No AP Exams? Students Prepare for AP Performance Tasks Instead
BY KARINA BLODNIEKS Last week, junior Dashiel Heidt put the finishing touches on his 4,869 word paper on project management in independent three-dimensional video game development. Next month, he’ll be doing a twenty-minute presentation on the topic before a panel of three judges. For students in Lisa Jones’ AP... Read more
Fashion Academy Hosts Annual Show
BY NUHA ISLAM On February 23rd, Cooper City High School’s Level Two Fashion Marketing class was finally able to unveil months of hard work in the form of the annual fashion show. Culminating in a stunning display, along with a festive pre-party, the hard work CCHS Fashion Academy Students... Read more
Trickle Down Terror Measures: How CCHS Muslims are Affected by Trump’s Travel Ban
BY KARINA BLODNIEKS In a slew of controversial executive orders, one seemed to stand out to the American populace. Trump’s January 27 order issued a travel ban for seven majority-Muslim countries, sparking mass “No Ban, No Wall” protests across the country. At Cooper City High School, many students felt... Read more
ROTC Hosts Summer Camp to Train Cadets
BY SOPHIA WENGIER The serious faces and disciplined movements of the ROTC cadets portray a feeling of unrelenting pride in their program and country.  While our ROTC upperclassmen perform with an ease and dexterity that seems almost innate, every member of the program had to begin somewhere.  For  many... Read more
Hurricane Hermine Hits Home
BY NOAH CASTAGNA As Hurricane Hermine tears its way up the Gulf, many former Cooper City High students are making the mad dash to throw up their shutters and stock up on essentials like water, canned foods, and batteries, as well as preparing themselves to make productive use of... Read more
Scholarships Allow Seniors To Attend Their Dream Colleges
BY KYRA BACON While many academically-motivated seniors have strived to get into the best and most prestigious of colleges, some have had to focus on tuition concerns and scholarship applications above all else. Getting into a highly-ranked college is one thing, but when faced with expensive, private-school or out-of-state... Read more
In Service To Others: CCHS Students Prepare For A Career In The Military
BY KYRA BACON The military has always been associated with honor, prestige, and challenges. However, most don’t grasp the true difficulty of what it means to be a soldier or what exactly it entails. Enlisting in the military is a choice some find difficult to make, whereas others have... Read more
A New Day For Deca
BY KYRA BACON A hushed silence fell over the crowd of Cooper City High School’s DECA students. Decorations transformed the cafeteria, cakes were spread along the tables and the last student had arrived just moments ago. Everything was set, and suddenly, a lone figure appeared outside. Whistling to himself,... Read more
Students Express Their Fandom And Creative Side Through Cosplay
BY RACHEL SHARPE For most teenagers, dressing up in costumes is reserved for one special night of the year: Halloween. However, for a few students at CCHS, dressing up in costumes is for more than just asking neighbors for candy or attending a Halloween costume party. These students are... Read more
Cooper City Celebrates Its Past On Founders Day
BY BLUE KAUFMAN Even in a little town like Cooper City, we too often get caught up in our own busy schedules. Thoughts of an upcoming exam, an appointment, or just life in general can send us into a stupor of stress, placing a wedge between us and other... Read more