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Dance Music to be Diversified At Winter Formal

Dance Music to be Diversified At Winter Formal

Bihotza James-Lejarcegui, Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

City High is incredibly diverse, with first-generation Americans, and even students who take ESL classes (English as a second language). Many of these students come from cultures where music and dance are an important part of their identity, yet the majority of these students do not attend school dances, du...

Student Senate Recap: Ticket Sales and Song Requests

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Senate meeting on Wednesday, December 13 began with a report from the committees. Tickets for the winter formal are not selling at the projected rate and unless sales pick up the dance may not be entirely feasible. Extra selling shifts after school have been initiated for this purpose, and the Senate...

Teacher Profile: Frederick Newell

Teacher Profile: Frederick Newell

Cecile Bendera, Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Frederick Newell is the Student Advisory Director here at City High School. In this role, he plays the part of student advocate and support system for many students in the building. He is the creator of the Dream Center. “[The Dream] focuses on character building, leadership, and service,” Newe...

Tickets for Winter Formal Now Available

Tickets for Winter Formal Now Available

Landon Clay, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The annual Winter Formal is approaching, and that means it’s time to purchase tickets. Despite the small delay, tickets are now available outside the cafeteria. “It’s good to see that they have the tickets out for the dance next week.” said Orson Codd ’18 Tickets are $5 each, and the pr...

Student Senate Recap: Dance Preparations Continue

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Wednesday, December 6 meeting began with a recap on the notes taken in Friday's listening post. President Teagan Roeder presented on the issues: accessibility and student confusion on the Executive Board, details on the charging stations and possible changes to vote procedure, and senior events. Committees...

Q&A With Cole Milder ’18: Dance Marathon Chair

Q&A With Cole Milder ’18: Dance Marathon Chair

Orson Codd, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under City High, NEWS

The Little Hawk was able to catch up with Cole Milder '18, a chair of the City High Dance Marathon club. Milder '18 talks about his inspiration, the dance marathon, and the morale dance. LH: What do you do? CM: I am one of the four chairs. I basically organize the actual dance and put everything...

Fruit Sale Orders Ready for Pick Up

Fruit Sale Orders Ready for Pick Up

Mina Takahashi, Feature Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Fruit, cheese, sausage, and candy orders that music students sold have arrived and are ready to be picked up starting after school in the band room Friday from 4:15 to 6:30. Each year, band, orchestra, and choir students have the option of selling food items to raise money for the music department a...

Time Management FAM

Time Management FAM

Lottie Gidal, News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The entire freshman class gathered in Opstad Tuesday, November 21st for their third FAM, or Freshmen Ambassador Meeting. Ambassadors Beatrice Kearns ‘19, Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin ‘19, Tommy Brands ‘19, Eli Anderson ‘19, and Emma Hartwig ‘20 discussed ways to manage time more efficiently....

Student Senate Recap: Photos and Procedures

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Copy & Opinion Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The meeting began with the introduction of an official, standardized procedure for meetings, a simplified version of the Robert's Rules of Order, establishing an order and organizational system of Senate business within meetings. Committees presented: the dance committee, led by Zoë Butler discussed tickets,...

City’s New Advisory Scheduling System

City’s New Advisory Scheduling System

Victor Kalil, Executive Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under City High, NEWS

Advisory passes will be switching from paper to City High’s latest stage in digitalization. Instead of a student getting a pass from a teacher, teachers can use a website called Flexisched to request students for the advisory period. The system has been in place for a few weeks already, but starti...

Thanksgiving Comes to Best Buddies

Thanksgiving Comes to Best Buddies

Bihotza James-Lejarcegui and Lottie Gidal

November 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Annual Best Buddies Thanksgiving party was hosted on November 21, from 6-8 pm in the City High Cafeteria. The event was a potluck. Underclassmen brought side dishes, juniors brought a dessert, and seniors brought beverages. Along with the Thanksgiving dinner, the annual square dance event was hosted...

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