Competition and comradery: CCHS publications take home more than just awards from FSPA
BY GENNA NORDLING April is one of the most hectic months of the year for CCHS students. Among all of the field trips and out-of-school events that occurred, one specific trip stood out to the publications of CCHS– the Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA) State Convention. From April 11-13,... Read more
Saving lives OneBlood bag at a time: CCHS students and OneBlood organization work together to limit blood shortages
BY EMMA FRANZ It’s two weeks after spring break and CCHS students are already back to working diligently to achieve a common goal. In previous years, winter was the prime time for CCHS blood drives, but an additional philanthropic event took place this year on both April 10 and... Read more
“Shape the world, teach!”: FFEA attends annual BCFEA convention
BY ARIELLE KRAUS Throughout the months of April and May, many clubs and choice electives attend competitions and end-of-year events. On Friday, April 12, CCHS’s Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) attended and competed at the Broward County Future Educators of America (BCFEA) Convention at Pompano Beach High School.... Read more
One more home run: Indoor winds performs for the last time at CCHS
BY SABRINA WONG Parents, family members and friends could hear music blasting from outside the CCHS gym on April 10 as the first-ever indoor winds group finished up their rehearsal and began preparing for their farewell performance. The members decided to host a Family and Friends Night to display... Read more
Off to Ohio: CCHS varsity color guard travels to World Championships
BY SABRINA WONG Loud alarms sounded in many bedrooms at around 2:30 a.m. on April 2, signifying the start of the CCHS varsity color guard’s trip to the World Championships competition in Dayton, Ohio. After participating in six local competitions and one regional competition during the season, the 16... Read more
Peace, love and unity: CCHS students perform a peace ceremony for the school
BY EMMA HUERTA Student activism has become a more common occurrence as students find their voices, pursue their passions and make their messages heard. This is the case for sophomore Kaela Goldstein, who decided to pursue one of these passionate goals and organize a ceremony for all CCHS students... Read more
Cooper Square: New shopping center soon to be established in Cooper City
BY RYAN MERARD Just across the street from CCHS, construction workers can occasionally be seen operating tools and machines, looking to complete Cooper City’s next major project, which is a boutique retail plaza. The plaza, named “Cooper Square,” will come with 35 stores ranging from restaurants to banks and... Read more
The Class of 2019 takes on Grad Bash
BY ANNABELLE ROSA On April 5, 2019, 193 seniors from CCHS piled into the auditorium, waiting to be whisked away by four buses to attend Universal Studios’ Grad Bash. Students were called down around 10:00 a.m. so that they would have the opportunity to eat lunch before they left.... Read more
Path to Bright Futures could get dimmer: Proposed bill could make scholarship requirements more challenging
BY RYAN MERARD In 1997, Florida established the Bright Futures Scholarship program, which can pay for the majority of a student’s four-year college tuition. Ever since then, students in Florida have been rewarded for their hard work throughout high school if certain requirements were met. The Bright Futures Scholarships... Read more
Making dreams come true: CCTC explores job and academic opportunities at UCF and Walt Disney World
BY ARIELLE KRAUS On Friday, March 8, College and Career Transition Club (CCTC) headed to the University of Central Florida (UCF) and Walt Disney World to explore both educational and career opportunities for after high school. CCTC was designed to increase awareness of the Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program... Read more