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The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Informational Meeting Held For Spring Musical

Informational Meeting Held For Spring Musical

Sophia Wagner and Callista Robertson January 16, 2022

There was a quiet bustle as students took their seats at this week’s introductory meeting for City High’s spring musical, Big Fish. The meeting was led by director Troy Peters, who teaches English...

Members of Jazz Ensmble performing at the Winter Show

Music Department Returns to Live Performances

Matisse Arnone and Mary Cate Pugh January 11, 2022

After twenty-one months of restrictions due to COVID-19, the show choirs and jazz bands returned to live performances in December 2021. In January, show choirs will participate in their first competition...

Mara Maas 23 solos during the 4th Avenue Jazz Company show.

City High Holds First “Choirs For A Cause” At City High

Sophia Wagner, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 9, 2022

On Wednesday night, parents and students stomped snow off their boots as they drifted into Opstad Auditorium. After the Winter Show a few weeks ago, City High show choirs returned to the stage to perform...

Upperclassmen congratulate senior drum majors, Eva Stadtlander and Iya Alexander.

Leaders in the Music Department: Drum Majors

Sophia Wagner, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 4, 2022


Meet The Artists

Meet The Artists

Mary Cate Pugh, Reporter January 4, 2022

Jocelyn Harte Jocelyn Harte ‘22 has always known she was an artist. Her mother, an art historian and teacher, involved Harte in an array of her classes and introduced her to various mediums at an...

Raku art piece made by a student in ceramics

Students Try Out a New Ceramics Art Technique Using Raku Firing

Anastacia Laux, A&E Editor November 29, 2021

Producing a metallic, crackled appearance, ceramics class students worked on an art project unlike any other they had done during the first trimester of this school year. Different from most clays, the...

Native American Heritage Month Book Recommendations

Haileigh Steffen and Lulu Roarick November 23, 2021

Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline  Q: Let’s talk about Marrow Thieves By Cherie Dimaline A: Marrow Thieves is great, it's one of the more popular native books that is out there. It’s about these...

Students and art teacher Michael Close viewing prints at the art show.

City High’s First Trimester Art Show

November 16, 2021

The art show showcased art from the first trimester electives. Anything from custom shoes to elaborate ceramic sculptures can be found in the City High art room.  “This is my first art show. I know...

Outfits worn by two members of Drip Club.

Drip Club Co-Founder Gives Fashion Advice

Anastacia Laux, A&E Editor November 8, 2021

What inspired you to get interested in fashion and start Drip Club? I guess my interest in fashion started right before I got to high school. I was looking for an outlet to express myself. I tried a...

Concert Choir performs at the October 6 concert.

A Look at the First Choir Concert of the Year

Frances Bottorff, Reporter November 1, 2021

The City High choirs held their fall concert on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021. Friends and family of choir members gathered with excitement to enjoy the long awaited return of the City High Choir Program....

Actors in Noises Off! pose for a picture.

“Noises Off!” Cast and Crew Prepare for Upcoming Shows

Anastacia Laux, A&E Editor October 27, 2021

With upcoming performances of Noises Off! this weekend on Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon, the theater is in full action as the drama team rushes to finish preparations in time for the...

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