Rhythm with a reason: DECA begins preparations for annual Zumba for a Cause fundraiser
BY EMMA HUERTA Throughout high school, clubs have the ability to make their voices heard and have immense impacts on significant issues. Here at CCHS, the DECA students have started making these impacts and are preparing for their second annual “Zumba for a Cause” fundraiser. The fundraiser first started... Read more
Goodbye Cooper, hello university: CCHS welcomes multiple college visits
BY EMMA HUERTA Upon one’s first step into the high school realm, two words are constantly being spoken amongst the students, teachers, parents and administrators alike: “future” and “college.” High school is one of the main stepping stones in a student’s journey into postsecondary education or other options after... Read more
FFEA unicorn lanyards honoring Ms. Hobin are soon to be on sale
BY JULIA SAFRIN Two weeks before school officially began, one of CCHS’s beloved English teachers, Nicole Hobin, passed away. Students and staff have been remembering her throughout the year and dedicating certain activities to her name, such as the unicorn mural in the Zen garden and a unicorn spirit... Read more
Bridging barriers and preventing tragedies: CCHS plans Start with Hello Week
BY ISABELLA MARCON One of the main priorities of all schools is to unify students and to make them feel included. At CCHS, a week-long program called Start with Hello will be implemented during the school year. Start with Hello is a program run by the Sandy Hook Promise... Read more
Socktober: FFEA tackles an issue that not many consider when donating to the homeless
BY ANNABELLE ROSA From October 1 to October 31, CCHS’s very own Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) will be collecting socks that students can drop off in bins found around the school. These socks will then be given to homeless shelters in the Broward County area. FFEA is... Read more
Variety Show act tryouts: Singers, dancers and drummers, oh my!
BY JOSEPH STURGEON The first session of this year’s Variety Show act tryouts began on September 18 at 2:45 p.m. in the chorus room, followed by a second session of the same time and place on September 20. Scheduled to show on November 29 and 30, this year’s Variety... Read more
CCHS shows unity and positivity during Peace Week
BY SABRINA WONG AND KAREN SUROS Peace Week at CCHS took place from September 17 to September 21, 2018. This annual event was filled with spirit days, challenges, performances and a strong sense of unity- but that’s just the beginning. Students may recognize the event from its initial introduction... Read more
Finding the perfect match: Best Buddies hosts the annual match party
BY EMMA FRANZ On Thursday, September 20, Cooper City High School students gathered in the cafeteria in hopes of finding a new buddy. At the Best Buddies Match Party, new and returning Best Buddies members joined together to form new bonds and friendships. This welcoming event allowed for students... Read more
“One last dance”: Dwyane Wade gives the Miami Heat one last season before retiring
BY RYAN MERARD Dwyane Wade, shooting guard for the Miami Heat, almost has decided to retire after spending 16 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Throughout Wade’s career, he spent 14 years with the Miami Heat and has been an important factor in the Miami Heat’s history. He... Read more
Freshman elections: The race to represent their class
BY KAYLA GATES With the start of a new school year, there comes an important milestone for the freshman class: elections. A few dedicated ninth graders are hoping to earn their peers’ vote and represent the next generation of students at Cooper City High School. The elections, which are... Read more