Socktober: FFEA tackles an issue that not many consider when donating to the homeless
BY ANNABELLE ROSA From October 1 to October 31, CCHS’s very own Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) will be collecting socks that students can drop off in bins found around the school. These socks will then be given to homeless shelters in the Broward County area. FFEA is... Read more
Variety Show act tryouts: Singers, dancers and drummers, oh my!
BY JOSEPH STURGEON The first session of this year’s Variety Show act tryouts began on September 18 at 2:45 p.m. in the chorus room, followed by a second session of the same time and place on September 20. Scheduled to show on November 29 and 30, this year’s Variety... Read more
CCHS shows unity and positivity during Peace Week
BY SABRINA WONG AND KAREN SUROS Peace Week at CCHS took place from September 17 to September 21, 2018. This annual event was filled with spirit days, challenges, performances and a strong sense of unity- but that’s just the beginning. Students may recognize the event from its initial introduction... Read more
Finding the perfect match: Best Buddies hosts the annual match party
BY EMMA FRANZ On Thursday, September 20, Cooper City High School students gathered in the cafeteria in hopes of finding a new buddy. At the Best Buddies Match Party, new and returning Best Buddies members joined together to form new bonds and friendships. This welcoming event allowed for students... Read more
“One last dance”: Dwyane Wade gives the Miami Heat one last season before retiring
BY RYAN MERARD Dwyane Wade, shooting guard for the Miami Heat, almost has decided to retire after spending 16 years in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Throughout Wade’s career, he spent 14 years with the Miami Heat and has been an important factor in the Miami Heat’s history. He... Read more
Freshman elections: The race to represent their class
BY KAYLA GATES With the start of a new school year, there comes an important milestone for the freshman class: elections. A few dedicated ninth graders are hoping to earn their peers’ vote and represent the next generation of students at Cooper City High School. The elections, which are... Read more
Debunking the mysterious case of the inactive school email accounts
BY ANNABELLE ROSA Around August 11, 2018, the CCHS mandated email accounts stopped receiving emails, causing many to question why their accounts were no longer active. Students used their school email accounts in order to keep up with clubs and teachers. Aside from communication, many of the upperclassmen utilized... Read more
The choice was not “in their hands”: Large dislike of the class T-shirt among juniors
BY JULIA SAFRIN Prom is a time when students dress to the nines with a handsome man or beautiful girl by their side. Prom is a momentous event that students look forward to all throughout their high school career. In order to put together such an extravagant event, the... Read more
Hurricane rundown: This season, last season and the future
BY GENNA NORDLING As Hurricane Florence nears the east coast and President Donald Trump makes comments on the death toll of last season’s hurricanes, Americans are bewildered by the amount hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Currently, there are four named storms in the Atlantic,... Read more
Seventeen years later: CCHS staff and students remember 9/11
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE AND ABBIE TUSCHMAN A sea of black and khaki washed over the courtyard as the students of Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NJROTC) shuffled around planting American flags. The small structures flittered in the gentle breeze that embraced the crowd on the 17th anniversary of... Read more