A twist on a tradition: The Class of 2021 plans Sadie Hawkins dance
BY EMMA HUERTA School-administered dances such as homecoming, prom and winter dances have become major traditions over the years, and are events students don’t want to miss during their four years spent in high school. The CCHS Class of 2021, however, has a new tradition in mind. The class... Read more
Low turnout means high prom prices: Lack of attendance at Class of 2020’s movie night is cause for concern
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE It is safe to say that “The Polar Express” didn’t make it to the North Pole after CCHS’ Class of 2020’s holiday movie night had a shockingly low turnout. Hosting the event to raise money for the junior class’s prom next year, “The Polar Express” was... Read more
Santa, snow and songs: The Littlest Cowboys host their annual Winterfest
BY ARIELLE KRAUS Students and their families from the Littlest Cowboys Preschool gathered in the cafeteria on Friday, December 14 for their annual Winterfest. Families felt the winter spirit as they enjoyed games, food, songs and even a visit from Santa Claus. The Early Childhood Education program at CCHS... Read more
Playing Santa Claus for a day: SGA brings gifts to children at sexual assault treatment center
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN The holiday season often conjures up images of a jolly old man in a red suit spreading joy around the world and surprising children with presents. Though they lacked reindeer and a sleigh, members of the Student Government Association (SGA) got to spend a day in... Read more
Learning to stand together, regardless of differences: Best Buddies takes center stage as they host annual Special Olympics
BY ANNABELLE ROSA Olympians are praised for their exceptional performance in their particular area(s) of focus. The public will cry out their names in celebration and applaud their triumphs. However, these events are exclusive and only a select few people will ever experience. It is especially difficult for individuals... Read more
‘Tis the season: The Sound of Pride hosts its annual tree stand fundraiser
BY ARIELLE KRAUS As the holiday season commences, the Cooper City High School Sound of Pride (SOP) has begun their annual tree stand fundraiser. SOP students and their parents volunteer to help the band sell Christmas trees and holiday decor. The tree stand fundraiser will take place from November... Read more
Parents and students learn about applying for college at Junior Night
BY GENNA NORDLING On Wednesday, December 4 in the CCHS auditorium, guidance and the Broward Advisers for Continuing Education (BRACE) hosted the first Junior Night. This informational presentation was for parents and students that wanted to know more about the college application process. The first speakers of the night... Read more
Adopting the spirit of giving: CCHS SGA organizes the Adopt-A-Child service project
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH The holiday season is known for being a time to give back to those who need it most. For CCHS, it’s no different. As students and faculty begin to purchase gifts for loved ones, an extra gift is being brought to the checkout counter– a gift... Read more
A week of giving: DECA supports the community with various service projects
BY KAYLA GATES There are many ways to help out in the community, whether it’s donating to the less fortunate or assisting the needy. DECA, however, is doing it all. With a week full of service projects, the organization hopes to make a difference in the world around them.... Read more
Liberty in North Korea’s spare change drive to help North Korean refugees
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Cooper City High’s very own Liberty in North Korea (LINK) rescue team is attempting to raise as much money as possible by asking the student body for their spare change. The drive, which began on November 27 and will last until December 7, is a fundraiser... Read more