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    Friday, May 20,  2022


    • Mr. Connell’s classes are canceled today. Please report to the Upper Level New Cafeteria. For 4th hour you will have an extended lunch.
    • Due to a critical labor shortage, the City High Coffee Cart will be closed today, May 20th. We will be open again on Monday. We apologize for the inconvenience. 
    • The City High Chapter of the Community Inclusion Club will be holding its year end party at the Oddfellows Lodge on Thursday, May 26th from 6-8 p.m. We will be playing games both indoors and outdoors and all members are encouraged to come. Pizza, drinks and sweets will be provided, so all you need to do is show up! The Oddfellows Lodge is located at  1839 B St, Iowa City, IA, which is just a stone's throw from CHS. For additional information, please contact Ms. Schwab or Mr. Braverman 
    • Attention SENIORS:  Jostens dropped off  the last delivery before Graduation.  If you ordered  a cap and gown please pick it up in the Main Office.  
    • Interested in traveling to Spain during Spring Break next year? There will be an informational meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 6:00 pm at Liberty High. This trip is for students who are in Spanish 3 or higher. See your Spanish teacher for details.
    • There will be a meeting for all girls interested in playing volleyball next fall on Monday, May 23 in the upper Commons during Advisory.
    • All students who have purchased and paid for a yearbook can pick them up in Room 2109.
    • Seniors: If you received an award at the Senior Honors Ceremony, those items can be picked up in the Guidance Office.
    • Attention Seniors! Please confirm the pronunciation of your name for graduation with Mr. Jespersen sometime before May 28th.
    • Students looking for volunteer hours over the summer, there are several new opportunities in the Silver Cord folder on the counter in the Main Office.


High Five Fridays

Principal's Message

  • John Bacon Welcome to City High School!

    City High is a special place with a rich and distinguished history. Our students are incredible, talented young people. Our families are highly supportive, active, and involved. Our faculty and staff represent true excellence in education. Our alumni share a common bond and continually rally around our beautiful school. Together, we are “The School That Leads!”

    As a proud graduate of City High (1992), I have a deep passion for our school. More than anything else, the experience I had as a student at City High shaped the future direction of my life. It is an honor and a joy to serve as principal.

    At City High, we share a common vision. Our school will be: 

    •  An academic powerhouse that delivers a world-class education
    •  A comprehensive high school with co-curricular activities that operate at an elite level in the great state of Iowa
    •  A place where all students are connected to our school so that they feel important, valued, and that they belong
    •  An institution with the highest code of ethics for students and staff; a place of deep respect and kindness

    Thanks for taking time to visit our website. It’s great to be a City High Little Hawk!