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City High 2020 Graduation Live Stream

Graduation plans remain up in the air as COVID-19 cancels many events

LH Staff

May 28, 2020

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Going Zero Waste for a Day

Victoria Weckmann, Advertisement Manager

May 3, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and all of the social distancing happening in the community, I decided to try going zero waste for a day while I am quarantined in my house. When I think about quarantine, I think of endless opportunities to eat all of the snacks and junk food lying around my house. The idea...

Culinary Club Presidents Bakes Over the Quarantine

Culinary Club Presidents Bakes Over the Quarantine

Haileigh Steffen, Reporter

April 23, 2020

What to do?... oh! What to do!? The coronavirus has created bushels of questions for students. None more pressing (for some) than how to occupy the endless hours while socially distancing. Ana Laura Leyser ‘22, however, has answered the mystery of time-occupation quite elegantly with a simple flick o...

Second Hand Fashion as a Way of Limiting Waste

Second Hand Fashion as a Way of Limiting Waste
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Sophia Wagner and Haileigh Steffen

April 22, 2020

Every year, $400 billion worth of clothing fills landfills, where it can sit for more than one-hundred and fifty years. Not to mention the production of clothing emits around 1.7 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year.  Is there a better option to wasteful fast fashion? Mary Cate Pugh ‘23, Fait...

Fitted: How a Mother-Daughter Team Are Stepping Up to help the Medical Supply Shortage

Fitted: How a Mother-Daughter Team Are Stepping Up to help the Medical Supply Shortage

Haileigh Steffen, Art Editor

April 16, 2020

After the CDC’s encouragement of fabric masks and the current online homemade mask trend, curious retiree Peg Steffen was prompted to make her own in her West Liberty home. Kathryn, her daughter, and a medical professional at the University Hospital recognized the need for more masks during what was ...

AP Research Project Explores the Possible Future of Compost at City High

AP Research Project Explores the Possible Future of Compost at City High

Haileigh Steffen, Art Editor

March 22, 2020

Lizzie Ayers '20 is a City High AP Capstone student who studied what would happen if there were compost bins in the City High lunchroom. Ayers completed a week of research which included sorting and weighing trash. The second week she put out compost bins in the lunchrooms then compared the amou...

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