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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

City High Parking Lot and Tennis Courts Replace Hoover Elementary

City High Parking Lot and Tennis Courts Replace Hoover Elementary

Diego Loria-Eivins, News Editor October 7, 2022

On the corner of 1st Avenue and Muscatine, Hoover Elementary becomes less and less recognizable as construction workers continue to work on transforming the elementary school into additional parking and...

Bryan Parker, an organizer of the learning day, works on his desktop while coordinating the MLK day of learning.

A Glimpse at City High’s MLK Day of Learning

Anastacia Laux, A&E Editor January 18, 2022

With the third Monday of January being the federal holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., City High will once again hold a day of learning designated to the holiday. Due to weather conditions and Covid-19,...

Ferguson Ward prepares to start the printer

From Thought to Plastic: 3D Printing at City High

Forrest Estes, Reporter January 11, 2022

3D printing is the process of making items out of plastic by first making them in a 3D modeling software before slowly printing them out of plastic filament one layer at a time. The printer has sat dormant...

Board Game Club founder Ben Faden 22 leads group in a game during a meeting.

Large Student Turnout to New Board Game Club

Alice Boerner, News Editor November 8, 2021

Students rushed from their classes after school, filling the seats of Mr. Schumann’s classroom, and the first ever meeting of Board Game Club at City High commenced. It was a combination of friends and...

City Boys Tennis Goes Against Prairie High School

City Boys Tennis Goes Against Prairie High School

Araminta Siegling, Culture editor May 10, 2021

Sam Motto lunged into the air, serving the ball. Motto knew that whoever won this point would win the game. With a long night of doubles ahead, the pressure to win was increasing. On May 4th City High’s...

The Iowa City Community School District has seen a rise in failing grades this school year.

ICCSD Sees Rise in Failing Grades

Shoshie Hemley, News Editor December 18, 2020

The Iowa City Community School District has seen a variety of changes during the 2020-2021 school year. The ICCSD has provided an online academy as well as a hybrid model. While students and teachers are...

Elliot Murray 21 was one of the seniors voted for Homecoming King this year.

A Different Election

Shoshie Hemley, News Editor December 17, 2020

November 2020 has presented a time for historic elections, and not just nationally. On November 6, City High elected two Homecoming Kings for Homecoming royalty for the first time: Joe Bacon ‘21...

Staff Profile: Maureen Beran

Staff Profile: Maureen Beran

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor November 8, 2020

In a school year filled with chaos, communication with teachers and staff is of utmost importance for students to be able to help maintain an organized and balanced livelihood. This is the case for Maureen...

Hybrid students in class wearing masks and sitting socially distanced.

City Goes Back to School

Adalie Burton, Reporter October 19, 2020

Students and teachers from all the high schools in the district are working together to make online schooling work. Students might have English with a teacher from West High one period, and math with a...

Recently, a pair from Americorps did an energy audit on City Highs energy usage. City High is using energy in many different ways and finding ways to reduce.

Energy Usage at City High

Shoshie Hemley, News Editor May 17, 2020

Recently, a pair from the Americorps visited City High in order to review their emissions and do an energy audit, which the school has not yet received. According to the ICCSD’s Climate Action plan of...

BREAKING NEWS: ICCSD Suspends Spring Break Trips Abroad in Response to COVID-19 Worries

BREAKING NEWS: ICCSD Suspends Spring Break Trips Abroad in Response to COVID-19 Worries

Jack Carrell and Shoshie Hemley March 6, 2020

Following recent developments with the COVID-19 virus (also known as the Coronavirus), all school-funded international trips have been postponed.  According to the Cleveland Clinic, "most people who...

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