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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

Mrs. Borger-Germanns 6th hour AP Seminar course

The Two Year Long Course Turning Students Into Scholars

Catalina Armstrong January 29, 2023

The Advanced Placement (AP) Seminar class of 2023 is being instructed by Mrs. Borger-Germann, with her students already half way through their AP seminar course. Mrs. Borger-Germann has worked hard to...

BREAKING:  Cutest Couple Contest 2023 Released

BREAKING: Cutest Couple Contest 2023 Released

Jack Rogers, Reporter January 25, 2023

The 2023 Cutest Couple Contest has begun. "City High needs your cuteness!  Submit your photos on Instagram for a chance to win a dinner at Basta," Diego Loria-Eivins '24, news editor, said. The...

City Alumni and state representative Adam Zabner poses with Matisse Arnone 23 and Lulu Roarick 24 after protesting the voucher bill.

Voucher Bill Passed with Protests and Criticism from City Students and Staff

Tai Caputo, Reporter January 25, 2023

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed the Students First Act on January 24, a plan that will establish and carry out a private school voucher program in Iowa.  The Educational Saving Account (ESA) program...

Claire Hartwig 25 in City Highs Green house

Gardening Club is Making New Roots in City High

Sadie Bodzin and Kate Meis January 20, 2023

Amid the second trimester the frosty winter months make it hard to sprout new life outdoors. Even so, City High’s Gardening club continues to operate, growing things out of season. Utilizing the greenhouse,...

Elite Anderson presents to Watsons second period government class.

City High Paraeducators Tell Stories of Living Under Authoritarian Rule

Hattie Conover, Executive Feature Editor January 20, 2023

Elite Anderson starts her school day differently in the Republic of Congo. Before her class could begin lessons, they must sing. She opens her mouth to sing to a poster of her country's new leader, Mobutu...

Natalie Kuhlmann 23 types out her senior quote on the Google Form.

The Red and White Yearbook Pushes for more Senior Quotes

Austin Chantry, Reporter January 17, 2023

After a lack of senior quotes in the yearbook last year, the yearbook team is pushing for more seniors to submit senior quotes to the Google Form by Wednesday, February 1st. “The yearbook looks so...

Student Senate members load cans to be donated to the community food pantry

Student Senate Organizes Holiday Can Drive

Matisse Arnone January 11, 2023

On one cold weekend in December, the senior class Co-Presidents Mary Cate Pugh and Ari Collins could be found accepting donations of canned goods inside the North Dodge HyVee. Other student volunteers...

New Fighting Policy Hits City High

New Fighting Policy Hits City High

Thomas Ksobiech and John Weigel December 21, 2022

This fall the I.C.C.S.D implemented a new policy for students involved in fighting.  After the first fight students will now have a behavior contract that can include losing a phone for 30 days.  After...

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BREAKING NEWS: All School Activities Cancelled

Austin Chantry and Ahmed Basheir December 20, 2022

The Iowa City Community School District emailed and released that there will not be school or extracurricular activities on Thursday and Friday, December 22nd and 23rd because of extreme winter weather...

John Bacon starting the Pep Rally

Winter Pep Rally

Megan Swartzendruber December 16, 2022


Students from Liberty and City High pose with the signed check in front of the Stead Family Childrens Hospital.

Clash At Kinnick Proceeds Donated To Children’s Hospital

Matisse Arnone December 15, 2022

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 On a gray December afternoon, students representing City and Liberty High Schools drove to the Stead Family Children’s Hospital to officially present the check from proceeds...

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