Broward County School Board Has Changed The Rules On Students Self-Administering Medication
BY LINDSEY HANNAH The medication policy for Broward County schools has changed, resulting in certain formerly-prohibited actions to be allowed under certain circumstances. Policy 6305, Administration of Medications/Treatments, has undergone the following alterations. First of all, students of every grade level can now carry and self-administer sunscreen and bug... Read more
CCHS Students Mourn the Loss of Club Penguin
BY KENDYL COUNTS Club penguin is in trouble – and this time, Herbert the polar bear has nothing to do with it. After facing a steady decline in web traffic for the past few years, the site has finally shut down, taking the fond memories of millions of players... Read more
Changes Made to Cooper City’s Annual Founder’s Day Event
BY KENDYL COUNTS With lawn chairs at the ready and coolers stocked with ice, Cooper City residents are gearing up for the annual Founder’s Day celebration that never fails to send a rush of pride through the streets. For many, this day of bonding with neighbors represents the perks... Read more
JCC School Evacuated After Bomb Threat Report
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Students attending David Posnack’s Jewish Day School in Davie received an unwelcome surprise in the form of lockdown and evacuation after an unsubstantiated bomb threat was called in on Monday, officials said. Liam Cohen, a student at the JCC, was at school when the incident occurred.... Read more
Students React to Betsy DeVos Confirmation
BY KARINA BLODNIEKS Around twelve P.M. on Tuesday, February 7, the news broke that Betsy DeVos would serve as the next Secretary of Education. Extending the admittedly controversial election, DeVos’ confirmation has been met with heavy pushback. “I feel that an individual with a closed mind in regards... Read more
National Women’s March Comes to South Florida
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR “This is what democracy looks like!” was the cry of thousands of protesters at the Women’s Rally of South Florida at Bayfront Park on Saturday, drawing in people from all over the state to make their voice heard regarding both civil and human rights. “It was... Read more
Cooper City to Host First Annual ‘Miss Cooper City’ Pageant
BY KENDYL COUNTS It’s time to break out those high heels, because the registration packets for the very first Miss Cooper City USA and Miss Cooper City Teen USA pageants have just been released on Cooper City’s official website. The pageant will be held on March 9th, 2017 at... Read more
Annual ‘Light Up Cooper City’ Event Gets CCHS Involved
BY NOAH CASTAGNA On Friday Cooper City kicked off the holiday season with the annual Light Up Cooper City, treating residents to bright lights, sweets, and meet and greets. The night began at 6pm with the CCHS Sound of Pride leading Santa Claus into Cooper City Memorial Park with... Read more
Cuban-American Reaction to Fidel Castro’s Death
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Death rarely brings about cause for celebration and cheer, but the death of controversial former Cuban President Castro Fidel has left the Cuban population in the United States both relieved and exhilarated. Though Castro handed over the presidency to his brother Raúl in 2008, his reign... Read more
The 45th President of the United States: Donald J. Trump
BY TAMARAH WALLACE The election of the century has drawn to a close and an unlikely underdog has now taken his place as the future President of the United States of America. Donald J. Trump became president-elect in the wee hours of November 9th and awaits his time in... Read more