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Students honored by UT, John Deere

Posted by on October 18, 2016 with 0 Comments

UTHS and John Deere Harvester Works recognized ten senior students and a staff member in the first quarter recognition ceremony today after school in the library. Each quarter the Special Recognition Awards Committee reads the nomination forms for students and staff members at UT and chooses a group that has gone above and beyond what […]

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Homecoming Week full of activities

Posted by on September 26, 2016 with 0 Comments

The 2016 Homecoming for United Township High School is here with a Wizard of Oz theme for the week.  The various days have dress themes and activities, so here is a run-down of the week: Monday, September 26, 2016 Dress Themes:  Green/sparkle Lunch activity:  Wizard of Oz movie trivia Night Activity:  Student volleyball tournament in […]

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Counselors talk college with senior students

Posted by on September 15, 2016 with 0 Comments

The UTHS counseling department was out visiting all the senior English classes today to talk about the ACT, discuss college plans, and inform students about scholarship opportunities. With the deadline for registering for the October ACT being tomorrow (September 16), the first thing the counselors were reminding seniors to do was take the ACT.  While most […]

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New final exam policy in effect

Posted by on August 19, 2016 with 0 Comments

There is a new attendance incentive that affects all students for the 2016-2017 school year.  Hearkening back to a policy from the previous decade, students will be able to earn a final exam exemption (they will not have to take final exams) if they meet the proper criteria.  Those criteria are: No more than three absences […]

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Meet the Panthers tonight

Posted by on August 19, 2016 with 0 Comments

The Panther Preview for 2016 will be tonight at Soule Bowl starting at 6:00 p.m. The preview will start out with a few words from new band director, Mr. Mike Wawrzynski, who will then let the band take over for about 15 minutes of music and marching. Football scrimmages will start next with the frosh […]

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Deere Harvester, UT partner to recognize seniors

Posted by on May 4, 2016 with 0 Comments

The 2016 Fourth Quarter Partners in Education awards ceremony was held after school Tuesday, May 2, in the UTHS library. Ten seniors and one staff member were honored for their contributions to the UTHS community by UTHS and John Deere Harvester Works. Parents, friends, and teachers joined the honorees for punch, cookies, and very short […]

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UT students place in Moline library poetry contest

Posted by on April 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

Jordan Jackson and Kristianna Holtsclaw, both seniors at UTHS, placed second and third (respectively) in a teen poetry contest sponsored by the Moline Public library. The students were honored last night in a ceremony at the library where they read their original poems for the crowd of family members, friends, and teachers.  Of the 65 submissions […]

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Latest JD Award winners announced

Posted by on April 15, 2016 with 0 Comments

Last Tuesday parents, teachers, and students gathered in the UT library to celebrate the latest batch of John Deere Harvester Special Recognition Award winners.  The awards are presented to senior students each quarter who go above and beyond what the UTHS community expects of them, and is a feather in the cap of UT’s most […]

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Project Pride winners announced for third quarter

Posted by on February 11, 2016 with 0 Comments

Project Pride is a UTHS program that recognizes students for some of the “Little things” that often go unnoticed in a big school.  Whether it is additional effort, kind acts, going above and beyond, or lending a helping hand, teachers can nominate students to receive recognition for their extra efforts. Especially impressive was Shamar Grant, […]

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Best speech season ever

Posted by on February 10, 2016 with 0 Comments

The United Township High School speech team is taking their competition to a new level this year, taking the highest number of events to the sectional tournament in school history. After what appeared to be a banner year in 2014-15, this year’s team has taken it up another notch. “Last year we had seven events […]

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