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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

Students Sell T-Shirts to Support the “Thirst Project”

Mina Takahashi and Addy Smith February 22, 2017

1 in 10 people lack access to safe water, which means that twice the population of the United States lives without access to safe water worldwide. According to the World Economic Forum, the water crisis...

Student Directed One-Acts to Premiere this Summer

Student Directed One-Acts to Premiere this Summer

Addie Bass, A&E Editor January 23, 2017

The City High Drama board, comprised of City High thespians who have participated in four or more City High shows, sits in a circle of desks in director Troy Peters classroom, eagerly awaiting Mr...

Guys and Dolls Informational Meeting Announced for Auditions

Guys and Dolls Informational Meeting Announced for Auditions

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Lucia Wagner January 19, 2017

The theatrically-inclined of City High can now start to prepare for this year’s spring musical, Guys & Dolls. The audition information meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th after school...

Tickets for Dance Marathon are available outside the lunch room.

Dance Marathon Tickets on Sale Now

Lucia Wagner, Executive Web Editor January 11, 2017

For the next two weeks, Dance Marathon tickets will be sold during lunch by the City High ambassadors. Tickets are $5 beforehand and $7 at the door of the dance. Students can also purchase a paper...

City and West Show Choirs to Perform in Dollars for Scholars

City and West Show Choirs to Perform in ‘Dollars for Scholars’

Zoë Miller, Reporter January 10, 2017

'Dollars for Scholars,' a charity show choir performance, will be held in Opstad Auditorium on Wednesday, January 11. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. There...

The Little Hoax: Studies Suggest a Preference for Safety Dance

The Little Hoax: Studies Suggest a Preference for “Safety Dance”

Lucia Wagner, Executive Web Editor January 10, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This article (and blog, The Little Hoax) are meant to be satirical. While the facts about Dance Marathon are accurate, the quotes and points of view expressed are meant to be humorous and are...

Second midterm parent/teacher conferences are approaching.

Second Trimester Midterm Conferences Held Soon

Lucia Wagner, Executive Web Editor January 9, 2017

As the second trimester midterm approaches, so do the parent/teacher conferences. The conferences allow teachers to discuss a student's academic performance in the classroom with their parents. "For...

Martin Luna 17 walks into the spring pep assembly as everyone cheered for him.

WHSDM Partners with City High to Support Luna Family

Lucia Wagner, Web Executive August 25, 2016

This Saturday, August 27, West High Dance Marathon (WHSDM) is hosting a pool party to support and honor former City High student Martin Luna. Luna passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016 due to terminal...

Breaking News with Maya and Lucy

Lucy Wagner and Maya Durham December 3, 2015

The Snowball dance will take place on Saturday, January 23. It will be a "Sadie Hawkins dance" (girls ask). More details to follow. Best Buddies will be hosting a dance on Wednesday, December 9 in the...

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

Victor Fesenmeyer, Reporter September 25, 2015

At rehearsal, the atmosphere is busy and exciting. As the first scene is rehearsed, director Havilah Peters calls for pauses to give tips or add actions to a certain part of the scene. “We have such...

The cast of Mary Poppins prepares for opening night.

Musical Promises to be a Spoonful of Sugar

Riley Lewers and Rachel Fischer, Reporter April 22, 2015

City High Theater’s spring musical, Mary Poppins, is right around the corner. Audiences at the musical, which will be showing April 24-26, in Opstad Auditorium, can expect to see many new faces on stage,...

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