the final performance of the Panther Players’ version of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.  Directed by Ms. Sheila Ahuja, the cast of twenty thespians features Sam Colon as Rev. Samuel Paris; A.J. Evans as Abigail Williams; Alex Hartman as […]

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Grinch promotes UT/Blaze Restoration fundraising efforts

Posted by on December 4, 2015 with 0 Comments

      The Grinch made an appearance in the UT cafeteria today to promote the ongoing fundraising efforts of UTHS and Blaze Restoration to help community families in need during the holidays. Blaze Restoration, Inc. is a locally owned disaster restoration company has been sponsoring an ugly sweater contest for United Township High School since […]

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“Crucible” cast announced

Posted by on November 23, 2015 with 0 Comments

by Karah Kost UT’s drama department will be presenting The Crucible as its winter offering on January 28, 29,  and 30,  at 7 pm in the UT auditorium, and the cast was just announced. The Crucible is a play based in in the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts during the late 1600’s. The […]

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A modern, funny “Cinderella” story on UT stage

Posted by on September 23, 2015 with 0 Comments

  The Panther Players will be performing William Glennon’s  comedic version of Cinderella during three of the next four days on the UT stage. Director and English teacher Ms. Sheila Ahuja’s cast includes Lauren Larson as the stepmother, Hannah Johnson and Anna Harmening as the step-sisters, AJ Evans as the Jester, Max Finley as the prince, […]

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YA author Elkeles inspires students

Posted by on September 18, 2015 with 0 Comments

Visiting author Simone Elkeles enthralled students in the UTHS library this past Wednesday morning.  The author of such young adult novels as Perfect Chemistry, Rules of Attraction, and Chain Reaction talked about her books, students’ reactions to them, and life as a writer. A writer based in the suburbs of Chicago, Ms. Elkeles has won […]

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