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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

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony at the Extreme Arena

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony at the Extreme Arena

Anna Gayley, Yearbook Editor June 7, 2021


Assistant Principal Jesperson took a turn on the slip 'n slide.

Photo Story: Senior Slip ‘N Slide

Natalie Green, Yearbook & Photo Editor June 4, 2021

  Link to view and download all Senior Slide Show Photos 

Show choir auditions for 2022 were held in the gym.  Students learned learned new choreography to prepare for auditions.

Show Choir Holds Auditions to Prepare for a ‘Transition Back to Normal’ in 2022

Anastacia Laux, Reporter May 28, 2021

With the music vibrating through their bodies, students follow along as the show choir choreographer teaches a dance routine used for the show choir choreography auditions. Unlike previous years, the auditions...

Ben Horwitz '22 dribbles the ball upfield

Online Ticket Sales Only for the Substate Soccer Game against Davenport Central

Max Berry-Stoelzle, Sports Editor May 24, 2021

Tickets for the substate soccer game at City High are bought through the Iowa High School Athletic Association website. The game starts at 5:00 p.m. on the turf against Davenport Central. The Little...

Library cart filled with recently check-out books.

What a difficult year has taught us about reading

Haileigh Steffen, Video Editor May 22, 2021

City High librarians and language arts teachers agree that students may be reading more than in previous years. The change could be due to a combination of new additions to the book library checkout platform...

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

Breaking News: Masks are No Longer Required in School

Kate Kueter, Video Editor May 20, 2021

Early Thursday morning, May 19, Governor Kim Reynolds signed into state law, HF 847, which states that, “school districts can no longer require students, staff, or visitors to wear masks while in school...

House File 756 Changes Gun Laws in Iowa

House File 756 Changes Gun Laws in Iowa

Rebecca Michaeli, Reporter May 18, 2021

Content warning: this story contains mention of suicide. Beginning July 1, 2021, Iowans will no longer need a permit to purchase, conceal carry, or openly carry handguns. Governor Kim Reynolds signed...

Nicole Day '21 and Laila Butler-Mills '21 walk down the red carpet at

All the Photos from Prom Under the Stars

Araminta Siegling, Reporter May 17, 2021


Photo of Thomazin Jury and her Filipino family members


Shoshie Hemley and Emily Martinez May 17, 2021

Melanie Tran Duong ‘21’s father came to Iowa City decades ago after fleeing the Vietnam War. Though he was supposed to go to City High, he instead had to attend West High because it was the only...

City Highs Final result is shown

Breaking News: City High Mock Trial Finishes Runner-Up at National Tournament

Max Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter May 15, 2021

Competing for the first time in the National High School Mock Trial Tournament, City High made the Championship round and finished runner-up.  “I can’t believe we made it this far,” Francesca...

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