Florida SAT Scores Plummet
BY BLUE KAUFMAN Scores on the SAT in Florida plunged to the lowest level in five years last year due to a large influx of students taking the test. The Standardized Assessment Test (SAT) has a possible score of 2,400.  According to the Miami Herald, Florida’s graduating class of... Read more
Drowning In Plastic: The Dangers Of Plastic Bags
BY ALYSSA FISHER Thousands of people shuffle in and out of Publix Supermarket each day. Cooper City High School junior Louis Bremser estimates that hundreds of them go through his lane during a regular six-hour shift bagging groceries in the Countryside Shops. The sound of crinkling plastic throughout the... Read more
New Legislation Could Change Florida Education
BY RACHEL SHARPE Governor Rick Scott released his budget for next year and surprised many people by including billions of dollars in education cuts. The proposed cuts are estimated between $3.8 billion and $4.8 billion, which translates to a 10 percent decrease in per-student funding. In addition, the state... Read more
BY BEATRICE DUPUY Pondering the future often leads to many questions such as “Will I be successful? Will I be famous?” But before success and fame can be achieved, a career path is typically chosen. For high school students searching for potential majors, there are many options in the... Read more
  BY BEATRICE DUPUY CCHS student Bianca Alberti decided to bypass what is often portrayed as a rite of passage for American teenagers by graduating high school as a junior and forgoing her senior year. Alberti made the decision to graduate early after her sophomore year and met with... Read more
BY JESSICA WEAVER A growing number of colleges and universities in the United States are completely banning smoking on campus to make for a more healthy environment. 365 colleges and universities throughout the U.S have gone completely smoke free already, a few of which are located in Florida. The... Read more
Haitian Students Look Back One Year After Earthquake
BY BEATRICE DUPUY One year later, the colors green and black have a whole new meaning to six students attending Cooper City High School. On January 12, 2011, these six students chose green and black to signify the hope they have for their country of Haiti and to mourn... Read more
Spike Lee Speaks To Students At Nova Southeastern University
BY JACK BRADY The auditorium is packed at Nova Southeastern University, the lights are dimmed, and the crowd clamors to see the stage. A man walks up to the podium and begins to speak, the audience roars in excitement. This is not some world leader or famous politician, this... Read more
BY JESSICA WEAVER The State of Florida has won $700 million in grant money in phase 2 of President Obama’s “Race to the Top” program, which was created to improve schools across the country. ‘Race to the Top’ is a $4.35 billion education plan implemented to motivate school systems... Read more