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BREAKING NEWS: Students Going Back To School On September 28

BREAKING NEWS: Students Going Back To School On September 28

Isaac Bullwinkle, Opinion and Copy Editor

September 18, 2020

The Iowa City School District announced Friday, September 18 that students participating in the hybrid model will return to in-person school on September 28. The week of September 21 will be a period of transition for staff. The ICCSD previously said it would feel comfortable returning to school when...

Seven City High Students Named National Merit Semi-Finalists

Seven City High students have been named National Merit semi-finalists for 2020.

Shoshie Hemley, News Editor

September 18, 2020

Seven City High seniors have qualified as National Merit Semi-Finalists. Seniors Ananya Albrecht-Buehler, Ilario Balestrieri-Fox, Keith Friestad, Laura Friestad, Ben Otoadese, Nolan Vibhakar, and Rocco Zollo found out on September 8 that they were among the 16,000 students across the nation who qualified...

ICCSD Hybrid Students to Start Back to School on September 28th if Positivity Rate drops below 10%

Infographic by Emme Perencevich

Isaac Bullwinkle, Opinion and Copy Editor

September 16, 2020

During Tuesday’s school board meeting, the ICCSD announced they are considering starting the original hybrid learning model for in-person schooling on September 28. The model was originally postponed two weeks due to high COVID 19 positivity rates in Iowa City. Although the 14-day positivity rate for ...

City Volleyball Loses after Long Battle with Dubuque Hempstead

The City High girls varsity volleyball team played against Dubuque Hempstead on Saturday, September 5th.

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Executive Editor

September 5, 2020

  Two hours into the game, it was close. Both teams would gain a point lead, only to lose it again as the other team caught up. Every point scored caused a yell of triumph from the benefiting team and a silent groan from the other. In the end, the team from Dubuque Hempstead managed a three...

City High Girls Swimming Loses to Linn Mar in First Meet of the Season

City High swimmers prepare for their events at a dual meet against Linn Mar

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Executive Editor

September 4, 2020

The City High girls swim team filed into the Linn Mar Aquatic Center on Thursday, September 3 for their first dual meet of the season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The varsity team lost to Linn Mar 121-62 and the junior varsity team lost 103-30. The two teams stayed on opposite sides of the pool and...

Cross Country Wins in Three Out of Four Races at First Meet of the Season

Erin Anderson '23 in the girls varsity race in her second mile.

Rachel Marsh, Photo Editor, Reporter

September 2, 2020

The City High girls and boys cross country teams load onto buses for the first time this year. Athletes wear masks and sit far apart. Despite increased challenges due to COVID-19, the teams are on their way to the first meet of the season, spirits high. On Tuesday, September 1, the boys and girls...

City High 2020 Graduation Live Stream

Graduation plans remain up in the air as COVID-19 cancels many events

LH Staff

May 28, 2020


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