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
Cooper City’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance
BY VICTORIA MARTIN On Saturday, November 17, Cooper City held its annual Daddy Daughter dance for its residents. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. and running until 9 p.m., the dance cost $30 for a father and daughter to attend along with another $12.50 per any additional daughters. Held in the... Read more
Thespians “showcase” their talent: CCHS Thespians prepare for districts
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH On November 16, the CCHS auditorium was filled with the ringing of laughter, gasps and, of course, applause for the Thespians Showcase. In preparation for their district competition, the showcase performance displayed the talent of CCHS actors and actresses with individual scenes. The CCHS Thespians are... Read more
Stampede fundraiser: Cowboys round up for a wild time
BY KAYLA GATES Blasting music, dancing students, competitive games and loads of food filled the CCHS baseball fields on Thursday, November 15. CCHS’s annual Stampede fundraiser offered a wide variety of activities for students to partake in. Thanks to the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) and its many volunteers,... Read more
Hobin Garden Day: Planting with purpose
BY KAREN SUROS Students may have taken note of the newest addition to Cooper City High School’s landscape: a Jacaranda tree surrounded by a heart of flora, in honor of the late English teacher Nicole Hobin. Hobin Garden Day took place Wednesday, November 14 after school. The event was... Read more
Veterans Day lunches: CCHS invites local veterans to a complimentary lunch
BY RYAN MERARD As Veterans Day is approaching, many people have begun to show their support for veterans. On Friday, November 9, CCHS decided to honor our U.S veterans by inviting them to the school for a free lunch. Most schools in Broward County participated in this event. Students... Read more
Tikkun Olam, one word at a time: JSU sends cards to Pittsburgh synagogue
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH On October 27, a gunman opened fire in the Tree of Life synagogue of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh. After shouting an anti-semitic exclamation, a 46-year-old attacker proceeded to kill 11 people and injure six. In the wake of this massacre, the CCHS Jewish Student Union (JSU) decided... Read more