The Cherokee Scout


Liz Montague: Cherokee Grad and Author of “Maybe an Artist”

Lily Barber, Editor in Chief April 11, 2024

Liz Montague's full circle moment: a featured author for CHS One Book One School. Every summer, the students at Cherokee have to read one book from choices selected by the school as a part of the One...

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New Organization Provides Solution to Education Accessibility

Steven Willi, Staff Writer January 30, 2024

In the United States, education is a public resource, available to everyone - for the most part. While it's true that public education provides students with invaluable resources and learning opportunities,...

Newly elected school board member, Aiden DeMarsey

Former Cherokee Students Run to Better Their Childhood School District

Ava Zink, Staff Writer January 28, 2024

Former Cherokee students Aiden DeMarsey and Anthony Foster ran for seats on the Evesham Township School Board this past year. The election took place on November 7, 2023. The vote was open from 6 am to...

Naomi Serrano rehearsing for her upcoming show.

Naomi Serrano Graduates Early and Joins the Cast of Evita

Lily Barber, School News Editor June 15, 2023

For some students at Cherokee High School, working in professional theater is a dream come true. For former Cherokee student Naomi Serrano, that dream has become a reality and cut her senior year short....

SpaceXs Starship exploding in midair shortly after launch.

Flight of the Most Powerful Rocket Ever Ends in Explosion

Alexandra Carcel, Staff Writer May 30, 2023

On April 20, SpaceX launched its Starship rocket, the largest and most powerful ever flown, from a site in Texas. The unmanned rocket flew successfully for only a few minutes before exploding in midair....

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Mental Health and the Stigma Surrounding it

Evan Scarpulla, Staff Writer May 22, 2023

It’s May again, which means it is Mental Health Awareness Month. Since 1949, each May has been dedicated to raising awareness for mental health and recognition of certain mental disabilities. This month...

Students pass through the courtyard, unaware of the secrets living under their footsteps.

Mysteries of the Secret Society Living Under the Courtyard are Finally Revealed

Lily Barber, School News Editor April 1, 2023

After months of thorough investigation, a team of student investigators has uncovered history buried underneath the Cherokee High School courtyard. What they found there was shocking; they found the headquarters...

The rioters walking home after burning down numerous buildings.

The Tulsa Race Massacre: The Who, What, Where, When, and Why

Lily Barber, School News Editor March 29, 2023

Despite being one of the deadliest and most horrific massacres in American history, the Tulsa Race Massacre is not covered in the Cherokee High School curriculum.  The town of Tulsa, Oklahoma was known...

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Chat GPT, Revolutionary or Destructive?

Evan Scarpulla, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

Imagine in less than 1 minute, AI could write you a 5 paragraph essay on any given topic filled with quotes, analysis, and outstanding word choice that could easily earn any student an A all for free....

Protestors gathering to honor Aminis death.

Woman, Life, Freedom: Iran’s Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis

Alexandra Carcel, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

On Sept 13, 2022, a 21-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman Mahsa Amini (also known as Jina Amini) traveled to Tehran, Iran, to visit her brother. While at the entry point to an expressway, Amini was detained...

Family members gathering at a memorial to honor those who lost their lives in the shooting.

Shooting in Colorado Springs Leaves the LGBTQ+ Community Heartbroken

Lily Barber, School News Editor January 18, 2023

During the late hours of Nov 19, Colorado Springs Police were called because of an armed shooter attacking Club Q, an LGBTQ+ bar that was packed after hosting a birthday event for a drag queen, Wyatt Kent....

The final product of a hair mat.

A Hairy Situation

Evan Scarpulla, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

When you get a haircut, do you ever think about where your hair goes? Oftentimes it is thrown away in the garbage and sent away to a landfill, or even used in a nest by a bird. Hair can even be donated...

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