Couldn’t care less: CCHS faces student apathy towards school-wide activities
BY JULIA SAFRIN Every year, seemingly oblivious eighth-graders, who are still trying to figure out who they are and who they want to be, walk into freshman orientation. They are like fish out of water about to be bombarded with information not only about grades, classes and graduation requirements,... Read more
Communication, companionship and connections: The purpose behind the Best Buddies match party
BY ARIELLE KRAUS Every year, the CCHS Best Buddies chapter hosts a match party for their members. This event allows members to get to know each other through various activities and bonding experiences. Best Buddies is an international organization designed to promote inclusion. The CCHS chapter matches students who... Read more
Bahamas Relief Drive: CCHS opens up their resources and their hearts after Hurricane Dorian
BY RYAN MERARD On September 1, Hurricane Dorian made its catastrophic mark on the Bahamas. With winds reaching up to 180 mph at one point and the storm traveling at just 1 mph, Dorian stalled over the Bahamian islands and pummeled them for hours, causing major destruction of homes... Read more
Come one, come all: CCHS hosts first Cowboy Corral to welcome new students
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE New students stood in lines that long passed the breezeway entrance in order to check into CCHS’s inaugural Cowboy Corral. The first event of its kind at CCHS, Cowboy Corral was organized by staff members Dwayne Dixon and Stephen Franzone with hopes that it would relieve... Read more
The Cambridge Program: AICE Cambridge classes are being offered at CCHS
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH Students looking to pursue a rigorous academic path at CCHS will have some new options next year. In addition to the established Advanced Placement (AP) program, students will be able to take a new set of challenging classes. The Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE)... Read more
Senior Awards Night: Upcoming CCHS graduates receive recognition for their hard work
BY JOSEPH STURGEON On Thursday, May 17, several of Cooper’s most industrious high school seniors were awarded for their commitment to academics, service, athletics and involvement in extracurriculars. Attended by the many families and friends of the award recipients, the event began at 7 p.m. in the CCHS auditorium.... Read more
A send off to the real world: Class of 2019 hosts Senior Spirit Week
BY JULIA SAFRIN Time is crunching down until graduation and seniors are in the midst of saying goodbye to high school. This past week, the Class of 2019 hosted the annual Senior Spirit Week, a spirit week exclusive to seniors which led up to prom on May 4. For... Read more
Cowboys commit to college: Seniors celebrate Academic Signing Day
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Walking into the cafeteria on Friday, it seemed as if the seniors were completing an arts and crafts project. Numerous cards decorated with glitter, stickers and senior portraits were taped to a banner in the Student Government Association (SGA) activities room. But rather than just showing... Read more
A voice for all: Multicultural Club hosts first student town hall meeting
BY JULIA SAFRIN Oftentimes, students feel like they are silenced when trying to express their opinions and concerns in school. In an attempt to change this, Multicultural Club hosted a student town hall meeting on Thursday, April 25 for CCHS students to voice their thoughts. “ decided to... Read more
Lifting for greatness: Cooper City High Cowboys’ football team hosts “lift-a-thon” fundraiser
BY JOSEPH STURGEON With music blaring through two loudspeakers and Gatorade bottles stashed in the corner, the Cooper City High School football team held a “lift-a-thon” on Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. in the school’s gym. Both the varsity and junior varsity teams participated in the event, as... Read more