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
CCHS Reacts to the Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR After an eight-hour flight from Alaska to Florida, 26 year old Esteban Santiago was in no hurry to pick up his personal belongings at the luggage claim and get home. Instead, he brought his only checked baggage to the airport bathroom – a small bag holding... 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
Hurricane Matthew sets its sights on Florida
BY JOURNALISM 1 STUDENTS   After tearing a path of destruction through Haiti and Cuba and killing at least 11, Hurricane Matthew has set its sights upon the American Southeast. The Category 4 cyclone has the potential to become the most powerful storm to make landfall in the United... Read more
September 20th: Car Accident on Stirling Road in Front of Football Field
BY KARINA BLODNIEKS At 6:35 P.M. on Stirling Road, an unnamed driver crashed into a tree, flipping the car over into the Cooper City High School football stadium fence. An airlift later came to transport the victim to Broward General Hospital, according to witnesses. There was one occupant in... Read more
New Cancer Treatment
BY MELANIE SMITH According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be an estimated 1,685,210 additional cases of cancer and an additional 595,690 deaths this year.  Last month, Stanley Riddell, immunotherapy researcher and oncologist at the Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, developed a revolutionary type of treatment for... Read more