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The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Adrian Bostian 23 after performing the 2nd movement of Beethovens 7th Symphony

City Orchestras Host Winter Concert

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Editor February 2, 2023

Students perform in the Winter band concert

20 Band Students Accepted to University Honor Bands

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Editor January 19, 2023

With the new year comes new opportunities for City’s Band students. In February, 20 students will be attending honor band festivals at the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa.  This...

Avery Provorse 24 sings a solo at the beginning of 4th Aves show

Show Choirs and Jazz Bands Kick Off Their Seasons at Winter Show

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Editor January 11, 2023

As the lights rise again in Opstad Auditorium, City High Show Choirs and Jazz Bands are preparing for their competition seasons. Their seasons both started at the annual Winter Show, a variety show...

Student teacher Phil Bueche conducts during the winter band concert

City Bands Host Winter Concert

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Editor December 22, 2022

Maya Bennett ‘23 can often be found working on a new project on one of the pottery wheels in the art room during her spare time

Maya Bennett: Artistic Identity Takes Form

Matisse Arnone December 21, 2022

Every Tuesday after school, students file down to the art rooms for the City High Art Club. Chatter and laughter fill the room as students get out their projects. In the back of the room on one of the...

Esther Puderbaugh

Winter Break Reads

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Editor December 21, 2022

Emma by Jane Austen A classic for a reason. Is arguably everything an Austen novel should be: full of wit and complicated Regency-era relationship dynamics. The novel takes place in Regency-era England...

Orchestra members Abigail Sigafoose 26, Sebastian Sauder 24, Esther Puderbaugh 25, Marina Escandell-Tapias 24, Greta Stanier 23, Adam Zeithamel 23, Thomas Shey 24, Tai Caputo 25, Lucy Charis-Carlson 24, Kalea Seaton 24, Isaac Bullwinkle 23, Leo Burchett 24, Henry Smith 24, Matisse Arnone 23, Monique Schnoebelen 23, and Ms. Stucky-Swanson at All-State

Students Perform At All-State

Tai Caputo, Reporter December 2, 2022

On November 19th, 30 City High students performed at the 2022 All-State Music Festival Concert in an arena large enough to hold over 14,000 spectators, Hilton Coliseum, at Iowa State University.  Located...

During the art show, students viewed art made with different mediums.

Art Department Hosts End of Trimester Art Show

Kate Meis, Editor November 17, 2022

As you walk into the art room, works from all of City High’s art classes from this first trimester cover the room. Paintings line the walls, the tables are full of ceramic structures, and students are...

Avery Provorse ‘24, Rigby Templeman ‘23, and Norah Mettemeyer ‘24 practice for musical theater for speech

New Speech Season Kicks Off with Auditions

Naomi Hemley, Editor November 17, 2022

Rushing to the choir hall, you can see the ensemble room filled with people, seeming like they are acting, but there’s no script in sight. Inside, you can see Rigby Templeman ‘23 practicing improv. “I...

Cast member Diego Loria-Eivins 24 tries on his costume for Peter and the Starcatcher

‘Peter And The Starcatcher’ To Open

Isabella Young October 28, 2022

With the opening night of City High’s production of Peter and the Starcatcher only a few hours away, it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of a polished performance. This weekend of performances...

Zeithamel spent part of his summer at the prestigious Interlochen Arts Camp

City High Student Earned Prestigious Interlochen Orchestra Scholarship

Tai Caputo October 28, 2022

Adam Zeithamel ’23, a member of the City High Symphony Orchestra, earned a scholarship at the internationally renowned summer festival, Interlochen Arts Camp, this past summer. The Interlochen Orchestra...

Darby holds a prop-in-progress for Peter and the Starcatcher

Director Profile: Lauren Darby

Esther Puderbaugh October 28, 2022

As the lights rise in Opstad Auditorium, theater director Lauren Darby can be found working on set pieces for this fall’s play, Peter and the Starcatcher. This is Darby’s first year back at City after...

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