Local mothers host Mom Prom for charity
BY GENNA NORDLING To a high school student, a senior center does not seem like the ideal location for prom. But for CCHS parent Kelly Kern and the Cooper City “Mom Prom” board, it was the perfect place to have a party for a purpose. On Saturday, April 28,... Read more
Eric Garner speaks out about #MSDStrong documentary
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR In the aftermath of the shooting tragedy that took 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD), the broadcast production program at the school began the process of recovering – by going back to work. “What do I do? How do I try to live... Read more
CCHS publications take over FSPA States
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN For many CCHS Cowboys, there are certain defining weekends throughout their four years at CCHS. For the thrill-seekers, it’s Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios. For the aspiring entrepreneurs, it’s DECA Nationals. But for journalism and broadcast students, one weekend that stands out from the rest... Read more
Key Club travels to Orlando for annual district conference, brings back talent show trophy
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE The District Education and Leadership Conference (DCON) is home to members of Key Club dedicated to service. Held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida, the conference was put on for the 80th time in the Florida Key Club district. This year’s convention theme... Read more
CCHS Varsity Winter Guard takes home first place at two local competitions
BY KENDYL COUNTS With their emotional show “Fly On,” the CCHS Varsity Winter Guard is soaring through the 2017-2018 season, reaching new heights with their high-scoring performances. Of the three competitions that the varsity winter guard has attended, they have received first place at competitions held at Flanagan High... Read more
Monkey business in South Florida: Dania vervet monkey found in Cooper City
BY SOPHIA WENGIER Cooper City is welcoming a new visitor this week, one which has brought surprise, excitement and fear to residents. A monkey has travelled all the way from Dania Beach to Cooper City and surrounding areas, making appearances in the backyards of many. The monkey, named Mikey,... Read more
59th annual Founders Day celebration lights up Cooper City
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE The morning of the second Saturday of March, Cooper City celebrated the 59th anniversary of its founding. Although the Cooper City was originally founded in June, the city celebrates in the spring in order to include the optimist teams who have finished their seasons in the... Read more
Warming waters are causing less blacktip sharks to migrate to South Florida
BY GENNA NORDLING College students aren’t the only tourists Florida beaches expect to see during Spring Break. Blacktip sharks make their way to South Florida every year around this time, but there has been a decline in number of sharks that are migrating in the past few years. Blacktip... Read more
Second annual Cooper City Pageant has two CCHS winners
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR After a successful first pageant last year, Cooper City once again hosted its now-annual pageant on Tuesday, March 6 in the CCHS auditorium, where several residents competed for the crowns of Little Miss Cooper City, Miss Cooper City Teen, Miss Cooper City and Mr. and Mrs.... Read more
Governor Scott throws support behind gun policy proposals
BY NOAH CASTAGNA The Florida gun control debate has had its ups and downs in the days following a tragedy that thrust the issue into the fold of American political discourse once again, as it appeared Florida Governor Rick Scott was possibly ready to make concessions on the issue.... Read more