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  • Building bridges
  • Winter sports tryouts begin
  • Road to college begins earlier than ever for seniors
  • ‘Stranger Things’ flips Netflix upside down with season two
  • Road to nationals

    Road to nationals

    Madalyn Dishman, Managing Editor

    November 20, 2017

    What makes a team? The answers from most are usually team work and dedication. However when on a dance team, you have to add the extra elements of talent, flexibility, discipline, and much more. The varsity dance team has been in full swing and taking these qualities into consideration as they begin...

    The varsity dance team poses before performing their jazz dance.

    Katie Droope

  • Special Delivery

    Special Delivery

    Collin Fox, Sports Editor

    November 17, 2017

    Utica's mayor, Thom Dionne, made a special delivery to the lunch room today. During A lunch, Dionne, arrived with two Buscemi's pizzas for senior Quinn Rylander. The delivery took place after Dionne read about Rylander's project to rebuild the bridge that connects the back of the school to the ...

    Utica Mayor Thom Dionne personally delivered two Buscemis pizzas to senior Quinn Rylander as a "thank you" for rebuilding the bridge that connects Utica High to the River Bends trails.

    Jacob Abate

  • Building bridges

    Building bridges

    Jacob Joseph and Collin Fox

    November 8, 2017

    While walking through the messy and overgrown trials connecting the school to River Bends Park, senior Quinn Rylander decided that something needed to change. “The cross country team has been running through that mess for years,” Rylander said, “and I wanted to make it better for them and anyone...

    Over the river behind the school, the old and hazardous bridge is changed into a newer, safer version by senior Quinn Rylander. The project required months of planning and gathering donated supplies, along with some help from some of his friends from his cross country team.

    Maura Rylander

  • Winter sports tryouts begin

    Winter sports tryouts begin

    Jacob Joseph, Copy Editor

    November 3, 2017

    As fall sports start to end, winter tryouts are underway. Tryouts for winter sports are being help from end of October through the middle of November for most sports. Winter sports include girls and boys basketball, hockey, wrestling, dance, competitive cheer, bowling, and swim. Boys basketball...

    Katie Droope

  • Road to college begins earlier than ever for seniors

    Road to college begins earlier than ever for seniors

    Elizabeth Cetnar, Editor-in-Chief

    October 31, 2017

    Senior year. For many, it’s one of the most memorable and important years of their lives. If you were to ask the average person how they remember their senior year, chances are, they’re likely to tell you that their year was fun, but most definitely busy. There are the “lasts.” The last homecoming,...

  • ‘Stranger Things’ flips Netflix upside down with season two

    ‘Stranger Things’ flips Netflix upside down with season two

    Alexa Reynolds and Madalyn Dishman

    October 30, 2017

    'Stranger Things' was the third biggest hit of a Netflix Original that Netflix has ever had, and it took less than a month to reach that status. In the first 35 days that 'Stranger Things' was released, over 14 million people watched the first season, so the big question was: will season two live up...

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Enrollment, class sizes increase

Alexa Reynolds, Design editor

November 15, 2017

While the sophomore class may be oblivious to the change, juniors and seniors are all too aware that classrooms and hallways are more crowded than ever. With the new sophomore...

Blankets no longer allowed to be worn by students

Blankets no longer allowed to be worn by students

Nicole Mcmenomay, Social Media Editor

November 13, 2017

During the fall and winter months, some students can be seen sporting blankets over their sweaters and hoodies in an effort to keep warm in cool classes during the day. However,...

Destruction of a graduation tradition

Hannah Piasecki, design editor

November 9, 2017

eniors used to flood into the room sporting their caps and gowns, with their smiles exuding anticipation.Graduating at The Palace has become something of a tradition for UCS...

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2017-2018 New Staff

November 16, 2017No Comments

New teachers join staff

Evan Gray, Online Editor

November 10, 2017No Comments

To many students, it seems that this new year brought a large amount of new teachers. For many, this can be an exciting change for the school. “The school grew in students...

Junior year: exasperating or easy?

Hannah Piasecki, Design Editor

November 3, 2017No Comments

When asked if high school is a difficult experience, most students would agree that those four years are particularly challenging. Between tests, homework, and various new...

  • New state guidelines change bells, calendar November 3, 2017
  • Senior, junior girls compete in powderpuff tournament October 25, 2017
  • Homecoming Court is in session October 18, 2017

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Arrowhead Pictures

Step into the rainforest

Elizabeth Cetnar, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2017No Comments

The band marches, playing their instruments throughout...

‘Sleeping Beauty’ returns to the stage

Nicole Mcnemonay, Social Media Editor

November 6, 2017No Comments

A classic story is going to be brought to life again...

Halloween haunts offer frights for local residents

Lauren Clair and Hannah Piasecki

October 31, 2017No Comments

Northville Psychiatric Hospital could easily be considered...

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Parking Pass Changes. Limiting student drivers required due to limited parking availability.

Jack Wexler, Reporter

November 13, 2017

Last year, parking passes were given out to any student that submitted an application and submitted the required fee. No applications, no background check necessary. If you...

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Binge Drinking. Students use spring break as an excuse to legally drink.

Binge Drinking. Students use spring break as an excuse to legally drink.

Staff, Staff

May 18, 2017

Spring break can be the best memory of high school - if you can remember it. Many students travel to countries where the drinking age is 18. Some use this to their advantage...

Immigration ban. The president’s new travel restrictions cause controversy.

Immigration ban. The president’s new travel restrictions cause controversy.

Elizabeth Cetnar, Staff

May 4, 2017

“This is not about politics, it’s about humanity,” a sign read at one of many protests across the United States throughout January and February. On Jan. 27, President...

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