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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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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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Black History Month celebrated through blues music

Posted by on February 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon About two hundred students gathered in the United Township auditorium on February 26 during second hour to watch blues artist Reverend Robert Jones perform.  For the past several years the Mississippi Valley Blues Society has sponsored a blues artist to perform for students at UTHS in recognition of Black History Month.  This year’s […]

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Music students featured

Posted by on February 5, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Kathryn Weber Music students at UTHS are very busy people.  here in November there may be a little bit of a breather for them, as they have wrapped up marching band, IMEA, All-State,  and the musical, but more activities like concerts and solo/ensemble contests are right around the corner. One of those events was […]

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UT music students off to All-State

Posted by on January 24, 2014 with 0 Comments
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Mr. Mojo inspires students

Posted by on January 16, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Ariel Scott Wednesday January 15, United Township High School had an assembly that all freshman attended called”Mojo Up,” featuring an anti-bullying speaker, Travis Brown, also known as “Mr. Mojo.” Travis spoke to the freshman class about bullying, cyber bullying, and how to stand up for people when they are being bullied. Travis also spoke […]

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Sweater contest as ugly as promised

Posted by on December 13, 2013 with 0 Comments

Some of the most awful, tacky, horrendous holiday clothing ever was displayed on the stage of the UTHS auditorium this morning.  Blaze Restoration sponsored the second Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest that resulted in a $2000 donation from Blaze Restoration to the UTHS Families in Need fund. Students and staff alike crossed walked the runway in […]

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Clark takes first in Festival of Trees art show

Posted by on November 26, 2013 with 0 Comments

Amanda Clark, a senior at UTHS, took first place in the mixed media division at the Quad City Arts Festival of Trees Student Art Exhibit. With competition in four categories (photography, drawing/painting, dimensional art, and mixed media), Amanda beat out artists from all the other area high schools on both sides of the river to […]

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Latest John Deere award winners recognized

Posted by on November 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Kayla Sierra-Lee The first quarter John Deere Harvester Awards were held in the UTHS library on Tuesday, October 22, and recognized Stephanie Bergland, Ryan Clark, Stephanie Dang, David Fink, Liz Larrison, Kayla Miller, Tristyn Rivera, Victoria Stark, Keith Verschoore, and Elsa Zuniga, along with staff recipient Mr. Brian Petersen. The award is given to […]

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NHS braves sleet to rake and run

Posted by on November 12, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon On Monday, November 11, National Honor Society students participated in the annual Rake and Run.  The plan was to visit six houses to rake leaves for people who were suggested by staff members, as well as raking Mr. Hanske’s “infamous front hill” (in the words of Mrs. Monson). However, at the sixth […]

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