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Charity speedball tourney brings food to needy

March 4, 2010


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By Jeff Haidri Sweat permeates the gym as people are running from side to side. Ten seconds left on the clock. There is a midair interception, furious grabbing, and then a lightning-fast pass to the goal, where the forward kicks it in. There is shouting, as spectators take it all in. As par...

City loses to Washington in Sub-State Final – Photo SLIDESHOW

March 3, 2010


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Photos by Tucker Tholen ZOOM IN OR OUT ON YOUR BROWSER IF YOU DON'T SEE THE FULL IMAGE YOU MAY ALSO CLICK ON THE LOWER RIGHT HAND CORNER TO ENLARGE THE SLIDESHOW...

Flash mob video with exclusive interviews

March 2, 2010


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Boris Perkhounkov sweeps the Rubik’s Cube tournament

February 26, 2010


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By Carl Sessions Boris Perkhounkov won City’s first ever Rubik’s cube tournament on February 24th with a time of 19.1 seconds. Taking second place was Nathaniel Gier, with a time of 28. The tournament raised awareness and canned food for Haiti. Look for the full story in next week’s iss...

Principal Mark Hanson’s resignation accepted – Students show up in protest

February 24, 2010


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By Carl Sessions Photo by Carl Sessions Principal Mark Hanson won’t be returning to City High next year. Last night the school board voted unanimously to accept Hanson’s resignation after a 45  minute closed-door discussion. Over 20 students, parents, and community members spoke at t...

Boy’s Swimming State Finals

February 23, 2010


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By Margaret Yapp PHOTO BY: Bryant McAllister The bleachers of the Marshalltown YMCA are overflown with screaming moms and body-painted girls as the 2010 Iowa high school boy's state swimming qualifiers walk onto the swim deck to start off the swim meet. Among the swimmers are nine City High qualifier...

City High Grad Turned Iowa City Mayor – Matt Hayek

February 23, 2010


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City High students can accomplish anything. While many are profound thinkers, professional athletes and high paid executives, few have the opportunity to have a major role of leadership in their hometown as Matt Hayek does. Unanimously elected as mayor on Saturday January 2, Hayek replaced former ...

CITY HIGH EARNS ALL-STATE SPEECH NOMINATIONS

February 10, 2010


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By Phil Buatti Photo by Yda Hoffer-Sohn Nails were bitten and patience tested Monday after school as students and coaches alike eagerly awaited the announcement of the 2010 IHSSA Large Group Speech All-State Festival program. A record number of students received All-State honors this year. All three of ...

National Honor Society Induction

February 4, 2010


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By Felix Mulligan 02.05.10 The National Honor Society is a national organization for students who have a high GPA, and demonstrate leadership. The City High National Honor Society was chartered and inducted its first members in the spring of 1958.  The primary goals were to create and encourage...

Hip Hop Body Drop

February 4, 2010


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Drops of translucent sweat beaded on her scarlet flushed forehead as she meticulously popped her collar in her free style section of the routine. Her fusion of smooth flowy leg movements combined with her intriguing range of jerking head bobs stirred butterflies as the team rehearsed the dance one la...

Taking it to the pool

February 4, 2010


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By Colin McAllister 2.5.10 The pool is quiet in anticipation as the meet is about to start.Faintly heard from the locker room is the muffled beat of music. The door is opened as the City High men’s swim team walks out with their newly acquired boombox playing D.A.N.C.E. by Justice. They walk past Cedar Rapids Washington, a rival that is abo...

Redistricting Ruckus: Will City High still be the school that leads?

February 4, 2010


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Little Hawk Staff Editorial Perception In Iowa City, the public feels that City High is becoming an obsolete school. This is incorrect. City High has always and will continue to offer top-notch educations to their students How can an outsider assume that City High is becoming the poorer and worse ...

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