Building a new reality: Dashel Heidt ventures into video game development
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Don’t be surprised when Dashiel Heidt shows up in the credits of the next biggest video game series – the CCHS senior is already making strides towards revolutionizing the electronic entertainment sector. Known around campus for his technological savviness and big-hearted inclination to help students around... Read more
It must be Twintuition: Sisters Hannah and Shayna Cohen take on the business world
BY KENDYL COUNTS Hannah and Shayna Cohen share just about everything – friends, shoes and as of a few months ago, a small business. The venture started out as a hobby, with the twins revamping old t-shirts found in their closets whenever they could not think of what to... Read more
Programming the future: Robotics Club builds robots and relationships
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Covered from counter to floor in wires and robot limbs, David Schultz’s classroom looks something like a laboratory. After the school day ends, the classroom becomes home to the Robotics Club, a group dedicated to programing and creating robots. The Robotics Club was initially founded under a... Read more
The future of technology, today
BY NOAH CASTAGNA  Moore’s law, coined in 1965 by Gordon Moore, states that potential processing power doubles every year. Jump forward 53 years, and the world is experiencing a digital renaissance the likes of which not even Moore could have fully predicted. His principle has ushered in a revolution... Read more
Shooting their shot: Graziani brothers play their way into CCHS basketball history
BY KYLE NELSON On a Monday morning in 2007, five-year-old Dallas Graziani and seven-year-old Dylan Graziani are awoken by their father at five a.m. before school. The two brush their teeth, lace up their Air Jordan basketball shoes and rush to the garage for dribbling and shooting drills. After... Read more
Paving a new path: The aftermath of MSD
We are MSD Strong. The tragic deaths of 17 students and faculty members at Cooper City High School’s sister school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) of Broward County, has shaken the local community and the nation to its core. Just before 2:30 p.m., a 19-year old former student... Read more
Bruce Glasserman and the power of a voice
BY NUHA ISLAM Watching Bruce Glasserman speak at a Harvard debate round is intimidating, to say the least. His speech is laced with a confidence achieved only by a seasoned professional, and his tone unyielding even when faced with top tier competitors, with no stutters, likes or um. It... Read more
Triple threat: Gurdikyan triplets bring competition to the court
BY CASEY CHAPTER Amidst the sounds of shoes squeaking against the court and hands hitting the volleyball, a cry can be heard from across the gymnasium: “Vur!” Alin, Selin and Lara Gurdikyan call “Vur!” (“Hit!”) to each other from across the court. Although born in South Florida, the three... Read more
Feel the beat: Sound of Pride’s drumline embodies school spirit
BY THOMAS CAETANO As school lets out on game day, students rush from their classrooms eager for the weekend to start. Over the excited chatter and birds chirping, a familiar sound can be heard in the distance: the beat of drums. Before each football game, the CCHS Sound of... Read more
The adventurous Aiden Adams
BY TAMARAH WALLACE Surrounded by about 600 other competitors ready to vie for first place at the Florida Geography Bee, a curious 13-year-old Aiden Adams surveyed the room. As parents unrelentingly quizzed their children and studying teens clicked away at their laptops, he predicted that his lack of preparation... Read more