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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 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 High's 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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Student Senate Recap: Discussion About Electing Class Representatives

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion Editor March 5, 2020

Student senate this week revolved around discussing the future of how student senate will be represented. At the beginning of the school year, when the senate made the decision to make homecoming categories...

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Student Senate Recap: Parking Discussion and Prom Theme Decided

Shoshie Hemley, Opinion Editor February 28, 2020

This week’s student senate meeting started off with a simple discussion about powderbuff and a parking lot clean up. After short reports from each committee, the senate discussed reforms for the representation...

Inforgraphic created by Victoria Weckmann.

Midwinter Band Concert Update

Victoria Weckmann, Advertisement Editor February 25, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, the band program through City High School will be hosting their annual Midwinter Band Concert at 7:30 in Opstad Auditorium, where all bands will be showcasing what they have been...

Infographic by Victoria Weckmann

City High Students React to Impeachment Proceedings

Victoria Weckmann, Marketing Editor February 14, 2020

President Donald Trump was impeached on Wednesday, December 18, by the House of Representatives. According to The Hill, more than half of Americans feel that President Trump did something wrong concerning...

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