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Leon students hold signs and protest the Dont Say Gay bill outside the House and Senate chambers.

Florida’s Don’t Say Gay Bill Will Harm LGBTQ Youth and Their Families

Lily Barber, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay Bill” by the media, the Parental Rights in Education Bill will take effect on July 1, 2022, for the entire state of Florida. The bill has the intent of protecting the rights...

Cheslie Kryst crowned Miss USA in 2019

How the Death of A Former Miss USA Shocked the Nation

Jason Buczko, Editor March 16, 2022

On January 30, 2022, former Miss USA, Cheslie Kryst, jumped to her death from the 29th floor of The Orion, a 60 story apartment building in Manhattan, at the age of 30 years old. Up until her death, Kryst...

Malala Yousafzai pictured in a a classroom

Women’s History Month

Anna Kolodiy, Editor March 16, 2022

Women’s History Month, which spans the entire month of March, is a month-long celebration of notable women who have greatly contributed to society throughout history. Whether it be a TV commercial, a...

Spoon Free Zone written on a chalkboard

The Mysterious Origin of Cherokee’s Spoons Game

Jordyn Fuchs, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

On Tuesday, January 10, over one hundred seniors arrived at school with an opponent’s name, a plastic spoon, and over seven hundred dollars on the line. Every year for over a decade, Cherokee seniors...

Bob Saget Then and Now

The Life and Legacy of “America’s Dad”

Jason Buczko, Editor February 2, 2022

On January 9th, 2022, American stand-up comedian; actor; and television host, Bob Saget, died at the Ritz Carlton Orlando Resort at the age of 65. His death shocked America to its core, as no one expected...

Katelyns dog, Bear

What It’s Really Like Raising a Puppy

Katelyn Eddy, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

Everybody loves puppies, whether you like a specific breed or not, they can bring joy into your life. Adopting and raising one sounds like a dream but the reality is a lot different. Yes, having a puppy...

The Girls Freshman Field Hockey Team

The Freshman Field Hockey Team’s Season of Success

Bridget Trombetta, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Cherokee sports quite frequently show lots of success, but some teams don't get the recognition or appreciation that they deserve. For this year’s Freshman Field Hockey Team, this is exactly what happened. Through...

Close-up picture of a COVID_19 vaccine

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine the New Passport?

Jason Buczko, Editor November 11, 2021

Within the past couple of months, the state governments of New York, California, and Washington have issued various Covid-19 vaccine requirements for a myriad of indoor activities. This decision comes...

The Trial of Derek Chauvin

The Trial of Derek Chauvin

Nicholas D'Antonio, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

In May of 2020, Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd by kneeling on his neck until he died. With millions watching this whether in person or through a screen, people started the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement...

A Day in the Life Under the Crown

A Day in the Life Under the Crown

Grace Danielewicz, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

The Royal Family has been in the news lately after Meghan Markle’s recent interview with Oprah Winfrey and Prince Phillip’s latest trip to the hospital.  In Meghan’s interview, she discusses what...

NIKKO, JAPAN - JUNE 03: Children wearing plastic face visors sit in class at Kinugawa Elementary School on June 3, 2020 in Nikko, Japan. Schools in Japan reopened this week after being forced to close earlier in the year by the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. Safety measures have been implemented throughout the country, including social distancing in classrooms, use of hand sanitiser, face masks and, in some cases, plastic face visors for students and teachers. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Education During the Pandemic Around the World

Grace Norris, Staff Editor May 6, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in different ways. People bunkering down at home, obsessive toilet paper buying, binge-watching TV shows, and much more. But what about students? Not just in...

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