Best Buddies hosts first-ever karaoke and ice cream social
BY CASEY CHAPTER With music and microphones, Best Buddies hosted a social event in the cafeteria that gave their members much to sing about. The first event of its kind, the Karaoke and Ice Cream Social gave the buddies an opportunity to come together and introduce themselves to their... Read more
CCHS assistant principals bring kindness to campus
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN “One kind word can change someone’s entire day.” This is the powerful message that assistant principals Vera Perkovic and Carla Hozebin plan to spread as they host the Kind Cowboys campaign at CCHS as a part of World Kindness Week – and CCHS did not miss... Read more
A student guide to 2017-2018 scholarships
BY NOAH CASTAGNA Once the stressful college application process is finished, it is time to stop putting it off. Yes, that, the massive list of scholarships BRACE advisor Christine Siwek helps to keep every senior updated on. Every year, new classes of seniors vastly underestimate the power of the... Read more
Multicultural Club invites presents new Peace Pole with ceremony
BY KYLE NELSON “Hate has no home here.” On November 6, 2017, the courtyard at CCHS was filled with love. While planning the annual peace pole ceremony, Multicultural Club co-presidents Sarah Molina and Ayan Fitzgerald decided to make the ceremony a little more memorable. With the addition of trained... Read more
PTSA rounds up CCHS students for stampede
BY CASEY CHAPTER Students, faculty and staff fled to the baseball field last Thursday for the recommencement of the annual CCHS Stampede. “I think it is a great experience to get out of period… and just to have fun,” junior Mark Fontana said. Featuring obstacle courses, games, raffles... Read more
Models wanted for “Cooper City’s Met Gala” as the countdown to the show begins
BY KENDYL COUNTS This year, the Fashion Design Team is out to prove that showstopping looks are not exclusive to the red carpet – but they cannot do it alone. With the fashion show’s date set for February 23, 2018, CCHS’ fashion designers are looking for models to sport... Read more
Annual Pep Rally comes to CCHS
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE During their fourth period class, eager students piled into the gym as booming music played in search of a seat in the already overflowing bleachers to CCHS’ annual homecoming pep rally. As administrators packed straying students into the stands, their classmates roamed the gym floor snapping... Read more
Future Florida Educators of America helps Women in Distress
BY DARIAN SABLON According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women have been victims to drastic physical violence by a close one at some point in their lives and one in fifteen children are exposed to this type of abuse. Many of these women and... Read more
Sgt. Johnson’s funeral held at Cooper City’s Christ the Rock
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Cooper City made national headlines on Saturday, October 21 as Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. Army soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, was laid to rest at Christ the Rock Community Church on Stirling Road. With hands on their hearts and American... Read more
Florida Future Educators of America offers reading mentorship program
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Sight words, chapter books and read-alouds. Though many CCHS students have graduated to analyzing complex pieces of literature, it’s time to return to the basics. Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) is offering a reading mentorship program for Embassy Creek Elementary students. The objective of FFEA’s... Read more