Spreading Senioritis: Class of 2022 experiencing lack of motivation 
BY LONDON DERNIS Senior Kennan O’Malley was in kindergarten when he came home to his mom asking if he had homework to complete. In response to this, he said yes and that he didn’t feel like doing it. As he recalls this event, he believes this was when he... Read more
Athlete of the Issue: Freshman Kailyn Echevarria takes on CCHS
BY MALIA LAHEY CCHS prides itself on having outstanding student athletes. Many CCHS students participate in team or individual sports as a way to get involved in the community. However, for freshman Kailyn Echevarria, or as some of her teammates call her, KK, athletics are everything. As a freshman,... Read more
Atypical Roads: How the roads diverge for high school seniors
BY NICOLE NADLER “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both”- Robert Frost (The Road Not Taken) The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost is a perfect analogy for the tumultuous time of college decisions for a senior; it’s a time in which... Read more
Two Samanthas, Two Jakes, One Dylan and One Ana: A deeper look into the CCHS’ Brain Brawl team
BY CHRIS GOMES Game shows have been a big hit within pop culture since the beginning. Jeopardy, Family Feud and countless others continue to amass thousands and millions of views. Trivia shows like the aforementioned Jeopardy continue to be popular and act as mainstays in entertainment.  Similar to Jeopardy,... Read more
Coaching during COVID: How athletics prevailed during the pandemic
BY MALIA LAHEY The main focus of athletics is usually the athletes. However, the CCHS sports coaches have had a hectic season, balancing both their teams as well as COVID-19, which was no easy task. While trying to keep themselves and their players safe, there were many precautions taken.... Read more
Gender Disparity in Classes: The lopsided world of stereotypical beliefs 
BY LUCIA CORREA  Though living in the 21st century, the world still continues to hold onto its stereotypical beliefs. Whether it’s thinking that only girls can be involved in taking care of children or guys being the ones to have to know how to fix cars.  Take CCHS for... Read more
Alum return to CCHS: Seeing the school from a different perspective
BY EMILY MORENO High school is an important part of everyone’s life. In these years, teenagers learn crucial lessons and grow into adults prepared to go face the world. As CCHS reaches the 50 year milestone, this school will have influenced tens of thousands of students.  Some alumni have... Read more
Simply the Best: A look into CCHS’ Teacher and Non-Instructional Staff Member of the Year
BY ELENA ASHBURN Hard-work, dedication and a sense of community. All three of those are things valued by CCHS’ community of Cowboys, and all three of those are traits embodied by this year’s Teacher and Non-Instructional Staff Member of the Year.  In October, Misogi Abe and Idania Rodriguez were... Read more
Women’s Studies: an insight into CCHS’ groundbreaking new course and the teacher behind it
BY OLIVIA GIL  Among a sea of social studies classes and between periods of psychology, one can find Maricarmen Herrera teaching the new Women’s Studies class to her eighth period students.   Although this course is new to Cooper City High School (CCHS), it gained popularity and was a cause... Read more
New teachers stuck on the ‘net: A virtual first year at CCHS
BY EMILY MORENO Last year was a unique year for teachers and students. Some new faces joined the Cooper City team in 2020 and had a very different first year here. Joining a new school can be difficult, but online school provided an additional challenge. One really big adjustment... Read more