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MLK Jr. Day of Learning Gone Virtual

2018 MLK Jr. Day at City
ICCSD Students will Zoom different sessions on the morning of Wednesday January 13th. No school will be held on MLK Jr. Day the January 18th.
January 12, 2021

For the past two years, City High has held activities such as educational field trips and guest lectures for students to participate in to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This school year, however,...

ICCSD Sees Rise in Failing Grades

The Iowa City Community School District has seen a rise in failing grades this school year.
December 18, 2020

The Iowa City Community School District has seen a variety of changes during the 2020-2021 school year. The ICCSD has provided an online academy as well as a hybrid model. While students and teachers are...

Closest Race in the Nation

An official ballot drop box outside of the Johnson County Administration Building.
December 17, 2020

The 2020 November election was historic for a number of reasons, and the race to represent Iowa’s second Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives was no different. Mariannette...

A Different Election

Elliot Murray '21 was one of the seniors voted for Homecoming King this year.
Joe Bacon '21 and Elliot Murray '21 are both voted as Homecoming Kings for the class of '21
December 17, 2020

November 2020 has presented a time for historic elections, and not just nationally. On November 6, City High elected two Homecoming Kings for Homecoming royalty for the first time: Joe Bacon ‘21...

Students In the Sunrise Movement

Sunrise Iowa City has their weekly meeting on Zoom.
How City High students are involved in the Sunrise Climate Action Group and creating a Sunrise club at City High.
December 15, 2020

In 2019, climate strikes led by City High students grabbed the attention of news outlets, local organizations, and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. A year later, City students continue to ride...

Students and Teachers Find Ways to Improve Online Educations

Finn Greteman '23 doing schoolwork in his bedroom.
December 4, 2020

With the Iowa City Community School District’s decision to move all students online, Zoom classes are now once again a big part of school for all City High students.  “I feel like teachers are...

Show Choir Goes All Online Amid Pandemic

Charisma and other schools' show choirs watch Fourth Avenue's performance.
December 4, 2020

Since City High has decided to go all online for the next 2 weeks, many City High clubs and sports are still up in the air. Resorting to many sports and clubs have gone all online through zoom. “It’s...

All Students Now Required to Submit Yearbook Photos

Jack Rogers '26 uploads a school photo to the HJESHARE.COM website for the Red and White yearbook.
December 4, 2020
Students, Teachers and Staff Will Submit Their Own Photos for the 2020-2021 Yearbook. The deadline for photos is January 15th.

New Teacher Profile – Brett Finger

New Teacher Profile - Brett Finger
December 3, 2020

  After graduating from City High, Brett Finger found his way back to the school as a teacher. He worked at Tate High School the previous year, but when an opening as a math teacher arose, he returned...

New Mask Mandate for Iowa

City High swimmers sitting in the stands since no spectators were allowed.
December 2, 2020

On November 16, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced that the state of Iowa would have a mask mandate. The mandate would require groups of people indoors and within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more to wear...

Pete The Pug Wins LH Furry Friends Contest

Furry Friends contest winner, Peterlorre
November 24, 2020

The pug named Peterlorre, or Pete for short, won the 'LH Furry Friends' social media contest. The winning pug belongs to Cooper Kirschling ‘21 and is four years old. “We got him off an adoption...

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