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Senior students honored

Posted by on May 16, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Davidson On Wednesday, May 14,  many of our seniors and their loved ones gathered together in the UTHS cafeteria for the 2014 Senior Awards Banquet. The night started out with a delicious dinner buffet put together by the UT cafeteria staff, and then everyone settled in for the main event: the senior awards. […]

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2014 Prom Court named

Posted by on May 12, 2014 with 0 Comments
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Students and staff receive fourth quarter John Deere awards

Posted by on May 8, 2014 with 0 Comments

The Deere Harvester/United Township High School Business and Education Partnership Special Recognition Awards Ceremony for the fourth quarter was held this past Tuesday,  May 6, 2014 in the UTHS library.  Mr. Stacey McCoy, Manager of Labor Relations at Harvester, and Dr. Jay Morrow, UTHS superintendent, handed out awards to ten students and one faculty member […]

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Poetry and Percussion livens up library

Posted by on May 2, 2014 with 0 Comments
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Day of Silence speaks volumes

Posted by on April 15, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Ashley Martin For a quite a few years now, United Township High School has been participating in the Day of Silence, a day to honor those who have been forcibly silenced due to gender and sexual orientation issues, and this year over 400 UT students participated. Mrs. Mackel, who runs UT’s GSA (Gay Straight […]

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Deere recognizes students

Posted by on April 4, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Davidson The John Deere Harvester Awards Tea for the third quarter was held this last Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  John Deere Harvester Works and United Township High School partner together to give out quarterly awards to students, staff, and community members who have shown exemplary contributions to the UTHS community. The Partners in […]

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Lockers replaced over break

Posted by on March 14, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Michelle Davidson This Friday, the second floor north hallway lockers will have to be cleaned out so that the lockers can be replaced during break. There have been reminders about the ordeal all week long, and Thursday garbage cans were placed in the hallways to help for cleanout. Many students questioned why the lockers […]

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1% tax increase for schools comes to a vote Tuesday

Posted by on March 12, 2014 with 0 Comments

  This coming Tuesday, March 18, voters in Rock Island County will have the opportunity to cast their ballots on a resolution that would add 1% to the sales tax of qualifying purchases in order to support the maintenance of school facilities throughout the county. Iowa schools have been benefiting from this type of tax […]

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WYSE team lives up to name

Posted by on February 26, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Haley Davidson On February 13th United Township’s WYSE (Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering) team went to Carl Sandburg College for the WYSE Academic Challenge Regionals. UT dominated in Engineering Graphics with Daniel DeVilder in  third place, Maverick Solomon taking second place, and Alex Hubbard taking first place. Thomas Osborne took second place in […]

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Jeans deadline is today!

Posted by on February 21, 2014 with 0 Comments

by Jessica Moon United Township’s National Honor Society, led by Mrs. Monson, is running a Teens for Jeans fundraiser from January 15 to February 21.  Originally scheduled to end on Valentine’s day, the contest was extended until today. So far, at least 1,000 pairs of jeans have been collected.  These jeans will be taken to Aeropostle […]

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