Cooper City High Sophomores Take The PSAT
BY DAVID DEACON Cooper City High School administered the PSAT on October 17th, to all 10th graders and 11th graders who opted to take it. The PSAT is a preliminary test for the SAT, which is required for admission to many major colleges and universities. Every year approximately 1.5... Read more
Cooper City Teachers Organize Golf Tournament To Set Up Scholarship For John McCall’s Daughter
BY BLUE KAUFMAN CCHS will host the first annual John McCall Memorial Golf Scramble on November 10th at the Hollywood Beach Country Club on Johnson Street to honor the memory of former Cooper City High School teacher John McCall, and raise college funds for his daughter Amanda. McCall, a... Read more
The CCHS Drama Department Puts On The Wedding Singer Oct. 10th-12th
BY STACEY PASTERNAK Cooper City High’s drama department, headed up by CCHS drama teacher and director Angela Thomas, is working hard to put together their first musical of the 2012-2013 school year, The Wedding Singer. It will premiere on October 10th at 7:00 PM in the auditorium, and will be shown... Read more
PTSA To Hold Third Annual Stampede
BY CHERINA EUDOVIQUE The Cooper City High School PTSA will be hosting the 3rd annual Stampede-kick off to Homecoming, on Thursday, October 11th on the baseball field. The event, which starts at the beginning of 4th period and runs through B lunch, will serve as a reward for students... Read more
Construction Update: New Building On Track To Be Completed Next Year
BY KYRA BACON Construction on Cooper City High School’s new building has been making progress in the former student parking lot and it is on track to be completed by next year. All through the summer, the construction crew worked, with anywhere from 30-100 workers on site during the... Read more
CCHS Introduces Concussion Testing For All Sports
BY DAVID DEACON Cooper City High is mandating concussion tests for all sport players this year to help improve safety and prevent repetitive brain injuries. The test is composed of memory and reaction challenges, of which the objectives are to memorize words, shapes, and placement of symbols. After the... Read more
CCHS Students Prepare For The Polls
BY CHERINA EUDOVIQUE In preparation for the presidential election less than two months away, many students are focused on spreading support for their favored presidential candidate and some are excited about heading to the polls to vote for the very first time. Even though a majority of the Class... Read more
CCHS DECA Competes At International Career Development Conference
BY KYRA BACON Fifteen DECA members competed at the 66th annual International Career Development Conference (ICDC) from April 28th through May 2nd in Salt Lake City, Utah. DECA, a club for marketing students, had about 14,000 kids in attendance at the conference from all over the United States, and... Read more
CCHS To Switch to Seven Period Schedule Next Year
BY RACHEL SHARPE CCHS will switch to a seven period schedule next year as part of a recent mandate by the district to eliminate overcrowded classes and save money. Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie announced the news on Thursday April 19th, and said that the change will allow the... Read more
The Lariat Wins 15 Awards Including Best Overall At Sun Sentinel Awards
The Lariat won 15 awards, including “Best Overall” for the second consecutive year, at the Sun-Sentinel High School Journalism Awards on Thursday, April 26th at Hollywood Hills High School. The Sun-Sentinel High School Journalism Awards honor the the best student journalism in Broward County. The Lariat won the following... Read more