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Students Sell T-Shirts to Support the “Thirst Project”

Students Sell T-Shirts to Support the “Thirst Project”

Mina Takahashi and Addy Smith
February 22
Filed under NEWS, News Video, Showcase, Upcoming Events, VIDEO, VIDEO

1 in 10 people lack access to safe water which means that twice the population of the United States lives without access to safe water worldwide. According to the World Economic Forum, the water crisis is the #1 global risk based on impact to society. Five City High students have decided to do something to...

Student Directed One-Acts to Premiere this Summer

Student Directed One-Acts to Premiere this Summer

Addie Bass, A&E Editor
January 23
Filed under A & E, City High, Theater, Upcoming Events

The City High Drama board, comprised of City High thespians who have participated in four or more City High shows, sits in a circle of desks in director Troy Peters classroom, eagerly awaiting Mr Peter's’ decision regarding the board’s proposition to have three student directed shows later ...

Guys and Dolls Informational Meeting Announced for Auditions

Guys and Dolls Informational Meeting Announced for Auditions

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Lucia Wagner
January 19
Filed under City High, Musicals, NEWS, Upcoming Events

The theatrically-inclined of City High can now start to prepare for this year’s spring musical, Guys & Dolls. The audition information meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th after school in Mr. Peter’s room (#1510). Auditions for the musical will be held January 30th and 31st. Sud...

Dance Marathon Tickets on Sale Now

Dance Marathon Tickets on Sale Now

Lucia Wagner, Executive Web Editor
January 11
Filed under City High, Dance Marathon, NEWS, Upcoming Events

For the next two weeks, Dance Marathon tickets will be sold during lunch by the City High ambassadors. Tickets are $5 beforehand and $7 at the door of the dance. Students can also purchase a paper star for $1 as an added donation to the cause. Stars will be hung around City High to promote the dance...

City and West Show Choirs to Perform in ‘Dollars for Scholars’

City and West Show Choirs to Perform in ‘Dollars for Scholars’

Zoë Miller, Reporter
January 10
Filed under A & E, City High, Iowa City, Local, Show choir, Upcoming Events

'Dollars for Scholars,' a charity show choir performance, will be held in Opstad Auditorium on Wednesday, January 11. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. There is no assigned seating. This will be the last opportunity this season to see both City and West perform...

The Little Hoax: Studies Suggest a Preference for “Safety Dance”

The Little Hoax: Studies Suggest a Preference for “Safety Dance”

Lucia Wagner, Executive Web Editor
January 10
Filed under BLOGS, City High, Dance Marathon, OPINION, Satire, The Little Hoax, Upcoming Events

DISCLAIMER: This article (and blog, The Little Hoax) are meant to be satirical. While the facts about Dance Marathon are accurate, the quotes and points of view expressed are meant to be humorous and are fictional. A poll conducted by City High government teacher John Burkle suggests that younger generati...

Second Trimester Midterm Conferences Held Soon

Second Trimester Midterm Conferences Held Soon

Lucia Wagner, Executive Web Editor
January 9
Filed under City High, NEWS, Upcoming Events

As the second trimester midterm approaches, so do the parent/teacher conferences. The conferences allow teachers to discuss a student's academic performance in the classroom with their parents. "For parents, it's an outlet to hear more about how your kids are spending the majorities of their days,...

WHSDM Partners with City High to Support Luna Family

WHSDM Partners with City High to Support Luna Family

Lucia Wagner, Web Executive
August 25
Filed under City High, NEWS, Upcoming Events, Volunteering

This Saturday, August 27, West High Dance Marathon (WHSDM) is hosting a pool party to support and honor former City High student Martin Luna. Luna passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016 due to terminal cancer. The pool party will be located at the North Liberty Recreation Center from 7:45 to 9:15 pm. Al...

Breaking News with Maya and Lucy

Breaking News with Maya and Lucy

Lucy Wagner and Maya Durham
December 3
Filed under NEWS, Upcoming Events, VIDEO

The Snowball dance will take place on Saturday, January 23. It will be a "Sadie Hawkins dance" (girls ask). More details to follow. Best Buddies will be hosting a dance on Wednesday, December 9 in the City High cafeteria from 6pm-8pm. Members from Young Life and West High will also partake. Remember...

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

Victor Fesenmeyer, Reporter
September 25
Filed under A & E, Long Form, Print News, Upcoming Events

At rehearsal, the atmosphere is busy and exciting. As the first scene is rehearsed, director Havilah Peters calls for pauses to give tips or add actions to a certain part of the scene. “We have such a great cast,” Peters said. Steel Magnolias is a play full of tragedy, drama, and comedy. A sma...

Musical Promises to be a Spoonful of Sugar

Musical Promises to be a Spoonful of Sugar

Riley Lewers and Rachel Fischer, Reporter
April 22
Filed under A & E, Showcase, Theater, Upcoming Events

City High Theater’s spring musical, Mary Poppins, is right around the corner. Audiences at the musical, which will be showing April 24-26, in Opstad Auditorium, can expect to see many new faces on stage, tap dancing, and characters flying. “There is surprisingly way less seniors this year,”...

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