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Mr. Iannelli To Retire After 31 Years Of Service To District

Mr. Iannelli To Retire After 31 Years Of Service To District

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

After a long and illustrious tenure in the Lenape Regional High School District, South Principal Mr. Iannelli has decided to retire. His efforts to constantly improve the quality of education and the educational experience for both students and faculty have left a lasting mark on the district and especially...

What Now?

What Now?

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In the immediate aftermath of events like the horrific Valentine's Day mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, it is easy to become wrapped up in the shock of the tragedy.   And while there is certainly nothing wrong with keeping those affected in our hearts and...

Marvel Trailers Excite Fans

Marvel Trailers Excite Fans

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

"Avengers: Infinity War" is one of the most anticipated movies of 2018. The story will follow the Avengers as they try to defeat Thanos in his quest to collect all of the Infinity Stones. This story line is so dense that it will be split into two parts. The first Infinity War movie is set to release...

The Greatest Show On Earth Wows On Big Screen

The Greatest Show On Earth Wows On Big Screen

Emily Paluba, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

"The Greatest Showman" is an original movie musical about Barnum & Bailey's Circus co-founder P.T. Barnum’s journey to success in show business. Barnum, portrayed by Hugh Jackman, attempts to find his passion as he makes an investment in an empty building that later transforms into “The Grea...

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,...

Patriots vs. Eagles: Who Will Take the Ring?

Patriots vs. Eagles: Who Will Take the Ring?

Shweta Nair, Sports Section Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is the battle everyone in the Philadelphia region has been waiting for. Finally, 13 years after their last appearance, the Philadelphia Eagles are in the Super Bowl. The face off is Sunday, February 4, against a team that has proven to be extremely successful in the past few years: the New England...

Alumni Jazz Band Concert

Alumni Jazz Band Concert

Emily Paluba, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

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. ...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Cole Norris, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The newest installment of the Star Wars saga has arrived, answering many of our questions from “The Force Awakens,” but also making fans ask more. The thrilling, jam-packed sci-fi adventure picks up immediately after episode seven as the Resistance’s pursuit to find Luke Skywalker continues and th...

Cherokee Girls’ Basketball Team Barely Takes Home the Win Against Rival Lenape

Cherokee Girls’ Basketball Team Barely Takes Home the Win Against Rival Lenape

Sanjana Kondapalli, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the home court advantage, Cherokee's girls' basketball team beat out the Lenape girls' basketball team by a bare margin of 35-33 through a slew of skill and teamwork.  In the second game of their season, the Lady Chiefs showed off their great chemistry, especially the Therien sisters, but fell...

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...

Girls Varsity Basketball Scrimmage Success

Shweta Nair, Sports Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, December 8, Cherokee's Girls Varsity Basketball played a scrimmage against Rancocas Valley Regional High School. In only their second scrimmage, the team showed a strong compatibility and beat Rancocas Valley with ease. Since the girls were still getting used to playing with each other, they...

White Christmas Warms Hearts for the Holidays

White Christmas Warms Hearts for the Holidays

Aayushi Parikh, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Love, comedy, and the promise of snow: the perfect combination for a holiday story. This year, Cherokee High School performed Irving Berlin's White Christmas as its fall show. It was the ideal play to get ready for the holiday season. The plot of the play was simple, which made it easy to follow. F...

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