Florida SAT Scores Plummet
BY BLUE KAUFMAN Scores on the SAT in Florida plunged to the lowest level in five years last year due to a large influx of students taking the test. The Standardized Assessment Test (SAT) has a possible score of 2,400.  According to the Miami Herald, Florida’s graduating class of... Read more
Budget Cuts Still Affecting Students
BY JESSICA WEAVER Cooper City High School has seen many cutbacks this year as a result to a lack of funding from the state for education, as seen in the number of available supplies, larger class sizes and reduction in the amount of teachers. Governor Rick Scott and the... Read more
Learn The Rules: CCHS Enforces New Policies
BY EMILY PERL Cooper City High School has implemented new rules for the 2011 – 2012 school year, including the law against baggy pants, the use of cell phones during school, and the prohibition of items being dropped off by parents. One new rule that stands out is the... Read more
Drowning In Plastic: The Dangers Of Plastic Bags
BY ALYSSA FISHER Thousands of people shuffle in and out of Publix Supermarket each day. Cooper City High School junior Louis Bremser estimates that hundreds of them go through his lane during a regular six-hour shift bagging groceries in the Countryside Shops. The sound of crinkling plastic throughout the... Read more
CCHS Welcomes 172 Transfer Students From OSP Program
BY RACHEL SHARPE One hundred and seventy-two students transferred to CCHS at the start of this school year when the Florida Legislature revised the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP), which gives students who attended a “D” or an “F” school a chance to attend a higher performing school in... Read more
CCHS Students Relive History In Israel
BY RACHEL SHARPE This past summer, four CCHS students experienced Israel through a unique study abroad program while earning high school and college credit.  The program is offered in two summer sessions and during the regular school year. Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI) is a six-eight week... Read more
Construction reduces parking for seniors
BY JOSLYN TOMBACK Cooper City High School seniors camped out on August 15 and 16 to try to acquire one of a limited amount of parking decals for the year. Camping out for a decal is a long time tradition at CCHS, though this year was different than normal,... Read more
Yearbooks To Be Deeply Discounted At Open House
BY BROCK LANDERS The 2011/12 Cooper City High Round-Up Yearbook will be on sale for the first time during open house at the one time only, low price of $70. The open house sale is a long-standing tradition at CCHS, allowing parents to pick up the yearbook at a... Read more
BY JOSLYN TOMBACK Cooper City High School’s Inter-Organization Council (IOC) met recently to decide how to spend the school’s recently acquired A+ money. A+ money is funding granted from the state of Florida intended for employee bonuses and school improvements for schools that were graded an “A”. Student attendance,... Read more
The Lariat Wins Big At Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards
The Lariat was named the best student news publication at the Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards on Monday, May 16. The awards were held at Nova Southeastern University’s Miniaci Performing Arts Center and honored the best student journalists and publications in Broward County. The Lariat won 18 awards, including 10... Read more