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Cale Seaton '24 competes at the State Wrestling Tournament.

City High Boys Wrestlers Place 11th in the Semi-finals at the 2021 State Wrestling Tournament

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor March 3, 2021

City High boys wrestlers Ben Kueter ‘23, Kael Kurtz ‘24, Cale Seaton ‘24, Newton, and Ryan Ott ‘23 have qualified for this year's Iowa State Wrestling Tournament. The state duals were held February...

Natalie Green ‘21 and Jordan Sekafetz ‘21 posing on a beam during their senior year of gymnastics.

Athlete Spotlight: Natalie Green & Jordan Sekafetz

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Executive & Sports Editor February 26, 2021

Both Natalie Green ‘21 and Jordan Sekafetz ‘21 have been participating in gymnastics for the majority of their lives. Now, with the end of their last year of competitive gymnastics in sight, they reflect...

Carey Koenig ‘21 kneeling on the ground after catching
the softball with her left hand.

The Differences Between Specialized and Multi-Sport Athletes

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle and Jae Dancer February 25, 2021

Many athletes train to get better. They put so much time and effort into their sport because they want to improve, to drop another second or increase their hitting record. They feel pressure from both...

Shaylin Brown '22 bowls during City's meet against West High. City defeated West 2460-1992 on January 7.

Girls Bowling Gets Sixth at Their First State Tournament

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Executive & Sports Editor February 25, 2021

After making City High history by qualifying for state for the first time, the girls bowling team proceeded to place sixth at the state tournament. “It was a different feeling than any other meet...

Jamari Newson '21 looks to the basket after scoring.

Boys Basketball Defeats Waterloo East 56-54

Natalie Green, Yearbook & Photo Editor February 22, 2021

The NESTT staff held an open house where they showed a variety activities that they offer

NESTT: New Mental Health Resources at City High

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown and Aala Basheir February 22, 2021

With a pandemic, political turmoil, and a different way of going to school, the topic of mental health has been more relevant than ever in the high school community. From increased surveys about the quality...

Britney Russell 22' walks towards teammates after bowling a spare.

Girls Bowling Qualifies for State, Making City High History

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Executive & Sports Editor February 19, 2021

For the first time in City High’s history, the girls bowling team has qualified for the state tournament. They won their district meet at Colonial Lanes this past Tuesday, with a team score of 2,720. “We've...

The upper lot, or jock lot, at City High is for juniors and seniors

City High Implements the Regular Parking Policy as Students Return to Campus

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Executive Editor February 19, 2021

After COVID-19 hit last spring, City High’s parking woes from the past year were forgotten. Now that in-person students are at school every day and there are more cars pulling into the parking lots,...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor February 19, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day dedicated "day of service" to commemorate the famous American civil rights activist, is also a day of education for the ICCSD
Humanize My Hoodie founders and friends, Andre Wright and Jason Sole, pose wearing Humanize My Hoodie apparel.

HUMANIZE MY HOODIE: Behind the Brand

Aala Basheir and Rebecca Michaeli February 18, 2021

In the peak of summer 2020, as Black Lives Matter protests were in full swing, many brands began taking an oath to do their part in protecting Black Indigenous people of color. One organization in particular,...

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a law that requires Iowa schools to offer a, all in person, five day school week

Students Head to School for All In-Person Learning After Governor Signs New Law

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Executive Editor February 17, 2021

At the end of January, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a law requiring Iowa schools to give the option of a five-day school week. This new rule was implemented at City High on Tuesday, February 16 and...

Humanize My Hoodie virtual session

MLK Jr. Virtual Day of Learning

Emily Martinez, Culture Editor February 17, 2021
The yeary MLK Day of Learning event has gone virtual for students due to COVID-19
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