Vista View Park Creates Recreation Out Of Refuse
BY RACHEL HAAS Broward County citizens are discovering new, challenging methods of working out thanks to the recent additions at Vista View Park.  Once a landfill, Vista View has now been transformed into a recreational park packed with an abundance of activities for the public to enjoy. The park’s... Read more
Computer Science Club Gets With The Program
BY DANIEL LEIBOWITZ Computer Science Club is a new club formed this year at CCHS to compliment the computer science class and its goal is to introduce students to programming and other aspects of computer science. The club is sponsored by computer science teacher David Schultz and will take... Read more
CCHS Drama Department Goes Bilingual With “In The Heights”
BY SARAH SHARPE Cooper City High School’s drama department wowed a packed theater for a record four performance run of In the Heights in October, proving that CCHS has more than just a few very talented students. In the Heights, a recent Broadway musical detailing the lives of several... Read more
Florida Approves Bill Banning Texting While Driving
BY DANIELLE ONAFRAYCHUK On Tuesday, April 30th, the Senate approved Florida`s bill opposing texting and driving. The House of Representatives proved to be a roadblock in making this law official, but if they do indeed approve the law it will go into effect starting in October 2013. The National... Read more
Three Of The CCHS Class Of 2013 Are Accepted To Harvard
BY KYRA BACON From late April to early May, seniors nerves were finally settled as letters from colleges filled up their mailboxes. These weeks have been filled with joy and disappointment, excitement and sadness as the truth of these letters hits home. For three fortunate Cooper City High School... Read more
CCHS Color Guard Places 15th At World Finals
BY CHERINA EUDOVIQUE The Cooper City High School Color Guard placed 15th in the world at the Color Guard World Finals the weekend of April 10th in Dayton, Ohio. Every year hundreds of schools go to compete at the Worlds Finals and the Cowboys Color Guard performed in a... Read more
The Sound Of Pride Tutors Pioneer Middle School Band Students
BY LOUIS DENNIN Volunteers from the CCHS Sound of Pride visited Pioneer Middle School from spring break through April to tutor students in Pioneer’s band, readying them for their upcoming spring concert. The tutoring was offered to all members of the Pioneer band. The rehearsals were scheduled for after... Read more
The Lariat Wins 16 Sun-Sentinel High School Journalism Awards
The Lariat won 16 awards at the annual Sun-Sentinel High School Journalism Awards held at Hollywood Hills High School on April 30, 2013. The awards honor the best student journalism in Broward County. The Lariat took home the following awards. Staffer of the year– Jeremy Haas Editorial Section– Honorable... Read more
The Lariat Wins 19 FSPA Awards
The Lariat newspaper staff won a total of 19 Florida Scholastic Press Association awards. The awards were announced at the FSPA state convention in Orlando this past weekend. Students were awarded “honorable mention”, “Excellent”, and “All-Florida” which is the FSPA’s highest honor. The Lariat placed in the following categories.... Read more
CCHS Showcases Its Singing Talent At Cowboy Idol
BY OLIVIA PASCALE-WONG The CCHS class of 2014 hosted Cowboy Idol on Friday, May 19th, in the auditorium. Students came out to show off their talent, while friends and family filled the audience. Hosted by the previous 2013 Variety show hosts and Jake Miller, the night was filled with... Read more