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
Local mothers host Mom Prom for charity
BY GENNA NORDLING To a high school student, a senior center does not seem like the ideal location for prom. But for CCHS parent Kelly Kern and the Cooper City “Mom Prom” board, it was the perfect place to have a party for a purpose. On Saturday, April 28,... Read more
Students walk out, form heart on field in memory of Columbine
BY EDITORIAL BOARD CCHS students walked out of campus buildings to form a large heart in the football field on Friday, April 20, in the third walkout since late March to memorialize the 20th anniversary of Columbine High School’s massacre. Organized entirely by a small group of CCHS students... Read more
Super testing sessions: Week 2 and 3 schedule
BY NOAH CASTAGNA The first set of Super Testing sessions kicked off this week with the FSA ELA for freshmen and sophomores on Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18. Moving forward, there are four more sessions of Super Testing over the next two weeks. The first part of... Read more
NHS to attend spring leadership convention
BY NUHA ISLAM Every year brings a new crop of officers to the helm of the National Honor Society (NHS) officer board. In order to prepare for their inauguration and the upcoming role as the leaders of NHS, they attend the annual Broward County Honor Society Convention at Pompano... Read more