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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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Review: “You Can’t Take it with You”

Posted by on September 30, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Grace Downey The play “You Can’t Take it with You”  ran from September 17-19 in the UTHS auditorium. The casting was done very well and the students who were fantastic in the roles they played.  Experienced Panther Players Callen Brown and Matthew Gray were especially good in their respective roles.  The level of acting experience […]

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Homecoming week is (once) upon us

Posted by on September 19, 2014 with 0 Comments

Homecoming 2014 is officially here this coming Monday, September 22,  as an entire week’s worth of events kick off.  The “Once Upon a Homecoming” theme will honor some of everyone’s favorite movies and movie characters, especially those from Disney. Keep up to date all week long with stories here on UTHSnews.net, and daily photo albums […]

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“You Can’t Take it with You” runs through Friday

Posted by on September 18, 2014 with 0 Comments

The classic play “You Can’t Take it with You” will be performed by the Panther Players tonight and tomorrow night in the auditorium at United Township High School beginning at 7:00 p.m. After a strong opening night on Wednesday, the cast and crew are primed and ready for two more nights of George S. Kaufman […]

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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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