United Township High School

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United Township High School
Location
East Moline, Illinois, USA
Information
Type Public Secondary
Established 1915 (as East Moline High School)
Principal Mr. Carl Johnson
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1809
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Orange and Black
Athletics conference Western Big 6
Yearbook UTHS Skyline
Website

United Township High School, also known as UTHS or UT, is a public four-year high school located in East Moline, Illinois, a city in Rock Island County, in the United States. The school is the only public high school in the city of East Moline, and is part of United Township High School District 30. UTHS is served by the feeder schools of East Moline School District #37, which provide elementary and middle school educations for the residents of Silvis, Carbon Cliff, and Hampton in Rock Island County, and the city of Colona in Henry County.

Academics[edit]

United Township High School provides course work in the following academic departments:[1]

  • Area Career Center
  • Business
  • Driver Education
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Health
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages
  • Physical Education
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Area Career Center (ACC) Programs[edit]

  • Advanced Computer
  • Applications
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Banking Internship
  • Barbering
  • Building Trades
  • Child Care
  • Collision Damage Repair
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts Internship
  • Diesel Technician Internship
  • Design/Drafting
  • Electronics
  • Extended Campus Health Occupations (ECHO)
  • Fire Science/Fire Fighting
  • Graphic Arts
  • Home Economics Related Occupations (HERO)
  • Health Occupations Co-op
  • Interrelated Cooperative Education
  • Law Enforcement and Public Safety
  • Computer Integrated Machining
  • Machine Trades Partnership
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Marketing Education Co-op
  • Office Occupations
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Web Page Design II
  • Welding
  • Woodworking

Athletics[edit]

United Township High School participates in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and is a member of the Western Big 6 Conference. The school fields teams in 13 IHSA sponsored athletics:[2]

  • Cross Country (boys/girls)
  • Football (boys)
  • Golf (boys/girls)
  • Soccer (boys/girls)
  • Swimming & Diving (boys/girls)
  • Tennis (boys/girls)
  • Volleyball (girls)
  • Basketball (boys/girls)
  • Bowling (girls)
  • Wrestling (boys)
  • Baseball (boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Track & Field (boys/girls)
  • Marching Band
  • Cheerleading

Conference Championships[edit]

The accomplishments of the many UTHS Sports over years. The Boy's Track and Field Team has won the last 5 Western Big 6 conference titles. Wrestling held an 8 year conference winning streak. Girls basketball 2008-09 season going undefeated 20-0.

  • Boy's Track & Field (2008-2012)
  • Wrestling conference champs (2000–2008)
  • Basketball conference champs (2007–08
  • Softball conference Champs (2009–2010)
  • Girls Basketball conference champs (2008–2009) Record(20-0)
  • Boys Basketball conference champs (2007-08)
  • Boys Swimming conference champs (2008–09)Record(9-0)&(2009–10) Record (12-2)
  • Girls Tennis conference champs (2006–07)
  • Boys Soccer conference champs (2006–07)
  • Baseball 2005 Western Big 6 Champs
  • Cross Country Western Big 6 Champs (2011-2012)

State Championships[edit]

At the conclusion of the 2009-2010 academic year, United Township High School has won 3 Illinois state titles in IHSA sponsored team athletics:[3]

  • Boy's Soccer (1999-2000 AA)
  • Girl's Bowling (1990-1991 AA)
  • Girl's Track & Field (1976–1977)

Activities[edit]

United Township High School provides activities both sponsored by IHSA, and not. UT won the IHSA sponsored Illinois state title for Drama in 1947-1948.[3] IHSA sponsored activities available to students include:[2]

  • Drama & Group Interpretation
  • Music: Organization
  • Music Solo & Ensemble
  • Music: Instrumental
  • Music: Vocal (Choir)
  • Speech & Individual Events
  • Spirit
  • Student Council

Other available activities include:

  • Anime Club
  • Authentic Voices
  • Key Club
  • Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
  • Panther Players
  • UTPD
  • Chess Club
  • National Honor Society
  • French Club
  • Spanish National Honor Society
  • Marching Band
  • Pep Band
  • Cheerleading
  • Crime Stoppers
  • Breakfast Club
  • Math Team
  • Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Team
  • Interact Club

Notable alumni[edit]


External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United Township High School Course Planning Guide 2010-2011". United Township High School. Retrieved 23 June 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "IHSA: East Moline (United)". Illinois High School Association. Retrieved 23 June 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "IHSA Season Summaries: East Moline (United)". Illinois High School Association. Retrieved 23 June 2010.