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  • Totality Awesome

    Totality Awesome

    Jessie Gage, Staff Writer

    October 16, 2017

         On August 21, 2017, the moon eclipsed the sun in a breathtaking flash of light, followed by complete darkness. The first total solar eclipse able to be seen in the continental U.S. since 1979, this site was best viewed across the country along the path of its totality, which included my vacation site...

    Martin Bernetti, AFP/Getty Images

  • Hidden Figures Book Misses Mark

    Hidden Figures Book Misses Mark

    Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    October 12, 2017

    Author Margot Lee Shetterly's debut book Hidden Figures, which hit shelves in September 2016, was this summer's One Book selection. The work attempts to tell a powerful story of three female, African American NASA employees that explore the glaring racial and gender-based divides in the American workforc...

    William Morrow, Aran Shetterly

  • It Fails To Impress In Much-Awaited Return

    It Fails To Impress In Much-Awaited Return

    Aayushi Parikh, Arts & Entertainment Editor

    October 11, 2017

    Every twenty-seven years the clown, Pennywise, returns for a yearlong feast on the fears of innocent children. The world was first introduced to his story in September of 1986 when Stephen King released his book It, which was later released as a movie in 1990. Now, twenty-seven years later, the well-...

    New Line Cinema

  • Hidden Figures Book, Movie Tell Two Different Stories

    Hidden Figures Book, Movie Tell Two Different Stories

    Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

    October 3, 2017

    For the first time, the One Book One School (OBOS) is a selection for the entire Lenape Regional district, not just Cherokee High School. Now, every student votes in the district to read the same book over the summer, which has become a great way to give the entire students body something in common. ...

    20th Century Fox

  • Taking a Knee

    Taking a Knee

    Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

    October 3, 2017

    On Sunday, September 24, football players locked arms to show support for the protesters who took a knee during the national anthem.    Colin Kaepernick started the protests last year when he took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality against African Americans. A reported 207 ...

    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

School News

Student Council Elections

Student Council Elections

Dayna Schubert, Staff Writer

On April 4 and 5, Student Council held their annual elections for next school year’s president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Exactly 233 members of the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes headed to both c...

June 15, 2017

Concert Choir and Girls’ Ensemble Perform in NYC

Concert Choir and Girls’ Ensemble Perform in NYC

Ashwin Mahadevan, Clubs Editor

Choral singing is the quintessence of music. While at a surface level a choir may just appear to be an organized group of singers, at a deeper level, a choir is a group of friends, all devoted to singing, who come together t...

April 5, 2017

Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Aayushi Parikh, Staff Writer

This year, Cherokee Theater chose to perform A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Lead by the fall drama director, Mr. Fisicaro, the show opened on November 25 and 26 and offered additional performances the fo...

April 5, 2017

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Opinion

Taking a Knee

Taking a Knee

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

On Sunday, September 24, football players locked arms to show support for the protesters who took a knee during the national anthem.    Colin Kaepernick started the protests last year when he took a knee during the national...

October 3, 2017

Cherokee’s NHS Induction Standards Could Be Too Inclusive

Cherokee’s NHS Induction Standards Could Be Too Inclusive

April 5, 2017

Present: An Overview of President-Elect Donald Trump

Present: An Overview of President-Elect Donald Trump

April 5, 2017

Flashback: The Last Presidential Debate

Flashback: The Last Presidential Debate

April 5, 2017

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Features

Totality Awesome

Totality Awesome

Jessie Gage, Staff Writer

     On August 21, 2017, the moon eclipsed the sun in a breathtaking flash of light, followed by complete darkness. The first total solar eclipse able to be seen in the continental U.S. since 1979, th...

October 16, 2017

Insight into Cherokee Drama with Director Mr. Joseph Fisicaro a.k.a. “Mr. Fiz”

Insight into Cherokee Drama with Director Mr. Joseph Fisicaro a.k.a. “Mr. Fiz”

September 5, 2017

Meet Our School Resource Officers

Meet Our School Resource Officers

April 5, 2017

Spotlight On: Our School Nurses

Spotlight On: Our School Nurses

April 5, 2017

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The Student News Site of Cherokee High School
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