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Aloha, Homecoming 2018!

Posted by on September 28, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Arianna Davis The “Aloha”-themed homecoming week starts Monday, October 1, 2018, and the schedule is packed with dress days, lunch activities, and evening events.  Activities for the week include: MONDAY, OCTOBER 1: To kick off homecoming this year, the first themed dressing day will be “Maui Monday” or “Hawaiian Dress Day.” During lunch, there […]

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“Get Smart” runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Posted by on September 27, 2018 with 0 Comments

The Panther Players will present “Get Smart,” a play based on the television series of the same name originally created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry.  The show will be performed in the UTHS auditorium Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 7:00 p.m. According to Ms. Sheila Ahuja, faculty director, “It is a fun spy […]

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Upcoming Multicultural Fest features food, entertainment

Posted by on September 6, 2018 with 0 Comments

  This coming Sunday, September 9, 2018, from noon until 5:00 p.m., United Township High School will be the site of a multicultural festival featuring food, entertainment, and information from  a wide variety of cultures represented in the Quad Cities. The event is being hosted by the East Moline/Silvis Rotary Club and the United Township High […]

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Arrests, reflection follow lockdowns

Posted by on August 31, 2018 with 0 Comments

UTHS officials have had time to reflect on the incidents that have provided an unusual start to the school year. Two juveniles were arrested in the wake of two hoax phone calls that threatened violence at United Township High School on August 17 and August 23, 2018.  An unidentified 15-year-old female UTHS student as well […]

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Football season kicks off with free hot dogs

Posted by on August 27, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo The UT Student Council, with help from the UT Booster Club, arranged a Back-to-School Tailgate on August 24th before the opening game of the football season. The tailgate went from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. by the pond beneath Soule Bowl. While the sophomore football game was going on, the first 150 UT students […]

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Posted by on August 1, 2018 with 0 Comments, the student news organization of United Township High School, quietly reached one million page views over the summer.  The website, which replaced the printed newspaper, has been posting articles on the web, sharing stories on Facebook, and is dabbling with Twitter. According to the sponsor, UTHS English teacher Mr. Brian Schou, “Every year we […]

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Latest JD Award winners named

Posted by on May 2, 2018 with 0 Comments

The fourth quarter John Deere Harvester/UTHS Business and Education Partnership Special Recognition Awards were presented on Tuesday, May 1 in the UTHS Library.  Seniors are recognized for going above and beyond what is expected as nominated by faculty members.  In addition a faculty member is nominated by his or her peers, as well as a […]

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“Heartbeats and Worldbeats” rocks library

Posted by on February 15, 2018 with 0 Comments

On Valentine’s Day in the library, students were given the opportunity to recite their own original poetry, recite poetry from published poets, or even bang a drum.  Ms. Lisa Carroll, library aide, organized a new event she called “Heartbeats and Worldbeats” that was held during each of the three lunch hours.  While drummers played world […]

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Glenview students get a taste of high school band

Posted by on February 12, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo During sixth period on Friday, February 9, the Glenview Middle School Symphonic Band had the opportunity to play their contest music with the United Township High School Symphonic Band students. This was an innovative way for high school students to teach middle school students different techniques and musical talents that they may […]

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Blues master Billy Branch blows through UT

Posted by on February 8, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston On Tuesday of this week, students at UT were given the honor of watching Billy Branch perform. Branch is an extremely talented harmonica player, and he normally plays in a band called Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, based in Chicago. All other members of the band are children of famous […]

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