Broward County Public Schools changes its Single Sign-On system for a more Clever approach
BY RYAN MERARD In recent years, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students have become familiar with the original Single Sign-On (SSO) system. Through SSO, student applications such as Pinnacle, Canvas and MyHRW are all easily accessible through one portal. On January 7, 2019, BCPS decided to part ways with... Read more
New year, new room: CCHS reopens the weight training room after extensive renovations
BY EMMA HUERTA AND JOSEPH STURGEON “It may not be the easy way, but it’s the Cowboy way.” This message is displayed along the wall of Cooper City High’s brand new state-of-the-art weight room. On January 24, at 8:15 a.m., a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in order to commemorate... Read more
Choose your own adventure: CCHS students receive course selection cards
BY KAREN SUROS Summer may seem far away, but it looks like the 2019-2020 school year is on the heels of Cooper City High School students as they begin deciding what their schedules will look like next year. Course selection cards were distributed during study hall throughout this week.... Read more
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
Email enigma: The consequences of students losing their Cooper City High emails
BY ANNABELLE ROSA Technology has made education more convenient by allowing students and teachers to integrate a major component of their daily lives into their schooling. Over the past decade, as the popularity of smart devices has skyrocketed, the presence of electronics in the classroom has become increasingly common.... Read more
Ms. Butler molds her final moments together at CCHS before retiring
BY RYAN MERARD After 40 years, Suzanne Butler, pottery teacher at CCHS, has retired. After 21 years of teaching at Nova Southeastern University, five years in New York and an additional 14 years at CCHS, she has decided to graduate from the education system. Butler has been teaching art... Read more
CCHS teachers learn how to Stop The Bleed
BY RYAN MERARD On Monday, January 7, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) teachers had to work, as it was a teacher planning day while students got the day off. At CCHS however, these teachers were doing more than planning for the second semester. The Stop The Bleed program made... 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