SAT And ACT Tighten Security Measures After Cheating Scandal
BY HANNAH RAMESAR The SAT and ACT college entrance exams have tightened security following a recent cheating scandal and these changes are scheduled to take effect in September of 2012. Extensive measures are being put in place to ensure that future attempts at cheating will be discovered immediately. As... Read more
The Lariat Wins Seven FSPA 2012 Newspaper Awards
The Cooper City High Lariat recently won seven Florida Scholastic Press Association 2012 newspaper awards in five individual categories, including three “All Florida” awards, their highest honor. The following Lariat staff members won awards. Follow the links to read the articles that were honored. Alyssa Fisher received an “Honorable... Read more
CTV Places First At National Competition
  BY RACHEL SHARPE Nineteen CTV students attended the annual Student Television Network (STN) National Convention held from March 21st to March 24th in Dallas and brought home top awards in three categories. CCHS placed first against 99 other schools in the nation in the Sweet 16 Competition, for... Read more
Students Take FCAT 2.0 On Computers For The First Time
BY KYRA BACON Students will be taking the FCAT 2.0 test on computers for the first time this year to save money on testing materials and to rise to the expectations of the technology-based 21st century. 10th graders and those 11th graders who are taking the reading FCAT will... Read more
Orphans Of Ghana Outreach Festival To Benefit African Children
BY JACKIE WEISER After traveling to West Africa last summer, Cooper City High School junior Camille Traslavina was inspired to establish a non-profit organization called Orphans of Ghana Outreach (OGO) in order to create awareness and raise funds for kids in Ghana whose parents have died from HIV/AIDS.  The... Read more
CCHS DECA Wins In Orlando
BY EMILY PERL On March 1st through March 3rd, CCHS”s DECA chapter attended the annual Florida Career Development Conference in Orlando. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a business club in which students compete by either testing or creating a business plan. Students who compete in a testing... Read more
Cooper City High Remembers John McCall
BY GABI TABIB Longtime Cooper Cooper City High teacher John McCall passed away on February 21, 2012 after a year long battle with cancer. McCall taught American Government and Economics. At least, that was his job description. In reality, McCall taught more than the implications of government in a... Read more
CCHS Is An “A” School For Second Year In A Row
BY EMILY PERL Cooper City High School has been awarded an “A” grade for having outstanding academic performance for the second year in a row. According to a Broward Schools Press release, “This year’s results highlight that 76.3% of Broward’s high schools earned a grade of ‘A’ or ‘B’... Read more
Brain Brawl Team Loses To Stoneman Douglas in State Championship
BY EMILY PERL CCHS’s National Honor Society Brain Brawl team reigned as champions of the South District, before losing to Stoneman Douglas High School On January 26th for state championship. The Brain Brawl is a competition that allows students in the National Honor Society to compete against other schools... Read more
Broward Teen Ambassadors Promote Theater To Their Peers
BY JACKIE WEISER Junior Samantha Hall and freshman Sarah Sharpe are expressing their love for the arts by representing Cooper City High School through a unique program called Broward Teen Ambassadors. As Broward Teen Ambassadors, Hall and Sharpe get the opportunity to review shows at the Broward Center for... Read more