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
Holly jolly winter week: SGA plans first CCHS winter spirit week
BY SOFIA MENDEZ As the holiday season approaches, Student Government Association (SGA) is working on introducing Cooper City High’s first annual winter spirit week. It is planned to start the week of December 10, 2018. “After homecoming week, the rest of the year goes back to a normal type... Read more
Calling all that want a cure: Relay for Life preparations begin
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Walking into the CCHS cafeteria on the evening of November 26, one could find numerous adults and students chattering on about fundraising and festivities. As laughter filled the room, one could almost forget the magnitude of the cause bringing everyone together that night. Continuing their mission... Read more
French Club’s Christmas-themed donation drive for children in Haiti
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Starting November 14, the CCHS French Club began a Christmas-themed donation drive for children in Haiti. Items needed for the drive include small toys, stuffed animals, school supplies and hygiene products. Students interested in donating for the drive can deliver items to Marie Chery and Lindsay... Read more
A chance to save a life: CCHS NJROTC blood drive
BY ELENA VALDEZ In the season of giving, it’s not only canned goods and non-perishables that need donating. On both November 29 and November 30, CCHS’s Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) will be hosting a blood drive throughout the day in cooperation with the not-for-profit organization One... Read more