Teachers and their craft: Why CCHS teachers entered the profession
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE At CCHS, teachers have taken many different paths to arrive at their profession, and each has a unique journey and rationale to share. However, though teachers devote each and every day to helping students as they navigate through life, their own journeys are often overlooked. Mathematics... Read more
Painting over obstacles: AP Studio Art students find solace and beauty through their portfolios
BY SOPHIA WENGIER While most AP students spend the end of the school year armed with flashcards and crash course reviews, some CCHS seniors have been cramming for their exam in a different way. Paintbrushes and sketchbooks in hand, AP Studio Art students are preparing to submit their portfolios.... 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
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
Forget summer vacation – some students are content with working all year long
BY TAMARAH WALLACE While summer vacation is typically a time for fun in the sun and restful relaxation, some Cooper kids took it upon themselves to do a little more than usual with their 104 days. “I wanted to help out my mother with the bills but also gain... Read more
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