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Run for Relief 2018

Run for Relief 2018

Noah Bullwinkle, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

With the cold Iowa wind blowing, a record amount of runners participated in the annual Run for Relief hosted by the City High women’s cross country team. Every year, the team chooses a charity for which the 5k benefits. This year, the run raised money towards IC Compassion, an organization benefiting immi...

City Loses 3-0 to Jefferson in Regional Final

City Loses 3-0 to Jefferson in Regional Final

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

After making it their season goal to reach the state tournament, losing 3-0 to Cedar Rapids Jefferson Monday night means that dream is over. “It’s disappointing because I’ve never been to state before, and it was obviously just one of our goals to get there,” Mackenzie Murphy ‘19 said. ...

For the Thrill of It

For the Thrill of It

Noah Bullwinkle and Maya Durham

October 31, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

For Violet*, it started in fifth grade. She and a friend were together on a snow day, and her friend suggested they try smoking marijuana. “I was like, “Oh, [smoking’s] cool. I’m going to do it too,” she said. “We just said, ‘f*** it, we’re going to smoke.’” The National C...

Marching to the End of the Season

Marching to the End of the Season

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

As the sounds of the Beatles’ Hey Jude filled the gym, students and parents alike waved their arms to the rhythm, signaling the end to yet another marching band season. “That’s always a really exciting concert, just to see everyone come together in celebration,” director Aaron Ottmar said. ...

Fighting For Family

Fighting For Family

Jack Bacon, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

It was four in the morning when Maisha Sila’s mother woke him. She sat him and his siblings down and told them the news: their uncle had passed away. “And I was like, wait what?” said Sila. “That doesn’t make any sense.” The news was shocking. Sila had spoken to his uncle (who won’t be named in this a...

Never Asleep

Never Asleep

Rhys Holman and Ellis Chen

October 26, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

Teenagers are frequently characterized as lethargic and sleepy, which is often attributed to laziness. This is commonly manifested as students sleeping in class. While often seen as a sign of boredom or apathy towards classwork, in reality this is commonly the result not of a lack of interest, but rath...

“Laugh Out Loud” Hits the Stage

“Laugh Out Loud” Hits the Stage

Lindy Rublaitus, A&E Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under A & E, SHOWCASE

7 plays, 4 directors, 34 actors, 2 stage managers, and 3 evenings. City High’s drama depart- ment is gearing up for their fall performances: “Laugh Out Loud: an Evening of Comedy.” These shows range from a short monologue dedecated to a dead “cat” to the highs and lows of auditioning for ...

A Piece of Me

A Piece of Me

Zoë Miller and Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos

October 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

When Megan Bywater ‘19 was one and a half, she achieved mobility that no one expected. With the help of braces and crutches, she walked for the first time. Since then, she has been exceeding expectations. She participates in choir and band; she loves to play games and spend time with family and frie...

Ellie Evans ’19 Leads Volleyball to Sweep Muscatine 3-0

Ellie Evans ’19 Leads Volleyball to Sweep Muscatine 3-0

Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin, Executive Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, Slideshows, SPORTS

Last night, City High’s volleyball team defeated Muscatine 3-0, with a close last set of 25-22. Ellie Evans ‘19 played strong, leading the team to victory. She was impressed with the team’s persistence as they were losing in the first set. “I was really impressed with our consistency and our composure...

Recap: Battle for the Boot

Recap: Battle for the Boot

Jack Bacon, Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

For the first time in well over a decade, West High has beaten City in back to back football games. The fifth ranked Trojans were heavily favored over the 2-7 Little Hawks, but that didn’t make the dominating 54-13 loss any easier to swallow. “It was tough,” said Garrett Rosenow, who played offensive a...

Cross-country Divisionals

Cross-country Divisionals

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Julianne Berry-Stoelzle

October 19, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

 

New Teacher Profile: Ja’Korey Walker

New Teacher Profile: Ja’Korey Walker

Owen Sorenson, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under City High, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Ja’Korey Walker has quickly become a favorite new-student adviser. Walker helps students with his inherent charm and down-to-earth personality. “I work with kids proactively to solve any student issues," he said, "which is basically my responsibility here, to work with kids.” Having come...

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