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The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

City High Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Collective performed for the final time  this year on May 20th

Jazz Band Closes Season With Pedmall Concert

Matisse Arnone May 31, 2022

Dusk approaches in downtown Iowa City. On the ped mall, passers-by can hear the sounds of a cooling saxophone melody. The City High Jazz Ensemble warms up for their final performance of the year at the...

Yearbooks can be picked up in Room 2109.

Little Hawk Orders 75 Additional Yearbooks

Isaac Bullwinkle, Opinion and Copy Editor May 26, 2022

Every year, Little Hawk Journalism creates yearbooks for students to purchase at the end of the term. This year, however, there was increased demand for yearbooks and The Little Hawk had to order 75 more...

Iowa City residents march to the Old Capitol in support of Ukraine.

Iowa Stands with Ukraine

Rebecca Michaeli, News Editor May 19, 2022

Natasha Laux has lived in The United States for the past 28 years, although she grew up in Kyiv, Ukraine, a city that Russia is currently attempting to gain control of. Laux resided in the Eastern European...

Andrea Hernandez 22 and Emily Grecian pose for a photo.

Cookies and Communities: Providing a Safe Space for Students

Rebecca Michaeli and Aala Basheir May 19, 2022

Content warning: mentions of sexual violence and sexual assault Fliers covered the City High’s bulletin boards, reading ‘Cookies and Communities Meeting’ and as students rushed into their first...

Current City High yearbooks waiting to be picked up in 2109.

75 Yearbooks Available to be Ordered in the Main Office due to Unexpected Demand

Diego Loria-Eivins, News Editor May 19, 2022

Due to an unexpected high demand for yearbooks 75 more were ordered. All orders need to be placed in the main office before June 1st with $50 cash or check made out to City High Yearbook. "It's awesome...

The Environmental and Gardening Club invited students and community members to their Earth Day Celebration on Friday, April 22 from 11-2 pm inside the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center for free educational environmental activities for all ages, live music from ICCSD students, and local food.

The Environmental and Garden Club Ends Year with Notable Successes

Haileigh Steffen, Executive Editor May 18, 2022

Across the country, the Covid-19 pandemic has destabilized student and community organizations. One club is making a fast rebound. The Environmental and Gardening Club manages the greenhouse, student gardens,...

Ms. Scott helps students review for the AP Physics exam

AP Tests Come to a Close

Matisse Arnone May 18, 2022

May brings the telltale signs of the quickly approaching summer. The weather gets warmer, sports’ focus shifts from track to baseball, and teachers wrap up teaching and prepare for summer. May also is...

Second Trimester Art Show

One Last Art Show

Rosangel Flores-Rubio, Art & Design Executive May 16, 2022

Whether it’s a glass mosaic, a collage, or a giant deer, the City High art show welcomes all student’s class artworks to be on display. At the end of every trimester, art students are welcomed to show...

Film Festival to Take the Screen

Film Festival to Take the Screen

John Weigel, Opinion Editor May 5, 2022

Lights, camera, action! City High’s Film Festival is an annual tradition that offers students from all background experiences and interests the opportunity to create a film production independently....

Student Senate Prepares for Prom This Weekend

Student Senate Prepares for Prom This Weekend

Anastacia Laux, A&E Editor May 4, 2022

With prom a few days away on May 7, gowns and suits are being bought in anticipation of the Enchanted Evening. For members of Student Senate, however, planning for prom has entailed more than shopping...

City High Dance Marathon members and friends pose at the Dance Marathon event on Saturday April 23rd

Dance Marathon Hosts their Annual Event

Lulu Roarick, News Editor April 26, 2022

  On Saturday, April 23, this year’s City High Dance Marathon Big Event took place in the new commons space at City High. Candyland theme, student leaders collaborated with local businesses including...

Kaliyah Davis 25(left) and Dajah Malone 25(right) jump in unsion during a double dutch meeting

Double Dutch Club Revitalized after COVID

Lulu Roarick and Kaitlyn Brown April 25, 2022

On Wednesdays during advisory, City High’s old gym echoes with the tapping of a jump rope against the worn wood floor. Taking place is the Double Dutch Club, a space meant to promote inclusivity and...

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