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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


Filed under School News, Showcase

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...

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...

B Flat’s Major Debut

B Flat’s Major Debut

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 26, 2017


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On October 26, Seniors and Parents celebrated together at the annual Senior Pinning ceremony. The event had some great aspects, but one of the most stand out moments of the night was when a group of five Cherokee students made their debut as the musical group B Flat. Juniors Sophia Fortuna, Ryan Fanelli,...

Student Council Elections

Student Council Elections

Dayna Schubert, Staff Writer

June 15, 2017


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On April 4 and 5, Student Council held their annual elections for next school year’s president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Exactly 233 members of the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes headed to both cafeterias to place their votes. The Cherokee Student Body elected Lindsay Mu...

Concert Choir and Girls’ Ensemble Perform in NYC

Concert Choir and Girls’ Ensemble Perform in NYC

Ashwin Mahadevan, Clubs Editor

April 5, 2017


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Choral singing is the quintessence of music. While at a surface level a choir may just appear to be an organized group of singers, at a deeper level, a choir is a group of friends, all devoted to singing, who come together to create musical brilliance and magnificence. The Cherokee Concert Choir and ...

Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Aayushi Parikh, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


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This year, Cherokee Theater chose to perform A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Lead by the fall drama director, Mr. Fisicaro, the show opened on November 25 and 26 and offered additional performances the following weekend. The award-winning musical comedy follows a young man named Pseudo...

Head to Med for Students Considering Medical Professions

Head to Med for Students Considering Medical Professions

Dayna Schubert, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


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The Head to Med Club offers Cherokee students the opportunity to explore careers in the medical field. Once a month, various medical professionals, invited by the club, talk to students at Cherokee after school about their journey to success. They share their struggles and stories of what brought them to t...

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