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Volleyball Tournament Cancelled!

Volleyball Tournament Cancelled!

Dayna Schubert, School News Editor

November 5, 2018


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Student Council’s Annual Fall Volleyball Tournament has been cancelled due to lack of interest. Typically, the tournament is packed with seniors that are excited to take down some freshman, but it seems like the seniors are just exhausted. A lot of them have participated since their freshman year, but ...

Haunted Attractions: Beware the Scare!

Haunted Attractions: Beware the Scare!

Cheyenne Hamilton, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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It’s October, which means it’s time to get spooked! A lot of people will refuse to watch scary movies and steer clear of the abandoned house down the road. Others, however, will jump at the opportunity to get their heart racing and adrenaline rushing. Halloween isn’t only a time to dress up as anyt...

Freshman Quotes

October 25, 2018


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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


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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...

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