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Marching Panthers take on ALS Ice Bucket challenge in big way

Posted by on August 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

The UTHS Marching Panthers took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a big way this past week, with the entire band, including director Mr. Dave Maccabee, dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. The purpose of the challenge is to raise awareness and funds for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), better known as Lou […]

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Panther Preview features football, cheerleaders, band

Posted by on August 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

The annual Panther Preview night was held this past Friday, August 22, 2014,  to kick off the official start of the football season.  Getting ready for this week’s away football game in Galesburg, new head coach Jason Kirby brought his teams out to the field in front the crowd at Soule Bowl. Joining the football […]

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Assembly gives props to seniors

Posted by on May 30, 2014 with 0 Comments

The senior class was given shout-outs at the senior assembly this past Wednesday in the UT auditorium. During third hour, seniors gathered in the auditorium as Mrs. Rosenthal, dean of students,  and Mrs. Ashcraft, head of the special education department, led a number of people in pointing out the accomplishments of the senior class.  From […]

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Top students recognized

Posted by on May 8, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon The top ten students in each grade level were honored at a ceremony on May 7  in the United Township cafeteria.  Several senior students were also awarded scholarships in the different educational departments at United Township during this ceremony.  This is the 5th annual academic achievement awards ceremony sponsored by the United […]

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May the Farce Be with You starts Tuesday

Posted by on May 5, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon The Panther Players are proud to present the spring play, May the Farce be with You.  This play “might be considered as being Star Wars meets the Justice League of America and X-Men, also starring Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple,” according to the fliers posted around United Township.  The crazy cast is […]

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Mr. Teen UT contestants featured on Cosmopolitan website

Posted by on May 2, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Michelle Davidson Four of our UT students were featured on Cosmopolitan Magazine’s website on April 30, 2014.  Nick Larson, Stephen Golden, Caleb Bernal, and Jordan Landry performed the famous “Jingle Bell Rock” dance from the movie Mean Girls (2004) for the Mr. Teen UT competition’s talent category.  This performance was recorded and put on […]

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New Mr. Teen UT crowned

Posted by on April 22, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon The annual Mr. Teen UT Pageant was held last Wednesday night at 7:00 pm.  The auditorium was filled with students who were excited to see the handsome senior boys of UT strut their stuff and show off their talents. The boys modeled their swimsuits before classing it up for the formal round. […]

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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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