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C
HEROKEE HIGH SCHOOL

EXTRA
-
CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES



WELCOME TO CHEROKEE COUNTRY
!
!

As members of the Cherokee family
,

we're sure that you'll uphold and
further enhance Cherokee High School
’s

reputation.

A very positive part of your high school experience can and
should be extra
-
curricular activities. Clubs and organizations offer you an excellent opportunity to try new

things
and to become involved in your school's community.

The following is a list of the extra
-
curricular activities already
established at Cherokee. If you'd like to become involved in any of these activities, contact the advisor.


Clubs

~
y
ou must be
a member in good standing

Classes

~
(1)

Y
ou must be a member in good standing
,
(2)

N
o serious discipline record
s

(discretion of

administration)




A student may hold office in as many organizations as his
/her

time and academic standing will allow, with the

following exceptions:

(1)
Class President may not hold any other
office;

(2)
Student Council President may not hold
any other office

STUDENT

SERVICE

ORGANIZATIONS


AIM (Academics In Motion)


Advisor: Mrs. Dennis &
Mrs. Connolly

AIM
is a great program t
hat provides students with an opportunity to improve grades and build our Cherokee
community.


National Honor Society (NHS) students will volunteer to tutor other Cherokee students in all subjects for
one hour after school
.
The purpose of AIM is to help a
ll students especially freshmen who are coming from different
middle schools with dif
ferent level
s of ability. Any questions,
e
-
mail:
ldennis@lrhsd.org

or
sconnolly@lrhsd.
org
.





Amnesty International



Advisor: Ms. Rulo

Amnesty International aims to bring awareness to Human Rights issues. The club will educate others on these issues
and advocate for action that promotes poli
cies that advance human rights.
Membe
rs of Amnesty International envision
a world which recognizes the inherent dignity and the inalienable rights of all people and believe this goal is the
foundation for justice, freedom, and peace
.
Any questions, e
-
mail:
erulo@lrhsd.org
.


Community Service Club



Advisor
s
: Mrs.
Hazlett & Mr. Carey

The Community Service Club is sponsored by the Marlton Lions Club which encourages young men and women to serve
others in their community and around the world. The Communi
ty Service Club activities include regular meetings,
service projects and volunteer work. Any questions, e
-
mail:
ghazlett@lrhsd.org

or
rcarey@lrhsd.org
.



Environmental C
lub



Advisor
: M
r.
Epifano

The Environmental Club is
for
students interested in learning about and improving the environment. Some activities are
hikes, clean
-
ups, canoe trips, tree plantings, and seminars.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
depifano@lrhsd.org
.





FEA (
Future Educators of America
)



Advisor:

Ms. Ratkis

FEA is a club for students interested in a career in education. The club is chartered through Phi Delta Kappa.
Students are given experiences to broaden th
eir knowledge base in the field of education.

Classroom visitations
and
speakers from colleges help
provide useful information and guidance to those who may be interested in teaching,
counseling and other related careers.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
lratkis@lrhsd.org
.



Interact



Advisor:
Mrs. Hoerst

Interact, an organization sponsored by Rotary International, provides young people with the opportunity to use their
time and talents in service to the school and commu
nity. Besides that lofty purpose, it's lots of fun! The more
members they have, the more good they can try to do.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
khoerst@lrhsd.org
.


N
HS (N
ational Honor Society
)



Advisors:
M
r. Lynn &
Mr. Rojek

NHS is a service organization whose members are selected from among juniors and seniors with an un
-
weighted
scholastic average of at least 3.25 and a record of service, lead
ership and good character. F
un
draising for various
charities and
tuto
rin
g fellow students are two of the many activities of NHS Members
. For
additional
information
, go
to
:
www.nationalhonorsociety.cherokee.site.eboard.com
.
Any questions, e
-
mail:
clynn@lrhsd.org

or
srojek@lrhsd.org
.



Peer
Leadership

(Buddies Group)



Advisor:
TBA


Peer Leadership

is for students interested in improving their communication and l
eadership skills. Students must take
part in a training program, after which they continue to attend informative workshops. Students are then selected to
participate in programs within the school

&
community, including serving as role models and helpers
for younger
students, grades K
-
8.



Renaissance



Advisors:
Mrs. Gallombardo,
Mrs. Kuhlo
w,
Mr
. Lamplugh &
Mrs. LaRosa

Renaissance is a national organization working to create a culture in which academic excellence is supported and
rewarded. Members suppo
rt programs which reward student performance, academic achievement and partnerships
among administrators, teachers, parents, the community and local businesses.

Some Renaissance projects include:
People's Choice Awards
,
Teacher Appreciation Days
,
Renaiss
ance Honor Card System
,
Perfect Attendance Program
,
Senior Farewells
, etc…

Any questions, e
-
mail:
jgallombardo@lrhsd.org
,

kkuhlow@lrhsd.org
,
jlamplugh@lrhsd.org

or
jlarosa@lrhsd.org
.



S
.
A
.
C
.

(Students Actively Concerned)


Advisor: Mr. Kelhower

S
.
A
.
C
.
offer
s

its members

a wide array of opportunities to use their time, talents and energ
y to help people in need
locally and throughout the world.


SAC takes part in a variety of fundraisers and service projects allowing students to
realize the genuine impact their actions have in the lives of others. Any question
s
, e
-
mail:
tkelhower@lrhsd.org
.


S
.
A
.
D
.
D
.

(Students Against Destructive Decisions)


TBA

S
.
A
.
D
.
D
.

has been in existence since 1981. The goals of S
.
A
.
D
.
D
.

are designed to bring together the school, community
and family in an effort to elim
inate drug abuse and deaths due to the combination of drinking and driving
. S
.
A
.
D
.
D
.

also brings awareness to the consequences of other destructive decisions young people may make.



S
.
M
.
A
.
C
.

(Students’ Movement Against Cancer)


Advisor: Ms. Witzig

S
.
M
.
A
.
C
.
’s main goal is to promote cancer awareness and education in the Cherokee community as well as in the
community at large. S
.
M
.
A
.
C
.

participates in several activities during the year under the leadership of the American
Cancer Society, such as Relay f
or Life, and the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. We also partner with
the

Committee to Benefit the Children at St. Christopher's Hospital to assist with their events

and to interact with
oncology patients and their families. For additional info
rmation, please go to:
ewitzig.lrhsd.org.
Any questions,

e
-
mail:
ewitzig@lrhsd.org
.


S
.
T
.
A
.
R
.

(Students Together For Autism Research)
Advisor
s
:
Mrs. Roppoli,
Ms.
Blythe

& Mr. Kelhower

Cherokee S
.
T
.
A
.
R
.

has thr
ee main goals: fundraising for Autism Speaks (the largest nationally recognized organization
for autism research), promoting autism awareness and education and reaching out to autistic kids through community
service.

Any questions,
e
-
mail:
mroppoli@lrhsd.org
,
dblythe@lrhsd.org

or
tkelhower@lrhsd.org
.




Student Council



Advisors:
Mrs. DiMedio,
Mr.
Kelhower
,
M
s. McMaster & Mrs. B
inai


Student Council provides students a voice in student affairs. Through homeroom representatives, delegates
-
at
-
large
and the Executive Committee, a large number of students are able to become involved in school spirit activities such
as
pep rallie
s, homecoming,
frosh social and charitable work, such as blood drives.


For
additional
information, go to
:

www.studentcouncil.cherokee.site.eboard.com
.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
mdimedio@lrhsd.org
.





T
.
H
.
I
.
S
.

(Teenagers Helping Inner
-
City Students Club)



Advisors:
Mr. Framo,
Mr. Sweeney

& Mr. Butler


T
.
H
.
I
.
S
.

is an organization to raise awareness of the needs of inner
-
city students in surroun
din
g communities.
M
embers will take part in fundraisers and food drives throughout the year to assist an "adopte
d" school.


By becoming
a T
.
H
.
I
.
S
.

member you will be helping to improve the education and lives of many children!

Any questions, e
-
mail:
jframo@lrhsd.org
,
dsweeney@lrhsd.org

or
butlerw@lrhsd.org
.


Tickled Pink



Advisor: Mrs. Zekaria

The goal of the Tickled Pink

Club is t
o offer

hospitalized children the opportunity to enjoy

a day

of fun
-
filled

play.


Activities will include arts & craft, playing dress
-
up, playing games, reading and

putting a smile on a special child's
face.


Club members will also participate in fundraisi
ng activities.


This club is free to join and is open to all
students.

Any questions,

e
-
mail:
czekaria@lrhsd.org
.





Wellness & Nutrition Club



Advisor:
M
s. Caputo

Students in the Wellness and Nutrition clu
b will participate in various activities promoting healthy lifestyles. Students
will be able to relax and develop different ways to handle stress.
Some activities included will be
yoga, expressive
arts, healthy cooking and discussion. Healthy leisure ac
tivities will be explored as students identify healthy ways to
have fun and enjoy

free time. Students will also engage in service learning activities to promote healthy lifestyles.
Any questions, email:

kcaputo@lrh
sd.org
.



CLUBS
:
COMPETITIVE


DECA:
Association of Marketing Students



Advisor: TBA

DECA

is open to all business students as well as students interested in pursuing marketing in their career plans.
Students prepare & compete to apply marketing instru
ction in specialized career fields at the regional, state and
national level.


This will provide students with opportunities to develop & practice business skills as well as gain

self
-
confidence in their personal lives and the business world
.


Chess Clu
b



Advisor:
Mr.
Phillips

The Chess Club
is open to veteran and new members and
begin
s

meeting in early October
.
During the
competitive season (November

February), the club will meet tw
ice a
week from 2:45pm
-
3:30pm. For
information, go to:

www.
ephillips.cherokee.site.eboard.com

or e
-
mail:
ephillips@lrhsd.org
.


Debate Team



Advisor:
Mr.
Ellis

The Cherokee
Debate Team is a member of the South Jersey

Debate League. The team is open to all students
interested in practicing and sharpening their skills of argumentation and communication. This club is a great way for
students to acquire the ability and confidence that enables one to
reach their full pot
ential. A
ny questions,

e
-
mail:
dellis@lrhsd.org
.


De
borah Heart
Challenge
Club



Adviso
r:
TBA

The Deborah Heart Challenge Club is a group that studies the heart and respiratory system. This group focuses on
hear
t health and current issues in medicine. Each year
m
embers
of this
group represent Cherokee in a competition with

other local schools that tests their knowledge of heart health and heart function.



FBLA (
Future Business Leaders of America
)



Advisor: M
rs. Hughes

FBLA is a nationally recognized organization of business students whose goals are to facilitate the transition from
school to the business world. Activities include: competitive events in the areas of busine
ss
&
technology as well as
co
mmunity service opportunities. A
dditional
information
:

www.njfbla.org
.

Any questions, e
-
mail:

shughes@lrshd.org
.



Knowledge Bowl Team



Advisor
s
: Mr. Dadino

& Mr. Carey

The Knowledge Bowl
T
eam combines students' enthusiasm for learning with the excitement of competition. In a

“Jeopardy
" format, team members compete in tournaments with other NJ
high s
chool students. A computer tournament
is also

conducted twice a year, giving Cherokee's team a chance to compare its score wit
h
teams from around the
country.
Any questions, e
-
mail:
vdadino@lrhsd.org

or
rcarey@lrhsd.org
.


LRHSD Special Olympics



Advisors: Mrs. Allen
& Ms. Moretti

LRHSD Special Olympics enhance
s

both the social and athletic experiences of an important constituency of students
and parents in the
LRHSD
. Special Olympics is an organization that has exist
ed for over twenty years providing year
-
round sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities
. O
ur endeavor is to provide
students in the L
RHSD

with three sports: volleybal
l, basketball and softball
.

Any questions
, e
-
mail:
kallen@lrhsd.org

or
smoretti@lrhsd.org
.



Math Club



Advisor: Mr. Kornhauser

All students who have an interest in solving challenging mathematics problems may j
oin.

The Math Club participates in
county, state and n
ational competitions. Students are offered the opportunity to explore problems that are not
typically seen in the classroom.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
nkornh
auser@lrhsd.org
.


STORM Robotics Team

-

Advisors:
Mr. Knauss

& Mr. Cesanek

The STORM Robotics Team is a competitive group who works with volunteer professional engineers to design, build

and market an engineering project as part of the FIRST Robotics Com
petition.
This joint group with students from
Len
ape High School meets

to raise funds, maintain a team "br
and," hone teamwork skills,
build and program robots to
perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors.


It's as close to "real
-
world engine
ering" as a student can
get.


No experience is needed, but students should be highly motivated to learn and work as a part of a team.


For
additional information, go to:
http://storm.lrhsd.org
.
Any que
stions, e
-
mail

nknauss@lrhsd.org
.



Science League


Advisor: Mr
.
Fidanza

The Science League is a statewide competition using four students per team in each of the following subjects: Earth
Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
, Advanced Biology, Advanced Chemistry

and
Advanced Physics.


Competitions are
held once a month from January to April at a local site after school. Individual, team and school scores are computed
and ranked across the state with recognition in each area

awarded by the Science League
. Any questions, e
-
mail:
mfidanza@lrhsd.org
.



CLUBS
:
NON
-
COMPETITIVE


Adaptive P.E.

Club



Advisor: Mrs. Allen

The Adaptive P.E. Club is an organization that is open for any stude
nt interested in sports and/or playing for the
Special Olympics. This club will offer a variety of seasonal sports including; soccer, volleyball, tennis, basketball,
bowling
, baseball, and flag football. The club
will meet at least twice a month, after sc
hool, in the Cherokee
gymnasium
.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
kallen@lrhsd.org
.


Aeronautics Club



Advisor: Mr. Kralik

The A
eronautics

Club is for
student
s

with an interest in planes, flying, rockets or piloting. Act
ivities include:
meetings, learning about the basics of flig
ht, watching movies on planes &
flight, field trips to airports and aviation
museums, building and flying model planes and rockets and contests.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
ckralik@lrhsd.org
.


Afr
ican American Cultural
Club



Advisor: Mrs. Hillian

Th
e African American Cultural C
lub
is open to all students interested in discovering more about the contributions of
Afr
ican
Americans and other minority groups in

ou
r society. Meetings, speakers,
field trips and school displays are
some of the activities used to create an awareness and appreciation of the influence of different cultures.

Any
questions, e
-
mail:
jhillian@lr
hsd.org
.



Animal Welfare Club



Advisor
s
: Mrs. Herbert
, Ms. Rose &
Mrs. Koncewicz

The A
nimal Welfare Club is a group of students
&
teachers who are committed to supporting people who help animals.

The club
participate
s

in humane education programs
&
s
ervice learning projects to help make the world a better place
for people

&
animals.

We support many organizations in N
J

including: Burlington County Animal Alliance, The Animal
Orphanage, Animal Welfare Assoc
., Evesham Twp.
Police Dep
t. K
-
9 Unit, Project

Troop Dogs, The Seeing Eye
Woodford Wildlife Refuge
&
T
he

Marine Mammal Stranding Center. For
additional
information
:

www.cherokeeanimalwelfareclub.ning.com
.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
eherbert@lrhsd.org
.



Art Club



Advisor: TBA

The Art
Club is a service
-
oriented
club
open to all art students and past club members. The club's activities c
hange
yearly, but have
includ
ed

sculptures, murals, mosaics, p
articipating in the Cheroke
e Craft Fair, making posters, etc
.



Asian Club



Advisor: TBA

The Asian Club is open to all students interested in exploring the language, culture
&
contributions of Asians in our
society. Meetings, speakers, interactions with

community members and trips are some of the activities planned to
promote tolerance, awareness and appreciation of different cultures.



Basketball Pep Band



Advisor: Mr. Lynch

The Basketball Pep Band performs traditional fanfares, sports tunes

&
conte
mporary popular music known by all at the
Varsity Boys
/
Girls Basketball Games. The Pep Band will cooperate with the Cheerlead
ers

to provide music
&

entertainment before tip
-
off, during time
-
outs, quarter changes
& t
he post
-
game. The Pep Band will rehears
e


hours
p
rior to each performance. Each
member

is

expected to wear their Cherokee Pep Band Polo, appropriate blue jeans

&
sneakers. Student musicians will also be expected to be prepared with music binders, instruments and equipment.
Students are st
rongly encouraged to memorize all pep music! Any questions,
e
-
mail:
mlynch@lrhsd.org
.


Biology Club



Advisor:
TBA

The Biology Club is open to all students interested in extending the classroom experience

in the a
rea of Biology. Club
m
embers take part in a variety of projects under the supervision of the advisor.



Cherokee High Racing Association



Advisor
s
: Mr. Fitzpatrick

& Mr. Markovitz


CHRA

is made up of boys and girls from all grades. The club has a race

car that they race at Atco Raceway on Friday
nights. The biggest
fundraiser is a custom car show
. The
re are meetings
throughout the
year to discuss various
subjects
.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
cmarkovitz@lrhsd.or
g
.


Dance/Step
Club



Advisor:
Mrs. Hillian

Stepping is an elaborate performance involving dance, marching, and various cultural traditions.

It is a unique and
creative form of artistic and musical expression, including syncopated stomps, rhythm
ic chan
ts, and hip
-
hop dancing.
Any questions, e
-
mail:
jhillian@lrhsd.org
.




GSA (Gay/Straight Alliance)



Advisor:
Mr. Acciani

The G
SA
raises awareness about the challenges young, gay or bi
-
sexual students face bec
ause of ignorance
and

hatred. Students who attend meetings include those who want to s
upport their gay family members and friends.
M
eetings are held for both social

& e
ducational purposes.
S
cholarships
are offered
to students who promote respect
and tol
erance.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
macciani@lrhsd.org
.




History Club



Advisor:
Mr. Rojek

The History Club is open to all students interested in any aspect of History. The club meets monthly to view and
discuss
historical films and plan trips to places of historical interest.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
srojek@lrhsd.org
.





Korean Cultural Club



Advisor:
Mr. Lee

The Korean Cultural Club

will create awareness among our stud
ent body about another foreign culture.


All m
embers
of th
e

club
should
plan on playing Korean games, having holiday celebrations, having guest speakers, and possibly

having an essay/poem contest.
Any questions, e
-
mail:
slee@lrhsd.org
.


Meteorology Club



Advisor: Mrs.
Rabinowitz

The goals of the Meteorology Club are to prepare a weather forecast each morning for the school and to act as an
official reporting station (
code letters MLTN4) to the National Weather Serv
ice; they report maximum and minimum
temperatures and rainfall amounts. Students learn how to read weather instruments and prepare forecasts using a
computer; they also have a monthly breakfast and
sometimes
take field trips to the National Weather Servic
e.

Any
questions, e
-
mail:
srabinowitz@lrhsd.org
.



Multicultural Club



Adv
isor
s
:
Mrs. le Grange & Mr. Rojek

Th
e

Multicultural Club is designed to enhance and celebrate the cultural differences throughout th
e Cherokee family.
This club is open to the entire Cherokee student body. Club members will organize and implement the CHS Diversity
Week in April, attend and participate in various leadership conferences throughout the year, and play a vital role in
bein
g key players in helping sustain Cherokee’s proud and diverse culture.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
jlegrange@lrhsd.org

or
srojek@lrhsd.org
.




Paleontology Club



Advisor
:
Mr. Clark

The Paleontology Club is affiliated with the Delaware Valley Paleontology Society. The club will meet twice a month
to view films and hear presentations on fossils and ancient life forms.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
rclark@lrhsd.org
.


Pottery

Club



Advisor: Mrs.
Wilson

The Potter
y

Club is a group of art students who meet after school to produce ceramic artwork and explore traditional
and contemporary pottery construction. Projects include utilitarian piece
s and sculptural school murals. The purpose
is to study the history and methods of traditional and contemporary pottery construction, as well as to actually
produce ceramic ware.

These students sell their works as part of the “Bowls for the Hungry” Campa
ign and p
roceeds
go to a local food bank. Any questions, e
-
mail:
vwilson@lrhsd.org
.



SAT Club



Advisor: Mr. New

The SAT Club is for students looking to improve their SAT scores. The club meets every other Tues
day in GG107 and
uses as its main resource the book
10 Real SATs

by Collegeboard, 2009 edition. This club enables students to practice
questions together and to get specific help from student leaders and faculty
advisors. Any questions,
email:

dnew@lrhsd.org
.


Science Fair Club



Advisors:

Mr. Knauss,

Mrs. Rabinowitz &
Mr
. Sweeney

The Science Fair Club is a club designed to support and assist in students wishing to compete in the Coriell and
Delaware Valley Science Fai
rs. Advisors are on hand to serve as sponsors, and supervising teachers for these
projects. There is no activity fee required for this club.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
nknauss@lrhsd.org
,
srabinowitz@lrhsd.org

or
dsweeney@lrhsd.org
.



Sign Language Club



Advisors:
K.
Miller,
Mrs. Koncewicz & Mrs. Kosa

The Sign Language Club

educates and exposes the student body to the cultu
re and

language of the Deaf & Hard of
Hearing Community. S
tudents can join the club

to learn sign language, including finger spelling, courtesies, words that
are common in school and much more
. Any questions, e
-
mail:
km
iller@lrhsd.org
,
nkoncewicz@lrhsd.org

or
kkosa@lrhsd.org
.





Technology Student Association



Advisor: Mr. Kralik

The Technology Student Association is a full year club t
hat allows students to work on various pr
ojects related to
technology. Some a
ctivities include architectural design, flight endurance and 3D engineering design. Students
should be interested in using technology and have taken or be currently enrolled in
a technology education course.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
ckralik@lrhsd.org
.


Threads Club



Advisor:
Mrs. T. Wood

The Threads Club is for students with an interest in f
ashion &
sewing. Students don

t need to be cu
rrently enrolled in
one of the Fashions & Clothing courses to be a member. Th
reads

C
lub will allow students to work on projects for
themselves and charity as well as sharing a common interest in fashion.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
twood@lrhsd.org
.



Wood
lab

Club



Advisor: Mr. Mills

The

Woodlab

Club is open to all students regardless of their wood
working experience. This

club will allow students
the opportunity to work on their own projects as well as possibly assist
others in a charitable way. Any questions,

e
-
mail:
amills@lrhsd.org
.


World Affairs Council



Advisor
s
: Mr. Acciani

The
World Affairs Council will allow
students

to

interact with various leaders in government, bu
siness, the community

and develop awareness to resolve problems that affect countries all over the world
.

The focus will be developing
involvement with issues affecting the globe. Additionally, this club will incorporate Model United

Nations ~ allowing

students to step into the shoes of ambassadors from UN member states to debate current issues on
the organization's agenda. Students will make speeches, prepare draft resolutions, negotiate with allies/adversaries
and resolve conflicts. Any questions, e
-
mail:
macciani@lrhsd.org
.


W
riters Guild



Advisor: Mrs Bakanas

The Cherokee Writers Guild is for student
s

who enjoy

all forms of creative writing.
The goal of the club is for
students to improve their writing
skills and learn how to g
et our work out into the world.
The club meets twice each
month after school in the me
dia centers.
During the first meeting of the month, students discuss how to

improve their
writing.
During the second meeting, students share t
heir improved

projects and provide support and f
eedback on each
other’s pieces.
Any questions, e
-
mail
:
lbakanas@lrhsd.org
.

YANA Club


Advisor: Mr. McMichael

YANA stands for You Are Never Alone. The YANA Club str
ives to help students that get
bullied, cyber
-
bullied, or
simply feel lonely.
Th
e main function of this club is to
promote the education of these issues and to make sure that
students dealing with these issue
s know that they are not alone.
Any questions,

email:
jmcmichael@lrhsd.org
.


FOREIGN

LANGUAGE

CLUBS


Dutch Club



Advisor: Mr. Lovelle

Dutch Club is open to all
students interested in the Dutch language
and
c
ulture.
Any questions,
e
-
mail:

wlovelle@lrhsd.org
.





French Club



Advisors: Mrs. Johnson, Mr. Lovelle &
Ms. Witzig

French Club is open to all students taking French regardless of their academic standing. Activities are held after
school or
Saturdays
&
are
geared to encouraging cultural awareness
&
understanding.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
ewitzig@lrhsd.org
,

cjohnson@lrhsd.org

or
wlovelle@l
rhsd.org
.



German Club



Advisors:
Mrs. Hofmann &
Mr. Lovelle

German Club serves to enhance and broaden the culture taught in the classroom. This is accom
plished through field
trips &
several in
-
school activities throughout the year.

Any questions,
e
-
mail:
vhofmann@lrhsd.org

or
wlovelle@lrhsd.org
.



Italian Club



Advisor
: Mr. Lovelle

Italian Club serves to enhance and broaden the culture taught in the classroom.
This is accomplished through field
trips and several in
-
school activities throughout the year.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
wlovelle@lrhsd.org
.


Latin Club



Advisor: Mr. Underwood

Latin Club is open to any current o
r former Latin student. Its purpose is to extend the cultural experiences of ancient
Rome via celebrations, festivals and games.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
munderwood@lrhsd.org
.



Portuguese Club


Advisor: Mr.
Lovelle

Portuguese Club is open to all students interested

in the Portuguese language and
culture.

Any questions, e
-
mail:

wlovelle@lrhsd.org
.



Russian Club



Advisor: Mrs. Barnum

Russian Club welcomes all studen
ts interested in the Russian language and culture. Through participation in after
school activities and field trips, it is hoped that students will experience a profound underst
anding about the Russian
nation
, the Russian people and the Russian soul.

Any

questions, e
-
mail:
mbarnum@lrhsd.org
.


Spanish Club



Advisors:
Mrs. Cattanea
&
Mrs. Pirrotta

Spanish Club serves to enhance and broaden the culture taught in the classroom. This is accom
plished through field
t
rips &
in
-
school activities throughout the year.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
ccattanea@lrhsd.org

or
jpirrotta@lrhsd.org
.


Note:

All the foreign language clubs donate scholar
ships to the outstanding student in the

respective language


P
UBLICATIONS


Talking Leaves Yearbook



Advisors: Mrs.
Bil
letdoux
,
Mrs. DeMarcello,
M
r
. Fidanza
,
Mrs. Marone

& Mrs. Ormsby


The purpose of
this club
is to provide students with the opportunity t
o assist in the production of a publication that
records the eve
n
ts of the current school year.
Students become involved in aspects of production: layout,
writing,
photography, editing, sales

&
distribution.

For a
dditional
information:

www.sbilletdoux.cherokee.site.eboard.com
.
Any
questions, e
-
mail:
sbilletdoux@lrhsd.org
.



The Scout



Advisors:

Mrs.
Martinez
& Mrs. Cordivari


T
he Scout is Cherokee's newspaper. Student members work on news features, sports, editorials and photography.
The
S
cout is published monthly.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
amartinez@lrhsd.org

o
r
mcordivari@lrhsd.org
.



The Scribe



Advisor:
Mrs. Delguercio

The Scribe is Cherokee's literary magazine. All students are invited to make contributions of a creative nature, such
as poetry and short stories. Students may also tak
e a more active part and participate in the edit
ing and layout of the
magazine. Any questions, e
-
mail:
rdelguercio@lrhsd.org
.


DRAMA/STAGE


Fall
Show



Director:
Mr. Kamp
s,
Assistant: Mr. Fortunato

The Fall

Drama is open t
o all students. S
tudents are in
volved as actors and actresses

and t
hey may also help in set
design, lighting, sound mixing

and
other technical aspects of the show.
Any questions, e
-
mail:

ckamps@lrhsd.
org
.





Spring Musical



Director:
Mr. Fisicaro
, Ass
istant
: M
s. Dougherty

The Spring Musical is open to all students. In the mounting and presentation of a full
-
scale theater production,
students are involved as actors, actresses, singers and dancers.

They may also help in set design, lighting, sound
mixing and other

technical aspects of the show. Any questions, e
-
mail:
jfisicaro@lrhsd.org
.


Stage
Tech



Director:
Mr. Kamps,
Assistants:
M
r. Delguercio &
Mr.

Marko
v
itz

S
tage
Tech

is responsible for everything backstage and for the lighting during all performances in Cherokee's
auditorium. Their biggest task is the Spring Musical, for which they are responsible for building and decorating the
set, performing l
ighting cues, and moving the sets between acts.


Any questions, e
-
mail:
ckamps@lrhsd.org
.


MUSIC

Band Front



Advisor:

M
r. Williams

Band Front consists of
color guards
, flag carriers, majorettes and the pom
-
pom squa
d. These groups
perform with the
M
arching
B
and during the
F
all
S
eason at football games, competitions, festiv
als, parades and Disney World.
Band
Front members use a variety of equipment including flags, rifles and sabers. They learn basic dance moves an
d
routines that are incorporated into the show. Try
-
outs for Band Front are usuall
y held in May for the upcoming F
all
S
eason.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
mlynch@lrhsd.org

(Mr. Mike Lynch)


Concert Ba
nd



Director: Mr.

Lynch

Symphonic Band is open to
any student who has experience on a musical instrument. Symphonic Band is offered as a
course which meets daily for 5 credits and performs in several concerts each year. The members of the Symphonic
Band are encouraged to

audition for our select organizations.
Any questions, e
-
mail:
mlynch@lrhsd.org
.


Jazz Band



Director:

Mr. Phillips

Jazz Band is open to interested band members who enjoy playing jazz music. Enrollment is by in
vitation and audition
.
The Jazz Band performs at school and in festivals and competitions throughout the school year.

Any questions, e
-
mail:

ephillips@lrhsd.org
.



Marching Band



Director: Mr.
Lynch
,

Assistan
t:
Mrs. Hughes

Marching Band performs at football

games, parades, competitions &
festivals throughout the year. Any students who
have experience playing a band instrument are welcome to join.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
mlynch@lrhsd.org
.




Orchestra Program



Director: Mrs. Schmidt

The Orchestra Program consists of the string orchestra, the string quarte
t, and the symphony orchestra.
Courses are
available for strings and for orchestra, and lessons are scheduled for
violin, viola, cello, and double bass. Orchestra
members are also invited to participate in the Lenape District Regional Orchestra for credit.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
kschmidt@lrhsd.org
.



Wind Ensemble


Direct
or: Mr.
Lynch

Cherokee Wind Ensemble is one of six Instrumental Music Ensembles at Cherokee for students who play band and
percussion instruments. Students are required to complete an audition to become members. Private study on an
instrument is desirab
le as students are obligated to prepare an audition for South Jersey Band, Olympic Conference
Band or some other Regional Honors Band.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
mlynch@lrhsd.org
.



CLASS

ACTIVITIES


Freshman Class



Advisors:
M
r. Walsh & Mrs. T. Wood

The idea is to get as many
F
reshman involved as possible, so that the new students soon feel at home at Cherokee, make

new friends and catch that Chero
kee spirit! The main activity

during
F
reshman year
is
the
Freshma
n
C
lass
T
rip.

Any
questions, e
-
mail:

rwalsh@lrhsd.org

or
twood@lrhsd.org
.


Sop
homore
Class



Advisors: Mr.
Framo & Mrs. Bodine

The
S
ophomore
C
lass activities typically include p
articipat
ion in
H
omecoming

and

the
S
ophomore
C
otillion.

S
ophomores are also saving money for their
S
enior
T
rip; installments are collected in the
F
all

& S
pring.

Any questions,

e
-
mail:
jframo@lrhsd.org

or
abodine@lrhsd.org
.


Junior Class



Advisors:
Mr.
Dolores & Mrs. Pletcher

The
J
unior
C
lass has several ac
tivities each year, among them
a possible class trip, major participation in h
omecoming
and

other activities

to help
raise money for next year's
S
enior
T
rip. Any questions, e
-
mail:
sdolores@lrhsd.org

or
rpletcher@lrhsd.org
.



Senior Class



Advisors: Mr
.
Viereck & Mrs. Bretz

The ma
ny
S
enior
C
lass activities provide students with an opport
unity to make friends, have fun

and earn money for
their class accounts. Throughout a busy year
,

S
eniors may take part in a
f
undraiser, help plan
H
omecoming, attend
S
enior
N
ight
, attend the S
enior
P
rom
and join the excitement of the C
lass
T
rip to Disney World. Other activities are
hel
d depending on the involvement of the activities chairperson and the input of the homeroom representatives.

Any
questions, e
-
mail:
tviereck@lrhsd.org

or
sbretz@lrhsd.org
.


OTHER

ACTIVITIES


Media Tech Club



Advisor: Ms. C. Wood
; Assistant: Mr. Knauss

The
Media Tech Club
produces television programming for LDTV including the “Cherokee

People” show
,

an award
winning news program.

The club
also bring
s

students
&
faculty up to date on the daily happenings at
Cherokee
via the
“Good Morning Cherokee” Program. Students broadcast the daily announcements, sports results

and special news such

as awards won by students
,

teachers or groups.

Any questions,
e
-
mail:
cwood@lrhsd.org
.



NJROTC (Naval Junior Reserves Officers


Training Corps)
~

Instructors: Major Meehan & Chief Harvey

T
he purpose of NJROTC is

to instill
the values of citizenship, service, personal responsibility, sense of
accomplishment, self
-
esteem, teamwork

&
self discipline. NJROTC consists of the Raider & Drill Team, Color Guard
Team, Cadet Challenge and Academic Teams ~ all activities are

the extension of the classroom. Participation in
NJROTC activities is voluntary, but highly encouraged. Teams meet each week on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.
Some evenings and weekends can be expected.

*
In order to be a member of the NJROTC teams you m
ust be currently
enrolled in a Naval Science Course*.

Any questions, e
-
mail
rmeehan@lrhsd.org

or
bharvey@lrhsd.org
.



Project U.S.E.



Advisor:
M
r. Dirkes


Pro
ject U.S.E. is an experiential education program similar to Outward Bound. Students are introduced to challenging
outdoor activities such as cross country skiing, rock climbing, and backpacking.

Any questions,

e
-
mail:
adirkes@lrhsd.org
.



Weight Room


Advisors:

Mrs. Bretz

(Fall);

Mr.
DiVece, Mr. Glatz &
Mr. Mehigan
(Winter)





Mr.
DiVece
, Mr. G
eissler

& Mr. Mehigan (Spring);
Mr.
Glatz & Mr.
Mehigan

(Summer)

The Weight Room is an after school activity th
at
promotes physical fitness &

strength trainin
g. Proper form,
technique &
safety will

be stressed.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
sbretz@lrhsd.org
,
sdivece@lrhsd.org
,
bglatz@lrhsd.org
,
pmehigan@lrhsd.org
, o
r
jgeissler@lrhsd.org
.



STUDENT

FACILITY

USE

UNDER

EQUAL

ACCESS


Fellowship of Christian Athletes



Staff
Volunteer
s
: M
rs. Chachko
,
Mr. Thompson

& Mrs. McGinley

The F
CA

is the largest sports organization in America.
FCA focuses

on serving local communities by equipping,
empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ. Students who attend
meetings are not all
athletes but they are all, like St. Paul, “in the race” of their lives. The meetings are student lead and include worship
music, fellowship time, prayer, a Bible study presented by a leadership team student and small group discussion.

For
additional
information
, go to
:
www.fcanj.org
.

Any questions, e
-
mail:
kchachko@lrhsd.org
,
jthompson@lrhsd.org

or
emcginley@lrhsd.org
.



I
f
you need further explanation or have questions to be answered, contact the club advisor or Mr.
Agnew
, the Student Activities
Director. We would
be happy to speak with you and
look forward to your i
nvolvement in the activities at Cherokee High School.
Become involved and share in the
Cherokee Pride
!