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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 20, 2020

Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to honor transgender victims who have lost their lives due to transphobic violence for simply being who they are. The week leading up to this day, know as Transgender...

The City High Girls Swim Team Places 15th at State with Individual Finishes in the Top 3

Averi Loria '22 dives into the water for the second leg of the 400 yard freestyle relay.
November 17, 2020

  Despite multiple additional challenges due to COVID-19, the City High girls swim team was still able to compete at the 2020 Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union state swim meet on November...

City High Ambassadors Create Instructional Videos for the Student Body

Senior ambassadors Thomazin Jury '21, Maya Warren '21, Ben Cooper '21, Francesca Brown '21, and Noah Hartwig '21 in their video about involvement at City High
November 16, 2020

With school disrupted by COVID-19, all clubs and extracurriculars have had to find new ways to conduct their activities. This includes the City High Ambassadors who have been working on making videos for...

The Rundown on City’s Health Office Covid-19 Protocol

School nurse Suzi Wilkes and health office attendant Angie Dean comment on hybrid student response to Covid-19 polices.
November 14, 2020

When it comes to standard "hybrid" enrollment, the blend of on-site and off-site instruction, student and faculty health comes first. For instance, included in the Iowa City Community School District's...

ICCSD Returns to Online Schedule Due to Pandemic Spike

The Iowa City School District building on Dodge St.
November 13, 2020

During a school board meeting on November 9, it was decided that the Iowa City School District would switch to all-online school in response to Johnson County’s 16% positivity rate. This switch will...

Breaking News: Corridor Climate Activist Summit Thursday, November 12

Breaking News: Corridor Climate Activist Summit Thursday, November 12
November 11, 2020

With the results of the 2020 Election, climate activists are eager to prepare for the next big steps they will be taking towards fighting against climate change in Iowa. Two of the main organizations involved...

City High Girls Swimming & Diving Team Places Fourth at Regionals with Three Athletes Qualifying for State Individually

Isabelle Polfliet '23 swims the 100 breaststroke in a dual meet against Waterloo
November 10, 2020

The entire pool went quiet until a loud beep pierced the silence, the meet had begun. On Saturday, November 7, the City High swim team competed at their regional competition, placing fourth out of eight...

Positivity Rate Tops 15% as ICCSD School Board Will Discuss Move to All Online School

Picture of City High's Front
November 10, 2020

The Iowa City School District has applied for a waiver on November 7th to move students all online due to the rising rates of Coronavirus in Johnson County.  Johnson County's 14-day positivity rate topped...

New Guidance Counselor: Maureen Beran

New Guidance Counselor Maureen Beran
November 8, 2020

In a school year filled with chaos, communication with teachers and staff is of utmost importance for students to be able to help maintain an organized and balanced livelihood. This is the case for Maureen...

Head Swim Coach Zane Hugo Accepts Position at the University of Wisconsin

City High Swimming and Diving Head Coach Zane Hugo poses at Mercer on the last day of practice before the 2020 Regional meet.
November 6, 2020

After seven seasons with the City High girls swim and dive team as well as six seasons with the City High boys swim team, Zane Hugo is resigning from the position of Head Swim Coach. He will start working...

Head Football Coach Dan Sabers is Retiring After 40 Years

Head Coach Dan Sabers talks with Gabe Oriss '22 and Trevor Hills '21.
November 2, 2020

After 40 years of coaching the City High Football team, Dan Sabers is retiring from coaching. According to the players, he has a big role in the lives of the players he’s coached. “It is with a...

Rika Yahashiri ’21 Named MVC Swimmer of the Year

Rika Yahashiri '21 prepares to swim the 50 meter freestyle in a dual meet against Linn Mar
October 31, 2020

Slamming her hand to the wall, Rika Yahashiri ‘21 looks at the scoreboard in shock at the sight of a state qualifying time. She got a time of 1:07.86 in the 100 meter breaststroke, making her the seventh...

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