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A poster for Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians”: Finally, a Good Adaptation

Lila Zink, School News Editor February 27, 2024

Long-suffering fans of the “Percy Jackson” book series have been looking forward to an accurate adaptation since the release of its two movie adaptations in 2010 and 2013, which left fans less than...

Should students take the AP exam?

College Admission Advice No. 2: Are AP Exams Worth It?

Steven Willi, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

At Cherokee, students who wish to be challenged with advanced coursework have the option to take classes that adhere to the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) curriculum. These classes grant many...

A photo Grande shared when announcing the title of her new album.

Ariana Grande, the Comeback Queen

Safeena Bhimani, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

Ariana Grande is one of the most renowned pop artists in history and reigned as queen throughout the 2010s. By 2020, the acclaimed album “Positions” had garnered so much attention a deluxe album with...

Margot Robbie shows off her 1977 Superstar Barbie themed dress.

Slay or Nay?: Golden Globes 2024

Olivia Zink, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

Everybody’s talking about this year’s Golden Globes, from the comedian and host Jo Koy to the winners of the awards. But with every awards show comes what most people look forward to: celebrity outfits....

Maureen Flavin Sweeney and her husband Ted Sweeney.

Hidden History No. 1: Maureen Flavin Sweeney and the Fate of D-Day

Alexandra Carcel, Editor February 15, 2024

Irish postmistress Maureen Flavin Sweeney is a prime example of an ordinary individual who changed the course of history.    Born on June 3, 1923, Flavin Sweeney was raised in Knockanure, County...

How Travis Kelce Got The Girl

How Travis Kelce Got The Girl

Ella Lipson, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

Once Upon A Time  On July 9, when all the stars aligned, Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce ended up in the same room, at the same time. Kelce attended Swift's “Eras Tour” at Arrowhead Stadium. On...

Six Spoons remain!

This Week in Spoons Vol. 5: The End is Almost Here!

Lily Barber, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2024

The week of Feb. 12 was a high-stakes week in the seniors' game of Spoons. Although a winner has yet to arise, this week was full of excitement and tension.    At the beginning of this week,...

A poster for the first season of Stranger Things.

Filming Begins on “Stranger Things” Season 5

Nina DiBartolomeo, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

It has recently been announced that the Netflix series “Stranger Things” has started filming its fifth and final season. After much anticipation from fans and a production delay caused by the writer’s...

One of the album covers for Lana.

SZA Announces New Album

Taylor Reddington, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

On Dec. 21, 2023, SZA, the widely known contemporary R&B artist, posted a photo of her hit album cover, “SOS,” on Instagram, celebrating the one-year anniversary of the beloved album. Shortly...

From Trade to Triumph

From Trade to Triumph

Ethan Coffina, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

On Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024, the Detroit Lions took on the Los Angeles Rams in the Divisional Round of the 2023 NFL playoffs. The Lions would go on to win this game 24-23 in Detroit, putting an end to their...

Two spoons held in front of a Cherokee Mural.

This Week in Spoons Vol. 4: An Interview with Elena Kelly

Lily Barber, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2024

Although the class of 2024’s game of Spoons appears to be slowing down, the game is getting even more intense for the remaining players. As tensions run high and interest starts diminishing, here is...

Bathroom Passes: A Band-Aid for a Larger Issue

Bathroom Passes: A Band-Aid for a Larger Issue

Lily Barber, Editor in Chief February 6, 2024

Leaving class to go to the bathroom is a basic human right, not a privilege. When we are in the comfort of our own homes or out in any public setting, the idea of being stripped of that right never crosses...

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