Hobin Garden Day: Planting with purpose
BY KAREN SUROS Students may have taken note of the newest addition to Cooper City High School’s landscape: a Jacaranda tree surrounded by a heart of flora, in honor of the late English teacher Nicole Hobin. Hobin Garden Day took place Wednesday, November 14 after school. The event was... Read more
A sea of red and blue: The results of the 2018 midterm elections
BY ARIELLE KRAUS Millions of individuals waited in line on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, to cast their votes in the midterm elections. Individuals voted for federal, state and local offices as well as amendments to their state’s constitution. In the state of Florida, the most important races were for... Read more
Veterans Day lunches: CCHS invites local veterans to a complimentary lunch
BY RYAN MERARD As Veterans Day is approaching, many people have begun to show their support for veterans. On Friday, November 9, CCHS decided to honor our U.S veterans by inviting them to the school for a free lunch. Most schools in Broward County participated in this event. Students... Read more
Tikkun Olam, one word at a time: JSU sends cards to Pittsburgh synagogue
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH On October 27, a gunman opened fire in the Tree of Life synagogue of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh. After shouting an anti-semitic exclamation, a 46-year-old attacker proceeded to kill 11 people and injure six. In the wake of this massacre, the CCHS Jewish Student Union (JSU) decided... Read more
Get your bowls ready: CCHS welcomes new Culinary Club
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Yet another club has been added to the list of the many available at CCHS, the latest addition being Culinary Club. Founded by senior Lara Gurdikyan, Culinary Club aims to provide a community to CCHS students that are interested in cooking, baking or learning about different... Read more
Cowboys go to the polls: Seniors take an early voting field trip
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Voting isn’t something new to Cowboys. Every year, CCHS students have the opportunity to vote for class officers, homecoming court and Student Government Association (SGA) officers. But for the Cowboys that have already turned 18, this week provided an opportunity to finally cast a ballot that... Read more
The Hobin Garden: Students, staff and friends gather to celebrate the life of the recently departed CCHS teacher
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE The slight breeze blowing through the CCHS courtyard didn’t help the chills filling everyone in attendance as they choked back tears during each performance at the Hobin Memorial Garden. Fairy lights strewn into tutus and glitter makeup were observed among the crowd of people who came... Read more
Leaping into final rehearsals: CCHS Thespians prepare for their production of “The Frogs”
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE “The Frogs” isn’t the typical high school play. Written by Aristophanes in the common era, “The Frogs” is a classical play that the Thespians have taken their own spin on. A CCHS Thespians original scene was added to the beginning of the show to help gear... Read more
Masked munchkins: Littlest Cowboys go trick-or-treating early around the CCHS campus
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Police officers, superheroes and princesses, oh my! It was costume galore in the Littlest Cowboys room as parents and grandparents secured outfits onto their children, who were fidgeting with the excitement of roaming around at the “big kid school” in search of candy. The children weren’t... Read more
A stay in the swamp: CCHS debaters take on Blue Key
BY EMMA HUERTA As with the majority of the clubs here at CCHS, the Speech and Debate Team has its fair share of significant events that members can partake in. Large-scale tournaments present an opportunity for students to debate with competitors from across the country and showcase everything they’ve... Read more