Man on the street: CCHS students share how their 2020 winter holidays were unlike any other year
BY SOFIA MENDEZ For the past two weeks, CCHS students had the opportunity to enjoy their winter break and celebrate the holidays. However, traditional festivities have had to be halted in light of COVID-19. As a result, the 2020 holidays looked quite different than any other year when it... Read more
Georgia Senate runoff race: Senator-elects Warnock and Ossoff defeat Loeffler and Perdue and switch U.S. balance of power
BY CHRIS GOMES On January 5, 2021, Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock defeated Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Georgia’s hotly contested runoff race for the U.S. Senate seats, giving the Democrats the Congressional majority.  These fairly unprecedented wins in what was once seen as a reliably... Read more
A new chapter: CCHS students and staff reflect on 2020 and make positive predictions for 2021
BY ARIELLE KRAUS As 2020 drew to a close, many individuals were hopeful that the new year would bring about change. 2020 changed the lives of many individuals, teaching them various lessons and making them look towards the future for hope. CCHS staff and students were asked to make... Read more
Man on the street: CCHS students share their holiday plans for the season
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ As winter break and its two weeks off from school nears, hundreds of thousands of Broward County students are beginning to prepare for a holiday season like no other to finish 2020 off right. Here are how some CCHS students plan to spend their break: Click... Read more
Twenty-second talents: DECA hosts their first virtual talent show
BY KAREN SUROS When it comes to getting to know one another in a fun, creative environment, talent shows are a timeless classic. CCHS’s Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) chapter held their first-ever virtual talent show after school on Wednesday, December 9.  The school’s DECA program hosts social... Read more
Giving back from a distance: SGA hosts 31st annual Adopt-a-Child service project to benefit children at the Broward Sexual Assault Treatment Center
BY ARIELLE KRAUS As the holiday season began, CCHS Student Government Association (SGA) began their annual Adopt-a-Child service project for the Nancy J. Cotterman Sexual Abuse Treatment Center (SATC). Although adaptations had to be made this year due to COVID-19, SGA still managed to organize this event to give... Read more
A bright way to end the year: Light up Cooper City 2020
BY NINA RAMIREZ From Thursday, December 3 to Saturday, December 5, Cooper City decided to continue its tradition of holding its annual Light Up Cooper City event. It was held at the Community Center and lasted from 6 to 9 p.m. each day. It was organized and maneuvered by... Read more
Settling the game: CCHS students give their thoughts on the Xbox versus PlayStation debate
BY ALYSSA KHAN Quarantine has definitely given everyone more free time. Therefore, students are finding more ways to stay entertained after their long days of virtual school. Gaming consoles are the perfect way to satisfy boredom and while there are many options out there, the top two are ultimately... Read more
Fear the beards: Friends and teachers at Pioneer Middle School join Mr. Brunt in No-Shave November and raise awareness for men’s health
BY RYAN MERARD Every year, men all across the world participate in a month-long challenge called “No-Shave November.” At Pioneer Middle School, social studies teacher Michael Brunt has been taking part in No-Shave November for the past few years, but the experience this year may be different for him... Read more
Transforming Thanksgiving traditions: CCHS students share how they are celebrating the classic Fall holiday
BY EMMA HUERTA Although the leaves don’t change color and the temperature scarcely drops in Florida, the fall season is a unique period of the year complete with pumpkin-flavored treats, a break from school and festivities. Thanksgiving– the traditional feast occurring annually on the third Thursday of November– is... Read more