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Featured Talent: Freshmen

Featured Talent: Freshmen

Rika Yahashiri, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under A & E, City High

SDEC Talks Stereotypes at Lemme’s Culture Night

SDEC Talks Stereotypes at Lemme’s Culture Night

Badra Kalil, Reporter

January 31, 2018


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On January 24th, members of City High’s Student Diversity and Equity Council gathered at Lemme Elementary for a cultural celebration. This event is held at Lemme every year to celebrate different cultures from all over the world.   The Student Diversity and Equity Council (SDEC) is a student led...

Little Shop of Horrors Auditions Approaching

Little Shop of Horrors Auditions Approaching

Reese Hill, Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under A & E, Musicals, SHOWCASE, Theatre

This year's spring musical production, Little Shop of Horrors, is preparing to hold auditions. Anyone interested in being involved is encouraged to try out. An informational meeting will be held in Room 1510 on Tuesday, January 23rd at 4:10 p.m. A musical vocal workshop will be held the following day, Jan...

Thirteen Musicians Accepted Into SEIBA Honor Band

Thirteen Musicians Accepted Into SEIBA Honor Band

Mina Takahashi, Feature Editor

January 10, 2018


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On January 7th, hundreds of band members auditioned for the SEIBA Honor Band. Out of these musicians, eleven were accepted into the band, and two students were accepted into the jazz band. Flute player Megan Bywater ‘19 was one of the eleven accepted musicians. “A lot of time, practice, and ...

Annual Iowa Thespian Festival

Annual Iowa Thespian Festival

Lindy Rublaitus, Reporter

January 8, 2018


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The stage has been set, the actors are ready, and high schools from around Iowa are ready to immerse themselves into the world of theater for the weekend. Two days of shows, workshops, and performances gave students an escape during the annual Iowa Thespian Festival at the University of Northern Iowa...

Q&A: Elias Perez and Haley Stalzer

Q&A: Elias Perez and Haley Stalzer

Zoë Miller, A&E Editor

December 24, 2017


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What is your favorite song in the show and why? HS: My favorite is “Sun Is Never Going Down” because I really like the choreography. BP: My favorite song is our ballad “Who Wants to Live Forever.” [The ballad] is that one song where we get to show off our vocals and change people. I’v...

LH Book Reviews: The Invisible Library

LH Book Reviews: The Invisible Library

Theo Prineas, A&E Editor

December 23, 2017


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The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman is a thrill-ride for book fans. It follows Irene, who works at the mysterious “Library,” a space between dimensions that is designed to store all of the greatest works of literature from a range of different dimensions. Irene and her companion, a junior lib...

NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo

Jack Bacon, Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, MULTIMEDIA, VIDEO

A question that English teachers hear around this time of year is: What is NaNoWriMo?  For many, NaNoWriMo is one of those phrases often heard in classrooms and over the announcements, but never clearly explained. Fortunately, City High English teacher and NaNoWriMo-expert Ali Borger-Germann can clea...

A Timeless Tradition

A Timeless Tradition

Zoë Miller and Theo Prineas

December 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, Music, SHOWCASE

People rush to warmth beneath the glowing lights of the marquee declaring the beloved classic: “The Nutcracker.” For some it is their first time, but for others it is a tradition that brings a smile to their face each year. Inside, people speak in hushed voices as they wait for the performance...

Child’s Play

Child’s Play

Zoë Butler and Olivia Lusala

December 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

What may look like nothing more than a simple children’s board game to some can be inspiration for others. The bright colors and pictures of candy and lights can be expanded to explore the depths of the human mind. Dan Peterson, City High art teacher and father, takes inspiration from the wonde...

Students Give All-State Advice

Students Give All-State Advice

Emme Perencevich, Reporter

December 21, 2017


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Twenty-six City High students competed for a chance to play in this year’s All State Festival. After days of auditions at Washington High School thirteen students were selected. “[Auditioning] is really scary, because you only have five minutes, so there’s not much room for mistakes,” sa...

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