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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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Parents, students “Engage to Succeed”

Posted by on August 21, 2015 with 0 Comments
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2015 Prom court announced

Posted by on May 11, 2015 with 0 Comments

  Members of the 2015 Prom court were announced at United Township High School.  All members have to be nominated, and then seniors and faculty vote on the students to narrow it down to ten male and ten female students. From these twenty students, the junior and senior classes will vote for king and queen […]

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Super-State band performance streamed live Saturday a.m.

Posted by on May 8, 2015 with 0 Comments

The United Township high School band has been working hard in preparation for the Super-State Band Festival, an invitation-only festival for the top concert bands in Illinois. Along with plenty of direction from Mr. David Maccabee, UT band director, students received additional training from Mr. Thomas Leslie, University of Las Vegas Band director, as he critiqued the […]

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No make-up day honors authentic beauty

Posted by on March 12, 2015 with 0 Comments

This past Wednesday, March 11, 2015 , Authentic Voices sponsored “#Authentic Beauty Day.”  As part of this day, they encouraged staff and students to come to school without their usual make-up on in order to celebrate authentic beauty. They had a table outside the lunch room with flyers and make-up cleansing wipes for people who wanted to join […]

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