The Little Hawk

What is RISE?

What is RISE?

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

RISE stands for Responsible Individuals Striving for Excellence. The club meets on Tuesdays after school for about two hours. The goal of the club is to connect students with faculty who can help them address problems in their community. It serves as a safe space for students to talk about the things they a...

City High Dance Marathon Update

City High Dance Marathon Update

Carly Weigel, Reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Dance Marathon, NEWS

Dance Marathon is a student-run, non-profit organization at City High whose goal is to improve the lives of children with pediatric cancer. Dance Marathon at City High has been raising money to spread awareness for the past six years, dedicating countless hours to improve the welfare of those with pedia...

The Little Hawk Named Finalist for NSPA Online Pacemaker Award

The Little Hawk Named Finalist for NSPA Online Pacemaker Award

Joshua Poe, Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under City High, NEWS

City High’s premier newspaper, The Little Hawk, has been named a finalist for the NSPA Online Pacemaker Award, joining 43 other prestigious scholastic schools with top-notch news websites. City has captured this award eight of the last nine years. “Our team deserves this so much,” said Phoebe Chap...

BREAKING: Student MLK Sign Up on SCHED Goes Live

BREAKING:  Student MLK Sign Up on SCHED Goes Live

Ellis Chen, Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Online registration through SCHED for activities celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. was opened for students today during advisory. Students can select their desired activities and events by clicking on the session icon. Sessions will range from student-led discussions about topics such ...

Student Senate Recap: Club Grant Process Begins

Student Senate Recap: Club Grant Process Begins

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

January 9, 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. "If you are interested in helping out with that, as the day gets closer, we'll ask for help getting set up," Gidal said. "Spread the word to your friends...

What is iJAG?

What is iJAG?

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

January 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Within the diverse environment of City High, there is a program that not many students know about that serves a small group of students. Although a small program, it is believed to have a great impact on the students who complete it. “Literally every day [is crazy]. There is so little that I can...

Bleeding Red – Literally

Bleeding Red – Literally

Noah Bullwinkle, Reporter

January 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS

With the Commons filled with donors and nurses, the City High Interact Club hosted its annual student/teacher blood drive in conjunction with the University of Iowa DeGowin Blood Center. Over 30 students participated, donating around one pint of blood each. O negative blood type, the universal donor, ...

Student Diversity and Equity Council Plans MLK Day Celebrations

Student Diversity and Equity Council Plans MLK Day Celebrations

Ellis Chen, Reporter

December 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS

City High’s Student Diversity and Equity Council began planning a host of activities for Martin Luther King Jr. Day to celebrate his life and accomplishments towards racial equity and justice. This year, the holiday will be January 21. “MLK day will help promote diversity in City High because...

City High Past Presidents

City High Past Presidents

Henry Mildenstein, Reporter

December 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS

School Board Recap 12/11/18

School Board Recap 12/11/18

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS

West High student Paras Basouk presented West High’s highlights from the past month, as well as a number of exciting musical events to look forward to in the coming weeks, with a focus on the upcoming Jazz Cafe. Liberty representative Kate Randall discussed fundraiser to fight cancer that exceeded a...

Changing Boundaries

Changing Boundaries

Esti Brady and Josh Poe

December 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The widening disparities between the racial and socioeconomic makeups of the elementary schools in the ICCSD has been a source of tension and a spark of many heated debates amongst school board members, parents, and ICCSD staff for many years. But these debates are no longer hypothetical. A year ...

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