Future Florida Educators of America helps Women in Distress
BY DARIAN SABLON According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women have been victims to drastic physical violence by a close one at some point in their lives and one in fifteen children are exposed to this type of abuse. Many of these women and... Read more
Sgt. Johnson’s funeral held at Cooper City’s Christ the Rock
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Cooper City made national headlines on Saturday, October 21 as Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. Army soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, was laid to rest at Christ the Rock Community Church on Stirling Road. With hands on their hearts and American... Read more
Florida Future Educators of America offers reading mentorship program
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Sight words, chapter books and read-alouds. Though many CCHS students have graduated to analyzing complex pieces of literature, it’s time to return to the basics. Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) is offering a reading mentorship program for Embassy Creek Elementary students. The objective of FFEA’s... Read more
Krazy Kickball returns for homecoming week
BY NUHA ISLAM The first day of homecoming week, the CCHS gymnasium was filled with color: first with pink and green taking opposing sides of the room, then blue and yellow. Respectively, these clashing fields of color were the kickball rounds held between the classes as part of the... Read more
CCHS takes 2017 FSPA District 7 by storm
BY NOAH CASTAGNA On Saturday, November 4, three CCHS publications attended the annual District 7 Florida Scholastic Press Association convention at Nova Southeastern University, an event open to all middle school and high school publications from the counties of Broward, Martin and Palm Beach. The convention shot off at... Read more
Class of 2018 takes home the trophy at Crazy Feats
BY KENDYL COUNTS With streaks of war paint on their faces and bandanas tied tightly around their foreheads, the students of CCHS crowded into the gym on November 1 for Crazy Feats, an intense battle of the classes. The popular homecoming event features unusual challenges that encourage unification within... Read more
Thespians prepare for fall “Game of Tiaras” play
BY JULIA WENGIER At 7 o’clock on November 16, the CCHS Thespians will perform their fall production entitled “Game of Tiaras,” setting up a fairy-tale theme for the year. “Game of Tiaras” follows three sister princesses (Cinderella, Belle and the Snow Queen) after their father decides to split his... Read more
Littlest Cowboys tour CCHS in Storybook Parade
BY CASEY CHAPTER Equipped with their capes and costumes, the Littlest Cowboys ventured into CCHS to gather treats for Halloween. “We got candy… from all around the school,” Little Cowboy Mackenzie said. “I got a candy bar, Snickers and Reese’s Pieces…” This field trip was a fun way for... Read more
Annual Harvest Drive encourages students to give back
BY SOPHIA WENGIER This holiday season, CCHS is getting into the giving spirit by continuing the annual Harvest Drive to help local families in need. Up until November 7, CCHS will be collecting nonperishable items, including food and other necessities, through personalization classes. “Harvest Drive is important because you... Read more
County-wide Best Buddies Halloween party brings together students
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Through double doors adorned with ghost decorations and spider webs was Best Buddies’ annual Halloween party, an event that drew in students and parents from across the county. “Our Halloween party is the largest event of the year, and we open admission to all the neighboring... Read more