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UT students experience Hamilton

Posted by on December 1, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Joey Dryoel Many students dream of getting to see a Broadway show in person someday, and many never get the opportunity that the students in UTHS’s American Studies and Western Civilization classes received this week.  Thanks to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History who sponsored the trip, the students were afforded a very […]

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Food Drive totals in

Posted by on November 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston In the past, the Food Drive has been a largely successful event at UT, and thanks to events hosted by the student council, the Panthers can proudly say they have maintained the sense of community and compassion they have had in years prior. This year, a total of 37,697 pounds of food […]

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First band concert of year features world music

Posted by on November 9, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo Last Thursday, November 2nd, the United Township Concert and Symphonic Bands performed their Fall Concert. With Mr. Mike Wawrzynski, Director of Bands, conducting both bands there was much to be pleased about after the performance. Not only did Mr. Wawrzynski direct the bands, but Juliet Minard, Assistant Director, was also helping him […]

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Public invited to view film about teens and screens

Posted by on November 3, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston and Madi Morrow The National Honor Society of UTHS is excited to present Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age. According to the movies’ makers, “Award-winning Screenagers probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through […]

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Marching Panthers crescendo through season

Posted by on October 31, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Laura Gerardo The marching band season is officially over. It was a great season capped off with the UTHS marching band finishing strong, placing second at the Mid-Iowa Championships in Ankeny, Iowa. “This season was great,” said the director of bands, Mike Wawrzynski, “The band grew a lot in regards to their work ethic […]

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What did students do over break?

Posted by on October 25, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo and Peyton Pustelnik The Panthers enjoyed a break from their den from October 2 to October 13. What did they do to fill their time?  We asked…     “During fall break I worked and went to band.” -Kiersten Henderson, grade 12           “I’m played baseball three times a […]

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UT English teacher publishes book

Posted by on September 1, 2017 with 0 Comments

Ms. Sheila Ahuja is not only an English teacher and play director at UT, but she is also an author of adolescent literature.  She recently published a fantasy adventure book entitled Avalon Princess, which is about an orphaned girl finding a portal to the magical world of Avalon. The name of the land is familiar to […]

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Faculty sandbags opposition

Posted by on June 1, 2017 with 0 Comments

Check out the Facebook photo gallery here.

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Seniors celebrate prom

Posted by on May 16, 2017 with 0 Comments

Another prom is in the books as UT’s seniors celebrated another milestone in their final year of high school. “A Prom As Old as Time” was held this past Saturday night at the River Center in Davenport, Iowa. One traditional highlight of the evening was the crowning of prom royalty.  This year’s queen and king […]

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Last chance to see original student plays

Posted by on February 3, 2017 with 0 Comments

Just Listen: An Evening of Ten-Minute Plays has a final performance this coming Sunday, February 5, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in the UTHS auditorium. The afternoon will be composed of seven individual plays, all around ten minutes, written, performed, and directed by UT students. “It is a dream to see my work become reality, so I […]

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