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Students Sell T-Shirts to Support the “Thirst Project”

Students Sell T-Shirts to Support the

Mina Takahashi and Addy Smith

February 22, 2017

1 in 10 people lack access to safe water, which means that twice the population of the United States lives without access to safe water worldwide. According to the World Economic Forum, the water crisis is the #1 global risk based on impact to society. Five City High students have decided to do something to...

Project Achieve Aims to Create AP Equality

Project Achieve Aims to Create AP Equality

Jonathan House, Reporter

November 3, 2014

After the Little Hawk’s reporting of minorities being underrepresented in AP and Honors classes, City High Principal John Bacon encouraged the guidance office to implement a variety of programs to work towards bridging the inequality gap. “(After) a wonderful story in the Little Hawk newspaper...

Spanish teachers take their friendship from City High to the African Safari

Susan Barrera and Bonnie Hall

Caroline Brown, Reporter

February 14, 2014

On the first day of school in 1992, two City High spanish teachers walked through the doors and taught their first day in a new classroom. Now, in less than four months they will both teach their last class at City High. Bonnie Hall and Susan Barrera aren’t taking any breaks, when the bell rings on...

Little Hawks Prepare to Rebound Against Waterloo West

Little Hawks Prepare to Rebound Against Waterloo West

Dominic Balestrieri-Fox, Reporter

September 6, 2013

CITYHIGH (0-1) vs. Waterloo West (1-0) @ Waterloo When: 7:15 PM Where: Waterloo West High Football Field     The Rundown: The Little Hawks are trying to rebound this week after coming within one point from beating 3rd ranked Cedar Falls. City beat the Wahawks last...

Football Preview: The Little Hawks Take on Cedar Falls

Students toss flour during the kick off of the 2012 football season opener.  Photo by Kierra Zapf

Dominic Balestrieri-Fox, Reporter

August 30, 2013

By Dominic Balestrieri-Fox The pressure is on for the City High Football team. As the first game of the season rapidly approaches, they will face the occasion with the confidence of a home field advantage. The Little Hawks’ last season began with a disheartening 28-14 loss in the Unidome. Now they once again face the 11th-ranked 4A team in the state...

Hoover Buddies Finish a Year of Mentoring with City High Ambassadors and Pizza – Slide Show

Bacon speaks to City High ambassadors and their Hoover buddies.  Photo by Micah Cabbage

May 17, 2013

Photos by Micah Cabbage Principal Bacon addressed the City High ambassadors with their Hoover buddies before eating pizza and playing on the new turf field after a year of mentoring. ...

State Track Day 1 Recap and Slide Show

Photo by Ryan Young

May 17, 2013

Records have already fallen after the first day at the 2013 State Track & Field meet. The boys 4X800M relay team won a state title and broke a 12 year old school record this morning, with a time of 7:48.02. Iowa City West High finished 2nd.Other notable finishes on the day include:Abby Saehler - 4th place - ...

Boys 4×800 Comes in First at State Track Meet and Breaks School Record

Brooke Price anchors the 4x800 state championship and City High record setting team.

May 16, 2013

On Thursday, the boys 4X800M relay team finished first at the state meet in Des Moines. They finished with a time of 7:48.02, breaking a 12 year old school record. The team is made up of Ryan Dorman '14, Mohammed Traore '13, Rasheem Shivers '14 and Brook Price '13. "We knew that we could do ...

Jordan Adams’ Artwork To Be Displayed In D.C.

Jordan Adam's winning piece.

May 14, 2013

With a mix of the trending 1950s style and sexism, Jordan Adams ‘13, received first place in the Congressional Art Competition. “Things from the 50s get really sexist,” Adams said. The winning piece was part of a series of four she created last year. “I took these sexest ads and...

Principal Bacon, Organizations and Students Take to Tweeting

Kieran Green checks his Twitter account.  Photo by Caroline Brown

May 13, 2013

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF CITY HIGH TWEETERS If your Twitter feed is not listed Tweet to us @thelittlehawk ---------------------------- By Caroline Brown Tweet, tweet, and tweet again. Over the past few years, the number of Twitter accounts used by staff members and student groups at City...

Misrepresentation: Video Games in the Media with Insight from Iowa Professor Kyle Moody

Misrepresentation: Video Games in the Media with Insight from Iowa Professor Kyle Moody

May 6, 2013

Picture a gamer. What do you see? Chances are, if you’re like many reporters these days, you see a pimply, fat, greasy, middle aged dude lazing on his couch yelling through his or her game mic.This misconception is far too common, and the solution lies in coming to terms with and realizing the true ...

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