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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

City High Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Collective performed for the final time  this year on May 20th

Jazz Band Closes Season With Pedmall Concert

Matisse Arnone May 31, 2022

Dusk approaches in downtown Iowa City. On the ped mall, passers-by can hear the sounds of a cooling saxophone melody. The City High Jazz Ensemble warms up for their final performance of the year at the...

 Ms. Krieger defines herself as a representational artists, but she says that her favorite mediums are watercolor and oil paint

Ms. Krieger Shows Her ‘Sub’stantial Artistic Side

Matisse Arnone May 23, 2022

Elinor Krieger walks into the main office on a dreary Monday morning. She is one of three building substitutes at City High, and it’s time to see what class she will be filling in for today. The secretary...

Whit Jury 23 peforms at a Big Fish dress rehearsal.

Big Awards for Big Fish

Sophia Wagner and Callista Robertson May 20, 2022

Ruth Meehan ‘22 was driving home when a notification from Troy Peters, director of City High’s spring musical, popped up on her phone. She was caught off guard – the musical had ended nearly a week...

Rachel Marsh 22 and Whit Jury 23 perform a scene in Big Fish

Drama Seniors Take A Final Bow With ‘Big Fish’

Esther Puderbaugh, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 19, 2022

As the lights in Opstad Auditorium rise again, the seniors of City High’s drama department are preparing to take their final bow with the program in this year’s spring musical, Big Fish. “It’s...

Second Trimester Art Show

One Last Art Show

Rosangel Flores-Rubio, Art & Design Executive May 16, 2022

Whether it’s a glass mosaic, a collage, or a giant deer, the City High art show welcomes all student’s class artworks to be on display. At the end of every trimester, art students are welcomed to show...

Film Festival to Take the Screen

Film Festival to Take the Screen

John Weigel, Opinion Editor May 5, 2022

Lights, camera, action! City High’s Film Festival is an annual tradition that offers students from all background experiences and interests the opportunity to create a film production independently....

Whit Jury 23 as Edward Bloom teaching Edmund Camacho 23 the Alabama stop

Big Fish Cast Preview Show

Sylvia Woolums, Reporter April 29, 2022

Whit Jury 23 and Jared Moninger 23 rehearse a scene from Big Fish

‘Big Fish’ Cast & Crew Prepares for a Big Weekend

Matisse Arnone April 25, 2022

The final bell rings to dismiss students from seventh period. Students are seen rushing to their lockers to grab their stuff before heading home. However, for Whit Jury ‘23, the end of the school day...

Amara Tilley: Multi-Media Artist

Amara Tilley: Multi-Media Artist

Marina Escandell and Lulu Roarick April 12, 2022

Amara Tilley is a jack of all trades. Like many artists, a lot of growth in her art occurred during the pandemic. She experimented with many different mediums and ultimately decided that she didn’t want...

Improv Club members work through a scene

On the Spot: Improv Club Performs Live Scenes

Sophia Wagner, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 10, 2022

Mrs. Watson poses with a handmade macrame project.

Knot Your Typical Craft

Matisse Arnone, Reporter April 1, 2022

Staying home during the Coronavirus pandemic led a lot of people to pick up new hobbies. From baking to gardening, to music-making, it seems like everybody was starting something new. For City High Government...

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