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Model United Nations participants at the conference hosted at the University of Northern Iowa. Photo courtesy of Jenna Eastman

Motioning to Questions: Model United Nations

Kate Meis, News Editor April 18, 2024

Since work began this past winter, those participating in Model United Nations have been working on choosing committees, researching, and writing position papers in preparation for the annual conference...

Photo courtesy of Sara Eisenberg

Men’s Soccer Looks to Extend Undefeated Season This Week

Josh Borger Germann, Reporter April 17, 2024

The undefeated (2-0) City High Men's Soccer team is looking to extend their winning streak in a series of back-to-back games this week. The Little Hawks will first face off against Dubuque Senior (3-5)...

Members of one of Culture Days dance performances pose for a photo during rehearsal

Preparations Begin for Culture Day

Yomi Hemley, Feature Co-Editor April 16, 2024

Entering Opstad, dozens of students of different cultures and ethnicities gather to share their culture with the rest of City High. Some students are dressed in traditional garments, while others are dancing. “Culture...

City High Women’s Soccer’s starting lineup huddles before a game against Davenport Central on April 4th

Inside the Huddle: City High Women’s Soccer Captains

Amelie Donovan, Assistant Sports Editor April 16, 2024

Who’s your biggest motivator? Aoife Boulter: My biggest motivator is my teammates. Because they push me to be the best person I can be. I feel very motivated to work hard for them when I don’t feel...

Hassanatou Diallo 24 had her senior pictures taken at the City tennis courts. Photo courtesy of Hassanatou Diallo

Training in Ramadan: Inside the Lives of Muslimah Athletes

Ramatou Diallo, Reporter April 12, 2024

The Little Hawk: Do you recall the first time you’ve ever fasted? When and how was your experience?  Amal Eltayib ‘26: I remember my first time fasting in 5th grade, but only for the school day....

West Kauper and Robin Calhoun, who plays Heidi Schreck in the Iowa premiere of ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’, act out a scene. Photo courtesy of West Kauper

West Kauper Debates the Constitution

Lily Rantanen, Reporter April 12, 2024

On August 30th, West Kauper ‘25 opened her inbox to find an email titled ‘An interesting opportunity for your debate students.’ She was instantly curious. One of only two female-presenting debaters...

City’s New Holiday: Mira Cunning Invents Mr. Bacon Day

City’s New Holiday: Mira Cunning Invents Mr. Bacon Day

Lily Rantanen, Reporter April 11, 2024

When Mira Cunning ‘26 made the first edits of Mr. Bacon in Photoshop, she had no idea how far it would go. After sending her image–a graphic of Mr. Bacon in sunglasses with the caption It’s a great...

The Junior Team poses with their second place trophy in the Iowa Supreme Court Chambers. Photo courtesy of Liz Matel

City Mock Trial Takes Home Runner-Up Trophy at State Competition

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor April 8, 2024

On Friday, March 29, members of four City mock trial teams sat in a large room with hundreds of other high school students from across the state. The teams were waiting with baited breath for the announcement...

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