One Loss and One Awesome Comeback

After an amazing win for the girls at Lincoln High School, on January 28th, the whole of Urbandale was ready for another show of skill last Friday when the Urbandale girls varsity basketball team played Johnston. The Johnston girls took a swift lead of 13 points in the first quarter. The Urbandale girls were unable to make up the difference and at half time Urbandale … Continue reading One Loss and One Awesome Comeback

Coronavirus: Deadly Outbreak

Coronavirus is a group of viral infections that range in severity and contagiousness. Mostly, these viruses circulate in animals and are zootonically transmitted. The particular strain that began spreading in late 2019 is known as Novel Coronavirus.  WuHan official takes citizen’s temperature. The symptoms largely resemble those in cases of severe pneumonia. Which include respiratory infection, fever, and cough. In more severe circumstances, the symptoms … Continue reading Coronavirus: Deadly Outbreak

Discipline in the School Yard

“Violent brawl between teacher and student in California,” Texas substitute teacher fired after video shows alleged fight. For years, these types of problems have been happening. People have been increasingly aware due to social media. It all starts when the student has a problem with what the teacher is saying. They go back and forth until the student starts yelling and then the teacher yells … Continue reading Discipline in the School Yard

ADEC Earns First Place at Regionals

The UHS Academic Decathlon team earned first place at the Central Regional competition and is looking forward to State. Academic Decathlon is an extracurricular activity and elective that is led by coach Carrie Baird-Forristall. Students widen their horizons by familiarising themselves with subjects such as art, literature, economics, science, math, and more. Each year hosts a new theme this year’s being “In Sickness and in … Continue reading ADEC Earns First Place at Regionals

2019-2020 Staff

Meet the authors behind The Urbandale Times Chloe McFarlane  Chloe McFarlane is a UHS junior with a passion for writing. She enjoys fashion, makeup, and spending time with friends. Some of her proudest moments are apparent in her time spent with the Academic Decathlon team, as well as beginning her own Embroidery Club sophomore year.   Chloe grew up in Cedar Falls, Iowa and began attending … Continue reading 2019-2020 Staff

2018-2019 Staff

2018-2019 Staff Sometimes, Change Is What Is Needed Change is the act or instance of making or becoming different, no one likes it, especially when it’s about a big aspect of life, such as changing schools. Mikayla Delaney started preschool at a private school full of restrictions and constraints then transitioned to a public high school full of strangers and new possibilities. “I feel like … Continue reading 2018-2019 Staff

UHS Football Team Plays Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson

 On Friday the 18th the UHS football team wins against Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson moving them up 3-1 in district play. The score was 55-6 proving that the J-Hawks are a force to be reckoned with! Frerichs Field hosted Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson with the theme of “hick out.” Students were encouraged to wear redneck apparel to show their spirit.  Kick-off was at 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading UHS Football Team Plays Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson

Boy’s Golf: Coach Henkenius

UHS’s head boy’s golf coach Patrick Henkenius has high hopes for this season. This is Coach Henkenius’ 8th season at Urbandale but he has been coaching boy’s golf for 20 years. The varsity team is set to play their district meet at Copper Creek Golf Course on October 8th. On October 1st Coach Henkenius agreed to sit down with the Urbandale Times, to discuss this … Continue reading Boy’s Golf: Coach Henkenius