Rhythm with a reason: DECA begins preparations for annual Zumba for a Cause fundraiser
BY EMMA HUERTA Throughout high school, clubs have the ability to make their voices heard and have immense impacts on significant issues. Here at CCHS, the DECA students have started making these impacts and are preparing for their second annual “Zumba for a Cause” fundraiser. The fundraiser first started... Read more
Creative pieces: CCHS Poetry Club hosts first poetry slam of the year
BY VICTORIA MARTIN Within the cafeteria walls of Cooper City High School, words were spoken and hearts were touched. On Thursday, October 11, Poetry Club hosted its first poetry slam of the school year. Participants shared both original and recited pieces, specifically chosen by the speaker. With $5 pre-sale... Read more
Campaigns and crowns: CCHS votes for its homecoming court members
BY EMMA HUERTA The high school experience is full of many monumental events in a student’s life. One of these fun occasions includes the annual homecoming festivities at the beginning of every school year. CCHS hosts a multitude of traditional homecoming events, including spirit week, which concludes with the... Read more
Making a comeback: The CCHS SOP receives first place in their class
BY ARIELLE KRAUS On Saturday, October 6, the CCHS Sound of Pride (SOP) competed in the 17th annual Florida Marching Band Championships (FMBC) Regional competition at Flanagan High School located in Pembroke Pines. The SOP took the lead, receiving first place in their 4A class. FMBC Regionals is a... Read more
Goodbye Cooper, hello university: CCHS welcomes multiple college visits
BY EMMA HUERTA Upon one’s first step into the high school realm, two words are constantly being spoken amongst the students, teachers, parents and administrators alike: “future” and “college.” High school is one of the main stepping stones in a student’s journey into postsecondary education or other options after... Read more
Walking across the stage together: The new club Reaching Success Together aims to help CCHS students graduate
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH Walking down the stage, shaking hands with administrators and receiving a high school diploma mark one of the largest achievements in the lives of most teens. Years of studying, stress and Starbucks coffee all lead to this moment. However, this only occurs when a student meets... Read more
Hands in for the Harvest Drive
BY SABRINA WONG Some of the characteristics that indicate the beginning of autumn are pumpkin-scented candles, apple picking, leaves changing colors and the smell of candy corn. However, for students and faculty at CCHS, one event that signals the start of every fall season is the annual Harvest Drive.... Read more
The start of sweet spirits: Homecoming 2018
BY SABRINA WONG Every year in either October or November, CCHS students look forward to the annual homecoming festivities. This year’s spirit week will be taking place from October 15 through October 19. The Student Government Association (SGA) hosts the entire event and is in charge of coordinating the... Read more
FFEA unicorn lanyards honoring Ms. Hobin are soon to be on sale
BY JULIA SAFRIN Two weeks before school officially began, one of CCHS’s beloved English teachers, Nicole Hobin, passed away. Students and staff have been remembering her throughout the year and dedicating certain activities to her name, such as the unicorn mural in the Zen garden and a unicorn spirit... Read more
Bridging barriers and preventing tragedies: CCHS plans Start with Hello Week
BY ISABELLA MARCON One of the main priorities of all schools is to unify students and to make them feel included. At CCHS, a week-long program called Start with Hello will be implemented during the school year. Start with Hello is a program run by the Sandy Hook Promise... Read more