Sound of Pride prepares for annual Encore showcase
BY KENDYL COUNTS After a long year filled with sweat and sheet music, the Sound of Pride will display the culmination of their efforts in their annual Encore performance, to be held this year in the auditorium on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. “Encore is an amazing event... Read more
Senior night 2018: A night to celebrate CCHS’s extraordinary graduates of the Class of 2018
BY ANNABELLE ROSA Three large banners hung from the rafters of the CCHS auditorium stage as some of the most exemplary students in the Class of 2018 took their seats in several rows of black chairs. Each came dressed in their best attire in order to celebrate CCHS’s annual... Read more
Senior Spirit Week returns to campus
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR The Student Government Association (SGA) spent their last few weeks of school not relaxing but putting together one last spirit week, this time dedicated to seniors. “The inspiration for this week was really to bring everyone out of the end of year slump that many of... Read more
CCHS hosts last signing day of the year for students
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR The last of CCHS’ senior student-athletes signed to their respective colleges on Thursday, May 11, marking for the end of the signing days for the 2017-2018 school year. Athletic director Paul Megna was at the head of the event for the signing of lacrosse player Crystal... Read more
Saying goodbye and hello: Best Buddies host annual end of year luau to see off graduates and welcome new officers
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Best Buddies have spent this school year promoting kindness and inclusion through events like match parties and kindness campaigns. The club, celebrating their annual end of year luau, used the event to send off graduating seniors and those aging out of the school system. “I’ve already... Read more
CCHS hosts Author Signing Day with New York Times bestselling author A.J. Finn
BY CASEY CHAPTER Hundreds of CCHS students gathered in the auditorium on Friday to hear the advice of a New York Times bestselling author. A.J. Finn, author of “The Woman in the Window,” spoke to students and teachers about his writing process and gave advice to those seeking guidance... Read more
Finding their zen: Interact Club brings a Zen garden to campus
BY SOPHIA WENGIER White doves and bamboo now decorate a once unoccupied corner of CCHS, transforming a patch of dirt and rocks into a peaceful escape for all to enjoy. The Zen garden is finally open for business after months of planning, preparation and hard work. The ribbon cutting... Read more
Teacher appreciation week extends beyond campus
BY ELENA VALDEZ May 7 marks the beginning of teacher appreciation week for 2018. The celebration of educators takes place annually during the first week of May, being an official national holiday. CCHS plans to celebrate their faculty and staff throughout a majority of the week with help from... Read more
NHS welcomes incoming members, recognizes outgoing members
BY KENDYL COUNTS Blue and white balloons bobbed about the aisles of the auditorium as National Honor Society (NHS) inductees and graduates, as well as their loved ones, gathered in the auditorium for the annual NHS Induction Ceremony. Held this year on May 8 at 7:00 p.m., the ceremony... Read more
NJROTC flies to Arizona for national competition
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR AND DARIAN SABLON Members of the CCHS Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) left the humid summer weather of South Florida for the dry heat of Arizona last week to compete at the national level. “It was a great honor to among the first... Read more