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The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Noah Carey 23 holds his lead in the 3200 meter race

City High Boys Track and Field Wins Steve Roth Relays

Jack Degner, Reporter March 24, 2023

Winners from the Meet: High Jump- Matt Schaeckenbach, jumped 6'0 3200m- Noah Carey, ran a 9:46 SHR (Shuttle Hurdle Relay)- Team Time was 1:03.02 400m- Ammon Smith, ran a 50.13 800m- Ford Washburn,...

Good Morning City High

Grace Kirschling , Broadcast Editor March 24, 2023

Olivia Vandeberg 25 delivers her direct examination to her witness, Brody Clarke 25

BREAKING NEWS: Four City High Mock Trial Teams Qualify for State

Naomi Hemley, Feature Editor March 23, 2023

In the Hyatt Hotel, 12 schools battle it out for the five spots to go to the Mock Trial State competition. “Since August, we’ve been working on mock trial, but we’ve been working on the case since...

Top Five Songs To Get You Through Heart Break Graphic

5 Songs To Get You Through Heart Break

Grace Kirschling, Video Editor March 22, 2023
All photos courtesy of Creative Commons
Jury performs as Edward Bloom in Citys award-winning production of Big Fish the Musical

Whit Jury: A New Stage

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E Editor and Opinion Co-Editor March 10, 2023

A notification pops up on my phone. Whit is on his way to our interview. I text him back saying we can meet in the music wing.  Over the past three years, City’s music wing has been, in many ways,...

Harper Steele and Will Ferrell pose for a photo with the City High GLOW club

City High Alum Harper Steele and Actor Will Ferrell Visit City High’s Gender Sexuality Alliance Club

Lauren Koch and Natalie Kuhlmann March 9, 2023

With spring break inching closer, many students and residents of Iowa City, Iowa were preparing to get away from the windy and wet March weather. This bleak, gray Wednesday was no different. A post on...

Freshman Ani Wedemeyer talking with the other three members of 4x400 relay., State Track, 2022 (The quartet placed first running 3:52.72)

Running With the Mind

Sierra Pruessner, Reporter March 9, 2023

Despite her prominent track and field career, running wasn’t Ani Wedemeyer's primary sport until her freshman year of high school. For young Ani Wedemeyer ('25), gymnastics was a sport she couldn’t...

Junior, Cale Seaton winning his first state championship after sustaining a potential season ending injury.

Cale Seaton: Defying All Odds

Thomas Ksobiech, Copy Editor March 7, 2023

A dislocated knee, a torn MCL, a partially torn ACL, a torn meniscus, and a ruptured patella; not many people are able to walk after an injury of that extent, let alone wrestle. Cale Seaton was not only...

Catalina Armstrong

City’s Laid-Back Dress Code Enables Student Expression

Catalina Armstrong, Reporter March 6, 2023

Dress coding students has always been a controversial matter in high schools. Fashion in 2023 has progressively changed a lot over the years, and expression through clothing is very important to many students....

Art Department Puts on End Of 2nd Tri Show

Art Department Puts on End Of 2nd Tri Show

              The art department in the basement of City High put on the tri-annual art show, displaying all the pieces of art students made...

Grace Kirschling 24 works on her AP Environmental Science one-pager

Budding Interest In AP Environmental Science

Matisse Arnone, Reporter February 28, 2023

There is a long tradition of activism from students at City High. Iowa City’s regular stop among national political campaigns has often made it the site of protests ranging from Black Lives Matter in...

Chris Davis 26 raises his hand in victory at the 2023 wrestling state tournament.

Grappling with the Greats

Jack Rogers, reporter February 28, 2023

    In kindergarten, freshman Chris Davis ‘26 started his long sports journey by wrestling but it wasn’t by his decision.    “My dad used to wrestle and my parents just kind of threw me into...

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