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United High School
1905 100th St.
Monmouth, IL 61462
309.734.6090 (fax)

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We house 337 students in grades 9-12.  
The building is located approximately 2 miles east of the city of Monmouth
Directions from Galesburg, IL

The United High School is pleased to announce the completion of a brand new greenhouse to be utilized by the Vocational Agriculture and Biological Science departments.  The project was a joint effort of the Science program, the ag program, and the Galesburg Community Foundation.  Plans are in the works for flower sales through the ag department for the next year.  United is thrilled to add this hands on "classroom" for our students to use throughout their high school careers.

United Sport Boosters will NOT offer sports physicals this year.  Please contact your family physician to obtain one after May 1st but before August 1.

Attention Parents of Juniors:

Funding for a college entrance exam (ACT/SAT) for juniors has been delayed due to an uncertain state budget.  Therefore, we are recommending that juniors take the ACT test on a national testing date.  The ACT testing information is on this website or go to ---(school code:  142973).

Please note:  To qualify for consideration to be named an Illinois State Scholar, the ACT or SAT test must be completed by June 30, 2016.

If you have questions, contact Kay Shaver, School Counselor 

Accounting Challenge XI at 
Western Illinois University
In the small schools division made up of Knoxville, United, Spoon River, Rushville-Industry, and Williamsfield, Wyatt took 1st place out of a field of 51 students.  He received a $500 WIU scholarship for his efforts.
In the team competition with 14 teams participating, the United "Trial Balance Top Dawgs" made up of Alex, Katie, Kal, and Wyatt took 2nd place.
United's "Big Bad Bookkeepers" made up of Tiffany, Xander, Ryan and Ian took 3rd place.
The  Best overall team name went to the United "Tax-manian Devils" team made up of Haley, Bella, and Meghan.
CSC Business Simulation Competition

United entered two teams in Carl Sandburg College business simulation competition.  High school teams were also present from Illini West and Knoxville.  Congratulations to the Antique Bean Cafe team made up of Tiffany, Natalie, and Addy who took FIRST PLACE in the five-team competition.  Read about it here Sandburg Featured News Story
United Scholastic Bowl at Sectionals

After going undefeated in conference play and winning the regional unfortunately the scholastic bowl season has come to an end.  They fought hard at sectionals but the outcome did not go our way.  Thank you to both scholastic bowl teams for a great season and always showing good sportsmanship, win or lose.
(Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering) Team
·         WYSE Team placed 3rd in the 300-700 school enrollment division with Zac taking 3rd place OVERALL (against much larger schools) in Math and Marshall taking 2nd place OVERALL in Chemistry!  The regional competition was held today at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg. Claire will be advancing to Sectionals in Biology, along with Marshall in Biology and Chemistry, and Zac in Math!  
·         Congratulations to WYSE Sectional competitors Claire, Zac, and Marshall.  Marshall placed 3rd in Chemistry and 2nd in Biology which will advance him to State in Biology.  Great job representing our school!

Congratulations to Marshall for representing United at the WYSE State Competition in Champaign!

Allric "Toney" Anderson
Lincoln Trail Conference
Volleyball Memorial Award

Lauren, Top Player in the Conference
All Accademic Football 2015
Jeremy, Lance, and Kal
Meet Our 2016 Illinois State Scholars
Front Row:  Addison M., Kathryn L., Lauren S.
Back Row:  Nicholas P., Brody F., Cole M., John. C.


***Click on the above words for pictures of the group***

21st Century Community Learning Center Grant

News from
 Site Coordinator
Calendar Handbook Thank You

As of right now, we are suspending our BYOD policy for the upcoming 2015-16 school year.  In addition, our public wireless access will be shut off for the school year to allow us to work on the system's security issues.  Personal devices will not be able to be used at school until further notice from
 the adminstration
In spring 2014, the PARCC Field Test will be administered to over one million students across PARCC states.

Here's an important letter to our parents and guardians
 from Christopher A. Koch, Ed.D.  
State Superintendent of Education

Click here to read

Be the Best You Can Be
Helpful Hints!
 Click and read these tips to learn more about your role as a student.


Upcoming events

May 4-- AP English Test
6:30--United Pride Night

May 5--AP Calculus Test

May 6--AP US History Test
United Ag Awareness Day at the Ag Shop

May 9--7:00pm Band and Choir Spring Concert

May 15--3:00pm
Class of 2016 Graduation

May 24--
2:00pm Dismissal
Last Day of Classes  

May 25--Teacher's Institute

May 30--Memorial Day
Offices Closed



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