The student news site of Utica High School


The student news site of Utica High School


The student news site of Utica High School



Misty Thomson, Reporter May 23, 2024

In March, U.S. representatives voted to remove TikTok from app stores if TikTok’s CEO, Shou Zi Chew, does not split from their parent corporation in China. On April 22, the bill passed in the senate...

Excel Expert Certification

Alexa Dawod May 23, 2024

Students who take CTE Microsoft Office were able to get the Excel Expert Certificate. From the people that were able to take the test for the certificate, only 30 percent did it and passed. 50 students...

Red Cross Blood Drive Donations

Alexa Dawod, Reporter May 23, 2024

There is a shortage of blood in the United States, and the amount of blood being donated has dropped by almost 50 %. Red Cross came to Utica on February eighth. They were hoping for around 60 people...

DECA rewards
Photo Creds: Ms. Boice


Natalie Campeau May 14, 2024

Students in DECA were participating in competitions with other schools demonstrating their college and career knowledge. Luckily, students from Utica won very special awards for their skills and talent. "I...

Sophomore Adam Shimmell goes on his school laptop and begins to study for the SAT on the Bluebook website.

SAT Online

George Eisho, Reporter May 2, 2024

As students grow more, so does standardized testing. For decades, schools across the globe take the SAT to see how ready and prepared they are for college. Over the years, students have constantly complained...

PHOTO GALLERY: 2024 Signing Day

PHOTO GALLERY: 2024 Signing Day

Natalie Garwood, Photography Editor April 30, 2024

Wednesday April 24, 2024, 19 seniors gathered in the media center for signing day where they celebrated their commitment to continuing their athletics at the college level. Mason Brodi signed to Albion...

In Kansas City, senior Natalie Garwood received her award as Michigan’s Journalist of the Year.

Garwood travels to nationals in Kansas City

TeYanna Eades, Editor April 25, 2024

Natalie Garwood’s work behind the scenes of capturing timeless pictures have not gone unnoticed as The Journalism Education Association has nominated Garwood as Michigan’s student Journalist of the...

Students unite together for leadership day

Students unite together for leadership day

Mylee Barrons, Reporter April 7, 2024

Students and teachers come together for their annual Leadership Day, a special event to help students grow and help them understand how to be a better leader in the future. With fun activities and different...

New Doors for Safety

George Eisho, Reporter February 13, 2024

There have been many decisions about how to renovate the school; to make it a safer and more stable place. The first of these renovations is replacing all the doors in the building with newer and safer...

Student Section at the first football game of the season.

Student section wins #1 in the state

Mylee Barrons, reporter February 11, 2024

It’s time to cheer for the fans. According to The Student Section Report, The Tribe ranks as the best Michigan Football Student Section. “The Tribe made a big jump in the rankings,”

SAT testing packets are available for students.

Spring Break Changes Accommodate State Testing

Zoey Desmond, Reporter February 2, 2024

It is every kid’s dream: an early spring break. Maybe, but students get to see how it actually turns out when that dream comes true. Now this wasn’t just a special privilege or treat; spring break...

Third 2023-2024 issue printed for distribution

Third 2023-2024 issue printed for distribution

February 2, 2024

Click here or on the image below to view the issue. Individual stories are posted separately, if you’d like to comment on specific article.

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