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Last chance for senior yearbook pictures!

Posted by on January 28, 2019 with 0 Comments
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UT students in Augie honor band

Posted by on January 24, 2019 with 0 Comments
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UT artists make the cut

Posted by on December 18, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Amina Sehic During November selected students from United Township were invited to display their artwork at the Festival of Trees high school student exhibition. Calli Godwin, Lily Wright, Josephine Nouganou, Elena Falcon, Kiera Oliva Vandewalle, Samantha Hofstetter, Lexi Fryxell, Finn Anderson, Haley Rowe, Kayla Dorn, Arianna Andino, Mackenzy Williamson, Nanil Elehimer, Max Scarsdale, Avery […]

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UT students continue Toys for Tots tradition

Posted by on December 14, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Nicole Boodhoo Over the course of two weeks, United Township was able to collect a variety of different toys for the Toys for Tots fundraiser. About $1,000 worth of toys were donated to the cause. Student Council and faculty members contributed around $1,170 as well. Farm and Fleet helped the Toys for Tots campaign by […]

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Rodriguez awarded car by UT Class of ’93

Posted by on November 6, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Amina Sehic For their 25th anniversary, the class of 1993 have decided to sponsor an “Outstanding Student Citizenship Award,” awarding one lucky UTHS student, Diana Rodriguez, with a 2007 Ford Focus. Mr. Zertuche, UTHS dean of students, explained how Diana was chosen, stating, “The car giveaway was based on input from the teachers. Candidates […]

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Davion Williams heads to Washington, D.C.

Posted by on October 26, 2018 with 0 Comments

At this past Monday’s school board meeting, the board honored UT junior Davion Williams who was selected to advance to the iJAG (Iowa Jobs for America’s Graduates) speaking competition in Washington, D.C. from Novemeber 13-17. IJAG instructor Ms. Ragan Ross introduced Davion to the school board.  According to Davion, IJAG has “…helped me a lot […]

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First quarter John Deere Award winners feted

Posted by on October 17, 2018 with 0 Comments

Each quarter ten students and one community/staff member are honored as part of an ongoing partnership with Deere Harvester works.  The honorees are recognized for going above and beyond what is expected of them at United Township High School. UT superintendent Dr. Jay Morrow and the Deere Harvester Works public relations department’s Morgan Norberg handed […]

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UT measures students, provides practice

Posted by on September 4, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Amina Sehic UTHS freshmen, sophomores, and juniors took their practice SAT tests on Friday, August 31. The purpose of the tests, according to Assistant Principal Anthony Ragona, is to gain experience with the SAT and to measure academic growth. The tests provide one set of indicators of how well students are prepared for college […]

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All students safe, classes resume

Posted by on August 23, 2018 with 0 Comments

UTHS was temporarily on a lockdown this morning due to a similar phone threat as the school experienced this past Friday. The threat came in at 8:42 and the building immediately went into a lockdown as a precautionary measure.  The lockdown was lifted around 9:20 a.m., and classes have resumed. The East Moline Police Department […]

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All safe after lockdown at UTHS

Posted by on August 17, 2018 with 0 Comments

A lock-down of the building due to an anonymous phone threat interrupted classes this morning at United Township High School. As a precautionary measure students were held in their first period classes from 8:47 a.m. until about 10:20 a .m. as police investigated the threat.  A large police presence ensured the safety of students as […]

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