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A thermostat in the freezing Cherokee North Building

Life and Times in the Cherokee Tundra

Alexandra Carcel, Arts/Entertainment Editor May 2, 2024

The weeks of Apr. 15 and Apr. 22 proved to be a bit unusual in Cherokee’s North building. Boilers were removed as part of maintenance on the AC system, leaving Cherokee North without heat. As a result,...

Accounting IV Takes on Taxes

Accounting IV Takes on Taxes

Alexandra Carcel, Arts/Entertainment Editor March 1, 2024

On March 7 and 11, Ms. Laverne’s Accounting IV class will participate in free tax filing nights at Cherokee from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event is open to all New Jersey residents and will provide students...

Cherokee, Lenape and Shawnees GSA members

Cherokee’s GSA “Holi-Gay” Party

Lila Zink, School News Editor January 3, 2024

On Dec. 11, Cherokee’s Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) attended its first party of the school year: a holiday party, which was affectionately nicknamed the “holi-gay” party. It was held at Lenape...

Ukulele club holiday party poster created by Lily Barber (24)

Ukulele Holiday Party

Lily Barber, Editor-In-Chief December 19, 2023

E101 is going to be full of musical cheer on Dec. 18 during lunch and learn. The Ukulele Club is hosting a holiday party for anyone who wants to attend, whether they have a ukulele or not.  “As our...

Back Row from Left to Right: Evan Scarpulla (25), Andrew Casey (24), Jessica Raio (25), Noah Pirrotta (27), Lila Zink (25)
Front Row from Left to Right: Mackenzie Browne (24), Samantha Donato (24), Ilynd-Bree Simoes-Johnson (26), Callista Hunter (26)

Cherokee’s Fall Stage Crew Leadership

Grace Wojtylak, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

With Cherokee Theatre department’s fall show, “Annie”, approaching its opening night, Stage Crew has announced its leadership roles for the exciting events that go on backstage. Behind the scenes,...

From left to right, Niky Jiang (25), Shreshta Charipally (25), Selen Arkan (25)

Books and Bites: Cherokee’s New Book Club

Haniya Mohammad, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

The Books and Bites club is one of the newest clubs in Cherokee. This club is managed by students Niky Jiang, Selen Arkan, Shresthta Charipally, and English teacher Mrs. Strobl. Books and Bites is a club...

Cherokees Homecoming Dance in the North Gym

Cherokee’s Homecoming Dance: Too Hot to Handle?

Olivia Zink, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

The time came again for Cherokee’s Homecoming dance on October 21. Lots of chatter surrounded this year’s dance because it was announced to be in the gym rather than the North Cafeteria like last year,...

2023 PSAT Review

2023 PSAT Review

Ava Zink, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

The PSATs, taken every year by freshmen, sophomores, and juniors throughout the state, had a different look this year. Instead of the usual pencil and paper format, the tests were taken on Chromebooks.  On...

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Cherokee’s Trunk-or-Treat is Back for Another Spooky Year!

Virginia Wellborn, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

This year's annual Little Chiefs Trunk-or-Treat will take place on October 29, from 10am until 12pm. Visitors can park in the North Main parking lot and then walk over to the North Cafeteria lot to check...

Artist Eglė Plytnikaitė creates this work to bring awareness to the war in Ukraine.

Cherokee’s New Ukrainian Club—Because Caring Is More Than A Trend

Akriti Thavanai, Staff Writer June 14, 2023

Upon the inception of the war between Ukraine and Russia in February of 2022, overwhelming support for Ukraine swept through social media, as well as through commercial advertisements and news channels....

Grace Gorsline is welcomed into the Honors Society!

World Language Honor Society Inductions

Gracie Gorsline, Staff Writer June 7, 2023

¡Hola! Bonjour! Chiao! Hallo! On Thursday, March 9, several students at Cherokee High School were inducted into the World Language Honor Society. Here at Cherokee, six language classes are offered: Spanish,...

Cherokees Art Major class poses outside of the Barnes Museum.

Cherokee’s Annual Art Major Field Trip Gives Students a Glimpse into Art History

Lily Barber, School News Editor June 5, 2023

On April 20, Mrs. Guittar’s Art Major class went on a field trip to the Barnes Museum in Philadelphia and saw hundreds of historic paintings that shaped art as we know it today.  Art Major is a class...

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