Spotify spring spirit: CCHS’ spring spirit week
BY EMMA FRANZ After months of coordinating, CCHS’ Spotify-themed spring spirit week finally came to life during the week of March 9 through the 13. The Student Government Association (SGA) took it upon themselves to create dress-up days that coordinated with hit songs that students could relate to.  “This... Read more
Moving forward: The process of finding a new principal
BY ARIELLE KRAUS With the recent announcement of Principal Wendy Doll’s retirement, the question of ‘what comes next?’ has come into the minds of students, faculty and parents in the CCHS community. The process of finding and becoming a new principal is not a simple one, but something CCHS... Read more
Smart Boards or new media center?: Teachers and parents decide the future of CCHS renovations
BY RYAN MERARD After being given 100,000 dollars from the Safety, Music, Arts, Athletics, Renovations and Technology (SMART) program within Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), CCHS has been attempting to find a reasonable way to appropriate this money. These funds are intended to be used to improve the learning... Read more
The room where it happened: U.S. history teachers put together Black History Month Wax Museum event
BY JOSEPH STURGEON In celebration of Black History Month, from Tuesday, February 25 to Thursday, February 27, the mini-gym was filled with cardboard trifolds and students dressed in professional attire for what was called the “Black History Month Wax Museum.” Organized by history teacher Kevin Fair, the event lasted... Read more
A Day of Service and Love: CCHS conducts service projects in honor of Marjory Stoneman Douglas
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE AND SASHEEN JOSEPH In light of the two-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School shooting, Broward County Public Schools made February 14, 2020 an early release day and a non-academic Day of Service and Love to remember the victims.  All teachers were instructed... Read more
An open floor: Superintendent Robert Runcie visits CCHS to hear student concerns
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH Attempting to meet with as many high schools as possible, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert Runcie met with a select group of CCHS students in the media center on Tuesday, January 30 in order to determine the main concerns in BCPS schools. Commencing the... Read more
Bearing witness: Holocaust survivor speaks at CCHS
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Though Nazi Germany and the genocide of 6 million Jews are often mentioned during high school history classes, it’s not every day that students have the opportunity to listen to a Holocaust survivor. On Friday, January 31, Multicultural Club invited Irene Zisblatt to CCHS to speak... Read more
The Cambridge course load: CCHS adds new AICE courses for the 2020-2021 school year
BY ARIELLE KRAUS As course selection cards were distributed mid-January, students noticed the addition of many new courses. Seven of these classes came from the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Program, which was a new addition to CCHS last year. AICE classes are designed to promote independent... Read more
“The beginning of the end”: Class of 2020 attends their first senior breakfast (and event) of the year
BY EMMA HUERTA At around 8 a.m. on January 16, the CCHS cafeteria was full of excited murmurs as the entire senior class shuffled in. Vibrant decorations, including “2020” shaped balloons and table adornments, lit up the space.  This was the senior breakfast, the first of multiple activities that... Read more
Teachers in South Florida are stepping away from their desks
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH Teachers in South Florida are leaving their classrooms for good, and it’s not to go live out their retirement years.  Not only was Florida ranked 42 out of the 50 states on “teaching attractiveness” but, since 2015, over 1,000 teachers in South Florida—specifically in Broward, Miami-Dade... Read more