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Student Senate Recap: Winter Formal Profits Procured

Student Senate Recap: Winter Formal Profits Procured

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, December 12, began with a discussion of the food pantry and how to stock it. "It has to be something that student senate does," Meurice said on partnering with local organization HayCap to stock the pantry. "We have to have more people involved. If we want...

Top 5 Things You Can Do to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season

Top 5 Things You Can Do to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, City High, OPINION, Uncategorized

From gift wrapping to decorating, the holiday season can end up being very wasteful. Excess wrapping paper, food scraps, and old decorations have all found their way to the trash can by the end of winter break. Listed below are some of the top five ways to have a more sustainable holiday season. ...

Student Senate Recap: Can Drive Landslide and Projects Galore

Student Senate Recap: Can Drive Landslide and Projects Galore

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, December 5, began with President Lottie Gidal '20 calling a round of applause for the members of the Can Drive. "That is at least three times what we had last year," faculty adviser Steve Tygrett said. "Double the money, three times the goods." The senate...

Student Senate Recap: Clothing Drive and Food Pantry Return

Student Senate Recap: Clothing Drive and Food Pantry Return

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Web Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, November 28 began with Vice President Naomi Meurice '19 introducing two new projects: a clothing drive, which is an annual event, and a food pantry, which was introduced two years ago but has since fallen out of use. "I'm working on a clothing drive...trying...

Student Senate Recap: Scott Jesperson Presents on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

Student Senate Recap: Scott Jesperson Presents on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, November 14 began with reports from committees. Rachael Volkman '19 passed around a sign-up sheet for the can drive, which will take place from November 17 to December 2 at City High. "You can come to the can drive at the 1st Ave and Coralville strip Hy-Vees...

Student Senate Recap: Club Grant Discussions

Student Senate Recap: Club Grant Discussions

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, November 7 began with a presentation from the senate treasurer, Rachael Volkman '19. "We should establish a budget for [club grants]," Volkman said, adding, "but we should make sure to maintain $4000 for next year." The senate launched into a discussion...

Student Senate Recap: Mentoring Program, Club Grants Proposed

Student Senate Recap: Mentoring Program, Club Grants Proposed

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, October 31 began with discussion of a series of talks on future careers for students. "There are a lot of students at the University of Iowa who are doing really cool things that people here don't know about," Vice President Naomi Meurice '19 said. President...

What is the American Dream?

Cecile Bendera, Culture Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under City High

    We went around City High asking people from different backgrounds and age about their definition of the American Dream. Many were extremely optimistic and had positive thoughts about the Dream. On the other hand, there were others who had opposite views.   - Palamy Keom...

Student Senate Recap: Winter Plans Abound

Student Senate Recap: Winter Plans Abound

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 began with discussion of Powderbuff volleyball. "Concerns have been raised about the name Powderbuff, which is totally valid," President Lottie Gidal '19 said. "So I thought we'd open that up to discussion." The Senate settled on calling both volleyball...

New Teacher Profile: Coady Sierra

New Teacher Profile: Coady Sierra

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

Coady Sierra has once again found herself in the halls of City High, this time returning as an alumnus to teach history with dedication and passion. “I am a special education teacher,” Sierra said. “I teach three periods of learning support and then I co-teach a world history class with Mrs....

Student Senate Recap: Priorities Set for Fall

Student Senate Recap: Priorities Set for Fall

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Student Senate meeting on Wednesday, October 17 began without faculty adviser Steve Tygrett. "The world doesn't wait for Tygrett," Judith Dickson, faculty adviser, said in an indication to begin the meeting. "The first order of business is that the...Food Drive is coming around," Naomi Meurice...

New Teacher Profile: Ja’Korey Walker

New Teacher Profile: Ja’Korey Walker

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Ja’Korey Walker has quickly become a favorite new-student adviser. Walker helps students with his inherent charm and down-to-earth personality. “I work with kids proactively to solve any student issues," he said, "which is basically my responsibility here, to work with kids.” Having come...

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