The Cherokee Scout

One Contest Brings New Life to a Bookstore

Display at Inkwood Bookstore

Javid Labenski, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

On September 15, 2019, Inkwood Books, an independent bookstore in Haddonfield, N.J., held An Evening with Amor Towles. Sponsored by publisher Penguin Random House, An Evening with Amor Towles brought a famous author to a small-town independent bookstore, which many thought would never happen.  In Apr...

This Book “Educated” the Audience

This Book

Monica Morissey, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

“Educated” by Tara Westover is a memoir which explores the triumphs and tribulations of her unique life.  Living in in rural Idaho, her parents disregarded traditional schooling and adopted a rather transcendentalist ideology with a hint of twisted mormonism. Westover craved something that is easily...

Glass Castle Fails to Thrill

Glass Castle Fails to Thrill

Sarah Henell, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

**Contains some spoilers** Many students at Cherokee High School read the novel "The Glass Castle" in their Sophomore year English classes. Last summer, on Aug. 11, 2017, the movie adaptation for the book was released with a PG-13 rating. Despite numerous people enjoying the novel when it was read in...

Hidden Figures Book Misses Mark

Hidden Figures Book Misses Mark

Sam Schepps, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017

Author Margot Lee Shetterly's debut book Hidden Figures, which hit shelves in September 2016, was this summer's One Book selection. The work attempts to tell a powerful story of three female, African American NASA employees that explore the glaring racial and gender-based divides in the American workforc...

Hidden Figures Book, Movie Tell Two Different Stories

Hidden Figures Book, Movie Tell Two Different Stories

Natasha Watts, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2017

For the first time, the One Book One School (OBOS) is a selection for the entire Lenape Regional district, not just Cherokee High School. Now, every student votes in the district to read the same book over the summer, which has become a great way to give the entire students body something in common. ...

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Copies of the book of the play of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child parts One and Two are displayed at a bookstore in London, Britain July 31, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall - RTSKER0

Natasha Watts, Reviews Editor

April 5, 2017

My life has been defined by the Harry Potter series. When I was a child I had all the books read to me whenever a new one was released. I listened to them all on audiobook, and later read them all by myself. I've seen all the movies, and have visited Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and the...

Is One Book One School Working?

Is One Book One School Working?

Sam Schepps, Sports Editor

April 4, 2017

Although established rather recently, the One Book One School program has become a mainstay in the district, across all grade levels and classes, to an oftentimes mixed reception among students. However, the pressing issue about the program is not whether students enjoy it; rather, it is whether the...

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