Sorrow, healing and hope: The authors of “Parkland Speaks” share their voices and art
BY ISABELLA MARCON “Parkland Speaks” is a book that not only gives a raw look at the events of February 14, 2018 through the eyes of students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but represents self-expression, grief, healing and hope through a series of intimate creative works.... Read more
Water everywhere but not a drop to drink: Why Water Conservation Matters
BY ISABELLA MARCON It may seem that Florida has an abundance of water because of the beaches and the Everglades, but that may not be the case for everyone in the state. In Broward County, as the population continues to grow, the need for clean, consumable water grows with... Read more
What you need to know about the flu shot
BY ISABELLA MARCON During the 2017-2018 flu season, 80,000 Americans died of the flu while 900,000 were hospitalized, a record-breaking year for flu season severity. The 2018-2019 flu season is here and what Americans don’t know about the flu vaccine could kill them. The first line of defense against... Read more
Visiting the Big Apple: CCHS Fashion Club takes a trip to New York City
BY EMMA HUERTA When discussing the fashion capitals of the world, New York City is almost always among the names of the most prominent hearths of the industry. CCHS Fashion Club students had the opportunity to visit the illustrious, fashion-forward city this past Thursday, December 6. Over the course... Read more
Cooper City kicks off the holidays with Light Up Cooper City
BY ISABELLA MARCON On Friday, December 7, the Cooper City community gathered to celebrate the start of the holiday season with lights, performances and food at the annual Light Up Cooper City festival, located between Cooper City Town Hall and Memorial Park, just off of SW 90th Ave. Traffic... Read more
Troupe 0784 takes on districts and beyond
BY ANNABELLE ROSA On Saturday, December 8, 2018, the CCHS Thespians participated in District 13’s Thespian Competition. District competitions are held across the state of Florida where several schools have the ability to present pieces ranging from pantomimes to musical numbers. The breakdown of the scoring scale used for... Read more
A sea of red and blue: The results of the 2018 midterm elections
BY ARIELLE KRAUS Millions of individuals waited in line on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, to cast their votes in the midterm elections. Individuals voted for federal, state and local offices as well as amendments to their state’s constitution. In the state of Florida, the most important races were for... Read more
Cowboys go to the polls: Seniors take an early voting field trip
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Voting isn’t something new to Cowboys. Every year, CCHS students have the opportunity to vote for class officers, homecoming court and Student Government Association (SGA) officers. But for the Cowboys that have already turned 18, this week provided an opportunity to finally cast a ballot that... Read more
A stay in the swamp: CCHS debaters take on Blue Key
BY EMMA HUERTA As with the majority of the clubs here at CCHS, the Speech and Debate Team has its fair share of significant events that members can partake in. Large-scale tournaments present an opportunity for students to debate with competitors from across the country and showcase everything they’ve... Read more
“One last dance”: Dwyane Wade gives the Miami Heat one last season before retiring
BY RYAN MERARD Dwyane Wade, shooting guard for the Miami Heat, almost has decided to retire after spending 16 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Throughout Wade’s career, he spent 14 years with the Miami Heat and has been an important factor in the Miami Heat’s history. He... Read more