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Charisma Kicks off New Season With Empowering Message to Women

Charisma Kicks off New Season With Empowering Message to Women

Rachel Meehan, Reporter

December 19, 2018

It would be an understatement to say show choir students were merely excited when they found out Charisma’s theme for this season. The 2018-2019 show choir theme is "Powerful Women Throughout History." Upon hearing this, many young women at City High were thrilled about portraying such a complex messa...

Secondhand Steals for the Winter Season

Secondhand Steals for the Winter Season

Mariam Keita, Mira Kumar, Everline Bwayo, and Cecile Bendera

December 18, 2018

  If we look for the intersectionality between Foucault and Schopenhauer, we can see that not only is life a prison, but that it is a prison from which the only escape is to acknowledge our own purposelessness, and that our psychological imprisonment is eternal and transformative. This display of winte...

Sizing Down

Sizing Down

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Jesse Hausknecht-Brown

December 18, 2018

The first thing Ali Herdliska ‘20 does after school each day is relieve her constant back pain by lying down. After eight hours of sitting in a desk at school with five-minute breaks every 49 minutes, four pounds of breast tissue weighing down on her neck and back, she is finally free. “I feel...

Breaking News: City Placed on Soft Lockdown

Breaking News: City Placed on Soft Lockdown

Reese Hill, Reporter

December 18, 2018

When the speakers crackled to life in the middle of fifth period, students were taken aback to hear Mr. Bacon begin the announcement with a message to "stay calm." Due to a situation in the community, City High was placed under a soft lockdown, preventing anybody from coming in the school. The students...

SASS and Students Walk Out of City High on Anniversary of Sandy Hook

SASS and Students Walk Out of City High on Anniversary of Sandy Hook

Lottie Gidal, Carly Weigel, and Millie Garcia

December 14, 2018

  At exactly 2:26 in the afternoon, City High students stopped, put down what they were doing, and walked out of their classrooms. Congregating outside, over 100 students slowly gathered, ready to march downtown to the old capitol in commemoration of the sixth anniversary of Sandy Hook. Th...

Lighting the Lights: Hanukkah Traditions

Lighting the Lights: Hanukkah Traditions

Natalie Green and Emme Perencevich

December 12, 2018

As the weather gets colder and winter break gets closer many students at City High begin to celebrate various winter holidays. Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday which takes place in December, ended last Sunday, December 9. Toby Epstein '21 and Lottie Gidal '19 celebrated with special family traditions....

CITY VS. WEST: What You Need To Know

CITY VS. WEST:  What You Need To Know

Max Firmstone and Aubrey Joens, Journalist

December 7, 2018

After the dramatic City v. West showdown in the state tournament last year, both girls and boys teams will have a chance at a rematch this Friday night at City High, and the stakes are high, both teams are undefeated this season so far. West and City anticipate this event all year and both will be ready...

City Music Groups Come Together To Perform Mozart’s Requiem

City Music Groups Come Together To Perform Mozart’s Requiem

Lottie Gidal and Phoebe Chapnick-Sorokin

December 6, 2018

On the anniversary of Mozart’s death, December 5, City High’s symphony orchestra, members of the wind ensemble, and the top two choirs performed Mozart’s Requiem, a composition that he started but didn’t even complete before passing away. This was all a part of the choir’s annual Masterwork...

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