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Students Against School Shootings one year after Parkland

Students Against School Shootings one year after Parkland

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Politics

Over a dozen students scribbled respectful yet stern letters to their representatives, copying templates set on the tables. But Nina Lavezzo-Stecopolous '20 had something else in mind. "Bobby Boy! Laws do work; actually making them is your JOB. You ruined Valentine's Day. Please listen to your...

Best Buddies Basketball Game This Friday

Best Buddies Basketball Game This Friday

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under NEWS

This Friday at seven, Best Buddies will be holding their annual basketball game with the mens varsity team. “I’m so excited for the basketball game. Anytime we get to spread inclusion farther than our club is super cool and getting to model it in front of the community is wonderful,” Beatric...

Bowling Prepares for State Qualifier Meet

Bowling Prepares for State Qualifier Meet

Natalie Green, Henry Mildenstein, and Emme Perencevich

February 14, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

While bowling is often considered a casual game played with friends and family members of the City High bowling team are dedicated to becoming the best possible bowler they can be. Throughout the 2018-2019 school year, the bowling team has been one of the more successful teams at City High. As the stat...

Les Misérables Begins Rehearsals

Les Misérables Begins Rehearsals

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Downtown Benches Cause Controversy

Downtown Benches Cause Controversy

Henry Mildenstien

February 14, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

In an effort to improve the pedestrian mall, the downtown district decided to replace 80 of the old benches downtown with 70 newer benches featuring three seats as opposed to the one seat benches with no dividers. To many people, it seems as if the change was meant as a hostile action towards people...

Koenig’s and O’Malley Lead Cutest Couple Contest

Koenig’s and O’Malley Lead Cutest Couple Contest

LH Staff, Reporters

February 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

CUTEST COUPLE LEADERS: Click on the Links Below To Vote Contest Ends at Noon on Valentine's Day Koenig's: 73 Likes Shawna O'Malley: 62 Likes Lindy Rublaitus: 41 Likes Firmstone: 37 Likes Lestina's: 35 Likes Not only do I believe we are the single cutest and best couple at city, but possibly in the whole world. Our relati...

Students Attend March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Students Attend March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Among the hundreds of thousands of young people who attended the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. on January 18 were seven City High students. Noah Kabat ‘20 attended the march for his second time, a tradition that he remembers his brother doing before him. “It’s always been a...

Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Alison Kenaston, Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, and Natalie Green

February 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

For years, graduates of City High School and other schools in the Iowa City Community School District have not been using a weighted grade point average system. In many cases, when these graduates applied for college admissions and financial aid, their GPAs were compared to weighted GPAs, making it har...

Best Buddies Event Cancelled

Best Buddies Event Cancelled

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Due to the weather, Best Buddies’ much-anticipated brush and barrel night was cancelled. Laura Schwab, the club’s faculty advisor, made the call to cancel the event to protect the members’ safety. “We were really looking forward to this event, so we will meet as a leadership team and decide how to...

BREAKING: Winter Storm Maya to Hit Iowa City with 5 to 8 Inches of Snow

BREAKING:  Winter Storm Maya to  Hit Iowa City with 5 to 8 Inches of Snow

Elena Dreyer and Montserrat Rodke

February 11, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, VIDEO, VIDEO

At approximately 3 p.m. winter storm Maya will hit Iowa City and expected snow falls are in the five to eight inch range according to the National Weather Service.  Elena Dreyer, Little Hawk weather reporter, is predicting a 100% chance of no school tomorrow. "Travel could become hazardous to impossible...

Chen and Weiss place 5th and 2nd at Ames Debate Tournament

Chen and Weiss place 5th and 2nd at Ames Debate Tournament

Noah Bullwinkle, Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Crowded into classrooms at the Des Moines Area Community College, almost 15 debate teams, including those from Dowling Catholic and Cedar Rapids Washington high schools, debated each other for a preliminary tournament leading up to state. Little Hawk debaters Simon Weiss ‘20 and Ellis Chen ‘20 won ...

What is the Green Deal?

What is the Green Deal?

Shoshie Hemley, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The Alexandria Ocasio Cortez backed plan, the Green Deal, has been causing a fair amount of controversy in D.C. The Green Deal is a ten year plan starting in 2020 to make the U.S and its infrastructure completely renewable. When the plan is released in 2020, it would change how the nation works, shifting al...

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