Distance learning continues: Governor Ron DeSantis has closed Florida schools for the rest of the school year
BY ARIELLE KRAUS When students across the state of Florida walked into school on Friday, March 13, they did not realize it would be their last day of school. They walked off-campus without knowing they would not be returning or that the rest of the school year would be... Read more
Prom problems: Venue cancels reservation due to coronavirus concerns
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE No one told them prom was gonna be this way. The rapid spread of coronavirus in South Florida has caused a mass panic throughout the state. The Class of 2020 has been particularly distressed as the cancellation of senior events has become a very likely possibility.... Read more
COVID-19 and BCPS: Superintendent Robert Runcie announces extension of school closures until May 1
BY EMMA HUERTA In a press conference on March 31, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert Runcie officially announced that county schools will remain closed until May 1. This announcement comes in light of the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic, especially throughout Florida. Originally, BCPS had announced... Read more
Man on the street: CCHS seniors talk coronavirus
BY ISABELLA MARCON When it comes to the last year of high school, seniors are recognized through celebration. After three years of hard work, seniors are rewarded with events such as prom, Grad Bash and, of course, graduation. However, with the coronavirus spreading rapidly, schools across the globe have... Read more
Voting during a pandemic: How the Florida presidential primary unfolded during the coronavirus outbreak
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Tuesday, March 17 was the final day for Florida residents to cast their vote in Florida’s presidential primary. The ballot consisted of three candidates: former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and President Donald Trump. The primary had occurred in the midst of... Read more
Classes, college and the coronavirus: How CCHS alumni and students are being impacted by the international pandemic
BY EMMA HUERTA With the craziness following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, everyone across the world has had to take precautions to prevent its spread. While people have begun social distancing, colleges and universities have canceled classes and/or semesters, even ordering students to gather their belongings and... Read more
Spotify spring spirit: CCHS’ spring spirit week
BY EMMA FRANZ After months of coordinating, CCHS’ Spotify-themed spring spirit week finally came to life during the week of March 9 through the 13. The Student Government Association (SGA) took it upon themselves to create dress-up days that coordinated with hit songs that students could relate to.  “This... Read more
Moving forward: The process of finding a new principal
BY ARIELLE KRAUS With the recent announcement of Principal Wendy Doll’s retirement, the question of ‘what comes next?’ has come into the minds of students, faculty and parents in the CCHS community. The process of finding and becoming a new principal is not a simple one, but something CCHS... Read more
School track or red carpet?: Football player Antonio Brown makes an appearance on the CCHS track
BY JULIA SAFRIN On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 26, a familiar stranger was seen running on the CCHS track. While some students were oblivious to who this stranger was, turning a blind eye to sports celebrities, others knew exactly who he was: Antonio Brown. Students quickly began to... Read more
Smart Boards or new media center?: Teachers and parents decide the future of CCHS renovations
BY RYAN MERARD After being given 100,000 dollars from the Safety, Music, Arts, Athletics, Renovations and Technology (SMART) program within Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), CCHS has been attempting to find a reasonable way to appropriate this money. These funds are intended to be used to improve the learning... Read more