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... Read more
Reese Abrahamoff: A love affair with the arts
BY ANNABELLE ROSA All students possess various talents that decorate CCHS in a manner that expresses academic excellence, as well as excellence associated with the arts. One specific sector of the student body often compels the rest of their peers to pay them mind: the individuals known as the... Read more
Going global
BY KENDYL COUNTS Matt Plonskier is, in essence, a walking Epcot advertisement. A Cooper City High School senior, his mind is occupied with far more than what lies within the town’s 8.32 square miles – with international experiences, global issues and foreign food at the top of his list.... Read more
Gaby Horenstein: A vision in the making
BY NUHA ISLAM High style fashionistas are more often than not accompanied by the imagery of a snotty, stiletto wielding, mocha Frappuccino drinking diva. Junior Gabriela “Gaby” Horenstein however, does not fit this narrative. She is kindhearted, hardworking, and dedicated to shattering stereotypes. Horenstein has sewn together her own... Read more
Moore wants more: Volleyball player sets her sights on achieving ambitious goals
BY HAILEY BROWN Maybe it was her skill level, maybe it was her drive to become a better player or maybe it was simply her love for the game. Whatever it was, it put her on the starting lineup for varsity as a freshman, and based on past years... 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
Feel the “Bern”: Sophomore Nathan Berner pushes himself both in and out of the classroom
BY JULIA WENGIER After a typical day at school, Nathan Berner goes home to finish the homework for his six AP classes, measure the ink left in his Pilot G-2 pen, play a game of hockey and maybe even find a new hobby. As a sophomore at CCHS, six... 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... Read more
Alex Porras: A star in the arts
BY JULIA WENGIER A rifle flies, slicing the air, spinning exactly three times before falling perfectly back into Alex Porras’ hands. From there, Porras continues her color guard routine, shouting the counts out to the other guard members and keeping everyone perfectly in sync until it’s time to go... Read more
An ocean away: Joie Meyer travels back to China 16 years after her adoption
BY KENDYL COUNTS To Joie Meyer, “China” had never been more than a word scrawled on her legal documents. Adopted from the world’s most populous country at just nine months old, Meyer has resided in America for as long as she can remember. It was not until this past... Read more