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ICCSD and community members discuss altering the current quarantine procedures.

ICCSD Changes Quarantine Protocol

Rebecca Michaeli April 13, 2021

On April 13, the Iowa City Community School Board voted to approve a resolution to change the ICCSD’s quarantine protocol to follow the Iowa Department of Health Guidelines. Six out of the seven board...

Raw Bacon Super Qualifier

Raw Bacon Super Qualifier

Julius Perez, Reporter April 12, 2021

Raw Bacon, the City High robotics team, has been practicing and competing this year in a much different way, due to the pandemic. They are a team of builders, coders, drivers, coaches, and notebookers...

Art by Estie Dillard.

Prom Date Changed

Emme Perencevich, Copy and Opinion Editor April 9, 2021

Today, Principle Bacon sent out an email announcing that the date of the "Bash on Bates" has been pushed back from May 8 to May 15. The event will remain from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Bates Field. The email...

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Prom 2021 Update

Shoshie Hemley, News Editor April 8, 2021

Because of the pandemic, both the classes of ‘20 and ‘21 missed out on Prom last year, which was supposed to be a “Casino Royale” theme. This year, there will be a COVID-19 friendly version of...

A vaccination site at the Hyvee Drugstore in Iowa City

COVID-19 Vaccines Open Up to Iowans Ages 16 and Up

Greta Stanier, Reporter April 8, 2021

After more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, COVID-19 vaccines are becoming more available to the general public. According to Governor Kim Reynolds, vaccinations will be available to all of-age Iowans...

A social distancing sign sits outside the City High Attendance Office. The attendance office will begin calling students guardians for unexcused absence.

City High to Call Home for Every Unexcused Absence

Kate Kueter, Video Editor March 29, 2021

Starting in early April, parents or guardians can expect a call from the attendance office for each class period a student is marked UA (unexcused absence).   “I have always believed parents needed...

The City High mock trial team celebrates after winning the state tournament.

Senior Mock Trial Team “LAW” Wins State Championship

Araminta Siegling, Reporter March 29, 2021

In the state mock trial finals, judges ruled in favor of City High's team "LAW." With the decision, the City High team claimed the state championship and will go on to the national competition held online...

Harper Denniston, Shoshie Hemley, Ananya Albrecht-Buehler, Toby Epstein, Juliane Berry-Stoelze, Francesca Brown, Katherine Geerdes, and Johanna Kopelman prepare for the state mock trial tournament.

Two City High Mock Trial Teams make the Elite 8 State Final

Max Berry-Stoelzle and Araminta Siegling March 26, 2021

Over the internet, the City High Mock trial teams watched as the final eight teams were revealed, determining who would move on to the Iowa high school state quarterfinals, and who would end up eliminated....

Art by Estie Dillard.

Prom and Graduation Update

Emme Perencevich, Opinion, copy editor March 25, 2021

Although many end of year events still bear the “subject to change” warning, times and dates have finally been set. Graduation will take place on Sunday, June 6, at 7:00 p.m. It will be held, in...

Three City High Mock Trial Teams Qualify For State

Three City High Mock Trial Teams Qualify For State

Henry Mildenstein, Web Executive Editor March 12, 2021

For the second constitutive year City High Mock Trial had three teams qualify for the state tournement. The sophomore, junior, and senior teams all qualified through competing in a regional tournament...

Culinary Club Hosts Crepe Day

Culinary Club Hosts Crepe Day

Henry Mildenstein and Anna Gayley March 8, 2021

After hosting a crepe day in the 2019-2020 school year, Culinary Club decided to host another this year. Jake Roth '22 is one of Culinary Club's copresidents. He enjoys the different things that Culinary...

Photo of Chuck Harvey at the virtual subcommittee meeting on February 10th, 2021.

Iowa Senate Advances Transgender Restroom Ban

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor March 2, 2021
The Iowa senate is currently pushing for legislation that would remove gender-neutral bathrooms from public and private schools in Iowa.
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