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The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Policy signs are posted for students on classroom doors

City High Implements a New Tardy Policy

Claire Hartwig, Assistant Culture Editor May 17, 2024

With the start of the third trimester, City High announced a new tardy policy for all students to follow. This change came from the district, as Liberty and West High had already implemented similar policies....

Interact Club Opens First Little Hawk Prom Boutique

Interact Club Opens First Little Hawk Prom Boutique

Isabella Young, Co-Opinion Editor May 3, 2024

This year, Interact Club has started City High’s first Little Hawk Prom Boutique, where any student is able to donate or receive formal wear completely free of charge. “So, the idea for a prom boutique...

Prom 2024’s tickets

Prom 2024: What to Know

Sadie Bodzin, Co-Culture Editor May 2, 2024

Prom preparations are in full swing this year, with the event set to take place on May 4th at The Graduate Hotel from 7:00pm - 10:00pm. The theme for this year has been decided as Masquerade Ball which...

Tai Caputo ‘25 is a Feature and Opinion Co-Editor for The Little Hawk

BREAKING NEWS: LH Editor Brings Home Writer of the Year Awards at IHSPA Spring Contest

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor May 1, 2024

Earlier this week, the Iowa High School Press Association (IHSPA) released the winners of its 2024 Spring Journalism Contest. Among the winners was Tai Caputo ‘25, an Opinion Editor and Feature Editor...

Recycling will soon return to City High

Environmental Club Reintroduces Recycling

Lily Rantanen, Reporter April 26, 2024

There’s no recycling at the school that leads. At least, not right now. In prior years, recycling was run by the special education program. But because of administrative changes and transitions, the...

Model United Nations participants at the conference hosted at the University of Northern Iowa. Photo courtesy of Jenna Eastman

Motioning to Questions: Model United Nations

Kate Meis, News Editor April 18, 2024

Since work began this past winter, those participating in Model United Nations have been working on choosing committees, researching, and writing position papers in preparation for the annual conference...

Members of one of Culture Days dance performances pose for a photo during rehearsal

Preparations Begin for Culture Day

Yomi Hemley, Feature Co-Editor April 16, 2024

Entering Opstad, dozens of students of different cultures and ethnicities gather to share their culture with the rest of City High. Some students are dressed in traditional garments, while others are dancing. “Culture...

The Junior Team poses with their second place trophy in the Iowa Supreme Court Chambers. Photo courtesy of Liz Matel

City Mock Trial Takes Home Runner-Up Trophy at State Competition

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor April 8, 2024

On Friday, March 29, members of four City mock trial teams sat in a large room with hundreds of other high school students from across the state. The teams were waiting with baited breath for the announcement...

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