The student news site of Utica High School


The student news site of Utica High School


The student news site of Utica High School


The gym was all set up by NHS students and the volunteers were ready to start taking blood.

Blood drive saves 99 lives

Gracie Wetherington, Copy Editor February 10, 2023

Utica’s blood drive was held on Feb. 9, and, according to the Red Cross, saved 99 lives. The blood drive also prompted 48 first time donors and collected 33 units. “I definitely do think holding...

The French Club met online to play games.

Clubs continue online during remote learning

Joshua Rhodes, Reporter November 5, 2020

Ever since COVID-19, everyone has been adapting to the new virtual format which is not only limited to school, but also clubs. “French club will deal with COVID-19 greatly by focusing on creating...

NHS members were treated to a catered breakfast following the tapping ceremony.

NHS holds tapping ceremony

Nina Andrianos, Online Reporter November 4, 2019

Recently, acceptance letters for those who made National Honor Society were sent out to each student. All members were required to attend the first meeting on Oct. 8. At this meeting, members got to learn...

Club Fair to be held in school

Davan Palmer, Online Reporter September 16, 2019

The club fair will be held school on Tuesday, September 17th, during all lunches. The 14 club lineup includes a few larger clubs like Student Council, NHS, and Book Club, as well as smaller ones like Girls...

National Honor Society holds first meeting

Nina Andrianos, Online Reporter September 14, 2019

On Monday, Sept 16 the National Honor Society will be holding its first meeting in the ECC room at 7:00 pm. All parents and students are welcomed to join the meeting. "I joined NHS because it looks...

MLK day at Utica

MLK day at Utica

Shelby Carlson, Guest Reporter February 1, 2019

On January 21, 2019 the second annual MLK day of service will take place. There are going to be six activities offered for students to part take in. The stations are Project Linus blanket making, fleece...

Students prepare for NHS induction

Mackenzie Olmstead, Guest Reporter December 12, 2018

Character, leadership, scholarship, and service. These are the four pillars of National Honor Society. Knowing these four pillars is important if you want to be in NHS. But acting on them is a different...

Senior, junior girls compete in powderpuff tournament

Lauren Clair, Reporter October 25, 2017
Seniors and junior girls of Utica High School faced off against each other in a football match on Tuesday, October 17 called the Powderpuff. Junior and senior girls signed up and paid a small fee which included their Powderpuff T-shirt and a mouth guard. The money that was raised went to support AVID and NHS. The Powderpuff was a great way to raise money and have some friendly competition between grades.
Key Club and NHS host blood drive

Key Club and NHS host blood drive

Colin Baker, Online Editor February 13, 2017

Utica bleeds orange and black, but donates red. On Feb. 9 the Red Cross traveled to Utica High their annual blood drive. With the help of National Honor Society and Key Club, the Red Cross set up their...

National Honor Society executive board members prepare to welcome new members at the induction ceremony Dec. 8.

National Honor Society officially inducts its newest members

Elizabeth Cetnar, Guest Reporter December 21, 2016

Many juniors and seniors had another event to add to their ever-busy holiday schedules as they were formally inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS) on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 8. As the...

NHS welcomes juniors, new goals

Dylan Vallis, Reporter November 16, 2015

Character, scholarship, leadership, and service. These are the four tenants National Honor Society members are required to uphold. The number of seniors and juniors invited to join NHS have been chosen...

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