Taking charge of the Cowboys: SGA announces its officer election results
BY EMMA HUERTA On March 14, all of the classrooms at CCHS listened intently to Student Government Association (SGA) sponsor Natalie Flaten’s announcement. Although students usually tend to ignore or talk over the daily announcements, this was not the case with this exciting Thursday afternoon. Flaten was announcing the... Read more
Spreading Facebook knowledge: Kyle Foster from Society of Professional Journalists visits CCHS
BY SABRINA WONG Facebook, a popular social media site, is normally viewed as a place to publish photos, interact with friends and share news. However, Facebook has more of a purpose than is commonly recognized. On Thursday, March 7, digital trainer Kyle Foster spoke to CCHS journalists from The... Read more
Music matters: CCHS band students participate in district MPA at Dillard High School
BY SABRINA WONG Concert and Symphonic Band students poured into the CCHS auditorium on Tuesday morning, March 12, to continue preparing for their annual district Music Performance Assessment (MPA). This year, students performed at Dillard High School’s auditorium— the south site for the event— located in Fort Lauderdale. Wind... Read more
When words speak louder than actions: CCHS Poetry Club participates in “Louder than a Bomb” poetry slam
BY KAREN SUROS Being a teenager is not easy, especially for those who have so much to offer to the world without an outlet to deliver it. Members of Cooper City High School’s very own Poetry Club made their voices heard on Wednesday, March 13. The club participated in... Read more
Sixty years of “Someplace Special”: Cooper City residents gather to celebrate the founding of their city
BY EMMA FRANZ Each year, friends, family and residents gather to celebrate the founding of Cooper City. This year’s festivities took place on Saturday, March 9, with locals lined alongside 90th Ave. awaiting the annual Founder’s Day parade. There was a train of entertainment as the parade consisted of... Read more
Making a tough decision: Cooper City residents come together to discuss the potential continuation of a local recovery home
BY RYAN MERARD On Thursday afternoon, March 7, Cooper City residents and commissioners gathered in the city hall auditorium to discuss a petition request about using local property as a recovery home for former drug users. During this public hearing, city clerk Kathryn Sims continually interrogated the petition’s applicant,... Read more
AP Portfolio art gallery: Allowing students to demonstrate their hard work and dedication through their art
BY ANNABELLE ROSA From Tuesday, March 5 through Monday, March 18, the artwork of several AP and Advanced Drawing Portfolio students will be displayed at the Hollywood Art and Culture Center, located on Harrison Street, one block east of Young Circle. This event is open to the public, however,... Read more
They’re “all in this together”: Thespians begin rehearsals for their production of “High School Musical”
BY EMMA HUERTA On February 25, the CCHS Thespians posted their first “Cast Member Monday” on the newly established “High School Musical” production Instagram account, announcing sophomore Nicholas Ibanez as Troy Bolton. After being forced to cancel their production of “Shrek the Musical” due to copyright issues, the Thespians... Read more
Back to back: Multicultural Club hosts first ever movie nights
BY JULIA SAFRIN CCHS brought the cinema to campus this month. On the nights of Monday, February 25, and Wednesday, February 28, Multicultural Club hosted its two first movie nights in honor of Black History Month. “There weren’t a lot of things, quite frankly, going on in this school... Read more
Cowboys take on the world at the World Languages Competition
BY KAREN SUROS On Saturday, March 3, select students represented Cooper City High School at the World Languages Competition. The competition took place from 8 to 11 a.m. at Piper High School. Since CCHS only offers French and Spanish, students only participated in the competitions for those two languages.... Read more