The Cherokee Scout

The True Story About NJROTC

Major and Chief Celebrating Ten Years at Cherokee

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 compl...

Do the Academic Awards Really Award Academia?

Members of the Class of 2019 at the 2019 Academic Awards

Dayna Schubert, Editor in Chief

August 8, 2019

Each June, Cherokee High School holds the annual Academic Awards that are believed to honor Cherokee's most distinguished scholars and athletes. In order to snag an invite, you must have straight A's, which is essentially a 4.0 grade point average or you can have a grade point average of about a 3.5...

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...

The Focus on Fidgeting

Fidget Spinner

Mili Mehta, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Recently, fidget toys have become the new obsession for many people nationwide. While these toys are incredibly addictive, they are also beneficial in many ways when it comes to learning. Fidget toys are proven to help people stay focused and attentive while doing work and have also been proven to le...

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