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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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Beauty and the Beast performed tonight and Saturday

Posted by on January 23, 2015 with 0 Comments

by Kayci Hines As many of you know, United Township’s Panther Players are putting on a production of Beauty and the Beast. It will be super fun and entertaining to watch!  Performances continue tonight, Friday, January 23rd at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, January 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the UT auditorium.   This is a change from the […]

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Ugly sweaters make for better holidays

Posted by on December 5, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Kennedy Hoke Ugly Christmas sweaters were fashionable today as students and staff wore them to help raise money for UT families in need.  Sponsored once again by Blaze Restoration, the Ugly Sweater Contest attracted around 250 contestants.  Blaze Restoration presented a check to UTHS for $2250.00 to make Christmas a little bit easier for some […]

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NHS goes from screams to jeans

Posted by on December 5, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Kayci Hines National Honor Society’s Teens for Jeans fundraiser is starting soon! Donations will begin very soon through February. According to junior Julia Harris, donations are starting early this year, because of how well the fundraiser went last year. To donate, all you have to do is bring in jeans of any size, color, […]

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