CCHS hosts Author Signing Day with New York Times bestselling author A.J. Finn
BY CASEY CHAPTER Hundreds of CCHS students gathered in the auditorium on Friday to hear the advice of a New York Times bestselling author. A.J. Finn, author of “The Woman in the Window,” spoke to students and teachers about his writing process and gave advice to those seeking guidance... Read more
Finding their zen: Interact Club brings a Zen garden to campus
BY SOPHIA WENGIER White doves and bamboo now decorate a once unoccupied corner of CCHS, transforming a patch of dirt and rocks into a peaceful escape for all to enjoy. The Zen garden is finally open for business after months of planning, preparation and hard work. The ribbon cutting... Read more
Teacher appreciation week extends beyond campus
BY ELENA VALDEZ May 7 marks the beginning of teacher appreciation week for 2018. The celebration of educators takes place annually during the first week of May, being an official national holiday. CCHS plans to celebrate their faculty and staff throughout a majority of the week with help from... Read more
NHS welcomes incoming members, recognizes outgoing members
BY KENDYL COUNTS Blue and white balloons bobbed about the aisles of the auditorium as National Honor Society (NHS) inductees and graduates, as well as their loved ones, gathered in the auditorium for the annual NHS Induction Ceremony. Held this year on May 8 at 7:00 p.m., the ceremony... Read more
NJROTC flies to Arizona for national competition
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR AND DARIAN SABLON Members of the CCHS Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) left the humid summer weather of South Florida for the dry heat of Arizona last week to compete at the national level. “It was a great honor to among the first... Read more
The Lariat receives county awards from Sun Sentinel
BY KENDYL COUNTS As the school year comes to a close, journalism students gathered from across South Florida to attend the Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards, held at Archbishop McCarthy High School. By the end of the night, The Lariat staff had received 20 awards for its achievements... Read more
Relay for Life: “By coming together, we can find hope”
BY TAMARAH WALLACE The American Cancer Society’s mission is simply to “free the world from cancer,” an assertion that is supported by their efforts to fundraise for research, share information and support patients – efforts that all culminate at their annual Relay for Life events. “Relay for Life was... Read more
The first of many: DECA Fashion and Interact collaborate to raise spirits and money at first annual school dodgeball tournament
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Students piled into the gym as the dodgeball tournament neared its start. Individuals signed up with friends, forming their own dodgeball teams to compete in the first-ever CCHS dodgeball tournament. A collaboration between Interact and DECA Fashion, the tournament was created with the intent of raising... Read more
Cowboys commit to colleges across the country
BY KENDYL COUNTS CCHS may be the union of red, black and white, but on April 27 seniors donned the colors of schools across the nation, representing the college that they will be attending next year. Academic signing day is an annual tradition hosted by BRACE advisor Christine Siwek,... Read more
Please romaine calm: CDC warns against the leafy green
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN It’s been a tough week for Caesar salad fans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an advisory this month about potentially-contaminated romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz. region. Some of the romaine from the region may be infected with a strain of E.... Read more