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Weigel for the Win

Weigel for the Win

Alison Kenaston and Julianne Berry-Stoelzle

February 4, 2019

In a season plagued by injuries, Isaac Weigel ‘21 has managed to remain healthy. Weigel has won almost every individual event he has been put into, constantly working to reach the goals he has set for the future. “He has been just a workhorse for us,” Coach Jordan Huff said. “We can’t real...

Protestors in Iowa City Women’s March Push For “Human Rights”

Protestors in Iowa City Women’s March Push For “Human Rights”

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

January 24, 2019

As the winds blew people began to gather. They held colorful signs and chanted. The crowd grew and grew as the time got closer to 11:00. Finally, it was time for the march to begin. On January 19, 2019, people gathered in the Iowa City ped mall for the third annual Women's March. Similar marches were...

How the No Foods Rule is Affecting the Library

How the No Foods Rule is Affecting the Library

Julianne Berry-Stoelzle, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Crumbs scattered on the library floor, sticky tables, and loud lunchroom noise filling up the space. Before the library implemented its “No-Foods Rule,” these problems kept appearing. “We noticed that after the lunch time, there was a lot of mess,” Elizabeth Schau, one of the librarians, sa...

Cold Weather Cancellation: What You Need To Know

Cold Weather Cancellation:  What You Need To Know

Elena Dreyer and Virgina Muturi

January 24, 2019

ICCSD school policy is to cancel school when frost bite times are less than thirty minutes based on the N.W.S. wind chill chart.  The N.W.S. forecast for tomorrow predicts wind chills as low as -30 and frost bite times of less than 10 minutes.  ICCSD policy also states they will let the community know by 8 p.m.....

City Hosts Theme Based Day on MLK’s Last Speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”

City Hosts Theme Based Day on MLK’s Last Speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”

Mariam Keita and Ellis Chen

January 18, 2019

City High held a celebration of the life of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. instead of holding regular classes on Friday. Students flocked to a plethora of activities and discussions about Civil Rights and the legacy of Dr. King. Humanize My Hoodie - a movement based on the use of art to elimi...

BREAKING NEWS: Dance Marathon Canceled

BREAKING NEWS: Dance Marathon Canceled

Carly Weigel, Reporter

January 18, 2019

Dance Marathon has been postponed because of heavy snowfall on Saturday. The plows could not get to City High in time for the dance. The dance will be rescheduled for March 30th. April Wilson ‘19 and Alexa Fredericks ‘19 are optimistic for a worthwhile payoff. “We’ve been working really...

Change to 5.0

Change to 5.0

Rhys Holman and Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos

January 17, 2019

On January 14, 2018, principal John Bacon announced in an email that starting next year, and every year afterwards, a 5.0 grading scale will be used in the Iowa City Community School District instead of the previous 4.0 system for calculating grade point averages. Under this system an AP or honors cla...

What is RISE?

What is RISE?

Zoë Miller, Features Editor

January 17, 2019

RISE stands for Responsible Individuals Striving for Excellence. The club meets on Tuesdays after school for about two hours. The goal of the club is to connect students with faculty who can help them address problems in their community. It serves as a safe space for students to talk about the things they a...

Sophomore Basketball Falls to Linn-Mar

Sophomore Basketball Falls to Linn-Mar

Henry Mildenstein and Natalie Green

January 16, 2019

Despite success early in the season the boys sophomore basketball team fell 63-43 to Linn-Mar. While the game was played close for most of the second half, City fell behind early and couldn’t stem the bleeding. Kolby Kucera ‘21, a forward on the team, feels like they were outpaced on defense. ...

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