Krista Gypton Receives UA Wildcat Writers Award

Congratulations to City High School English Teacher, Krista Gypton, who will be honored with a Wildcat Writers‘ Service Learning Award. Krista will receive the award at the University of Arizona Writing Program’s annual awards ceremony on Thursday, April 27 at 5:00 p.m. at the Arizona History Museum. The Wildcat Writers’ program connects high school and college writing teachers and […]

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Thank You Community Volunteers!

April is volunteer appreciation month and we’ve got some hearty thank-you’s for the many community members that make the City HS program possible. On any given day, guest speakers visit classes to discuss pertinent topics; students work with community experts in the field; and students from Pima Community College and The University of Arizona are coach […]

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2017-2018 School Calendar Approved

At their meeting on April 6, the City High School board approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. A copy of the calendar, as well as other important school documents, can be found on the Inside City High page.

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The Breakfast Club Tickets On Sale April 21

City High School’s Drama Production class has been hard at work bringing our original stage adaptation of this 80s classic to life. Expect some dancing, singing, and a few surprises. Tickets to our 4 performances at ZUZI Theater on May 19th & 20th will go on sale at the Pennington Street Showcase this Friday, April […]

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37 Pennington Gets New Display Case Artwork

Through an ongoing partnership with the Sonoran Glass School, students from City High School have completed a new display case project, The Glass Desert, for 37 Pennington, the building also known affectionately as Shoe City. A dozen students volunteered to participate in several extra curricular glass workshops over the last two years, creating blown, fused […]

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Pennington Street Showcase

Get Your Tickets Now for Demo Day: April 21 at the Pennington St. Showcase

One of the featured events at the upcoming Pennington Street Showcase on April 21 is Demo Day. Students in Krista Gypton‘s Social Entrepreneurship class will pitch their innovative business ideas on solutions to social and environmental problems to a panel of judges. Each team in class has three minutes to deliver their pitch! The winning team will […]

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2016 Tax Credits Accepted Until April 18

If you haven’t already done so, make your 2016 tax credit contribution today to City High School before filing your taxes on April 18. Thank you to all of you who have already made your 2016 tax credit contributions. We appreciate your support in helping us reach our goal. Arizona law allows taxpayers to contribute […]

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AzMERIT Testing Continues in April

The next phase of AzMERIT continues this week with Reading tests for all 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students. AzMERIT Math tests will be administered next week. The online calendar located on the school website has all testing days noted. AzMERIT, the statewide test required of all public schools, is an important indicator of student performance on state standards for reading, writing […]

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Pennington Street Showcase April 21

Join us on Friday, April 21 for the Pennington Street Showcase! This Spring semester showcase event will feature student projects and performances from classes and after school programs from the current year and is hosted by City High School and Paulo Freire Freedom Schools. Join us for this important recognition of what young people can do […]

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Senior Traye Norton Visits Coe College

Coe College, a selective liberal arts college in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was so impressed with Traye Norton’s application, that they flew him out for a visit two weeks ago. When Traye took his PSAT as a sophomore, he, like many other of his peers, checked the “yes” box next to the question: “would you like […]

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