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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

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

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

NJ Blood Council

Sanjana Kondapalli, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 21, 2017

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

Mr. Callinan supports cause of the Community Blood Council of New Jersey by donating Friday.

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

Ms. Gallombardo and Ms. Rodenheiser as Mickey and Minnie Mouse

Sanjana Kondapalli, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 1, 2017

    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

Lauren Johnston

Sanjana Kondapalli, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 29, 2017

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

Laura Duffy, Abi Sanie, Sophia Fortuna, Aren Duffy, Ryan Fanelli

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 26, 2017

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

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

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 ...

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