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New Teachers of City High:  A Passion for Education: Mrs. Meyer’s story
09/17/2021
A Passion for Education: Mrs. Meyer’s story

New Teachers of City High: A Passion for Education: Mrs. Meyer’s story

Mrs. Karen Meyer is a new math teacher here at City High located in room 2022. She teaches Algebra I as well as Honors Algebra II and has previously taught in other schools, including West High. How long have you been teaching altogether? I taught internationally for six years and I taught at West H...

GameDay: #4 City vs #12 DowlingIn the first rematch since the state title game in 2010 the #4 ranked Little Hawk will fa...
09/17/2021
GameDay: City vs Dowling

GameDay: #4 City vs #12 Dowling
In the first rematch since the state title game in 2010 the #4 ranked Little Hawk will face the #12 ranked Dowling Maroons at Bates Field.

7:30 PM BATES FIELD
THEME: BLACK-OUT
STREAMING: Musco Vision - link in post

Football Gameday#4 City High (3-0) Vs. #12 Dowling Catholic (1-2) Sophomore @5 [email protected] Link to Stream game: Go to Musco Vision to purchase 1 Day streaming pass Theme: Black-out   PLAYERS TO WATCH:   Darren Richardson: Senior, Running Back #9   Ostyn Friday: Senior, O-Line #64   Ronnie Major: J...

Tech Crew Begins for the Fall Play ‘Noises Off’
09/15/2021
Tech Crew Begins

Tech Crew Begins for the Fall Play ‘Noises Off’

City High’s first tech crew meeting of the school year took place September 14 after school in Opstad Auditorium. This year’s fall play is titled “Noises Off,” a comedic play-within-a-play which is anticipated to require extensive set work. This means that a large amount of tech work is set ...

BREAKING:  ICCSD Mask Mandate Now in Effect
09/15/2021
ICCSD Mask Mandate Now In Effect

BREAKING: ICCSD Mask Mandate Now in Effect

A mask mandate in the ICCSD was reinstated unanimously last night at the September 14 school board meeting. In all indoor settings, students and faculty must wear masks unless actively eating and drinking. Additionally, masks are required in outdoor settings when social distancing is not possible. A...

Student Senate Plans Homecoming with 'Powerade' Tailgate before Powderpuff Game
09/14/2021
Student Senate Recap: Updates on Homecoming

Student Senate Plans Homecoming with 'Powerade' Tailgate before Powderpuff Game

Rapidly approaching, Homecoming was the main discussion for the September 10 Student Senate meeting. Facilitating the conversation was Rebecca Michaeli ’22 and Aala Basheir ’22, along with Co-Sponsor Chip Hardesty. “There have been a lot of changes homecoming wise, the biggest changes [being] ...

LH Gameday: Little Cy-HawkStreaming:  NoneInternet Radio:  Click on this PostPlayers to Watch:  Click Here
09/10/2021
Gameday: Little Cy-Hawk

LH Gameday: Little Cy-Hawk

Streaming: None
Internet Radio: Click on this Post
Players to Watch: Click Here

Little Cy-Hawk Game STREAMING: None INTERNET RADIO: Click Here Sophomore @5 [email protected]   Theme: Red-out   PLAYERS TO WATCH:   Quinton Tran: Sophomore, Quarterback #9   Aaron Stalkfleet: Senior, O-Line #54   Joey Bouska: Senior, Running Back #1   Jamari Newson: Senior, Wide Receiver/Cornerback #...

Between the Pylons: Fantasy Football Breakdown for Week 1
09/10/2021
Between the Pylons: Fantasy Football Breakdown for Week 1

Between the Pylons: Fantasy Football Breakdown for Week 1

Hello everyone. The voices behind this column and our podcasts are Ben Horwitz, Aaron Stalkfleet and Jacob Williamson. We are current seniors, and involved in various things (and sports) at City. Our shared love of football and aggressive competitiveness is what initially inspired this column. Each....

LH MUSIC:  Araminta reviews Kacy Musgraves' new albun and Lorde's surprising drop of an EP.  Listen to the LH Spotify pl...
09/10/2021
LH Album Reviews; Kacey Musgraves, Lorde and More

LH MUSIC: Araminta reviews Kacy Musgraves' new albun and Lorde's surprising drop of an EP. Listen to the LH Spotify playlist of all the new music here.

These new releases and upcoming albums are essential for your weekend listening. Just weeks after the release of Solar Power, New Zealand artist Lorde released a surprise EP. Te Ao Mārama includes select songs from the hit album in Māori. Kacey Muagraves new release star-crossed combines sad-girl ...

Ford Washburn Wins CR Invite and Leads Team to VictoryWashburn smashed the course record running sub 5 minute miles.
09/10/2021
Ford Washburn Wins CR Invite and Leads Team to Victory

Ford Washburn Wins CR Invite and Leads Team to Victory

Washburn smashed the course record running sub 5 minute miles.

Ford Washburn ’23 wins the Cedar Rapids Invite with the time of 15:27, beating Shane Erb ’22 from Marion. Washburn beat the previous course record by 11 seconds giving himself a personal record as well. All of the City High varsity boys finished their race with personal records, Truman Thompson ...

Battle for Zeus@ Liberty High SchoolSophomore @5Varsity@7:30Whiteout Theme: Wear anything white to support the dance mar...
08/27/2021
GameDay: Battle for Zeus Goes All White

Battle for Zeus
@ Liberty High School

Sophomore @5

[email protected]:30

Whiteout Theme: Wear anything white to support the dance marathon.



CITY PLAYERS TO WATCH:

Gable Mitchell: Senior, Wide Receiver/Safety #8

Ben Kueter: Junior, Tight End/Linebacker #32

TaeShan McDaniels: Senior, Defensive End #60

Drew Larson: Sophomore, Quarterback #12

Click below for the full roster.

Battle for Zeus @ Liberty High School Sophomore @5 [email protected]:30 Whiteout Theme: Wear anything white to support the dance marathon.   CITY PLAYERS TO WATCH: Gable Mitchell: Senior, Wide Receiver/Safety #8 Ben Kueter: Junior, Tight End/Linebacker #32 TaeShan McDaniels: Senior, Defensive End #60 Drew ...

LH Trending Photos:   New school addition opens, girls volleyball beats Linn-Mar and a few pics from summer baseball and...
08/27/2021
LH Trending Photos

LH Trending Photos: New school addition opens, girls volleyball beats Linn-Mar and a few pics from summer baseball and softball. By Anna Gayley - Yearbook Editor

Truman Thompson Finishes Second In IATC Preseason Breakout Star Poll
08/27/2021
Truman Thompson Finishes Second In IATC Preseason Breakout Star Poll

Truman Thompson Finishes Second In IATC Preseason Breakout Star Poll

Iowa Association of Track Coach recently released a preseason Twitter poll of who will be this years breakout star, Truman Thompson ’23 finished 2nd with 25 percent of the votes. Thompson is currently ranked 6th in the state of Iowa for cross country.

Less than 30 yearbooks remain.  They can still be purchased in the main office for $50.Get them before they are gone!
06/08/2021

Less than 30 yearbooks remain. They can still be purchased in the main office for $50.

Get them before they are gone!

Less than 30 yearbooks remain. They can still be purchased in the main office for $50.

Get them before they are gone!

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony at the Extreme ArenaAnna Gayley captured over 400 photos from graduation.  Link in pos...
06/07/2021
Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony at the Extreme Arena

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony at the Extreme Arena

Anna Gayley captured over 400 photos from graduation. Link in post to view and download photos.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND DOWNLOAD OVER 400 IMAGES FROM GRADUATION

Show Choir Holds Auditions to Prepare for a ‘Transition Back to Normal’ in 2022
05/28/2021
Show Choir Holds Auditions to Prepare for a ‘Transition Back to Normal’ in 2022

Show Choir Holds Auditions to Prepare for a ‘Transition Back to Normal’ in 2022

With the music vibrating through their bodies, students follow along as the show choir choreographer teaches a dance routine used for the show choir choreography auditions. Unlike previous years, the auditions were held in the gym so students could spread out due to the pandemic. Students learned ne...

BREAKING:  Yearbooks will be distributed at the senior picnic for the seniors.  They will also include the following sti...
05/26/2021

BREAKING: Yearbooks will be distributed at the senior picnic for the seniors. They will also include the following stickers. If haven't purchased a yearbook yet there are still limited quantities for sale in the main office for $50.

BREAKING: Yearbooks will be distributed at the senior picnic for the seniors. They will also include the following stickers. If haven't purchased a yearbook yet there are still limited quantities for sale in the main office for $50.

Online Ticket Sales Only for the Substate Soccer Game against Davenport CentralGame starts at 5 p.m. tonight at City Hig...
05/24/2021
Online Ticket Sales Only for the Substate Soccer Game against Davenport Central

Online Ticket Sales Only for the Substate Soccer Game against Davenport Central

Game starts at 5 p.m. tonight at City High

Tickets for the substate soccer game at City High are bought through the Iowa High School Athletic Association website. The game starts at 5:00 p.m. on the turf against Davenport Central. The Little Hawks are going into this game with a record of 10 wins and 5 losses, while Davenport Central has 9 w...

YEARBOOK SNEAK PEAK:  The City High yearbook is done and scheduled to be delivered the first week of June.  There are li...
05/18/2021

YEARBOOK SNEAK PEAK: The City High yearbook is done and scheduled to be delivered the first week of June. There are limited copies of the book left to buy for $50 in the main office.

BREAKING: City High’s mock trial team places second at the national tournament
05/16/2021
Breaking News: City High Mock Trial Finishes Runner-Up at National Tournament

BREAKING: City High’s mock trial team places second at the national tournament

Competing for the first time in the National High School Mock Trial Tournament, City High made the Championship round and finished runner-up. “I can’t believe we made it this far,” Francesca Brown ‘21 said. “[And] I’m really proud of how we did.” City’s mock trial team competed ag....

Prom ‘Under the Stars’ Set with Fireworks, a Pony Race, $12,000 of Prizes and Free Food at Bates Field
05/14/2021
Prom ‘Under the Stars’ Set with Fireworks, a Pony Race, $12,000 of Prizes and Free Food at Bates Field

Prom ‘Under the Stars’ Set with Fireworks, a Pony Race, $12,000 of Prizes and Free Food at Bates Field

Prom is happening on Saturday, May 15th from 7-10 at Bates Field free for students with ID. Students are free to dress formally or in casual clothing and with the threat of rain there are plans that it will be moved inside. The weather forecast calls for showers to end in the afternoon. “This week...

From driving two hours to get to practice, to being a junior high athlete on a high school lacrosse team, to having to t...
05/10/2021

From driving two hours to get to practice, to being a junior high athlete on a high school lacrosse team, to having to train by herself the majority of the time, Kate Kueter ‘21 has overcome a lot of obstacles to continue playing her favorite sport. Read the full story at thelittlehawk.com

Photos by Julianne Berry-Stoelzle

Teacher Appreciation Column: Ms Staak Making Memories in her First Year at City
05/06/2021
Teacher Appreciation Columns

Teacher Appreciation Column: Ms Staak Making Memories in her First Year at City

Coming into Sophomore year I had no inclination to learn science. All previous science classes I had found interesting, but I had never fallen in love with the subject. I was thoroughly convinced that I was, and always would be, someone who identified with history and english classes as their favori...

Teacher Appreciation Column:  Ms Darby and her Special Vibes by Kierra Longstreet"I think you are the most amazing teach...
05/04/2021
Teacher Appreciation: Ms Darby and her Special Vibes

Teacher Appreciation Column: Ms Darby and her Special Vibes by Kierra Longstreet

"I think you are the most amazing teacher Ms Darby because you give the special vibes. I just love how nice you are even when the classroom was chaotic."

Dear Ms Darby, You were my favorite teacher until you stopped teaching iJag. I think you’re very funny and a special person. I hope you and your family are doing well since Covid and thanks for letting me be your favorite student. I’m probably not your favorite student, but I will just like to t...

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