The Little Hawk

City High vs Linn-Mar: Into the Lions’ Den

City High vs Linn-Mar: Into the Lions’ Den

Ethan Snee, Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Football, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Little Hawks are looking to bounce back this Friday after a wild game against Pleasant Valley last week which had to be finished Saturday due to rain. Senior Max Deprenger will lead City High as they look to take down the Linn-Mar Lions. Deprenger has a positive outlook on tonight’s contest, ...

Freshmen in Training to be Leaders at the Annual Wapsie Retreat

Freshmen in Training to be Leaders at the Annual Wapsie Retreat

Zoë Butler, Social Media Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, Slideshows

Fifty students and 10 teachers left on a bus to Coggon, for an annual leadership retreat and missed a Friday of school. The staff and students weren't ditching. They were on the YMCA Wapsie Leadership retreat, which is a trip offered to City High students every fall to induct freshmen into the "Little...

U of Iowa Hosts District Choir Concert at Voxman

U of Iowa Hosts District Choir Concert at Voxman

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

  Three hundred students joined together in the Voxman music building on October 10th for a district wide high school choir performance in conjunction with one of the choirs from the University of Iowa. City High's Concert Choir was the last group to perform, showing off their 3 piece set t...

Q&A With Students Auditioning for All State Music

Q&A With Students Auditioning for All State Music

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

          Little Hawk: How many years have you auditioned for all state? Quinn Kopelman: since freshman year Annie Rummelhart: 2 years and I’m going to audition this year Lillian Prybil: This is my first year auditioning   LH: How m...

Going With the Flow

Going With the Flow

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

The Iowa River is one of the most polluted in the country, but Mae Crooks ‘19 doesn’t care. For two hours every day, she is gliding on top, taking in the feel of the water beneath her oars. “During the spring and summer it goes from dark to light and it’s really pretty to see the sunrise,”...

The Breakdown

The Breakdown

Jack Bacon, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Fall Flavors

Fall Flavors

Zoë Miller, Feature Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, FOOD, SHOWCASE

APPLE TURNOVERS Prep: 50 minutes Chill: 1 hour Bake 20 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cold butter, divided 1/4 cup ice water FILLING: 1/3 cup sugar 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly slice...

The Urge to Steal

The Urge to Steal

Zoë Miller, Feature Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

The first time was when she was eight. She browsed through the store alongside her family, looking over all of the items for purchase, when one bracelet caught her eye. Knowing her mother would not buy it for her, she slipped it into her pocket. That was only the beginning. “I sometimes see something and I can’t h...

That’s So Gay

That’s So Gay

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos, Feature Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

Less than 10 years ago, Iowa became the third state to legalize gay marriage. In 2015, gay marriage was legalized throughout the U.S. Students at City High grew up in a radically different world than their parents, knowing what the letters LGBTQIA stood for far more often than the generations preced...

Hawkeyes Storm Bates Field

Hawkeyes Storm Bates Field

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

After weeks of marching in 90 degree weather, the City High band shared the field with the Hawkeye Marching Band (HMB) to perform the Hawkeye on September 7th. With hopes in bringing in a collegiate marching band to perform with the Little Hawks, Dr. McReynolds connected with the HMB Director, Dr. Eric...

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