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The True Story About NJROTC

Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor

December 5, 2019

For the average student, the word “ROTC,” may conjure up an image of a fellow student that they may have seen in the hallways: a peer dressed in a neat uniform. However, many do not know what ROTC actually is. Its challenges, ideas, ambitions, and the students and teachers who make it possible are com...

Harriet: A Story Everyone Should Know

Harriet: A Story Everyone Should Know

Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor

December 5, 2019

Harriet, released on November 1, 2019, beautifully captures the extraordinary life of abolitionist, Harriet Tubman. The film begins with Harriet’s life as a slave and follows her from her escape to freedom as well as everything that came afterward. Harriet’s accomplishments in guiding countless others ...

Parasite: A Masterpiece of Crazy Korean Satire

Parasite: A Masterpiece of Crazy Korean Satire

Javid Labenski, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

At first look, Korean director Joon-Ho Bong’s new film Parasite may not look like much. The story is one of two families in different social classes whose lives clash by fate. Yet, a deeper investigation shows a multi-layered film that tells a dreamlike parable of class inequality in modern-day Sou...

Preview: Cherokee Takes on Rancocas Valley

Preview: Cherokee Takes on Rancocas Valley

William Chacon, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

On September 28, 2019, the Cherokee Chiefs will be traveling to Rancocas Valley High School to battle it out on the football field. Last year, Rancocas Valley beat Cherokee; however, the Chiefs have a much better record this year, 2-1, compared to Rancocas Valley's 0-3 record. The game starts at two...

Cherokee Football Embarks on its Revenge Tour

Cherokee Football Embarks on its Revenge Tour

Kayla Johnson, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The Cherokee Chiefs are hoping to continue their winning streak as they come off an impressive victory against Washington Township High School. On Friday, September 13, 2019, the Chiefs took on Shawnee, their biggest rival. The game ended in a 17-6 loss. After the disappointing 2018-2019 football season, the ...

Recycling is Important, Yet Most People are Doing it Wrong

Maya Zarcone, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

How often have you gone to throw out something and wondered, “Can I recycle this?” Probably not often. Recycling is such an easy thing to do, however, people always seem to forget about it.    Point blank: recycling is important. By recycling, fewer greenhouse gasses are emitted. Mining materials ar...

Football Season or Clown Season? Cherokee Attempts to Tackle Shawnee

Football Season or Clown Season? Cherokee Attempts to Tackle Shawnee

Bella Parelli, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Everyone at Cherokee knows who our biggest rival is. Since the dawn of time, Shawnee and Cherokee have had it out for each other. No matter the competition: student section size, football team victory, etc, the two schools always have a massive spit fire.  September 13, 2019: Cherokee v. Shawnee at t...

New Students Needed for Cherokee’s Marching Band

New Students Needed for Cherokee’s Marching Band

Emily Paluba, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2019

On Monday, May 20, marching band sign ups will take place at Cherokee High School at 7 pm. All of the students and faculty are welcoming and encourage anyone to join. It doesn’t matter how much experience someone has, anyone can be a part of it. The marching band won the Group IVA State Champions title two ye...

A Stranger Summer

A Stranger Summer

Hannah Kent, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Looking for a new show to binge watch? Netflix’s original series, “Stranger Things,” is coming out with a third season said to air on July 4th 2019. The original cast is all said to be returning with its Independence Day themed poster featuring main characters, Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown,...

Beware of Cherokee’s Sinking Football Field

Beware of Cherokee’s Sinking Football Field

Dayna Schubert, School News Editor

March 20, 2019

On March 14, 2019, students, staff, and parents were all made aware of the conditions of Cherokee's main field, the Bowl's turf, and its unsafe conditions. According to a letter released by one Cherokee's Assistant Principals, the Director of Athletics and Activities, Scott Agnew, the field was placed...

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

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...

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