The Little Hawk

50 People, One Question – Episode 1

50 People, One Question - Episode 1

November 15, 2011

What would you do if you had one day left to live? Little Hawk staff members Alex Perez, Sarah Lange, and Eli Shepherd set out to find out, asking 50 City High students and staff that exact question.

Debate Team: Glenbrook Preview

The debate team at their last competiton. Photo by Keiran Green.

November 15, 2011

This weekend the City High debate team will be making their way to Glenbrook High School in Chicago, Illinois. About a third of the way through with debate season, the team will compete against many teams from all over the country.   “I’m excited for Glenbrook,” debate member Keiran ...

All IPad Blogs

November 13, 2011

IPad Blog #2 I have now spent two weeks with my IPad, and I absolutely love it! I am using it a lot more than I have thought, and I know that my classmates are jealous but they agree that IPads should be incorporated with our schools classes. One example I have happened today in third period, du...

Crimes of the Heart

Crimes of the Heart

November 8, 2011

The Pulitzer Prize winning comedy, Crimes of the Heart, is coming to City High. Beth Henley's Crimes of the Heart was completed in 1978 and submitted to numerous regional theatre's for consideration. The play was chosen as c0-winner of the Great American Play Contest in Louisville in 1979, and went on...

Students Audition for Combined Efforts Show

Students mime fighting strong wind.

November 2, 2011

by Cassie Wassink Students met in the Little Theater to audition for City High's traditional Combined Efforts show. "Combined efforts is amazing." Katherine Smith '11 said. Smith's first show was A Christmas Carol. "People really loved my character." Smith said. "Also, you make a lot of friends, too." The Combined Efforts show is produced by a comb...

November 2, 2011

I don't have anything new to add. My opinion hasn't changed much since my first encounter with the iPad and I still do not see the use of having one with me for school purposes. They are useful a bit, but not to the degree that they thought. The argument that it will replace books is an understandable...

Local Author Visits Book Club

November 1, 2011

By Tess Wisdom As a special Halloween treat, City Reads, City High’s book club, gathered in the library to tell ghost stories. The group read Haunted Iowa City, a new book by local author Vernon Trollinger, for their Halloween selection. Trollinger himself came to talk about the book and sign copies. “It’s...

4th Ave. Jazz Company starts season

4th Ave. Jazz Company starts season

November 1, 2011

Last year, a large senior class graduated and left 4th Ave. Jazz Company. Now, the new and returning members will have to fill the gap the seniors left. “We have a lot of new people this year,” 4th Ave. Director Greg Grove said. “We lost a great senior class, but I’m excited to meet the n...

Dance Gala 2011

November 1, 2011

By Emma GierThe University of Iowa Department of Dance has been producing exceptional, daring choreography from some of the best choreographers through the annual Dance Gala since 1981. The 36th Dance Gala will be continuing this weekend on November 3, 4, and 5 at 8pm, 6pm, and 2pm. It will take plac...

Drumline Brings the Beat to Halftime Shows

Drumline members rock out at half time show Photo by Della Nuno

October 31, 2011

By Alexandra Perez and Mikiel Curtis From pep assemblies to half time shows, oddly enough, many students don’t look forward to the game itself, they favor the drum-line. Drum-line is the advanced group of percussionists in marching band who play snare drums, tenor, bass, and cymbals. These privileged percussionists are chosen throu...

The Little Hawk – October 2011

The Little Hawk - October 2011

October 28, 2011

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Affirmative Action

October 28, 2011

“You do not take a person who has been hobbled by chains, liberate him, bring him up to the starting line, and then tell him that he's free to race against all the others and still justly believe that you have been completely fair.” These words, immortalized by President Lyndon B. Johnson in a speech...

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