CCHS To Participate In Relay For Life
BY DANIELLE ONAFRAYCHUK Relay for Life, an annual event in which participants walk to raise money for cancer patients, takes place at Western High School on April 6th and lasts a full 24 hours. Relay for Life is an event that was created in 1985 by Dr. Gordy Klatt... Read more
CCHS To Compete In The AAA Autoskills Florida State Finals
BY CHERINA EUDOVIQUE The Cooper City High School Auto Technician class has been preparing for the Ford and AAA Florida state-wide automotive competition. Auto shop has been around CCHS for over 3 decades and Daniel Sorrentino, the current instructor, has been teaching the class here for 26 years. He... Read more
CCHS Competes On Beacon TV’s School Duel
BY KYRA BACON CCHS students Julieanna Bacon, Persis Bhadha, Alexis Bhadha and Jessica Hujber participated in the annual school duel television show, which premiered on BECON TV March 7th. School Duel is a competition in which select students from different schools answer trivia questions to compete against each other.... Read more
Many CCHS Students Are Opting For College Academy
BY KYRA BACON College Academy is catching many sophomores’ eyes as an alternative to junior year at Cooper City High School by offering them freedom and a college degree. College Academy is a unique school where students are enrolled full-time at Broward College and take classes with other CA... Read more
Two New Early Graduation Options Give Students The Chance To Graduate A Year Early
BY KYRA BACON New opportunities for early graduation will be available in the upcoming school year and students will have a chance to graduate a year early instead of halfway through their senior year. Starting in the 2013-2014 school year, early graduation, unlike this year and the years before,... Read more
Retired Admiral Stephen Rochon Speaks To CCHS For Black History Month
BY KYRA BACON CCHS was honored to have Retired Admiral Stephen Rochon and Congressman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz speak about the importance of Black History Month on Monday, February 25th, from 12:00 to 1:00pm in the auditorium. The presentation was a way to give students a firsthand account of the importance of... Read more
Brass And Woodwind Prepare For Competition
BY LOUIS DENNIN The woodwind and brass choirs from the Sound of Pride Band have been busily readying for the upcoming Solo and Ensemble event in February in hopes of receiving a high rating from the judges. Solo and Ensemble is an organized event for students involved in band,... Read more
Isabella Muncan Named Student Ambassador For The Broward League Of Cities
BY RACHEL SHARPE Junior Isabella Muncan was recently selected as one of four student ambassadors from throughout the county for the Broward League of Cities. The student ambassador program encourages students who are interested in government and political science to learn about and participate in public service at a... Read more
Ashira Vantrees Receives “Sun Life Rising Star” Award From Miami Dolphins
BY CHERINA EUDOVIQUE CCHS Senior Ashira Vantrees was honored by the Miami Dolphins with the Sun Life Rising Star Award at the home game on December 16, 2013. Vantrees entered an essay contest to be able to represent Women of Tomorrow, a mentoring program for “at-risk” high school girls... Read more
Seniors To Host Variety Show on January 30
BY DANIELLE ONAFRAYCHUK The annual senior Variety Show will be held on January 30 – February 1, 2013, but already preparations for the show are under way. Similar to a talent show, the Variety Show uses acts performed by students. The theme for this year has not yet been... Read more