Early Childcare students take exams at Nova Southeastern University
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Students part of CCHS’ Early Childcare program took their exams to earn their Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC) throughout the school week of November 27 at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie. A little under 200 students from all levels of the childcare program took the... Read more
LGBT Club ‘trans’forms future generations to accept transgender individuals
BY ELENA VALDEZ From November 14 to November 20, CCHS’ LGBT+ Club will be focused on advocating for and educating students about transgender rights, in support of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Transgender Awareness Week. The week started off with a club meeting on Monday, November... Read more
Listen: A controversial showing of a movie brings awareness about mental health
BY TAMARAH WALLACE “Even if you are best friends, you do not know what going on inside their house,” 12th grade guidance counselor Theresa Sullivan said. On November 30, all Broward County public schools are showing the controversial film “Listen” in order to raise awareness about the importance of... Read more
Cooper City’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance is truly something special
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE For the past 28 years, Cooper City has been hosting a daddy-daughter dance for its residents, the event having been recently moved to CCHS’ cafeteria. Each dance fosters a different theme, this year’s being Disney’s “Peter Pan.” Overnight, the school’s cafeteria transformed into neverland, from the... Read more
CCHS marching band proud of their performance at states
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR The CCHS Sound of Pride marching band traveled up to Hillsborough County on Friday to participate in the state Florida Marching Band Championships (FMBC) competition over the weekend at Gaither High School. Coming in eighth out of fifteen other high school bands, the Sound of Pride... Read more
Debate takes on Blue Key at the University of Florida
BY NUHA ISLAM Late autumn is a stressful time for high school debaters across Florida. It kicks off competition season into high gear, with a tournament every weekend, two of which are national level. Diving head first into the new year of competition, CCHS’ Speech and Debate team has... Read more
Best Buddies hosts first-ever karaoke and ice cream social
BY CASEY CHAPTER With music and microphones, Best Buddies hosted a social event in the cafeteria that gave their members much to sing about. The first event of its kind, the Karaoke and Ice Cream Social gave the buddies an opportunity to come together and introduce themselves to their... Read more
CCHS assistant principals bring kindness to campus
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN “One kind word can change someone’s entire day.” This is the powerful message that assistant principals Vera Perkovic and Carla Hozebin plan to spread as they host the Kind Cowboys campaign at CCHS as a part of World Kindness Week – and CCHS did not miss... Read more
A student guide to 2017-2018 scholarships
BY NOAH CASTAGNA Once the stressful college application process is finished, it is time to stop putting it off. Yes, that, the massive list of scholarships BRACE advisor Christine Siwek helps to keep every senior updated on. Every year, new classes of seniors vastly underestimate the power of the... Read more
Multicultural Club invites presents new Peace Pole with ceremony
BY KYLE NELSON “Hate has no home here.” On November 6, 2017, the courtyard at CCHS was filled with love. While planning the annual peace pole ceremony, Multicultural Club co-presidents Sarah Molina and Ayan Fitzgerald decided to make the ceremony a little more memorable. With the addition of trained... Read more