Building a community: Key Club pinning ceremony
BY ANNABELLE ROSA Upon entering the CCHS cafeteria, a poster could be seen plastered to the wall. In large, cursive letters the sign read “Congratulations Key Club.” Students sat around the tables, the echo of voices and casual banter floating above all participants. On December 13, 2017, Key Club... Read more
DECA brings gingerbread decorating party to CCHS
BY CASEY CHAPTER Students involved in DECA recently undertook a construction project- building gingerbread houses. “This was just something fun to get everyone to interact together, bond, make new friends and just have a fun holiday,” DECA sponsor Lauren Mandel said. The gathering included DECA members of all grade... Read more
Brinker Education Initiative brings STEM vendors to CCHS for Hispanic Empowerment Day
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Broward County Public Schools and the newly-established Brinker Education Initiative partnered up to bring a Hispanic and Latino STEM empowerment exposition to CCHS on Saturday morning. Set up in the large gym, the exposition featured multiple exhibitors, colleges and independent businesses looking to attract Hispanic potential... Read more
Beginning and advanced winter chorus bring holiday diversity to CCHS
BY NUHA ISLAM Taking cues from different cultures around the world, this year’s winter choral concert was a celebration of diversity and holiday spirit. Held within the CCHS cafeteria, a crowd of people gathered on Monday evening to listen to the chorus and their semester cumulative show. “A different... Read more
County-wide initiative to increase computer science in schools takes off
BY SOPHIA WENGIER This week, the students of CCHS pulled out their laptops on a pursuit to dip their toes into the fastest growing industry in the country. December 4 to December 8 was Computer Science Week at CCHS, during which students of every grade level were invited to... Read more
Rockin’ around the cafeteria: Lariat hosts ugly sweater party
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN The familiar tune of “Jingle Bell Rock” filled the room as partygoers clad in colorful sweaters partook in festive games and activities. This traditional holiday scenery made its way to CCHS as The Lariat newspaper hosted its ugly holiday sweater party on December 6. “It felt... Read more
Inclusion and diversity: CCHS hosts the Special Olympics
BY ANNABELLE ROSA The Special Olympics have always championed the title of an all-inclusive event, which has given the individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities a place amongst the athletic elite since Eunice Kennedy Shriver first brought the concept into being in 1968. Cooper City High hosted this year’s... Read more
Cooper City celebrates the holidays
BY SOPHIA WENGIER On Friday, December 1, residents of Cooper City celebrated the start of the holiday season with lights, food and music at the annual Light Up Cooper City event. Taking place at Memorial Park and the Cooper City Community Center, clubs and families came from all over... Read more
“Into the Woods” opens auditions to the school
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Huddled under the red awning, CCHS students nervously awaited further instructions from Thespians president and stage manager Rylee Berger, all hoping to receive a role in the clubs next production. Auditions for the spring musical, “Into the Woods,” began November 28 and ran through callbacks on... Read more
NHS and Model UN Mock Debate is coming to CCHS
BY NUHA ISLAM In an increasingly interconnected world, it is important to be a world citizen, not just an American one. On January 16 and 17, the National Honor Society (NHS) and Model United Nations (MUN) will be partnering to put together a mock debate showcase for high school... Read more