Senior Spirit Week returns to campus
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR The Student Government Association (SGA) spent their last few weeks of school not relaxing but putting together one last spirit week, this time dedicated to seniors. “The inspiration for this week was really to bring everyone out of the end of year slump that many of... Read more
Hugs for HOPE 5k: Running to raise awareness
BY JULIA WENGIER On May 19, the Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP) is teaming up with the HOPE Sunshine Clubs of Broward County for the fifth annual Hugs for HOPE 5k Walk/Run. The event will take place at Markham Park from 7:30 to 9:30 in the morning. Helping... Read more
CCHS hosts last signing day of the year for students
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR The last of CCHS’ senior student-athletes signed to their respective colleges on Thursday, May 11, marking for the end of the signing days for the 2017-2018 school year. Athletic director Paul Megna was at the head of the event for the signing of lacrosse player Crystal... Read more
Saying goodbye and hello: Best Buddies host annual end of year luau to see off graduates and welcome new officers
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Best Buddies have spent this school year promoting kindness and inclusion through events like match parties and kindness campaigns. The club, celebrating their annual end of year luau, used the event to send off graduating seniors and those aging out of the school system. “I’ve already... Read more
CCHS hosts Author Signing Day with New York Times bestselling author A.J. Finn
BY CASEY CHAPTER Hundreds of CCHS students gathered in the auditorium on Friday to hear the advice of a New York Times bestselling author. A.J. Finn, author of “The Woman in the Window,” spoke to students and teachers about his writing process and gave advice to those seeking guidance... Read more
Finding their zen: Interact Club brings a Zen garden to campus
BY SOPHIA WENGIER White doves and bamboo now decorate a once unoccupied corner of CCHS, transforming a patch of dirt and rocks into a peaceful escape for all to enjoy. The Zen garden is finally open for business after months of planning, preparation and hard work. The ribbon cutting... Read more
Teacher appreciation week extends beyond campus
BY ELENA VALDEZ May 7 marks the beginning of teacher appreciation week for 2018. The celebration of educators takes place annually during the first week of May, being an official national holiday. CCHS plans to celebrate their faculty and staff throughout a majority of the week with help from... Read more
NHS welcomes incoming members, recognizes outgoing members
BY KENDYL COUNTS Blue and white balloons bobbed about the aisles of the auditorium as National Honor Society (NHS) inductees and graduates, as well as their loved ones, gathered in the auditorium for the annual NHS Induction Ceremony. Held this year on May 8 at 7:00 p.m., the ceremony... Read more
NJROTC flies to Arizona for national competition
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR AND DARIAN SABLON Members of the CCHS Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) left the humid summer weather of South Florida for the dry heat of Arizona last week to compete at the national level. “It was a great honor to among the first... Read more
The Lariat receives county awards from Sun Sentinel
BY KENDYL COUNTS As the school year comes to a close, journalism students gathered from across South Florida to attend the Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards, held at Archbishop McCarthy High School. By the end of the night, The Lariat staff had received 20 awards for its achievements... Read more