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Rockin’ Around the cafeteria: Lariat hosts ugly sweater party
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN The familiar tune of “Jingle Bell Rock” filled the room as partygoers clad in colorful sweaters partake in festive games and activities. This traditional holiday scenery made its way to CCHS as The Lariat newspaper hosted its ugly holiday sweater party on December 6. “It felt like... Read more
CCHS NJROTC hosts blood drive
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN As the holidays quickly approach, CCHS students are partaking in the festivities and cheer. Ugly sweater parties, Christmas tree sales and toy drives are just a few of the ways that students and teachers alike are getting involved. Yet, participation in the season of giving is not... Read more
CCHS assistant principals bring kindness to campus
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN “One kind word can change someone’s entire day.” This is the powerful message that assistant principals Vera Perkovic and Carla Hozebin plan to spread as they host the Kind Cowboys campaign at CCHS as a part of World Kindness Week – and CCHS did not miss a... Read more
Wesley won’t stand for sexual assault: How she plans to educate others about her cause
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Just from spotting her around the CCHS campus, it’s clear to see that sophomore Amelia Wesley is not your run-of-the-mill high school student. From her witty shirts to her passionate discussions about criminal justice, Wesley has made a name for herself by standing out. It’s no surprise... Read more
Florida Future Educators of America offers reading mentorship program
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Sight words, chapter books and read-alouds. Though many CCHS students have graduated to analyzing complex pieces of literature, it’s time to return to the basics. Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) is offering a reading mentorship program for Embassy Creek Elementary students. The objective of FFEA’s reading... Read more
Opinion: High school relationships should not be a priority
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Elaborate posters, themed days and after school competitions between grades all point to one conclusion: it’s Homecoming week at CCHS. It’s the time of the year to show off costumes, display school spirit and coordinate colors with your date for Saturday night. For those Cowboys that consider... Read more
Silencing victims in Hollywood: A frightening example of rape culture in America
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Kate Beckinsale. What do all three of these big-name Hollywood actresses have in common? The seemingly harmless piece of celebrity trivia comes with a winning answer that’s more than cause for alarm. Rather than the generic responses of expensive cars or designer... Read more
Freshman Sabrina Wong finds passion for Color Guard
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Most freshmen begin the new school year frantically searching for their niche in high school. Whether it be through sports, clubs or cliques, everyone is looking for a place to fit in. However, for Cooper City High newcomer Sabrina Wong, she has already found a home among... Read more
Three of the best young adult novels to read this summer
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Though summer may conjure up images of beaches, heat waves and sunburns, one can always escape the wrath of the season for much lower of a price than a plane ticket to New Zealand. There’s always the option of curling up on a beach towel (or indoors... Read more

Old Staff

August 10, 2010 0

Editorial Board Advisor – Cailyn Callaway Print Editor-in-Chief –  Kendyl Counts Online Editor-in-Chief – Kyle Nelson Managing Editor – Sabrine Brismeur Head Editors – Darian Sablon and Noah Castagna General Editors – Sophia Wengier and Tamarah Wallace Sports Editor – Olivia Lewis Social Event Coordinator – Taylor Goldman Staff Writers Hailey Brown Hannah Eubanks Nuha Islam... Read more