Flu virus hits the United States, Florida hard
BY JULIA WENGIER In late January, more and more Americans began to experience symptoms of the influenza virus as flu season approached. This year more than other years, however, this particular virus stands as one of the worst outbreaks this country has ever seen. An atypical amount of people... Read more
2018 Advanced Placement testing schedule
The 2018 schedule for AP exams has been released to students and teachers so that they may begin planning and working out conflicts for the exam. Students who discover that they have two exams scheduled for the same time must speak to their AP coordinator about making up the... Read more
CCHS to offer new courses for 2018-2019 school year
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Fourth quarter has yet to begin, but students are already picking out their classes for the 2018-2019 school year. Course selection cards were passed out to freshmen, sophomores and juniors last week. Along with being anxious about planning for the next school year, many students were... Read more
Robotics Team competes against Broward schools
BY NUHA ISLAM Deep in the Plantation Middle School gym, high schoolers from all over the county gathered around a 12-by-12 ring low to the ground. In it, four robots of different build face off on a playing field mapped with yellow cones. This is the first scrimmage for... Read more
World policy and Model UN: NHS’ annual Mock Debate takes center stage
BY ANNABELLE ROSA National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization which seeks to cultivate leadership skills within the youth of the community. The NHS program at CCHS, sponsored by teacher Dwayne Dixon, has always sought to do the same. This past week on January 16 and 17, NHS hosted... Read more
Thespians put on “The Greatest Showcase”
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE The lights in the CCHS auditorium dimmed and the work of the high school thespians was brought to life on stage. After competing in their district competition, the club needed funds to help those who qualified for states make the journey. “The Greatest Showcase,” a play... Read more
As one door closes another opens: CCHS welcomes the incoming Class of 2022
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Students wandered the school adorned in their extracurricular shirts, showing the incoming freshman class what the school has to offer. The eyes of the Class of 2022 widened as they poured into the school auditorium, with their guardians filling the seats to the point of standing... Read more
Annual women’s march returns globally
BY SOPHIA WENGIER On January 20 and 21, millions of people worldwide took to the streets to advocate for human rights and protest the Trump administration in the second annual Women’s March. One year ago, men and women flooded cities all over the United States to protest President Donald... Read more
DECA students test for states
BY JULIA WENGIER On January 11, over two-hundred-fifty DECA students took an exam in order to qualify for states. The test took place in the auditorium from fifth to seventh period. Depending on the score that these students receive, they can attend the fifty-eighth annual Career Development Conference and... Read more
Time’s Up: The ticking timer on sexual misconduct
BY NUHA ISLAM The red carpet’s blackout this year at the 2018 Golden Globes was more than a mere fashion statement. In order to protest the recent wave of sexual harassment cases that have thrusted famed Hollywood actors in the limelight, over 300 industry A-listers showed up to the... Read more