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The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Student President Candidates Veda Fitz-Patrick 24, Margalit Frank 24, Lulu Roarick 24, Rosangel Flores-Rubio 24, Helena Echa 24, and Wisdom Konu 24 prepare for their speeches.

New Student Co-Presidents Reveal Future Plans

Yomi Hemley, Feature Editor June 1, 2023

As the school day neared its close, all six student presidential candidates anxiously waited for the announcements to come on, revealing who the next student co-presidents would be. One candidate, Rosangel...

Kaden Huntley 25 and other members of Astronomy Club work together to design their solar system scale model.

New Astronomy Club to Design Solar System Scale Model

Tai Caputo, Opinion Co-Editor May 26, 2023

As a five-year-old, Kaden Huntley ’25 was so fascinated by space that he gave a report on black holes for the Willowwind School Talent Show. Now, the sophomore is the founder of the new Astronomy Club,...

Co-Yearbook Editors Lili Moessner 24 and Megan Swartzendruber 25 work on a Yearbook Pickup sign.

‘All In’ City High Yearbook to be Released

Isabella Young, Opinion Co-Editor May 24, 2023

The City High 2022-2023 yearbooks have been delivered and are ready for pickup. For the seniors, yearbooks can be picked up Thursday during 4th hour at the concession stand in the cafeteria. For everyone...

LH Journalism Students Inducted into Quill and Scroll Society and Receive IHSPA Awards

LH Journalism Students Inducted into Quill and Scroll Society and Receive IHSPA Awards

Wisdom Konu, Executive Editor and Culture Co-Editor May 24, 2023

On Tuesday students from City High’s journalism program met in the new commons after school to celebrate a fulfilling year of writing, designing, and video recording.  “It feels gratifying. I’m...

City Responds to Transphobic Legislation

City Responds to Transphobic Legislation

Isaac Bullwinkle and Lauren Koch May 22, 2023

Earlier this year on March 22, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a pair of bills into law restricting both restroom and locker room access for transgender students whose gender identity differs from their...

Rose Florez-Rubio and Lulu Roarick with their bodyguards, Joe Fullenkamp and Diego Loria-Eivins

2024 Class President Elections

Diego Loria-Eivins, Reporter May 17, 2023

Around the school today posters for Wisdom Konu/Helena Echa, Veda Fitzpatrick/Margalit Frank, and Lulu Roarick/Rosangel Flores-Rubio hang above water fountains, on classroom walls, and on bulletins across...

Morwan Ali 23, Miamen Elawad 25, and Fatima Musa 23 dance to a Sudanese song

World Runway: Culture Day

Kate Meis, News Editor May 17, 2023

Opstad Auditorium is filled with color and patterns galore as students of all backgrounds come together to showcase their cultural heritage. Music plays as students tour the setup of food and posters...

Judith Dickson and Esther Oyunge ‘25. Dickson has led her students through more than a thousand years of world history over the past eight months.

AP Testing Season Underway

Tai Caputo, Opinion Co-Editor May 4, 2023

As the May weather brings flowers, you may notice City High students slumping down the hallways as if carrying the weight of an entire year’s curriculum on their shoulders. For these students, May is...

Wisdom Konu 24 leads a rehearsal for the Culture Day fashion show and boards presentations.

Planning Begins for Culture Day

Sadie Bodzin, Co-Culture Editor May 3, 2023

For months, the International Club and Latino Hawks have planned a day to showcase City High students’ culture through fashion, food, and sharing information about their culture. After almost a year...

Margalit Frank 24 and Tully Campion 24 collaborate on a Student Senate poster.

Prom Update: Need To Knows

Amelie Donovan and Ily Jensen May 3, 2023

City High Prom is coming up on May 6th at Iowa Memorial Union ballroom from 8 pm onwards. New updates to prom this year include an attendance requirement. Students with 15 or more unexcused absences are...

Jack Rogers 26, Tai Caputo 25, Esther Puderbaugh 25, and Wisdom Konu 24, stand in the journalism lab, where they created their stories.

Four Little Hawk Writers Win the Top 10 Emerging Journalist Award

Naomi Hemley, Feature Editor May 3, 2023

Out of the Top 10 Emerging Journalists that were awarded by the IHSPA, four of those winners were Little Hawk journalists. "I was pleasantly surprised. I wasn't exactly expecting it just because I wasn't...

Vivian Tomek 23 reaches for a forehand.

City Womens’ Varsity Tennis Falls to Liberty

Hattie Conover, Feature Editor May 2, 2023

Sydney Geisen ‘26 rips a forehand across the court, winning the super-tie-breaker against Liberty High’s Laney Robbins ‘24. City ends the match with a loss 8-1; nevertheless, the team emerges with...

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