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Student Senate Recap: Picnic! Pantry! Prom!

Student Senate Recap: Picnic! Pantry! Prom!

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, began with an announcement from President Lottie Gidal '19 about Powderpuff volleyball's rescheduling. "We will have a date for that in the next couple of weeks," Gidal said. Gidal also mentioned a change in the way the senior picnic is...

Forecasts Predict Temps from -30 to -50 Below

Forecasts Predict Temps from -30 to -50 Below

Elena Dreyer and Virginia Muturi

January 28, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Good Morning City High! Live on Facebook LH Weather: If weather forecasts hold temperatures will be in the -30 to -50 degree range the next two morning and would cancel school based on ICCSD policy. Frostbite times could be less than ten minutes and very dangerous. CITY NEWS: January 25, 2019 ...

Breaking News: ICCSD Cancels Classes on 1/25

Breaking News: ICCSD Cancels Classes on 1/25

Noah Bullwinkle, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Due to extreme temperatures, the ICCSD has announced that classes throughout the district will be canceled on Friday, January 25. The expected temperature will be 12 degrees Fahrenheit, with a windchill of -8 degrees Fahrenheit. According to the district's Inclement Weather Policy, school will be...

Protestors in Iowa City Women’s March Push For “Human Rights”

Protestors in Iowa City Women’s March Push For “Human Rights”

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

As the winds blew people began to gather. They held colorful signs and chanted. The crowd grew and grew as the time got closer to 11:00. Finally, it was time for the march to begin. On January 19, 2019, people gathered in the Iowa City ped mall for the third annual Women's March. Similar marches were...

How the No Foods Rule is Affecting the Library

How the No Foods Rule is Affecting the Library

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Crumbs scattered on the library floor, sticky tables, and loud lunchroom noise filling up the space. Before the library implemented its “No-Foods Rule,” these problems kept appearing. “We noticed that after the lunch time, there was a lot of mess,” Elizabeth Schau, one of the librarians, sa...

Cold Weather Cancellation: What You Need To Know

Cold Weather Cancellation:  What You Need To Know

Elena Dreyer and Virgina Muturi

January 24, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE

ICCSD school policy is to cancel school when frost bite times are less than thirty minutes based on the N.W.S. wind chill chart.  The N.W.S. forecast for tomorrow predicts wind chills as low as -30 and frost bite times of less than 10 minutes.  ICCSD policy also states they will let the community know by 8 p.m.....

City Hosts Theme Based Day on MLK’s Last Speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”

City Hosts Theme Based Day on MLK’s Last Speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”

Mariam Keita and Ellis Chen

January 18, 2019


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, Slideshows

City High held a celebration of the life of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. instead of holding regular classes on Friday. Students flocked to a plethora of activities and discussions about Civil Rights and the legacy of Dr. King. Humanize My Hoodie - a movement based on the use of art to elimi...

BREAKING NEWS: Dance Marathon Canceled

BREAKING NEWS: Dance Marathon Canceled

Carly Weigel, Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Dance Marathon, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Dance Marathon has been postponed because of heavy snowfall on Saturday. The plows could not get to City High in time for the dance. The dance will be rescheduled for March 30th. April Wilson ‘19 and Alexa Fredericks ‘19 are optimistic for a worthwhile payoff. “We’ve been working really...

IJAG Dance Postponed

IJAG Dance Postponed

Millie Garcia, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under NEWS

A dance hosted by City High’s IJAG program that was meant to be held January 12th was put on hold. As it was the first big event the group has tried planning, many things went into consideration before ultimately deciding to postpone the dance.   “We had had several things that had happen...

Change to 5.0

Change to 5.0

Rhys Holman and Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos

January 17, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On January 14, 2018, principal John Bacon announced in an email that starting next year, and every year afterwards, a 5.0 grading scale will be used in the Iowa City Community School District instead of the previous 4.0 system for calculating grade point averages. Under this system an AP or honors cla...

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