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Free SAT prep for juniors

Posted by on March 5, 2018 with 0 Comments

On Monday, March 12, the first weekday of spring break, UTHS juniors have the opportunity to attend a one-day SAT test-prep workshop for free.  From 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., The Doorway to College Foundation will present ZAPS test-preparation training here in the building.  This seminar is typically offered for $89 per person, but UTHS […]

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Senator Durbin talks guns, immigration, voting

Posted by on February 20, 2018 with 0 Comments

United States Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat from Illinois, visited United Township High School today and talked to the government class of Ms. Julie Eisenband and Mr. Bob Feller, telling the students about his path to the Senate, discussing guns and immigration, and answering their questions. Foremost on Senator Durbin’s and the students’ minds was the […]

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UTHS offers “safest environment possible” during threat

Posted by on February 6, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Mr. Schou Last Wednesday in the halls of UTHS there were fewer students present than usual, but the adult population was far more visible due to an anonymous threat.  After UT generated e-mails and phone calls on Tuesday night to all the families of students in the district to relay the story of a […]

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Three band students head to All-State

Posted by on January 26, 2018 with 0 Comments

Three band students from United Township are being honored with selections to the All-State concert band and orchestra.  Gage Tittle on trombone, Jacob Sommer on tuba, and Jacy Betzel on trumpet will be in Peoria this weekend to rehearse and perform as part of this prestigious ensemble.  They were honored with a “walk-through” the halls, […]

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Student written and directed one-act plays premiere

Posted by on January 18, 2018 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston The premiere showing of this year’s ten minute plays occurred Tuesday night, and it was quite the success. This year there are seven plays, each written by a UT student and ranging from comedic to dramatic. For those who did not attend the first showing, there will be two more opportunities to […]

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Latest John Deere Award winners recognized

Posted by on January 11, 2018 with 0 Comments

The second quarter John Deere Award winners were recognized in a ceremony after school in the library on Tuesday, January 9.  Students, family members, and teachers gathered for cookies and punch to honor students who have gone above and beyond the expectations of their teachers and coaches. Each student is given a $250 scholarship and […]

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College students visit Studies program

Posted by on January 11, 2018 with 0 Comments

Recent UTHS graduates from the past couple of years came back to visit current students in the Studies program, UT’s accelerated social studies and English classes.  Mrs. Heather Monson, social studies teacher at the senior level, lines up the students each year to have them talk to current students to share their college experiences, advice, […]

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“Wall of Heroes” makes debut

Posted by on December 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

  At the half-time of this past Friday’s boys’ basketball game, a moving memorial was unveiled to honor UTHS students who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War. The large plaque was paid for by fund-raising efforts by the UTHS Class of 1967, who raised $21,000.  Student […]

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Scholastic bowl team off to smart start

Posted by on October 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Preston A new team has surfaced in our school this year, and it has started its season with a bang. United Township High School’s scholastic bowl team has already seen many big accomplishments. The most recent is a third place finish at the Riverdale tournament over the weekend. Prior to this, Aaron Flemming, […]

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Second quarter John Deere Award winners named

Posted by on October 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

The second quarter John Deere Harvester Awards were held in the UTHS library on Tuesday, October 17, and recognized seniors Alexis Clark, Riley Gomez, Madeline Nelson, Verenice Lachino, Van Thang, Samantha O’Donnell, Ivan Poon, Brittney Fitzpatrick, Cody Freeman, and Dalton Martin, along with staff recipient Mr. Joe Ketner. The award is given to students recognized […]

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