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
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
Ms. Brandt’s character takes center stage
BY CASSIDY NOWOSAD From teaching acting classes to directing a production to even writing a play of her own, theatre director and Language Arts teacher Shannon Brandt has proved she has dedication. Having transferred to Cooper City High only last year, Brandt hit the ground running and has directed... Read more
Hannah Riggott: unsung hero
BY KYLE NELSON AND DARIAN SABLON Explorers – these are the people often talked about in adventure stories, those individuals who exemplify a sense of courage in light of danger, overcome their personal dilemmas for the greater good and are in many ways the type of person we want... Read more