59th annual Founders Day celebration lights up Cooper City
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE The morning of the second Saturday of March, Cooper City celebrated the 59th anniversary of its founding. Although the Cooper City was originally founded in June, the city celebrates in the spring in order to include the optimist teams who have finished their seasons in the... Read more
Warming waters are causing less blacktip sharks to migrate to South Florida
BY GENNA NORDLING College students aren’t the only tourists Florida beaches expect to see during Spring Break. Blacktip sharks make their way to South Florida every year around this time, but there has been a decline in number of sharks that are migrating in the past few years. Blacktip... Read more
Students spread positivity throughout Unity Week
BY KENDYL COUNTS As Broward County continues to pick up the pieces following the recent tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the students of CCHS have come together to strive toward healing during “Unity Week.” Throughout the week of March 5, students wore different colors on each day... Read more
DECA sweeps the state competition
BY TAMARAH WALLACE At the 58th Annual FL DECA Career Development Conference (CDC) in Orlando, Florida, CCHS DECA brought home a record number of national qualifiers. Out of 102 total CCHS competitors, 50 will be moving on to the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta, Georgia in late... Read more
Second annual Cooper City Pageant has two CCHS winners
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR After a successful first pageant last year, Cooper City once again hosted its now-annual pageant on Tuesday, March 6 in the CCHS auditorium, where several residents competed for the crowns of Little Miss Cooper City, Miss Cooper City Teen, Miss Cooper City and Mr. and Mrs.... Read more
Members of CCHS FFEA and Pioneer Middle School’s FFEA meet for leadership exchange
BY KENDYL COUNTS The members of the CCHS Future Educators of America (FFEA) were ready to take on both the roles of teacher and student when they visited Pioneer Middle School on Tuesday, February 27, as part of their leadership exchange project. Praised as “so much fun” by FFEA... Read more
Governor Scott throws support behind gun policy proposals
BY NOAH CASTAGNA The Florida gun control debate has had its ups and downs in the days following a tragedy that thrust the issue into the fold of American political discourse once again, as it appeared Florida Governor Rick Scott was possibly ready to make concessions on the issue.... Read more
Clubs come together to host the first annual CCHS Met Gala
BY GENNA NORDLING On February 23, CCHS’s cafeteria was transformed into an art gallery and the auditorium into a runway. The first annual Met Gala allowed guests to silently bid on art, watch performances and enjoy a fashion show from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Before entering the cafeteria,... Read more
Op-ed: I’m registered to vote – now what?
BY SAVANNAH KEYSER, CCHS SENIOR The U.S. midterm elections this year will be held on November 6, 2018. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 100 seats in the Senate will be up for reelection. Currently, both legislative houses are Republican-dominated, along with the executive branch, represented... Read more
Broward County #NeverAgain protest extends nationally
BY KENDYL COUNTS Just over a week after the Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, what began as raw outrage has evolved into a full-fledged, organized movement against gun violence. The movement, known as “Never Again MSD,” is spearheaded by Marjory Stoneman... Read more