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Poetry Out Loud winners move on

Posted by on February 5, 2016 with 0 Comments

Mohamed Amadou and Devin Martel will move on to the next round of competition in the Poetry Out Loud program,  a contest to recognize the best oral presenters of poetry. After two rounds of poems, judges Mr. Marty Golby, Mrs. Beth Tepen, Ms. Chelsea Clearman, and Mr. Anthony Greer chose the winners and senior James […]

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All-State musicians perform in Peoria

Posted by on February 5, 2016 with 0 Comments

Four instrumentalists, one vocalist, and two future music educators earned the trip to Peoria last week to take part in the All-State Music Festival, an event that brings the top musicians from throughout the state to perform together once a year.  Under the direction of Mr. David Maccabbe and Mrs. Juliet Minard, the students took […]

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Seniors order caps and gowns

Posted by on January 22, 2016 with 0 Comments
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Saturday is last chance to see The Crucible

Posted by on January 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

After successful showings on both Tuesday and Wednesday nights, this coming Saturday (January 23, 2016) will be the final performance of the Panther Players’ version of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.  Directed by Ms. Sheila Ahuja, the cast of twenty thespians features Sam Colon as Rev. Samuel Paris; A.J. Evans as Abigail Williams; Alex Hartman as […]

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Students honored with John Deere Award

Posted by on January 21, 2016 with 0 Comments

by Kennedy Hoke Every quarter the John Deere Award Committee selects a group of seniors and  a community member or staff member to receive the John Deere Harvester/UTHS Special Recognition award. The recipients are receiving this award for going above and beyond what is expected of them, whether that be inside the class room or […]

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Cocoa helps the cramming

Posted by on December 18, 2015 with 0 Comments

This past Tuesday afternoon after school, several hundred UTHS students crammed in the UT cafeteria–for their finals. Sponsored by the Link Crew under the direction of UTHS counselor Mrs. Stacey Drish, students were treated to free cocoa as they found some study buddies to help prepare for their final exams.  Many of the UT teachers […]

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Blaze donates $2500 for UT families

Posted by on December 18, 2015 with 0 Comments

The Christmas costume extravaganza sponsored by Blaze Restoration filled the UTHS auditorium with enough Whos to outnumber Whoville. Scores of participants donned holiday costumes n a Whoville-inspired theme to help raise money for UTHS families in need.  That money, totaling $2500, was donated by Mike and Danette Simons of Blaze Restoration, both UTHS graduates.  Blaze Restoration […]

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Grinch promotes UT/Blaze Restoration fundraising efforts

Posted by on December 4, 2015 with 0 Comments

      The Grinch made an appearance in the UT cafeteria today to promote the ongoing fundraising efforts of UTHS and Blaze Restoration to help community families in need during the holidays. Blaze Restoration, Inc. is a locally owned disaster restoration company has been sponsoring an ugly sweater contest for United Township High School since […]

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“Crucible” cast announced

Posted by on November 23, 2015 with 0 Comments

by Karah Kost UT’s drama department will be presenting The Crucible as its winter offering on January 28, 29,  and 30,  at 7 pm in the UT auditorium, and the cast was just announced. The Crucible is a play based in in the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts during the late 1600’s. The […]

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Veterans honored at UT assembly

Posted by on November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments

by Kennedy Hoke and Mr. Schou Historically a day off school, this Wednesday, November 11 all UTHS students and staff gathered to honor our local heroes in the gym. The Symphonic Band played “National Emblem” as local veterans were welcomed to the UT gym with a thunderous, lengthy standing ovation from the student body. An […]

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