The Little Hawk

On Their Way Up

On Their Way Up

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle and Jesse Hausknecht-Brown

December 21, 2018


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As the City vs West basketball game neared the end, players, fans and coaches alike were brought back to last March when the same teams went up against each other for the state title. The tension was evident as the game went into overtime with City finally winning 64 to 57. The constant neck and neck b...

SASS and Students Walk Out of City High on Anniversary of Sandy Hook

SASS and Students Walk Out of City High on Anniversary of Sandy Hook

Lottie Gidal, Carly Weigel, and Millie Garcia

December 14, 2018


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  At exactly 2:26 in the afternoon, City High students stopped, put down what they were doing, and walked out of their classrooms. Congregating outside, over 100 students slowly gathered, ready to march downtown to the old capitol in commemoration of the sixth anniversary of Sandy Hook. Th...

CITY VS. WEST: What You Need To Know

CITY VS. WEST:  What You Need To Know

Max Firmstone and Aubrey Joens, Journalist

December 7, 2018


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After the dramatic City v. West showdown in the state tournament last year, both girls and boys teams will have a chance at a rematch this Friday night at City High, and the stakes are high, both teams are undefeated this season so far. West and City anticipate this event all year and both will be ready...

City Music Groups Come Together To Perform Mozart’s Requiem

City Music Groups Come Together To Perform Mozart’s Requiem

Lottie Gidal and Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin

December 6, 2018


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On the anniversary of Mozart’s death, December 5, City High’s symphony orchestra, members of the wind ensemble, and the top two choirs performed Mozart’s Requiem, a composition that he started but didn’t even complete before passing away. This was all a part of the choir’s annual Masterwork...

Weigel, Kopelman, Bui, and Kueter Win Races in Loss to C.R. Washington

Weigel, Kopelman, Bui, and Kueter Win Races in Loss to C.R. Washington

Carly Weigel, Reporter

November 28, 2018


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In the first individual event of the night, Isaac Weigel ‘21 cut through the water to finish first with a time of 1:48.8, beating the second place Cedar Rapids Washington swimmer by two seconds. “It was not my best swim,” Weigel said. “I’m okay with it because it was after taking a slight break ...

Little Hawk Tries Photo Hacks

Little Hawk Tries Photo Hacks

Kate Kueter, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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The soft focus effect hack, using pantyhose, gives the photo a... soft focus. The materials needed for this hack are a piece of pantyhose and a rubber band. Place the pantyhose over the camera and secure it with the rubber band. Compared to the photos on www.photoblog.com, the result was satisfying and gave us exactly what we wanted...

Works in Progress: Slideshow

Works in Progress: Slideshow

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

November 2, 2018


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Ellie Evans ’19 Leads Volleyball to Sweep Muscatine 3-0

Ellie Evans ’19 Leads Volleyball to Sweep Muscatine 3-0

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

October 24, 2018


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Last night, City High’s volleyball team defeated Muscatine 3-0, with a close last set of 25-22. Ellie Evans ‘19 played strong, leading the team to victory. She was impressed with the team’s persistence as they were losing in the first set. “I was really impressed with our consistency and our composure...

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