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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

Fourth Ave performs at Linn-Mar Supernova competition

Fourth Ave Reevaluates Mask Decision

Frances Bottorff and Isaac Bullwinkle January 19, 2022

City High’s Fourth Avenue Jazz Company has been in discussions for weeks. Although the show choir group wears masks during practices, they could not decide if they should wear them while performing....

Mae Barron 22, Alice Boerner 22, Maria Volkman 22, and Izzy Jurgens 22 attend a mock trial practice.

Mock Trial Begins Work on Case

Greta Stanier, Features Editor January 19, 2022

Students in Mock Trial anticipated the release of this year’s case, excited to get working after last year’s success. While the case came out in late December, the mock trial teams met on Fridays during...

Student signing up for MLK Day activities

A Glimpse at City High’s MLK Day of Learning

Anastacia Laux, A&E Editor January 18, 2022

With the third Monday this January being the federal holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., City High will once again hold a day of learning designated to the holiday. Due to weather conditions and Covid-19,...

Deon Brown 24, Jameer James 24, and teacher Shamari Scott discuss plans for The Multi-Ethnic Student Union in the old commons.

City High establishes Multi-Ethnic Student Union

Lulu Roarick and Marina Escandell January 18, 2022

The Multi Ethnic Student Union is a new organization making a collaborative effort between students and faculty to support the diverse array of students that attend City High. The union aims to build a...

Kyra Tealer 24, Shae Deatsch ‘24, Adriana Brito-Hernandez ‘24, and Helena Echa ‘24 pose for a photo as IJAG leaders at City High.

IJAG Leaders Host Food Drive in Collaboration with Emma’s Pantry

Lulu Roarick and Kaitlyn Brown January 14, 2022

9th and 10th grade students in the IJAG program at City High worked with the school's food pantry, Emma’s Pantry, to fill the donation box with boxes of goods from food drives. The most recent food drive...

Anna Gayley 22 and Aminatha Rukakiza 25 lead the stundent section in a cheer

City Cheers Hosts a Fundraiser

Anna Gayley, Editor January 14, 2022

The City High Cheer team is hosting a popcorn and cup fundraiser to raise money for new uniforms and to cover competition fees.   Throughout their 10 month long season the team cheers at football...

Ben Brown ‘22 collaborates on Javascript code with other students during the first official meeting.

New Club Provides Collaborative Space for Developing Coding Confidence

Haileigh Steffen, Executive Editor January 14, 2022

Students are encouraged to drop by room 1210 on Thursdays from 3:00-5:00 pm for the Computer Science Club, new to City High. Club founders Raven Levitt ‘22 and Sullivan Hall ‘22 report that their club...

Ferguson Ward prepares to start the printer

From Thought to Plastic: 3D Printing at City High

Forrest Estes, Reporter January 11, 2022

3D printing is the process of making items out of plastic by first making them in a 3D modeling software before slowly printing them out of plastic filament one layer at a time. The printer has sat dormant...

ICCSD Cancels School Due To Weather Concern

ICCSD Cancels School Due To Weather Concern

Araminta Siegling, Culture Editor January 5, 2022

Low temperatures caused by windchill have moved the ICCSD to issue a cancellation for Thursday, January 6th. This cancellation affects all schools in the district. More information on the district’s...

Review staff members make poster for bake sale.

The Review Revived

Haileigh Steffen and Hattie Conover December 16, 2021

Taking her seat in astonishment, executive editor of the Review, Rachel Tornblom ‘22, scans the room as more students file in to take their seats for a Wednesday after-school meeting. Simply put, the...

Sustainability at City High: The Composting Dilemma

Sustainability at City High: The Composting Dilemma

Aala Basheir, Features Editor December 16, 2021

As a result of increased student interest, City High has restarted Garden Club, combining it with Environmental club. Earlier this year, members worked in the recently renovated Greenhouse, as many were...

Wind warnings effective from 3:00 PM to 6:00 AM   on Thursday morning

City High Events Postponed Due to Wind Warnings

Araminta Siegling, Culture Editor December 15, 2021
All City High events are cancelled after 6 p.m.
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