Government reopening is temporary, and its effects seem to be miniscule
BY JOSEPH STURGEON On January 25, President Trump signed a bill to reopen the federal government for just three weeks. For these three weeks, national parks will be staffed, government workers will be paid and government-run websites will no longer be down, as some have been. The 35-day government... Read more
Broward County Public Schools changes its Single Sign-On system for a more Clever approach
BY RYAN MERARD In recent years, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students have become familiar with the original Single Sign-On (SSO) system. Through SSO, student applications such as Pinnacle, Canvas and MyHRW are all easily accessible through one portal. On January 7, 2019, BCPS decided to part ways with... Read more
New year, new room: CCHS reopens the weight training room after extensive renovations
BY EMMA HUERTA AND JOSEPH STURGEON “It may not be the easy way, but it’s the Cowboy way.” This message is displayed along the wall of Cooper City High’s brand new state-of-the-art weight room. On January 24, at 8:15 a.m., a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in order to commemorate... Read more
Sorrow, healing and hope: The authors of “Parkland Speaks” share their voices and art
BY ISABELLA MARCON “Parkland Speaks” is a book that not only gives a raw look at the events of February 14, 2018 through the eyes of students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but represents self-expression, grief, healing and hope through a series of intimate creative works.... Read more
Choose your own adventure: CCHS students receive course selection cards
BY KAREN SUROS Summer may seem far away, but it looks like the 2019-2020 school year is on the heels of Cooper City High School students as they begin deciding what their schedules will look like next year. Course selection cards were distributed during study hall throughout this week.... Read more
A twist on a tradition: The Class of 2021 plans Sadie Hawkins dance
BY EMMA HUERTA School-administered dances such as homecoming, prom and winter dances have become major traditions over the years, and are events students don’t want to miss during their four years spent in high school. The CCHS Class of 2021, however, has a new tradition in mind. The class... Read more
Email enigma: The consequences of students losing their Cooper City High emails
BY ANNABELLE ROSA Technology has made education more convenient by allowing students and teachers to integrate a major component of their daily lives into their schooling. Over the past decade, as the popularity of smart devices has skyrocketed, the presence of electronics in the classroom has become increasingly common.... Read more
Water everywhere but not a drop to drink: Why Water Conservation Matters
BY ISABELLA MARCON It may seem that Florida has an abundance of water because of the beaches and the Everglades, but that may not be the case for everyone in the state. In Broward County, as the population continues to grow, the need for clean, consumable water grows with... Read more
Ms. Butler molds her final moments together at CCHS before retiring
BY RYAN MERARD After 40 years, Suzanne Butler, pottery teacher at CCHS, has retired. After 21 years of teaching at Nova Southeastern University, five years in New York and an additional 14 years at CCHS, she has decided to graduate from the education system. Butler has been teaching art... Read more
What you need to know about the flu shot
BY ISABELLA MARCON During the 2017-2018 flu season, 80,000 Americans died of the flu while 900,000 were hospitalized, a record-breaking year for flu season severity. The 2018-2019 flu season is here and what Americans don’t know about the flu vaccine could kill them. The first line of defense against... Read more