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The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The trombone section of the City High Marching Band prepares to perform.

City High Band Marches Home the Victory

Noah Seebeck, Reporter October 14, 2021

City High’s marching band attended two different competitions on Saturday, October 9, with one in Cedar Rapids and the other in Muscatine. Despite starting at nine in the morning and ending past midnight,...

City High Welcomes a New Art Teacher

City High Welcomes a New Art Teacher

Anastacia Laux, A&E Editor September 29, 2021

A year after teaching students across the school district art classes online, Margaret Yocius begins teaching in the City High art classroom for the first time. While only starting out this year as an...

An art club meeting after school on a Tuesday.

Art Club Starts Up Again

Rosangel Flores-Rubio, Editor September 26, 2021

The tapping of pencils filled the art room as students began plans for their latest projects. Michael Close and Dan Peterson, the art teachers, got ready to welcome everyone as Art Club made its reappearance. ...

Doug Lestina speaks to students interesting in crew.

Tech Crew Begins for Fall Play ‘Noises Off’

September 15, 2021

City High's first tech crew meeting of the school year took place September 14 after school in Opstad Auditorium. This year's fall play is titled "Noises Off," a comedic play-within-a-play which is anticipated...

Students gather onstage for introductions at the first meeting of Drip.

Drip: City High’s First Fashion Club

Sophia Wagner, Web Executive; Arts & Entertainment Editor September 12, 2021

Students crowded onto the stage of Opstad Auditorium as City High’s new fashion club, Drip Club, was called to order. The president of Drip, Faith Odhiambo ‘22, later explained her inspiration for...

Back in Full Swing

Back in Full Swing

Julius Perez and Callista Robertson September 10, 2021

With the recent announcement of audition results, the 2021-2022 City High Jazz season is now officially underway.  Auditions took place the week of August 30 through September 3, and results were released...

The City High Symphony orchestra joins with members of Wind Ensemble to perform the finale from Dvoraks New World Symphony back in February of 2020.

Leaders in the Arts: A Q&A with an Orchestra Section Leader

Sophia Wagner, Web Executive; Arts and Entertainment Editor September 6, 2021

What’s the role of a section leader in Orchestra?  Section leaders are supposed to lead the section— [they] are able to go through the music and help the people that are in their section. They...

Students read through audition material at this weeks informational meeting.

A Look Into This Year’s Fall Play

Anastacia Laux , Arts & Entertainment Editor September 3, 2021

Gathered closely together in a small room, students interested in drama assemble to learn about what City High’s next production will be in a time far from normal. After a year undermined by strict COVID-19...

Drama Begins

Drama Begins

Sophia Wagner, Website Executive, Arts & Entertainment Editor August 31, 2021

As students once again fill the halls, the City High Drama Department begins auditions for its opening production of the 2021 school year. This year’s fall play, “Noises Off,” will be a lively comedy...

Director Lauren Darby discusses the script with Lily VanderLinden 21.

Student Focus: Stage Management

Sophia Wagner, Arts & Entertainment Editor June 1, 2021

How did you first get involved in theater?  I first got involved in theater in 7th grade as a member of the shift crew so that I could spend more time with my friend, Thomazin Jury.  What was...

The cast of Matilda perform a segment of the show.

City High Holds First Arts Fest

Sophia Wagner, Arts & Entertainment Editor June 1, 2021

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