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The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Oftentimes choosing what job to pursue is more difficult than it seems

Test Drive Your Future Career: Job Shadowing

Max Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor May 16, 2022

What do you want to do when you graduate? This is one of the questions that almost every person has heard during their time in high school. A survey done by researchers from multinational professional...

Eviann Smith, Mrs.Staak, and Ava Brewer pose for a picture for Teacher Appreciation Week.

Teacher Appreciation: Mrs. Staak

Eviann Smith and Ava Brewer May 6, 2022

If I were asked, in a hypothetical interview, about my high school experience, an obvious mention would be my beloved English teacher, Mrs. Staak. I’ve always categorized myself into the English/History...

Teacher Appreciation: Ms. Sherman

Teacher Appreciation: Ms. Sherman

Isaac Bullwinkle and Greta Stanier May 6, 2022

Nancy Sherman, our precalculus honors teacher, is one of the most helpful, understanding, and dedicated teachers we have ever had. Ms. Sherman is a tireless worker inside and outside the classroom, always...

Mrs. Fettweis and Frances Bottorff 22 pose in front of a Get your paws on a good book! poster.

Teacher Appreciation: Beth Fettweis Brings Light and Love into Every Classroom

Frances Bottorff, Reporter May 6, 2022

When I switched to City High from Regina, the first few weeks were terrible. I didn’t know anyone, all of my teachers were brand new to me, and I felt lost in a sea of students. I wasn’t used to going...

Diego Loria-Eivins 24 and Mr. Lockhart

Teacher Appreciation Columns

Staff, Reporters May 2, 2022

Iowa School Vouchers are Unconstitutional

Iowa School Vouchers are Unconstitutional

Julius Perez, Opinion Editor April 29, 2022

The public debate of the Iowa Senate’s Senate Study Bill 3080 has been largely about whether or not it takes much needed money away from Iowan public schools. But alternative arguments for why the bill...

PinkPantheress ‘To Hell With It’ Review

PinkPantheress ‘To Hell With It’ Review

Wisdom Konu April 29, 2022

TikTok has birthed a variety of musicians in the last year. Careers have blossomed from the app due to the algorithm, but no viral star’s impact compares to PinkPantheress’. Her organic rise to fame...

Art by Rose Flores Rubio

Staff Editorial: Four-Day School Week Promising But Presents Logistical Problems

Isaac Bullwinkle and Frances Bottorff April 26, 2022

The idea of a four day school week has been brought up many times in the Iowa City area. Superintendent Matt Degner presented two structures of the school year to the school board at a meeting in early...

Getting Away From Competition in American Public Schools

Getting Away From Competition in American Public Schools

Julius Perez, Opinion Editor April 20, 2022

Rugged individualism is one of the defining characteristics of American society. The deep and dividing competition that comes with this individualism can be found in almost every aspect of American society...

You Need to Tip Servers

You Need to Tip Servers

Chloe Froeschner, Reporter April 18, 2022

I have worked in a restaurant for almost a year now and it took no time at all to realize that most teens have never learned how to properly tip or know the significance of tips in general. This is not...

Reading with Rage

Reading with Rage

Sophia Wagner, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 18, 2022

I enjoy books that make me angry. Generally, when people anger me in real life, it’s for the benefit of the cause that I grin and bear it, moving on until someone really pushes me over the edge of fury....

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