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  • All City Honor Band
  • President H.W Bush: Before Presidency
  • Christmas Traditions
  • The Truth About Animal Testing
  • Mrs. Rabinowitz

    Mrs. Rabinowitz

    Helaina Parker, Staff Writer/Section Editor/Leadership Team

    December 12, 2018

        You may have seen Mrs. Rabinowitz's lounge in the office, but you may not have gotten a chance to actually speak with her. Mrs. Rabi, as she prefers to be called, is the new 6th and 8th grade counselor this year at Cherokee. I recently got the opportunity to have a one-on-one talk with her earlier this week.      A...

    Mrs. Rabinowitz is a counselor at Cherokee Middle School.

    Madison Arthur

  • All City Honor Band

    All City Honor Band

    Kylie Burks, Section Editor and Staff Writer

    December 11, 2018

      The first semester is an exciting time in the Cherokee music department. From fundraisers to concerts, the choir, band, and orchestra are all busy trying to perfect their music in time for the upcoming concerts and festivals and raise money so that the department can have the very best supplies to help young musicians be insp...

  • President H.W Bush: Before Presidency

    President H.W Bush: Before Presidency

    Catelyn Conover, Staff Writer

    December 10, 2018

       As many of us know, recently the 41st president of the United States, George H.W Bush has died. Lots of people don't know many things about him. Due to this event, we should educate everyone about him and his background. Growing up:   George Herbert Walker Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts, on June 12, 1924. He ...

  • Christmas Traditions

    Christmas Traditions

    Madison Arthur, Section Editor/Photographer/Leadership Team

    December 10, 2018

    Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all of you Smoke Signal readers! I can just tell that this holiday season will really be something extra special (and pray that snow is also in the picture!) Just out of curiosity, I did a little survey recently to ask people what kind of traditions they have around Christmas time. I ...

    Christmas decorations are so beautiful and magical to look at when you go anywhere this time of the year.

    Madison Arthur

  • The Truth About Animal Testing

    The Truth About Animal Testing

    Sarah Jane Trotman, Staff Writer

    December 10, 2018

    Animal testing is the use of animals in scientific studies. A purpose of animal testing is to experiment on animals before products or procedures are used on humans. Experiments on animals can help scientists learn how the human body works. Over the years, this topic has been very controversial. Tests on animals can benefi...

The Team Behind the Team
Mr. Rogers

Mr. Rogers

December 14, 2018

Mr. Rogers is the new 7th-grade counselor at Cherokee. At Cherokee, we all have people we like to hang out with. Mr. Rogers had his own little clique in high school as well! He and five other guys that...

Green Team

Green Team

December 13, 2018

  If you have ever seen a few kids wheeling around trashcans on Tuesday mornings, that would be the Green Team. The Green Team is a club sponsored by Mrs. Madura with 15 students who go around every Tuesday...

Art Club

Art Club

December 13, 2018

The Cherokee Middle school Art Club meets every Wednesday after school in Mrs. Buerger's room until 4:00. "Art Club is an extra opportunity to create outside of class time," says Mrs. Buerger.  They work...

Mrs. Rabinowitz

Mrs. Rabinowitz

December 12, 2018

    You may have seen Mrs. Rabinowitz's lounge in the office, but you may not have gotten a chance to actually speak with her. Mrs. Rabi, as she prefers to be called, is the new 6th and 8th grade counselor...

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Kickapoo Performance – Into the Woods
Holidays In December

Holidays In December

December 11, 2018

  There are many holidays in December like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and much more! In America, people would bring their cultures and religions whenever they immigrated long ago and we celebrate them...

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

December 10, 2018

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all of you Smoke Signal readers! I can just tell that this holiday season will really be something extra special (and pray that snow is also in the picture!) Just...

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Sharing The Love
Skip the Straw!

Skip the Straw!

December 13, 2018

You may be asking yourself "what is the big deal about plastic straws?" Well in America alone, we use about 500 million plastic straws a day! Most of those end up polluting our oceans and killing our marine...

Opinion: Making a Softball Team at Cherokee

Opinion: Making a Softball Team at Cherokee

December 12, 2018

  A lot of girls at Cherokee play softball, and the boys have a baseball team, so why can't girls have a softball team?  There should be a girls softball team because the boys have a baseball team, and...

What is Diabetes?

What is Diabetes?

December 11, 2018

What is diabetes? Some of you may think its something to joke about but you are sadly mistaken. Diabetes is when your body can not make enough insulin in order for you to survive; therefore when a diabetic...

The Truth About Animal Testing

The Truth About Animal Testing

December 10, 2018

Animal testing is the use of animals in scientific studies. A purpose of animal testing is to experiment on animals before products or procedures are used on humans. Experiments on animals can help scientists...

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