BY JOSLYN TOMBACK Cooper City High School’s Inter-Organization Council (IOC) met recently to decide how to spend the school’s recently acquired A+ money. A+ money is funding granted from the state of Florida intended for employee bonuses and school improvements for schools that were graded an “A”. Student attendance,... Read more
The Lariat Wins Big At Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards
The Lariat was named the best student news publication at the Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards on Monday, May 16. The awards were held at Nova Southeastern University’s Miniaci Performing Arts Center and honored the best student journalists and publications in Broward County. The Lariat won 18 awards, including 10... Read more
CCHS’s DECA Competes At International Career Development Conference
BY RACHEL SHARPE This past week, 27 Cooper City High School DECA students competed at the 65th annualInternational Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Florida. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is an organization for high school students who are interested in future business careers. In DECA, students test their knowledge in... Read more
Three CCHS Students Win Second In WGI Percussion World Championships
BY ALEX BARNARD Three Cooper City High School students finished second in class at the WGI Percussion World Championships in Dayton, Ohio 0n April 16, 2011. The students were playing as part of the group Stryke Percussion, an Independent Open class indoor percussion group that started in 2003 and is based out... Read more
Teachers And Students Rally For Block Scheduling
BY ALYSSA FISHER Clad in red, Cooper City High School students and staff rallied to keep block scheduling along Stirling Road on Wednesday April 21, 2011. Due to proposed budget cuts by Governor Rick Scott, the Broward County School board is leaning toward switching out the 4×4 block scheduling... Read more
AP Photography Student Wins National Award
BY ALEXANDRA MADAR On Friday March 11, junior Kaylee Oberfield won the National Gold Key for her performance in photography. The internationally famous artist, Andy Warhol, received this very same award as a high school student, which made winning the award even more of an outstanding gift. “Having won... Read more
CCHS’s Thespians Compete At State Competition
BY EMILY PERL Cooper City High School’s drama department competed at the State Thespian Competition on March 17, 2011 in downtown Tampawhere they earned an excellent for their overall performance. The State Thespian competition is a state festival where any high school can be selected from districts to perform their... Read more
Teachers Battle To Benefit JROTC
BY JOSLYN TOMBACK On Thursday, March 24, 2011 CCHS’s NJROTC held their first annual Battle of the Teachers to raise money for their program. The event gave teachers the opportunity to unleash their competitive sides and battle it out amongst each other through a variety of skill contests and... Read more
Marine Biology Students Dive For Knowledge At Pennekamp
BY SARAH ROUSSELL On Friday, March 25th Cooper City High School’s Environmental and Marine Science department took 42 students to John Pennekamp State Park in Key Largo for a daylong snorkeling trip. During the trip, students were given the opportunity to observe various coral reefs and the habitats that... Read more
Senior Nick Allen Receives Football Scholarship
BY JESSICA WEAVER On Friday, April 1st senior Nick Allen, CCHS’s offensive guard and defensive tackle, signed a letter of intent to accept a full scholarship to play football at Bethel University in McKenzie, Tenn. Allen has played on the varsity football team all four years and made both... Read more