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The New Teachers of City High

The New Teachers of City High

LH Staff, Reporters

November 12, 2018


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Breaking: Iowa City Experiences First Snowfall

Breaking: Iowa City Experiences First Snowfall

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

As the leaves continue falling off of the trees, snow has begun to fall from the sky. This year, Iowa City experienced a particularly early snowfall. This is causing excitement throughout City High, along with dread for the presumed long Winter ahead. Maia Janssen ‘19 was not happy about the snow when she saw it ...

Student Senate Recap: Club Grant Discussions

Student Senate Recap: Club Grant Discussions

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, November 7 began with a presentation from the senate treasurer, Rachael Volkman '19. "We should establish a budget for [club grants]," Volkman said, adding, "but we should make sure to maintain $4000 for next year." The senate launched into a discussion...

World Affairs Seminar Informational Meeting Will Take Place on Wednesday

World Affairs Seminar Informational Meeting Will Take Place on Wednesday

Mariam Keita, Culture Editor

November 5, 2018


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World Affair Seminar is an annual summer program, open to juniors, that is held at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Each summer, the international program gathers 300 students from a wide range of countries all around the world. The cultural diplomacy program’s mission is “peace through...

Student Senate Recap: Mentoring Program, Club Grants Proposed

Student Senate Recap: Mentoring Program, Club Grants Proposed

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The student senate meeting on Wednesday, October 31 began with discussion of a series of talks on future careers for students. "There are a lot of students at the University of Iowa who are doing really cool things that people here don't know about," Vice President Naomi Meurice '19 said. President...

Cookies For a Cause

Cookies For a Cause

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Estella Brady

October 30, 2018


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Students gathered in the main foyer on Monday, October 29 to buy and sell treats made by the members of the newly established City High branch of Greenpeace. Students started the club after a unit in AP World last school year that included discussion about the Green Revolution. Katherine Introna ‘20 wondere...

Iowa City Recycles Ideas

Iowa City Recycles Ideas

Victoria Weckmann and Emme Perencevich

October 30, 2018


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With the increased level of media coverage and public awareness regarding the health of our planet, recycling has become a much bigger issue than it used to be. While City High is working to implement an efficient recycling system in the school, there are still hurdles preventing improvements. Some obstacles...

Halloween Door Contest Inches Closer

Halloween Door Contest Inches Closer

Ethan Snee, Reporter

October 29, 2018


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As Halloween approaches, teachers and students hurry to finish their submissions for this year’s door decoration contest. Decorations are created by advisory classes and will be judged on categories like creativity and neatness by this year's judge, Ms. Ritter. “I think it’s a wonderful t...

Spooky Spots

Spooky Spots

October 26, 2018


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Frustration with Flooding

Frustration with Flooding

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

October 26, 2018


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Rain has dampened basements, trails and streets in Iowa City all of this Fall. Just as the water has risen, so have people’s frustrations. Beatrice Kearns ‘19 lives in a house with a creek running under it, so she often experiences flooding in her basement. Due to the recent heavy rain, her base...

Student Senate Recap: Winter Plans Abound

Student Senate Recap: Winter Plans Abound

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Web & Copy Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

The meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 began with discussion of Powderbuff volleyball. "Concerns have been raised about the name Powderbuff, which is totally valid," President Lottie Gidal '19 said. "So I thought we'd open that up to discussion." The Senate settled on calling both volleyball...

New Teacher Profile: Coady Sierra

New Teacher Profile: Coady Sierra

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS

Coady Sierra has once again found herself in the halls of City High, this time returning as an alumnus to teach history with dedication and passion. “I am a special education teacher,” Sierra said. “I teach three periods of learning support and then I co-teach a world history class with Mrs....

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