Six more weeks of winter: Groundhog Day 2021 held virtually
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ America’s favorite groundhog emerged from his burrow in Pennsylvania on  the snowy morning of Tuesday, February 2nd, to keep the classic Groundhog’s Day tradition alive. This year marked the holiday’s 135th anniversary. Punxsutawney Phil was awakened around 7:25 a.m. by his handler to check if he... Read more
2/1/21 has begun: Class of 2021 team reveals senior year kickoff
BY EMMA HUERTA On the early afternoon of Friday, January 22, CCHS senior students and parents alike were flabbergasted at a notification on their screens. “2/1/21! Save the date!” read the caption, as was published on the Class of 2021 Instagram, CCHS Class of 2021 Celebration Facebook group and... Read more
School board lawsuit: Was it a violation of the teacher’s rights?
BY NICOLE NADLER On January 11, 2021, at the beginning of a new semester, teachers were instructed to return to school. This mandate was in order to accommodate all of the new kids now going to be entering school after the release of the recent form to see who... Read more
Pandemic plan: President-elect Biden unveils emergency coronavirus plan to tackle vaccine distribution and unemployment
BY CHRIS GOMES The coronavirus has exacerbated many of America’s ongoing issues. Access to affordable healthcare has been exposed as inefficient within the nation. Many Americans have lost their jobs during the pandemic and can no longer pay for several necessities.  In light of this, President-elect Joseph R. Biden... Read more
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.: Bernice King participates in the 30th annual MLK celebration
BY ALYSSA KHAN On January 14, 2021, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s (MLK) daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King, participated in a webinar in honor of the 30th annual MLK Celebration. Beyond the fact that she is Dr. King’s daughter, Bernice King has made a name for herself in... Read more
Goodbye to being online, hello to being on time: CCHS students resume in-person learning for the third quarter
BY KAREN SUROS Back in December, Cowboys responded to a county-wide survey asking whether they planned on continuing online or resuming in-person learning. After two weeks of winter break, some students have decided to welcome the new year by returning to the halls of Cooper City High School on... 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