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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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Blaze is no grinch for UTHS

Posted by on December 9, 2016 with 0 Comments

Mike and Danette Simons of Blaze Restoration once again brought out their crew in their Christmas finery to help celebrate the season and raise money for needy families in the UTHS district. The annual ugly sweater contest morphed into a “dress as your favorite Christmas movie character.”  From the Grinch to Elsa to the Heat […]

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UT artists on display

Posted by on December 2, 2016 with 0 Comments

Thousands of people were able to view the work of a large group of UT artists when their artwork went on display at the annual Festival of Trees in Davenport, Iowa, this past week. Art teachers Mrs. Amy Blome and Mr. Jon Nevenhoven led the group of 31 students to visit their display on Tuesday, […]

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Fall play opens tonight

Posted by on September 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

The Panther Players are presenting a family-friendly comedy called “Romeo and Juliet Together and Alive Again” starting tonight  and continuing on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in the UTHS auditorium. In the play directed by Ms. Sheila Ahuja, Ed and Lucy decide that the best way to set up their awkwardly shy friends is to […]

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Review: “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Posted by on May 6, 2016 with 0 Comments

by Grace Downey The  Drowsy Chaperone ,which ran from April 28 until May 1, was a huge success. The story is narrated by a man who is listening to the recording of the Drowsy Chaperone, which is about a young Hollywood actress who is going to give up on her lifelong dream of stardom in order to […]

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More Project Pride winners recognized

Posted by on May 2, 2016 with 0 Comments

Project Pride recognizes students on a quarterly basis for going above and beyond what is expected of them as determined by individual classroom teachers.  Students are given a certificate with the name of the nominating teacher and the act for which they have been nominated.  These students are recognized once each quarter. The most recent […]

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English classes learn Mexican dances

Posted by on March 9, 2016 with 0 Comments

The co-taught English classes of Mr. Marty Golby and Ms. Patrice Nussear probably had little idea they would end up in a gym learning Mexican dances when they started reading their most recent novel. Inspired by their students’ enthusiasm for reading Sandra Cisneros’s book The House on Mango Street, Mr. Golby and Ms. Nussear brought […]

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Poetry Out Loud winners move on

Posted by on February 5, 2016 with 0 Comments

Mohamed Amadou and Devin Martel will move on to the next round of competition in the Poetry Out Loud program,  a contest to recognize the best oral presenters of poetry. After two rounds of poems, judges Mr. Marty Golby, Mrs. Beth Tepen, Ms. Chelsea Clearman, and Mr. Anthony Greer chose the winners and senior James […]

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Saturday is last chance to see The Crucible

Posted by on January 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

After successful showings on both Tuesday and Wednesday nights, this coming Saturday (January 23, 2016) will be the final performance of the Panther Players’ version of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.  Directed by Ms. Sheila Ahuja, the cast of twenty thespians features Sam Colon as Rev. Samuel Paris; A.J. Evans as Abigail Williams; Alex Hartman as […]

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Grinch promotes UT/Blaze Restoration fundraising efforts

Posted by on December 4, 2015 with 0 Comments

      The Grinch made an appearance in the UT cafeteria today to promote the ongoing fundraising efforts of UTHS and Blaze Restoration to help community families in need during the holidays. Blaze Restoration, Inc. is a locally owned disaster restoration company has been sponsoring an ugly sweater contest for United Township High School since […]

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