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“King Thomas” rules Mr. Teen UT

Posted by on April 7, 2017 with 0 Comments

An enthusiastic crowd filled the UTHS auditorium Thursday night to watch Homecoming King Thomas McGehee add another title to his his reign–Mr. Teen UT. After notching wins in both the swimwear and talent contest, Thomas was not only “Mr. Baywatch” and “Most Talented,” but won the overall title of “Mr. Teen UT,” also.  Crowned by […]

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First ever PIR speech event heads to state

Posted by on February 16, 2017 with 0 Comments
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Speech team hits next level

Posted by on February 10, 2017 with 0 Comments
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Musicians make UT All-State history

Posted by on January 31, 2017 with 0 Comments

Four UTHS students earned the privilege of performing at this past weekend’s All-State music concert in Peoria. Representing UTHS were Kyle Jecks (fifth chair trumpet in jazz band), Hannah Johnson (fourth chair French horn in the honor band), Lauren Larson (first chair piccolo in the honor band) and Alex Verschoore (eleventh chair trumpet in the concert band). […]

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16-17 second quarter JD awards announced

Posted by on January 11, 2017 with 0 Comments

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, the John Deere Harvester Works and United Township High School Partners in Education program honored the second quarter winners of the special recognition award.  The event was held in the library to accommodate the students, family members, and teachers who gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the award winners. Winners […]

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Students collect toys for tots

Posted by on December 6, 2016 with 0 Comments

For the twenty-first year UTHS students and staff helped the needy of the Quad Cities by participating in the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program.   Thirteen students and five chaperones volunteered to fill the orders for 120 families in two and one-half hours. Mr. Brad Burklund, faculty organizer of the annual drive, gave special thanks […]

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Veterans honored at assembly

Posted by on November 11, 2016 with 0 Comments
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UT takes second in Hunger Drive competition

Posted by on November 11, 2016 with 0 Comments
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Annual food drive wraps up

Posted by on November 9, 2016 with 0 Comments

The annual Student hunger Drive culminated today for UTHS with the traditional assembly, where much of the food donated by UTHS students was on display. The UT Student Council sponsors the annual coolection process at UTHS which benefits the River Bend Food Bank, a major supplier of food to those in need in the Quad […]

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First Quarter Project Pride students honored

Posted by on November 4, 2016 with 0 Comments

Fifty UTHS students were recognized today for going above and beyond what is expected of them at UT. Teachers all have a chance to nominate students through Project PRIDE each quarter of the school year.  The first quarter recipients gathered in the auditorium during DEAR time today to receive words of thanks from Mr. Killam […]

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