The Cherokee Scout

Sophomore Cotillion

Sophomore Cotillion

Dayna Schubert

May 22, 2018


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On May 4, 2018, the Class of 2020 hosted Cherokee’s annual Sophomore Cotillion. This year’s theme was based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. The Roaring Twenties was a time of dancing, fun, and laughter which were all present at Cotillion. Students gathered in the North Cafeteria to...

American Sign Language Club

American Sign Language Club

Hannah Kent, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


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As many students know, Cherokee High School offers a variety of classes that introduce students to languages used around the world. These courses, such as German, Latin, French and Spanish, not only teach students about the grammar and usage of these language, but also teach the culture, structure, a...

Mr. Cherokee Competition Exceeds Expectations as a Landmark Event for the Senior Class

Mr. Cherokee Competition Exceeds Expectations as a Landmark Event for the Senior Class

Dayna Schubert, Photo Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

On Feb. 9, the Class of 2018 hosted the annual Mr. Cherokee competition. The competition consists of four events: causal wear, formal wear, talent and fishbowl questions. After the four rounds, the judges come together and announce the year’s Mr. Cherokee. This year’s contestants were Joe Bednarek,...

Annual Blizzard Dance Put On Ice After Low Ticket Sales

Annual Blizzard Dance Put On Ice After Low Ticket Sales

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2018


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On Saturday, Jan. 27, Cherokee's Student Council held its annual Blizzard Dance in the North Cafeteria...is how this article would have started if the dance had not been cancelled. After the black-light event saw record low attendance last January, the decision was made to hold a pre-sale of the ten...

Alumni Jazz Band Concert

Alumni Jazz Band Concert

Emily Paluba, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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On December 20, Mr. Earl Philips, Cherokee's Jazz Band director, put together a concert featuring his current jazz band, along with an alumni band consisting of a variety of his past students from his last 10 years at Cherokee. The jazz bands of DeMasi Middle School and Marlton Middle School, and Mr. ...

Blood Drive Sparks Controversy Amongst Staff, Students Alike

Blood Drive Sparks Controversy Amongst Staff, Students Alike

Sanjana Kondapalli, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 21, 2017


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Although all who donated blood were doing a noble deed, many did not feel that they were treated as such. Specifically, the Student Council sponsored winter Blood Drive on Dec. 8 spawned many complaints about the organization from the student body. Chiefly, the overwhelming complaint happened to be...

Cherokee Students, Staff Help Save Lives At Blood Drive

Cherokee Students, Staff Help Save Lives At Blood Drive

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

On Friday December 8th, Cherokee's Student Council sponsored its annual winter blood drive in support of the Community Blood Council of New Jersey, an organization that distributes much-needed blood to hospitals in and around New Jersey. An event open to all Cherokee students and staff 18 and over, ...

New Class Creates New Vibe In Music Department

New Class Creates New Vibe In Music Department

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 27, 2017


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For this current school year, Cherokee added a new music class to its repertoire of course offerings: Piano Lab. One class is taught by Cherokee Choral Director, Mrs. Nicole Snodgrass, while the other three are taught by Cherokee's new music teacher, Mrs. Laurie Flynn. Although both present an identical...

Cherokee Drama Welcomes Holiday Season With Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Cherokee Drama Welcomes Holiday Season With Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2017


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Cherokee opened the holiday season in grand fashion the weekend after Thanksgiving with the first two showings of its annual fall show. This year's performance was of Irving Berlin's White Christmas, which tells the story of two former army mates searching for love and happiness while trying to put o...

Cherokee Dances the Night Away

Cherokee Dances the Night Away

Dayna Schubert, Photo Editor

November 13, 2017


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On October 28, 2017, Cherokee High School hosted its annual Homecoming dance. The dance was the end to a wild Spirit Week and brought students from the school together into one place: the North Gym.   Besides the Senior Prom and Sophomore Cotillion, this dance is a major event on Cherokee’s socia...

Halloween Parade

Halloween Parade

Sanjana Kondapalli, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 1, 2017


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    It is only once a year that students can dress up however they like and participate in the annual Halloween parade, which is hosted by Renaissance, at Cherokee, marking the onset of the holiday season.  Mrs. Gallombardo, a Renaissance adviser,  says her goal with this year's parade was to "get it done...

Women’s International Club

Women’s International Club

Sanjana Kondapalli, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 29, 2017


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Women's International is a club that encourages change in local communities and recognizes global issues by enlightening students about social and civil issues, specifically pertaining to females.   The club is affiliated with the Women's Campaign International (WCI), an organization that "empowers...

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