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City Soccer Sweeps West for First Time in 7 Years

City Soccer Sweeps West for First Time in 7 Years

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under City High, Showcase, SPORTS

The last time both City High soccer teams strung together two wins against West was in 2011. For seven years, the girl’s team has fought to put more in the back of the net than their Trojan counterparts. This year they did. By four. “It really means a lot to me. I honestly don’t think [my ...

Student Senate Recap: Attendance Low, Spirits High

Student Senate Recap: Attendance Low, Spirits High

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Student Senate meeting on Wednesday, April 18 began with a reminder for candidates for Senate president and vice president to submit their declarations of candidacy by April 19. The campaign period will begin on Monday, April 23rd, and the elections will be held on May 11th. Senate adviser Steve...

Student Senate Recap: Prom Prep Pep & Candidate Contract Confirmation

Student Senate Recap: Prom Prep Pep & Candidate Contract Confirmation

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS, Showcase

The Student Senate meeting on Wednesday, April 4 began with the presentation to the Senate of contracts to run for Senate president and vice president. The race will officially begin on April 23rd, and the contracts are not due until April 20th. "Nothing hung up until April 23rd, the election [period]...

#1-Seeded Girls Roll Through First Round

#1-Seeded Girls Roll Through First Round

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under City High, Showcase, SPORTS

All season long, nobody has been a match for the girls' basketball team. That didn't change in the first-round of the State tournament. After losing to Cedar Falls last year in the quarter-finals, this year's squad has been on a mission to avenge themselves, and every player chipped in. The experie...

Sneakerheads

Sneakerheads

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under City High, SPORTS

What may look solely like a pair of shoes to one person, looks like dollar signs to another. For years the trend of sneaker-reselling has been on the rise. But something that was once limited to eBay and message boards have become a billion-dollar industry thanks to social media. The Shoe Game has cha...

Student Senate Recap: Dodgeball’s Illegality is Problematic

Student Senate Recap: Dodgeball’s Illegality is Problematic

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Student Senate meeting on Wednesday, February 21 began with a debriefing on the events of the preceding Friday's Open Mic Night and the presentation of a poster created by Ella Hennager '19 to spread awareness about the sexual harassment hotlines available to students. "We don't have a whole lot...

The Transfer Toss-up

The Transfer Toss-up

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under City High, SPORTS

In October, after a crushing defeat in the state championship football game, West High players took to Twitter to criticize the opposing team, Dowling Catholic. Not because of the refs, or poor sportsmanship, but because of the number of Dowling’s transfers, who the West players believed had had t...

Playing With the Name

Playing With the Name

Addy Smith, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under City High, Showcase, SPORTS

The Joens name has been in the headlines for over six years, and is sure to be for at least 13 years to come—Bailey, the youngest, is five. When asked what they assume people think of upon hearing the name “Joens,” Ashley, Aubrey, Kelsey, and Bailey respond with, “Basketball players, probably...

Student Senate Preambles Through Constitutional Convention

Student Senate Preambles Through Constitutional  Convention

Victor Kalil, Executive Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The revision of the Constitution was finally passed on January 31st. Changes included an attendance requirement for juniors planning on running for presidency and vice presidency, along with a clause on keeping Executive Board members (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) in check. ...

Student Senate Recap: Homecoming Court and Grant Fund Discussions

Student Senate Recap: Homecoming Court and Grant Fund Discussions

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Senate meeting on Wednesday, February 14 began with a discussion of upcoming events sponsored by the Senate. Open Mic Night will be held on Friday, February 16 beginning after school. The self-defense class will be held on Saturday, February 24. Acting President Bihotza James-Lejarcegui said that...

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