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Sara Barbagiovannis spoon.

This Week in Spoons: Volume 3 – A Twin Swap, Mr. Cherokee Eliminations, and Rule Controversies

Lily Barber, Editor January 31, 2023

Three weeks of the class of 2023’s game of Spoons have gone by, and there is still no end in sight. With surprises at every turn, it’s time to recap what has transpired in the last week, from rule...

Student Council Red Cross Blood Drive

Student Council Red Cross Blood Drive

Celeste Yeany, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2023

Continuing with their longstanding tradition, Cherokee’s Student Council held its annual blood drive on December 7, 2022. Each day 38,000 people need a blood transfusion. Despite this, only 3% of eligible...

A classroom reminding its student that it is a spoon free classroom for the remainder of the game.

This Week in Spoons: Volume Two

Lily Barber, Editor January 23, 2023

Despite the fact that the week of January 16 was shorter than most, the second week of the senior's game of Spoons was extremely eventful and brought new challenges for the Class of 2023.  Due to the...

This Week in Spoons: Volume One

This Week in Spoons: Volume One

Lily Barber, Editor January 18, 2023

The week of January 9 marked the first week of Cherokee’s annual game of Spoons, and so much has happened in this short period of time. From over 90 people getting out, to controversial lunch detentions,...

Mr. Rojek leads an NHS meeting.

Getting into NHS: A Step by Step Instruction guide

Lily Barber, Editor January 11, 2023

National Honors Society (NHS) is a prestigious group that recognizes character, scholarship, leadership, and service in juniors and seniors in America. Since our chapter recently had its application period,...

Sign Language Interpreter Ms. Kent uses the sign for interpret.

Why ASL is an Important Language for Students to Learn

Lily Barber, School News Editor January 6, 2023

American Sign Language (ASL) is an important language that more students living in America should learn. Increasing the number of students who can communicate with deaf/hearing impaired people and interacting...

From left to right,  Anna Spivak, Lila ZInk, Olivia Zink, Cara Dragani and Shaylee Shumate at Homecoming 2022

Homecoming 2022: A Success or a Disappointment?

Lila Zink, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

As October 15 neared, Cherokee’s annual Homecoming dance was becoming a more prominent topic of conversation. Everyone was excitedly discussing the outfits and plans they made for the night. However,...

The view from the new and improved PAC stage.

Did the Cherokee Performing Arts Center become the Cherokee Ocean?

Jason Buczko, Editor November 3, 2022
During the past summer, Cherokee’s very own Performing Arts Center (also known as the PAC) underwent a massive roof renovation. The company who helped install the new roof had an emergency protocol for inclement weather: a tarp. One night, a severe thunderstorm hit Cherokee overnight, somehow causing the tarp to break from the rain. When the workers arrived the next morning, they were greeted with destruction. The PAC was in worse shape than it was at the end of last school year, and now Cherokee had to work harder in order to restore it to its previous state.
Cherokees Concert Choir and Girls Ensemble performed at the Atlantic City Convention Center

Cherokee’s Concert Choir and Girls Ensemble Sing at the Atlantic City Convention Center

Jason Buczko, Columns Editor June 10, 2022

After months of hard work and preparation, Cherokee’s Concert Choir and Girls Ensemble had the opportunity to perform at the New Jersey Music Educators Association (NJMEA) State Conference in Atlantic...

Sophomores Lily Barber (L) and Nick DAntonio (R) have a great time at Cotillion!

The Class of 2024’s Night on The Red Carpet

Lily Barber and Nick D'Antonio June 10, 2022

On April 29, 2022, the class of 2024 gathered in the North cafeteria for its sophomore cotillion. For quite a lot of people, this was their first experience with a Cherokee school dance. Although students...

Cherokee seniors recently visited Disney on their senior trip.

Class of 2022 Visits The Happiest Place on Earth

Renisha Parikh, Editor-in-Chief May 13, 2022

After two years of the pandemic stripping away senior activities, the class of 2022 was finally able to visit Disney. Many seniors, however, decided not to go due to COVID-19. Because of this, the number...

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