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The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Liam Murphy ‘24 holds a piece of his work

Q&A with Student Artist Liam Murphy

Rosangel Flores-Rubio, Executive Editor May 15, 2024

Q: Which mediums do you frequent? A: I’m almost always working with clay through pottery or ceramic sculpture but recently I’ve been doing stuff with glass and that’s been challenging but...



Diego Loria-Eivins, Reporter April 25, 2024

Yomi Hemley ‘25 and Ian Deleeuw ‘24 perform as Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood in ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Ends Show Run with Sold Out Matinee

Estelle Hartz, Assistant A&E Editor April 24, 2024

After months of hard work from the cast, directors, crews and pit, City High's Singin’ in the Rain production has come to an end. There were four performances this weekend, with the last show, Sunday’s...

Leman dances as she sings in the rain with Deleeuw

PHOTO STORY: Drama Puts on ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor April 22, 2024

West Kauper and Robin Calhoun, who plays Heidi Schreck in the Iowa premiere of ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’, act out a scene. Photo courtesy of West Kauper

West Kauper Debates the Constitution

Lily Rantanen, Reporter April 12, 2024

On August 30th, West Kauper ‘25 opened her inbox to find an email titled ‘An interesting opportunity for your debate students.’ She was instantly curious. One of only two female-presenting debaters...

Mrs. Stucky-Swanson conducts the pit during Act 2

PHOTO STORY: Pit Orchestra Starts Rehearsals for ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

Will Hand, Reporter April 3, 2024

City High will perform Singin' in the Rain on April 19 at 7:00 PM, April 20 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM, and April 21 at 2:00 PM. Buy tickets online at http://seatyourselfbiz/iowacityhs

PERFORMER PROFILE: Abril Bejarano Hamity

PERFORMER PROFILE: Abril Bejarano Hamity

Yomi Hemley and Kate Meis March 28, 2024

Abril Bejarano Hamity ‘25 was six years old, roaming the Nolte Academy halls, when she heard about an Alice in Wonderland production. Excited, she decided to audition, practicing her audition song with...

Concert Choir listens while composer Craig Hella Johnson answers questions

Composer Craig Hella Johnson Zooms with Concert Choir

Grace Kirschling, Broadcast Editor March 25, 2024

On Tuesday, March 19, City High Concert Choir had the opportunity to meet over Zoom with composer Craig Hella Johnson. Johnson has composed many pieces including Considering Matthew Shepard, a piece that...

Ash Bozarth ‘25 plays his violin


Isabella Young and Ramatou Diallo March 18, 2024

Violinist Ash Bozarth ‘25 is all about the familial atmosphere orchestra creates for him and other musicians at City High. “I love playing with a group of people. I think that playing music alone...

Nadia Spragg ‘27 sings the ballad in Charisma’s show

Annual Spring Show to Hit the Opstad Stage This Sunday

Greta Hayek, Assistant Design Editor February 28, 2024

With show choir competitions having come to an end and the recent warm weather, City High’s Spring Show is the last opportunity to see the award-winning performances by 4th Avenue Jazz Company and Charisma. This...

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