Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Attention Seniors looking to re-take the S-A-T test: You have an opportunity to take the test at school on October 16th. The cost is $49.50. Please stop by the General Office for more information. You must get signed up by today September 18th.  

Class of 2020:   The deadline to have a senior picture included in the yearbook is quickly approaching.  Contact Photographic Arts as quickly as possible to schedule an appointment 762-6662.  The yearbook photo session is absolutely FREE, so get those appointments made soon!  If you are unable to go to the studio, never can still be a part of the yearbook.  Seniors will be able to have their picture taken at UTHS on October 1 from 7:30-1:15.

"The sign-up for speech team auditions is outside of Mr. Greer's door, 224E. Please sign up for an audition time by 3:15 today Wednesday. Auditions are this Thursday after school. Please come prepared with your materials! See Mr. Greer if you have any questions." 

Tri-M will meet Thursday morning at 7:30am in the Choir Room. We will finalize T-shirt ideas and handle other business.

Are you registered to vote? Get registered on National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, September 24. Bring two forms of ID to lunch and we will help you get registered. You must be a U.S. citizen, turn 18 by November 3, 2020, and be an Illinois resident for the past 30 days to register. Remember: YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE

European Trip Openings

Have you always wanted to go to Berlin? Are you interested in visiting Auschwitz concentration camp? Want to experience the old world charm of Budapest? We have two spots open on our Eastern European trip this June. This makes a once in a life time graduation gift! If you are interested please stop by Mrs. Monson's room, 223E and pick up some information. These spots are open for a limited time. 

September is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and the UTHS Young Women's Club and Family Resources invite you to visit  the Teen Dating Awareness table in the commons today during your lunch period. 



Are you interested in current events, government, or the law? Do you love to debate? UT’s new club YMCA Youth & Government might be for you! Join teens across Illinois as you take on the roles of government officials. Become a leader who challenges the way we see the world. The program is limited to 10 students and will be first-come, first served. See Ms. Eisenband in room 216S for more information! 


There will be a Student Council Meeting on Friday in the auditorium at 7:30 am. 

"Gamer's Club will meet this Friday from 3 to 5 in the Gallery."

Attention Anime Club members. Please remember to sign up in the library with Mrs. Carroll of you would like to march in the homecoming parade. Cosplay is encouraged!

The Young Women's Club meets today after school in room 206 South until 4pm. 

Activism and Empowerment are just two of the things that make this club special.  All UT young women may join at any time. 


Attention College bound seniors!  If you need help filling out the FAFSA or college applications, please sign up in the counseling office.  We will have a representative from ISAC here on Thursday mornings to assist you.  

In addition, we will have a college application day on Thursday, September 19th from 9am until 2pm.  At this time, our ISAC representative will help you fill out college applications.  In order to complete most college applications, you will need to know your social security number and have a credit or debit card to pay the application fee.  

College Visits: You must sign up in the Guidance Office in order to attend these college visits. 

Sept. 18            Knox College               10:45 am

Sept. 23            U of Dubuque              8:55 am

Sept. 24            Rockford U                  10:45 am


Last night the tennis team rocked Rock Island and rolled to a 7-2 victory.  Reese Williams, Nicole Boodhoo, Nan Li, Iman Adam, Hailey Pappas, Khrystina Reynolds, and Rabha Haroun all contributed to UT's victory. The Panther's next home meet will be senior night on Thursday, September 26th @ 4pm.  Please come out and help us celebrate and send off our wonderful, hardworking seniors!