• Interview with Mr. Illig
  • The Energy Bus: What’s it All About?
  • 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball
  • Nike Protest: My Opinion
  • Best Gaming Systems of 2018
  • Interview with Mr. Illig

    Interview with Mr. Illig

    Helaina Parker, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2018

    You have probably seen Mr. Illig around school, but may not know much about him. Well, that's going to change! After reading this article, you will know more about Mr. Illig than your parents! Mr. Illig grew up between Minnesota and South Africa. He has never lived in Missouri before this year. He has a Bachelor's Degree...

    This is Mr. Illig, the new CMS principal.

    Madison Arthur

  • The Energy Bus: What’s it All About?

    The Energy Bus: What’s it All About?

    Sarah Jane Trotman, Staff Writer

    October 18, 2018

    This year we’ve started our new Character Education theme: The Energy Bus. You’ve heard about it, but you might still be wondering what it is. Read on to learn more and answer your question: What’s it all about? The Energy Bus is a book written by Jon Gordon. Our entire character ED theme this year is centered aro...

  • 7th and 8th Grade Volleyball

    7th and 8th Grade Volleyball

    Delaney Sisney, Staff Writer/Photographer

    October 18, 2018

    The seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams are doing great this year! I asked Violet Turner, seventh-grade volleyball player, how she thought that their season was going. She said, “Pretty good because we practice every day and we have won every set.” I also asked Violet why she likes being on the team and she told me...

    7th and 8th grade volleyball teams

  • Nike Protest: My Opinion

    Nike Protest: My Opinion

    Gabby Burgess, Staff Writer/Leadership Team

    October 18, 2018

    The Nike protests started in early September and are still a controversial issue over a month later. The protest started due to Nike’s newly released “Just Do It” campaign for the company's 30 year anniversary. For this campaign, Nike made football player Collin Kaepernick the face of the campaign. He sparked the police...

    A new Nike advertisement features former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. [Via MerlinFTP Drop]

    Nike

  • Best Gaming Systems of 2018

    Best Gaming Systems of 2018

    Catelyn Conover, Staff Writer

    October 17, 2018

    We have come to a generation that is almost completely dedicated to playing video games.  We all want the up to date systems. In 2018 there are lots of good game systems, but are they good enough to make it in the top 6 gaming systems of 2018? These gaming systems are not in order. This is just a list of some of them. Best...

Epsilon Beta
Interview with Mrs. Odom

Interview with Mrs. Odom

October 19, 2018

Many of you have seen Mrs. Odom around school, but may not know exactly who she is. Mrs. Odom is our new Vice Principal at Cherokee. I had the chance to sit down with her this week to get to know her a...

Yoga Club

Yoga Club

October 19, 2018

Yoga is thought to have been invented in Northern India during the Golden Age, about 2,000 years ago. It has become one of the most popular ways for people who want to become more flexible, stronger, and...

Gaming Club

Gaming Club

October 19, 2018

Gaming Club is a club at Cherokee. They meet on Wednesdays from 2:45 to 3:45 in the library. You play board games and online games, but Fortnite IS restricted. You may bring your own games but you have...

Interview with Mr. Illig

Interview with Mr. Illig

October 18, 2018

You have probably seen Mr. Illig around school, but may not know much about him. Well, that's going to change! After reading this article, you will know more about Mr. Illig than your parents! Mr. Illig...

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Lindsey Stirling
First Friday Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk

October 18, 2018

Have you ever been super bored on a Friday night and wondering what you can do? Drive on down to Downtown Springfield on the first Friday of every month for the First Friday Art Walk! Every month, Downtown...

Books You Need to Read!

Books You Need to Read!

October 18, 2018

Some books just stick with you forever, no doubt. Some people's love goes as far as being a tattoo of their favorite book or naming their child after a character. Here is a list of books that you need...

Concession Stand

Concession Stand

October 18, 2018

Working the Cherokee concession stand is a great way to get involved, have fun, and help make money for the school. All you have to do is take orders, get money, then give the people what they ordered....

Best Gaming Systems of 2018

Best Gaming Systems of 2018

October 17, 2018

We have come to a generation that is almost completely dedicated to playing video games.  We all want the up to date systems. In 2018 there are lots of good game systems, but are they good enough to make...

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Foreign Exchange Student Families
Homework: Is it Worth the Hassle?

Homework: Is it Worth the Hassle?

October 19, 2018

Homework. It’s a word we’ve come to know and not always love. In this article, we’re going straight to the facts to decipher if homework is worth the hassle. The Problem Homework has always...

What are the True Dangers of the Flu?

What are the True Dangers of the Flu?

October 19, 2018

Most kids and adults often confuse the common cold with the flu. They are two completely different things, and the flu just might be more dangerous than you think. So to get more information, I interviewed...

This is HALLOWEEN!

This is HALLOWEEN!

October 19, 2018

Welcome to a terrifying time! A time of frights, scares, ghouls, goblins, and costumes! Not to mention parties! What's the history of Halloween anyway? A long time ago in the 1800's, Halloween marked...

The Energy Bus: What’s it All About?

The Energy Bus: What’s it All About?

October 18, 2018

This year we’ve started our new Character Education theme: The Energy Bus. You’ve heard about it, but you might still be wondering what it is. Read on to learn more and answer your question: What’s...

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