United High School 2021 Commencement Ceremony will take place Saturday, May 15 at 3 pm at United High School Fieldhouse. Tickets are not needed, but masks must be worn. Graduation will be live streamed on YouTube at UHS Newsroom or by clicking here: https://youtu.be/uBFSZJA8AjQ
UHS Wrestling will be at Orion tonight, Thursday, May 6 starting at 5:30 pm. The meet is being streamed on the NFHS Network, https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/orion-high-school-orion-il
United High School Pride Awards Night will be streamed live tonight, May 5th beginning at 6:30 pm. Watch on YouTube at UHS Newsroom or click here: https://youtu.be/2ALpNIig4Pc
United Parents/Guardians of students who are getting the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine today - your child needs this consent form signed by you in order to receive the 2nd dose. The clinic starts at 1:00. If you need this form sent through email, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The United High School Band and Choir Concert will take place Tuesday, May 4 at 7pm at the high school. Senior musicians will also be honored this night. The concert will be live streamed on YouTube at UHS Newsroom or click here: https://youtu.be/fcOV5g7ckdc
Press Release United CUSD 304 April 29, 2021 On the afternoon of April 28, 2021, United High School administration became aware of an incident on social media regarding two United High School students and the use of a racial slur. The District promptly initiated an investigation and the involved students were immediately removed from school pending the investigation. The District takes such matters seriously, and will not condone the actions, words and behaviors of the involved students. While the District cannot share specifics related to the incident and the involved students due to confidentiality and privacy laws, the District will take appropriate responsive action.
UHS WRESTLING link for Tuesday, April 27. Varsity wrestling will be on the road against Moline. Meet starts at 6 pm. Search YouTube for Moline Athletics or click here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC95Lm7yyB5G8tBh6-SioALA/featured
UHS SOFTBALL link for Monday, April 26. Varsity Softball will play first game at HOME against West Central. Game starts at 4:30pm. We will try to stream it, but can't guarantee it will work. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/M6ZCZYOrnoE
UHS BASEBALL link for Monday, April 26. Varsity Baseball will play first game at HOME against West Central. Game starts at 4:30pm. We will try to stream it, but can't guarantee it will work. Sr Night 4:15 pm. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/pUFC0_dvGyc
UHS FOOTBALL game link for Friday, April 23. Varsity Football will play at HOME against Ridgewood. Game will start at 7pm. This is the last game of the season. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/oF2XSTMV404
We are so proud of U!! Way to represent the Class of 2021!! https://www.galesburg.com/story/news/education/2021/04/20/area-students-recognized-illinois-state-scholars-exceptional-academic-achievement/7291241002/
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Tuesday, April 20. Volleyball plays on the road against Galva with a JV game starting at 6 pm. You can watch the game here: https://www.galva224.org/athletics.html
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Monday, April 19. Volleyball plays on the road against Stark County with a JV game starting at 6 pm. Search Facebook Stark County CUSD 100 to watch the game. https://www.facebook.com/SCCUSD100
A great story on United Senior, Landon Conard. Thank you Landon for inspiring all of us! https://www.kwqc.com/2021/04/16/one-armed-football-player-thriving-and-inspiring-for-united-red-storm/
UHS FOOTBALL game link for Friday, April 16. Varsity Football will play on the road against Marquette. Game will start at 7pm. Search YouTube for Marquette High School Athletics or click: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC25SOfhHuPXQN71coUVicDA
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Thursday, April 15. Volleyball plays at home against QC Christian with a Varsity game only at 6 pm. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/xIdHEHy_irA
Link for the UHS Promenade for Saturday, April 17. Doors open at 5:30 pm and Promenade will begin at 6 pm. You MUST have a ticket to enter into Promenade. If you would like to watch Promenade go to YouTube and search for UHS Newsroom or click here: https://youtu.be/KVd2Mm3Ow5k
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Wednesday, April 14. Volleyball plays on the road at ROWVA starting with a JV game at 6 pm. Search YouTube for Rowva Media or click: https://youtu.be/CuZR6PTCXZQ
We will be hosting the United Promenade in the old gym this Saturday due to the forecast of cool temperatures. Each United Junior or Senior, participating in the Promenade, will be given 2 tickets to give to family or friends. Only those with tickets will be allowed to attend Promenade. We will be live streaming the Promenade and a link will be posted on our website later in the week. We will be using IDPH guidelines for mask wearing and social distancing. The doors for Promenade will open at 5:30pm, with Promenade beginning at 6:00pm. Students not participating in the Promenade must check in at the old main doors by 6:30 pm, or they will not be admitted to the dance. Prom will conclude at 10:30pm.
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Tuesday, April 13. Volleyball plays on the road against Williamsfield starting with a Freshmen game at 5 pm. This a pay to watch link, it's $10.99 a month. https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/williamsfield-high-school-williamsfield-il
UHS FOOTBALL game link for Monday, April 12. F/S Football will play on the road against Princeville. Game will start at 6pm. Search YouTube for Princeville Jr High Athletics or click: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-HUCZh4RfaBDaD8GMFfRoA
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Monday, April 10. Volleyball plays Ridgewood starting with a Freshmen game at 5 pm. Games are F/JV/Varsity. Search Cambridge School District or https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsMjEH3ZZN-XQ_WMPhW3mLA
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Saturday, April 10. Volleyball plays at home against Peoria Christian starting at 1:30 pm. Games are JV/Varsity only. Search YouTube @UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/sEweiCqcM4U
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Saturday, April 10. Volleyball will play two teams at home. West Central will begin at 10 am with Peoria Christian starting at 1:30 pm. Games are JV/Varsity only. Search YouTube @UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/6GsiXJmOGCw
UHS FOOTBALL game link for Friday, April 9. Football will play at home against Princeville. Game will start at 7pm. Search YouTube @UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/ed8UyHAAig0
2020-2021 Yearbooks are on SALE NOW! Purchase online at https://bit.ly/21UHSYEARBOOK using a credit/debit card or pick up a pink order form in front of the office and pay by cash or check. $50 each. Questions contact Mrs. Horner in Room 23.
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Thursday, April 8. Volleyball will play on the road against Annawan. Game will start at 6pm. Search YouTube @Annawan Schools Live or click: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb-jWTBDTwMQ1Kv9ozE33nA/live
Congratulations to Trace Titus for being named the State Winner with his Sheep Production Record Book at State Awards Day on March 27th. Cole Boock and Tyler Barrington were in the top 5 in the state in their award area. Also congratulations to the United FFA Ag Business Team who received First Place at the Section 4 Ag Business CDE. Team members were Bridget Brokaw, (1st Ind.), Tyler Barrington (2nd Ind), Riley Horner (3rd Ind.), Reed Yung (4th Ind.), Trace Titus(5th), Hunter Austin (6th), Cole Boock(7th), Mallory Cooper, Noah Olson and Hunter Osborn. Excellent job FFA Students!
UHS FOOTBALL game link for Thursday, April 1. Football will play on the road against Mercer County. Game will start at 7 pm. Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzuYYP4RPcXsDEVAIMNcXPQ/featured or you can find the game on the NFHS network, for $10.99.
UHS JV FOOTBALL game link for Monday , March 29. Football will play on the road against Annawan-Wethersfield. JV Game will start at 6 pm. Watch here: https://www.geese230.com/Page/173
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Saturday, March 27. Volleyball will play on the road against Orion. F/JV/V Games begins at 10am. This a pay to watch link, it's $10.99 a month. https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/orion-high-school-orion-il/gam27db91b2a0
UHS FOOTBALL game link for Friday, March 26. Football will play at home against Annawan-Wethersfield. Tonight is also Senior Night-senior night will begin at 6:30 pm. Game will start at 7pm. Search YouTube @UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/C7wYsZWce9E
Congratulations to the math team on their accomplishments at regionals. Individual awards include: Hunter Lewis who placed 1st in Geometry and Jake Jungmann who placed 3rd in Geometry. The team awards include the Geometry team that placed 1st, Freshman/Sophomore 8 man team took 1st also, Junior/Senior 8 man team that placed 2nd and the calculator team which came in 1st. Overall, the math team finished 2nd at the regional level.
For home football games, United will allow for 25% capacity for home fans and 100 visitor fans. No parking will be allowed on the field. No concessions will be available. Restrooms will be available on the east side of the school. Spectators will need to stay behind the roped areas or remain seated on the bleachers. Admission is free and gates will be set up on the north side of the field. IDPH requirements for masking and social distancing will be followed for entry into United games.
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Wednesday, March 24. Volleyball will play at home against Wethersfield. JV Game begins at 6 pm. Tonight is also Senior Night! Search YouTube @UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/dORhSHIDtmk
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Monday, March 22. Volleyball will play at home against Mercer County. Freshmen begin at 5 pm. Search YouTube @UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/THdqqxzS3nM
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Saturday, March 20. Volleyball will play at home against Lewistown. Freshmen begin at 10 am. Search YouTube @UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/4CmHNNT66w4
UHS VOLLEYBALL game link for Wednesday, March 17. Volleyball will play their first home game of the season against Princeville. Freshmen begin at 5 pm. Search YouTube @UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/pysWXGocq24
Congratulations to the following people who placed in the Academic Challenge Sectionals: Jacob Dutton placed 2nd and Bridget Brokaw placed 3rd in Chemistry. Cormaic Flynn placed 2nd and Bridget Brokaw placed 3rd in Physics. Thank you to all team members : Lucy Kane, Kaylan Sperry, Makaila Hootman, Catherine Fuller, Jacob Dutton, Cormaic Flynn, Danielle Bowling, Jennifer Shimmin, Kathryn Douglas, and Bridget Brokaw!
FFA Congratulations to Cole Boock, Trace Titus and Tyler Barrington who won their respective SAE interviews this past week. These three young men will now compete at State Awards Day on March 27. Great Job!
Congratulations to Red Storm boys basketball to Declan Flynn and Cormaic Flynn for being named to First Team All Conference, Jackson Bergren for being named to the Second Team, Drew Brown and Aidan Parkins for being named Honorable Mention. Our United boys were also Co-Champions LTC for the season! Congratulations on a great season!
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Tuesday, March 9. Girls will play their final game of the season on the road against Monmouth-Roseville. JV tips off at 6 pm. Search YouTube for Monmouth-Roseville Athletics or click: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-otIwuWU5oVQm-PK1ex6WQ
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Boys will play their final game of the season on the road against West Central. JV tips off at 6 pm. Search YouTube for WC SocialMedia or click: https://youtu.be/I75OUh54Pw0
CORRECTION: Please use this link--- https://youtu.be/_QCW7pdTlnw to watch tonight's (Monday, March 8th) UHS Girls Basketball game!
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Monday, March 6, 2021. Girls will play on the road against Rowva-Williamsfield. JV will begin at 6 PM. The game will stream @ROWVA Media on YouTube or by clicking here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLSkmTvGyGOHp-NlzT8oY-w
Congratulations to the United FFA Parliamentary Procedure team who competed last week in the virtual Section 4 event. United was the 1st place team. AJ Jenks was Top Chairperson. Isabella Colbrese was the top Floor member, Bridget Brokaw, 2nd, Elaina Allaman 3rd, Tyler Barrington 4th, and Payton Crain 5th. Great job to all. They will now compete at the District I event on April 7th.
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Saturday, March 6, 2021. Girls will play at HOME against ATOWN . JV tips off at 11 am. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/9tQGpKuMSfQ
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Saturday, March 6, 2021. Boys will play on the road against A-TOWN. JV, starting at 4:30 pm. The game will stream on YouTube @Tornado Broadcasting Network or by clicking this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd4WLPAhUjc80Nfjr8s6dcw
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Friday, March 5, 2021. Boys will play on the road against Bushnell. JV, starting at 6 pm. The game will stream on YouTube @Hulett PubliPro LLC or by clicking this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCavQrPZl2fv7toCfukuqwUg
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Friday, March 5, 2021. Girls will play on the road against Galva. JV will begin at 6:30pm. The game will stream here: https://www.galva224.org/athletics.html
Our Jostens representative will be at the high school on Tuesday, March 16 from 2-3pm for cap/gown and announcement delivery. Your bill must be paid in full in order to receive your merchandise. Payments made on March 16 must be in the form of cash, money order or cashiers’ check. Personal checks and credit card payments will not be accepted at that time. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your order, please contact Frank Zucker at email@example.com
The Junior/Senior Prom will be held at United High School on Saturday, April 17. Students will be required to wear masks and rotate with their 50 person group throughout 4 areas within the school building. In the next week, we will be sending out information about signing up for tickets to Prom. If any junior or senior plans to take a date from another school then he/she will need to complete a form that is available in the high school office. No student over the age of 20 will be allowed to attend Prom.
This will run tonight during the Girls Basketball game during half time of both JV and Varsity. https://youtu.be/8HZ9fImDfno
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Girls will play at HOME against Annawan. JV tips off at 6 pm. Tonight is also SENIOR NIGHT!! Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/MMppjdZt9SI
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Monday, March 1, 2021. Boys will play at HOME against Stark County. JV tips off at 6 pm. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/3PR6KAlfkSI
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Saturday, Feb 27, 2021. Boys will play on the road against Peoria Heights. JV tips off at 5 pm. Search YouTube for PPHS SPORTS or click: https://youtube.com/channel/UCyXZiTrs26yIVv9HulIWpZA
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Friday, Feb 26, 2021. Boys will play at HOME against Ridgewood. JV tips off at 6 pm. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/DN0o3_tE8wA
UHS GIRLS basketball link for Friday, Feb 26, 2021. Girls will play at Ridgewood. JV tips off at 6 pm. Pay to watch link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/alwood-high-school-woodhull-il or FREE on YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3tzUVxMaru3gPqznVNrJ-Q
Seniors: If you plan to attend Carl Sandburg College next year, be sure that you have filled out the general application for scholarships AND the promise scholarship application. This must be done if you want to possibly receive free tuition or a reduced tuition cost. This is due March 15, 2021. Email Ms. Shaver if you have any questions.
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021. Girls will play on the road against Knoxville. JV tips off at 6 pm. This is a pay to watch link. The game can be found: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/knoxville-high-school-knoxville-il
United CUSD 304 schools will return to 5 full day weeks starting Monday March 1. The link below provides information about this transition. Check the document on the United 304 website often as updates and changes will be posted when necessary. Full remote students have or will hear from your building principal to discuss any changes to that program. https://5il.co/ptb6
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021. Boys will play at HOME against Princeville. JV tips off at 6 pm. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/_Gp6SOHlqms
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021. Girls will play on the road against Princeville. JV tips off at 6 pm. The game can be found on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpFn3Y14hKFgMKrjb48W0Qg
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Saturday, Feb 20, 2021. Boys will play on the road against West Prairie. JV tips off at 6 pm. Game will be located on the West Prairie High School Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/West-Prairie-High-School-162246610487995
Ameren and Benbow have given clearance for a safe return to our building. High school classes are cancelled for the rest of the day. The boys' basketball game is on for tonight! Go Red Storm!
We received word around 9:00 am that there was a gas leak in the greenhouse at the high school. We immediately called Ameren and evacuated the building. All faculty, staff and students were sent home for the remainder of the day. We will release information about tonight's boys' basketball game once we have clearance to return to the building.
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Friday, Feb 19, 2021. Boys will play at HOME against Wethersfield. JV tips off at 6 pm. This night is also SENIOR NIGHT! Congrats Seniors!! Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/eW-tWjZ57qE
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Friday, Feb 19, 2021. Girls will play on the road against Wethersfield. JV tips off at 6 pm. The game can be found: https://www.geese230.com/Page/173
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021. Boys will play on the road against Stark Co. JV tips off at 6 pm. Game will be located on the Stark CUSD 100 Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SCCUSD100
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021. Girls will play at HOME against Stark Co. JV tips off at 6 pm, with a running clock. Varsity to follow . Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/CTHmLOTFj7Y
United Red Strom Boys Basketball has been nominated for Hometown Heroes of the week!! GO VOTE to help them WIN!! You can vote online once per day through this Wednesday at 6:00 PM. https://www.fm95online.com/vip_contest/hometown-heroes-voting-week-of-february-15/
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. Boys will play at Galva. JV tips off at 2pm. Find the link here: https://www.galva224.org/athletics.html
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Friday, Feb 12, 2021. Girls will play at HOME against Mercer Co. JV tips off at 6 pm . Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/DxklUnCz878
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Friday, Feb 12, 2021. Boys will play at Mercer Co. JV tips off at 6 pm . On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzuYYP4RPcXsDEVAIMNcXPQ or you can watch on https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/ and search Mercer Co, you will have to pay $10.
There has been a change to the UHS GIRLS basketball game tonight against West Central! There WILL be a JV game tonight beginning at 6 pm. with Varsity to follow. It was previously noted that there would be no JV game tonight. Live streamed here: https://youtu.be/usHl9kkhzaY
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021. Boys will play at HOME against Knoxville. JV tips off at 6 pm . Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/akjeGvaqbV8
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021. Varsity game only against West Central. Tip off is at 6 PM. Search YouTube WC Socialmedia or click on this link: https://youtu.be/usHl9kkhzaY
February 9, 2021 Announcements
Return to Play FAQ Guidance: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xXOsFfpQcZPGdfFcsejyAUUxLkW23YwLyzolgF1ZMsE/edit?usp=sharing
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021. Boys will play their first HOME game against West Central, JV tips off at 6 pm . Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/dBv9Jx3Uk3A
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Saturday, Feb 6, 2021. Boys are on the road to Williamsfield with game starting at 3:00 pm. Search YouTube for Williamsfield Schools or click: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3qeiMtlV4OztVAuDRkSYjQ?view_as=subscriber&fbclid=IwAR1x8LExtoJXF11czFuAzZ0xHcOF1n9HbmTIW1SgYIYjmjxvxbseiDJwZnE
Tonight's BOYS basketball game is ON. Game begins at 5:30 pm. Here is the link to watch United vs. Riverdale. Search YouTube for Riverdale High School or click: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1MhIU-T9lg1WpyyrDNPHGg
Due to expected travel issues during dismissal times, United CUSD 304 schools will be remote learning today, February 4, 2021.
UHS GIRLS basketball game link for Saturday, Feb 6, 2021. Girls start the season on the Red Storm court with game starting at 11 AM. Search YouTube for UHS Newsroom or click: https://youtu.be/zMabW12CMZw
UHS BOYS basketball game link for Friday, Feb 5, 2021. Boys start the season on the court in Riverdale with game starting at 5:30 pm. Search YouTube for Riverdale High School or click: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1MhIU-T9lg1WpyyrDNPHGg
Parents and Students: In order to reduce the number of reported online cheating incidents, high school teachers have the option to require students to take tests in-person or during an individual Google Meet conducted after school from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
We will be continuing synchronous learning at the high school through the end of the school year for all remote learners. We are seeing positive results from synchronous learning, so I want to thank everyone for their efforts. Students engaging in remote learning are required to attend each synchronous class period each school day. Student absences from synchronous class periods will be counted as unexcused unless parents/guardians contact the office with a valid excuse. Students are unable to receive credit for work for unexcused absences. These policies also apply to full remote Wednesdays and snow/emergency days.
Students interested in the Health Career Virtual Field Trip; don't forget to sign up TODAY!! The field trip begins at 12:30 today! Use this link to sign up: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-career-pathway-field-trip-fridays-tickets-130591698285?fbclid=IwAR1oJF8t0xrV7I4EpeEqXl_J-s61jD0FktOBS5aEgCRnbitAOc0mMQ0zlqk
We look forward to seeing our in-person learners on Tuesday, January 19! For those students choosing Full remote learning this semester, please contact the high school office, if you haven’t already done so. Beginning on Tuesday, January 19….we will be continuing synchronous learning at the high school through the end of January for all remote learners. We are seeing positive results from synchronous learning, so I want to thank everyone for their efforts. During this time we will be tracking students’ attendance and engagement in learning to make decisions about synchronous learning throughout second semester. Remote Students are required to attend each synchronous class period during this time. Beginning on Tuesday, January 19, student absences from synchronous class periods will be counted as unexcused unless parents contact the office with a valid excuse. These policies also apply to full remote Wednesdays. We will inform students and parents about our decision regarding synchronous learning for the remainder of the semester on or before Friday, January. 29.
Attention High School Students: Interested in a career in a growing, high-impact field with job security and plenty of opportunities for advancement? Schedule a Health Career Pathways - Field Trip Fridays. Once a month hear from a variety of professionals about their experiences and have a chance to ask the questions you want to know. Find out more and register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-career-pathway-field-trip-fridays-tickets-130591698285?fbclid=IwAR3bQva7d4lzrv-7cQ_VmboZ61BS6mVBVsdTuyjImNddww5Hb2-cnvV-bkM
Reminder - Full Remote Students that signed up - meal distribution is going on right now at the 3 campuses. Please pick up meals before 6 pm. Thank you.
Help the Student Council and Yearbook "Deck the Halls"!! Beginning next week we will have holiday theme dress up days and if you participate you will have a chance to win a $25 Visa Gift Card EACH DAY!!!! The spirit will carry on into Monday, the 14th and Friday the 18th as well. Monday 7th: Polar Express Day (wear your school appropriate comfy PJs), Tuesday 8th: Christmas Spirit (deck out in Red and Green), Thursday10th: Whoville/Grinch Day (Crazy hair-create a Whoville hairdo), Friday 11th: Christmas Vaca/Mr K Day (Wear your favorite Hawaiian Shirt, just like Mr. K), Monday 14th: Two Turtle Doves(find a friend and dress festive-Twining=Winning), Friday 18th: Ugly Sweater Day (Wear you ugliest Christmas creation). This is open to ALL United High School students, in person and FULL Remote. Full Remote you must submit a full length picture of yourself dressed up to Mrs. Horner (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 8th hour each day. 8th hour is 12:17-12:30 pm Good Luck and I am so excited to see all of you Deck the Halls!!
It is the midterm point in 2nd quarter. Parents please make sure you check your students' grades on Skyward.
The Strom Tracker is up and ready to read!! It may look a tad different, but it's still full of pictures and stories from inside the U! #BeUnited https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/993926/Volume_17-1.pdf
Seniors: The make up date for the SAT is Tuesday, October 27. Remember that an SAT score is a requirement for graduation! If you have any questions, email Ms. Shaver!
Today is the deadline for Freshmen (physicals) and Seniors (meningitis vaccine) to complete their health requirements. Starting tomorrow, Friday, October 16, those Freshmen and Seniors need to do remote learning until the health requirements are met. Please call the high school office with any questions.
Attention Full Remote Learners: Beginning on Tuesday, October 13, Full Remote Learners can email their teachers to set up an appointment after school for in-person tutoring. In addition, students can attend tutoring in our BOOST program. We want to provide every opportunity for our students to be successful.
Seniors: On Wednesday, October 14, 2020 the SAT will be given at United High School to all current seniors. This test is a requirement to graduate. The test will start at 7:45 am. and end at approximately 1:00 pm. Please make every effort to attend testing!
Juniors: On Wednesday, October 14, 2020 the PSAT will be given at United High School to all current juniors. This test is very important to give you (and us) valuable data and also give you experience before taking the SAT which is required to graduate in May of 2022. The test will start at 7:45 am. and end at approximately 11:51 am. Please make plans now to attend on October 14, 2020.
Today opens the 2021 FASFA. This is a graduation requirement at United! Watch this 60 second Storm Brief to find out more information! https://youtu.be/jMqxa4j-k9A Who wants FREE MONEY for COLLEGE?? #fasfa #collegeready #BeUnited #fillitouttoday
Attention Seniors: A new graduation requires all seniors to complete a FAFSA before graduation or fill out a FAFSA Nonparticipation Form. (The FAFSA Nonparticipation Form is only for individuals that will be entering the workforce or the military immediately after completing high school.) You can complete this task starting on October 1, 2020. Click on link: https://livesandburg-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/lhanson_sandburg_edu/EjIcJh9h0Z5Hq48eG5iwbksBIbIBLLArAM5Hqze1-GboWg?e=vdSHOr
Full Remote Learners will have the option of returning to in-person learning for the 2nd quarter. If parents decide that their students are returning to in-person learning for 2nd quarter, please call the office at 309-734-9411, before October 9. If we don't receive a call then we will continue your students' status as Full Remote Learners.
Beginning on Monday, student drivers need to enter the building between 7:30 and 7:45. We will need this extra time to take temperatures. Shuttle buses will be arriving after 7:45 and we want to avoid long lines at the commons doors.
Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences will be conducted from 4-8 pm on Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9 from 8:30-11:30am. Parents will need to contact Margo Olson at the high school office at 734-9411 to set up virtual meeting times with teachers. Parents will need to provide an email address when signing up for conferences.
Friday, September 25, we will be conducting an Intruder Drill with the police department at the high school from 9:00am to 9:30 am.
United High School Parents, please check your students grades on Skyward. This is the midterm point in the quarter. We offer tutoring after school in our BOOST program if your student is struggling in a class!
This is an information video about Senior graduation orders. Orders can be made online or at school on Sept. 22 or Sept. 24 starting from 12:20 to 1:00pm https://view.vidreach.io/viewer/reach/ea528bb5-6689-4dc2-8dd0-afcd43ca5f49/c0c9fd18-6fb9-4061-a0f8-8169ecd3b87b?pk_campaign=c0c9fd18-6fb9-4061-a0f8-8169ecd3b87b
This is an informational video from Jostens about freshmen class ring orders. Orders will be taken at school on Sept. 22 and Sept. 24 https://view.vidreach.io/viewer/reach/ea528bb5-6689-4dc2-8dd0-afcd43ca5f49/3292fae1-2c26-4ed4-88d0-4700c700c951?pk_campaign=3292fae1-2c26-4ed4-88d0-4700c700c951
Watch today's 60 second Storm Brief----> https://youtu.be/Jm_qUVqq8Jg <----as we talk to Cross Country Senior standout Bridget Brokaw!! Make sure you follow us on You Tube so you can keep up with everything going on at the U! #beUnited #brokaw #ShowU
Check in with United High School principal Mrs. Schmitz to see how the first few weeks of the 20-21 school year is going! Make sure to follow the UHS Newsroom on You Tube to see daily 60 second Storm Briefs! #BeUnited #ShowU #weGotthis #maskup https://youtu.be/PSQJ3Y5RbxY
Listen to the 60 second Storm Brief on how the United High School Band is still performing despite covid obstacles! #BeUnited #Band #stillneedmusic https://youtu.be/v0N6GS4iWwk
Make sure you check out the UHS Newsroom on You Tube! We will be doing 60 second Storm Briefs about what is going on at the U! Today we have an update on Senior Golfer Drew Brown! https://youtu.be/Lhl17dyopL8 #BeUnited #StormBrief #Classof21 #UHSgolf
All High School students: Please join Ms. Shaver's Google classroom. This will be the best way to receive valuable information. This is especially important for seniors!
Parent Notification of Health Requirements Deadline State of Illinois Health Requirements for the 2020-2021 School Year Students will NOT be able to attend school whether full remote or in-person after October 15, 2020 until ALL required physical exams and immunizations are received. Students not having these on file or a written statement of the appointment date with a healthcare provider will be excluded from school effective October 16th until the requirements are on file. Kindergarten Students: Physical Exam (Parents please complete yes/no questions, sign, and date) Complete immunization record signed by healthcare provider Eye Exam or waiver 6th Grade Students: Physical Exam (Sports physical NOT acceptable-Certificate of Child Health Exam form required) Parents please complete yes/no questions, sign, and date Complete immunization record signed by healthcare provider- Tdap & meningitis are 6th grade requirements 9th Grade Students: Physical Exam (Sports physical NOT acceptable-Certificate of Child Health Exam form required) Parents please complete yes/no questions, sign, and date Complete immunization record signed by healthcare provider 12th Grade Students: Proof of receiving 2nd Meningitis immunization Thank you for your attention and cooperation to this important matter.
School starts tomorrow! In-Person Learners need to remember class schedules, chromebooks, bookbags, handbooks and school supplies! Remote Learners need to login to your 1st hour Google Classroom for attendance from 8am to 9:15am! Looking forward to seeing our United students!
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w7c86kcyAKkjVhVdFBMYng1lVgxOM7nE/view Please review the presentation about the UHS handbook. Let's have a great year!
UHS Athletes and their parents: Please watch the 2020 Parent Meeting and then complete the Athletic Parent Code of Conduct Google Form. This will signify that you have watched the video and understand the expectations. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aZ93px4q0dpm59CvaEIgxo5tT0YsDHts/view?usp=sharing https://forms.gle/iGfrKFLEwGXCBVTo7
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fp7TP-unO2k_eJTO0SGlpWeCqw6tjlpZ/view Please review presentation for In-Person and Remote Learning Expectations
Chromebook pick up will be Thursday 8/20 from 11am-6pm or Friday 8/21 from 7:30am-3:30pm. A parent or guardian will need to be the one to pick up as an agreement will need to be signed. If you are unable to make one of these times, please call the office to arrange a pick up time. Chromebooks need picked up at each student's attendance center. Login information will be given at this time.
All students 9th through 12th grade will receive a chromebook for use during the blended and full remote learning options. Our chromebook pick up dates and times will be: Thursday, 8/20 from 11-6 pm and Friday, 8/21 from 7:30-3:30 pm at the High School.
Please view the high school procedures for this year. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1o8APEnqIot2iz55WSk80Ah-FIy6Xhp5i/view #StaySafe #BeUnited
Adjustment to school supply list for the high school: Mrs. Carter's 3 ring binder: Please get a 3 inch or larger binder.
School Supply List for United High School Students For all high school students: Earbuds/Headphones, Dry Erase Markers (every high school student will be given a dry erase board to keep at home to interact with teachers during Google Meets), Traditional Supplies such as pens, pencils, notebook paper. Below is a list of some specific supplies required by the teacher. Mrs. Anderson For Geometry and Algebra II: 3 Ring Binder, Scientific Calculator (not graphing), Pencils Mrs. Carter All classes: 3 Ring Binder Mr. Hill All classes: Post-It Notes Mrs. Menge: Biology I and II classes: Required: 1 folder, notebook paper, 1 composition notebook, pencils/pens Nice to have : colored pencils, highlighter, calculator (any kind)
Hello Freshmen and Parents! Please view the virtual Freshmen Orientation presentation. Additional school information will be posted in the coming weeks https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-EeGwtYyKEEH60sHltIRbGxELVZz8ELq/view
Our guest dog for today has been retrieved. Thanks to everyone for your help taking care of him! #BeUnited #goodboy
Due to continued state restrictions, all of the United High School activities scheduled in late July/early August, including Prom and Graduation, will be cancelled. We regret having to make this announcement but feel this is the most responsible decision for our students and community. #loveourUnitedkids
WRMJ will broadcast the 2009 IHSA softball championship game between United and Cobden for the Classic Game of the Week at 7pm tonight!
United High School Pride Night - with links this time. #BeUnited #inahurry https://youtu.be/w9_cDyfmvEI
United Pride Night - Virtual Style (You Tube link will be available soon) https://www.wevideo.com/view/1715899318 United Pride Night May 20, 2020 Hope you enjoy! #BeUnited #2020thingswedo
The Virtual United Pride Night will be recorded this afternoon and the link will be posted on the United website tonight!
While we were unable to meet face to face, the UHS Boys Basketball team deserved to be recognized for all their hard work during the season. Enjoy our Virtual Awards Banquet. Congrats Boys! https://youtu.be/CsTiHogO1rs
Attention Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors! Students/parents will need to drive through the bus ramp at the high school (west-east one way), stop at the old gym door, drop off textbooks, uniforms, money for bills, etc. and pick up your personal items. May 18 and May 19, 8am to 4pm and May 20, 10am to 6pm. Report cards will be mailed out later next week.
Senior Night Lights! Friday, May 15, 8-9pm. Graduates need to arrive at the high school before 7:45pm and park in the first two rows of the north (front) parking lot. We will put you in "social distance spots" along the bus ramp. We will then have community members drive through to wish you congratulations!
Seniors! Information relating to the virtual graduation days can also be viewed on this link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13hVWJ6vrBJ7cV7u-Ji_jjboGJKx2eJH7cSB9Wj7WlAM
Attention Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors! Students/parents will be allowed to drop off textbooks, uniforms, money for bills, etc. and picking up your personal items at the high school. May 18 and May 19, 8am to 4pm and May 20, 10am to 6pm.
Congratulations to our Mrs. Pedigo, Ms. Wood and our Music Students for placing 3rd in the Music Sweepstakes State Competition! This state series is based upon the March IHSA Music Solo and Ensemble State Contest. Excellent job UHS Musicians!
Seniors! All of your remote learning assignments are due Friday, May 8 at 3PM. Make sure to check your email to sign up for the virtual graduation schedule for May 13, May 14 and May 15.
For Seniors! The deadline for Senior remote learning assignments is Friday, May 8. Recordings for the virtual graduation will be May 13-May 15. The recording schedule will be emailed to Seniors on April 28. This information was emailed to you and snail mailed to your parents
Congratulations to Alec Thompson for being named a member of the IHSA All-State Academic Team! View the online banquet here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8_79_TmwxQ&feature=youtu.be
All United High School Senior Girls! The PEO Book Scholarship is being offer by Chapter G in Alexis. Send a letter to: Linda Kozelichki, 202 E Hunt Ave, Alexis, IL 61412. The letter should include the following:School, community and church activities, goals and grade point average. Letters must be received by April 24, 2020.
Don’t forget meal distribution is today at United - 2-4 pm. #BeUnited #feedthemall
UHS Students/Parents - A message from Mrs. Schmitz - 4-1-20 #BeUnited https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jPfOc6eelVzhPxlMsj02tcgQsxL2WGf7/view?usp=sharing If you can't view the video - a hard copy of the message is on the UHS Webpage.
Hello Juniors and Seniors! We are still making plans for Prom. I have sent a Google Form to your school email address. Please complete the form so we can send numbers to the facility. We have also reserved Sat. May 9 to hold Prom in case we have to move the April 18 date. Keep positive thoughts going!
Any Senior who needs transcripts for scholarships please email Mrs. Long at email@example.com Please be sure to include the number of transcripts needed to be sent. If the scholarship needs to be sent electronically then Mrs. Long will send you the transcript to your school email. Mrs. Long will be in the office on Thursday for transcript pick-up.
Reminder: Parents of current Juniors & Sophomores - There will be an info meeting about dual credit courses on Thurs, 3/12, in the UHS Commons at 5:30. Click on the link to learn more! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/588850/Dual_Credit_Letter.pdf
Congratulations to the United Academic Team for their first place finish yesterday at Sectionals!! Congratulations to Cade Whitsitt (1st math and physics), Quinton McVey, (tied 1st math, 2nd physics), Andrew Fuller (tied 2nd physics), Makaila Hootman (3rd chemistry), Alec Thompson (3rd math). The entire team will compete at State on April 20.
Our Jostens representative will be at the high school on Thursday, March 12 from 11-12:20 for cap/gown and announcement delivery. Your bill must be paid in full in order to receive your merchandise. Payments made on this date must be in the form of cash, money order or cashiers’ check. Personal checks and credit card payments will not be accepted at that time. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your order, please contact Frank Zucker at firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to Mrs. Ryner for being named a Top Educator of America! https://topeducatorsofamerica.com/2020/02/top-teacher-chrissi-ryner/
Reminder: Parents of current Juniors & Sophomores - There will be an info meeting about dual credit courses on Thurs, 3/12, in the UHS Commons at 5:30. Click on the link to learn more! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/588850/Dual_Credit_Letter.pdf
It’s Senior Night at the U!! Watch our boys live on You Tube @UHS Newsroom https://youtu.be/ase4SIjfwZM
We are doing some updating to the UHS Library...if you would be interested in any of the sets of outdated encyclopedias and other reference materials, please call 734-9411 and ask for Mrs. Stoneking. We will be recycling them early next week.
Congratulations to our United Academic Team for placing first in the regional competition. The Academic Challenge team will compete in the sectionals on Monday, March 9. Great job! #rockedthechallenge
Attention parents of current Juniors & Sophomores! There will be an info meeting about dual credit courses on Thurs, 3/12, in the UHS Commons at 5:30. Click on the link to learn more! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/588850/Dual_Credit_Letter.pdf
Tonight's boys' basketball game with West Prairie has been postponed due to incoming weather to the south of our location. Varsity and junior varsity boys will practice after school.
UHS Parents, We want to improve at helping students with career planning. Please take a moment to complete this survey to help us get a better understanding of your student. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1NSe83j1VdyTfLSauTILT_9F7S85P4AOnCqnI2cnz
Congratulations United Girls battling past Wethersfield last night! https://www.galesburg.com/sports/20200127/area-girls-basketball-united-always-battles
UHS Parents, We want to improve at helping students with career planning. Please take a moment to complete this survey to help us get a better understanding of your student. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1NSe83j1VdyTfLSauTILT_9F7S85P4AOnCqnI2cnzKRI/edit
Can’t make it to the boys basketball game tonight against Mercer Co? You’re in luck, we are streaming it live on YouTube at UHS Newsroom. https://youtu.be/H1FzxfrY4ds #ShowU
Watch the first Storm Warning Broadcast from United High School A/V class! You can follow us on YouTube at UHS Newsroom or at https://youtu.be/OqlEz-_h_j0
Parent Notice for Illinois Youth Survey https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/559563/PN.pdf
Your high school student will be taking the “Illinois Youth Survey” on January 28 and 29. Please take a moment to read the parent notification letter. https://iys.cprd.illinois.edu/UserFiles/Servers/Server_178052/File/2020/Parent%20Notification%20English%200723.pdf
United FS Boys Basketball at Bushnell for Saturday 1-11-20 has been Postponed. #BeSafeUnited
UHS Speech at Canton - Saturday Jan. 11, 2020 Postponed! #BeSafeUnited
UHS Fresh-Soph girls basketball games at Peoria Heights Saturday 1-11-20 has been postponed due to weather forecast. #BeUnited
Merry Christmas to all!
A great evening of basketball last night as we hosted the St. Joseph Joeys...a fun experience for our students to meet a team from Australia. https://www.galesburg.com/sports/20191210/area-boys-basketball-united-holds-off-st-josephs-of-australia
Derek Johnston, United Junior, will participate in a play "A Child's Christmas in Wales" this weekend at Monmouth College! https://www.reviewatlas.com/news/20191120/a-childs-christmas-in-wales-comes-to-monmouth
Best of luck to Anne Gregory at Cross Country State tomorrow! https://www.reviewatlas.com/sports/20191107/girls-cross-country-uniteds-gregory-ready-for-state-meet
Our Jostens rep. will be delivering class rings during lunch on Tuesday, November 12. The balance must be paid in full in order for Jostens to release the ring. Payments made on this date must be in the form of cash, money order or cashiers’ check. Personal checks and credit card payments will not be accepted at that time.
United High School’s Gregory Head’s to state Cross Country! #BeUnited #fasterthanU
UHS represented on All-LTC Volleyball team! https://www.galesburg.com/sports/20191106/area-volleyball-four-red-storm-named-ltc-first-team
Congratulations to Mr. Molek for being named the WRAM/WMOI October Teacher of the Month! The presentation is on the podcast at https://977wmoi.com/news-podcasts/
United sports update: No freshman volleyball game tomorrow vs. Galva. #ShowU
United Sports Update: Freshman Volleyball tonight at Mercer County is cancelled. The FS game will start at 6pm and Varsity will follow. #ShowU
Congrats to the following students for being selected for ILMEA district choir! Senior choir: Taelor Davis, Catherine Fuller, Derek Johnston, Avery Winking Junior Choir: Ethan Elswick
Relive the final minutes of Fridays win over Stark County! https://drive.google.com/file/d/17AwlQrTHyfjMqiN-dgqCWppTBHrU5Y5-/view?usp=sharing
United sports update Boys and girls golf matches at Oak Run today are cancelled.#ShowU
Boys golf match today vs. Stark County is cancelled. #ShowU
United Golf Open has been cancelled today. #ShowU
United sports update: Cross Country meet tomorrow is cancelled. United Golf Open is still on.
United sports updated: Football tonight at Rowva has been moved to Saturday at 1pm. #ShowU
Varsity football game tomorrow has a new start time. The game will start at 6pm. Please adjust your calendars accordingly.
This is a reminder that we will be conducting an Intruder Drill with local law police at the high school tomorrow, Thursday, September 26, from 8 to 9 am.
Attention United Community....We will be conducting an Intruder Drill with the local police departments this Thursday from 8 to 9 am at the high school.
United sports update: Cross country meet at Dunlap has been cancelled. #ShowU
Princeville 35 - United 21 — Final LTC Football
Attention High School Parents: Mid-term grades for high school students will be updated on Skyward at 3:00 p.m. today. This is a reminder to check your students’ grades as we will only be sending home copies of grades at the end of each semester.
United Sports Updates: 9/11 Girls Golf team will now travel to Saukie golf course in Rock Island instead of Sherrard. 9/12 Girls Golf team will now travel to Highland Springs golf course instead of Riverdale.
First Student Council Meeting Today!! Getting ready for homecoming!
Tuesday, September 4, our Jostens Rep. will meet with Seniors in the commons area at the beginning of 8th hour and freshmen at 2:30 to discuss graduation and class ring orders. Graduation and ring orders will be taken from 2 to 3pm on Wednesday, September 11. Students must bring a $60 downpayment to place an order that day.
A message to our 2019 United Graduates...pick up your yearbooks in the high school office!
Congratulations to United boys and girls golf on their win at Elmwood today. Emily Grodjesk and Drew Brown led the way as medalists! Way to go Red Storm Golfers!
Congratulations to Anne Gregory for finishing 1st place at the Cross Country meet in Farmington! United girls team took 4th place and our boys earned 7th place!
Power is restored at high school and phone lines are running
Ameren is having some problems with power on their end. It has shut down our phone lines at the high school. We will keep you updated on the situation.
ALL INCOMING FRESHMAN STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO ATTEND OUR BACKPACK/OPEN HOUSE NIGHT, MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2019 FROM 6-8PM IN THE COMMONS AT UNITED HIGH SCHOOL. A LIGHT MEAL WILL BE PROVIDED. YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LOCATE AND PUT YOUR BACKPACK AND SUPPLIES IN YOUR LOCKER, AS WELL AS FIND YOUR CLASSROOMS.
Welcome to the New United CUSD 304 App and Website. Work is still in progress so changes to navigation and appearance may occur over the next few weeks.