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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

City High Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Collective performed for the final time  this year on May 20th

Jazz Band Closes Season With Pedmall Concert

Matisse Arnone May 31, 2022

Dusk approaches in downtown Iowa City. On the ped mall, passers-by can hear the sounds of a cooling saxophone melody. The City High Jazz Ensemble warms up for their final performance of the year at the...

The City High mens soccer team before a regular season match against Prairie.

Red Card Shocker Ends in Substate Soccer Loss for the Little Hawks

Grace Kirschling and Ava Brewer May 26, 2022

Early on in the boy's state playoff soccer match against Johnston, Wilmont Manneh collided with Kongolo Mwenemkamba '22, City's goalie, resulting in a red card for Manneh, their star player.  Kongolo...

This lemon blueberry loaf is the perfect treat with a mix of sweet and sour.

Food Feature: Lemon Blueberry Bread

Greta Stanier, Features Editor May 24, 2022

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup unsalted butter melted 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract ...

 Ms. Krieger defines herself as a representational artists, but she says that her favorite mediums are watercolor and oil paint

Ms. Krieger Shows Her ‘Sub’stantial Artistic Side

Matisse Arnone May 23, 2022

Elinor Krieger walks into the main office on a dreary Monday morning. She is one of three building substitutes at City High, and it’s time to see what class she will be filling in for today. The secretary...

Rachel Marsh 22 and Whit Jury 23 perform a scene in Big Fish

Drama Seniors Take A Final Bow With ‘Big Fish’

Esther Puderbaugh, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 19, 2022

As the lights in Opstad Auditorium rise again, the seniors of City High’s drama department are preparing to take their final bow with the program in this year’s spring musical, Big Fish. “It’s...

Iowa City residents march to the Old Capitol in support of Ukraine.

Iowa Stands with Ukraine

Rebecca Michaeli, News Editor May 19, 2022

Natasha Laux has lived in The United States for the past 28 years, although she grew up in Kyiv, Ukraine, a city that Russia is currently attempting to gain control of. Laux resided in the Eastern European...

Andrea Hernandez 22 and Emily Grecian pose for a photo.

Cookies and Communities: Providing a Safe Space for Students

Rebecca Michaeli and Aala Basheir May 19, 2022

Content warning: mentions of sexual violence and sexual assault Fliers covered the City High’s bulletin boards, reading ‘Cookies and Communities Meeting’ and as students rushed into their first...

Current City High yearbooks waiting to be picked up in 2109.

75 Yearbooks Available to be Ordered in the Main Office due to Unexpected Demand

Diego Loria-Eivins, News Editor May 19, 2022

Due to an unexpected high demand for yearbooks 75 more were ordered. All orders need to be placed in the main office before June 1st with $50 cash or check made out to City High Yearbook. "It's awesome...

Ms. Scott helps students review for the AP Physics exam

AP Tests Come to a Close

Matisse Arnone May 18, 2022

May brings the telltale signs of the quickly approaching summer. The weather gets warmer, sports’ focus shifts from track to baseball, and teachers wrap up teaching and prepare for summer. May also is...

The City High mens soccer team before a regular season match against Prairie.

City Prepares for Soccer Battle Against the Bolts

May 16, 2022

The City High men's soccer team prepares for a big game against rival school Iowa City Liberty. After a loss in 2021, the team is ready to make a comeback and show Liberty and all upcoming opponents what...

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