One Gator nation: CCHS seniors react to diverse UF admittance decisions
BY EMMA HUERTA The University of Florida (UF) is arguably one of the most prestigious colleges in the state, recently ranking as the top seventh public university in the nation. Along with being one of the most sought-after institutions by Florida applicants, it is also one of the most... Read more
The room where it happened: U.S. history teachers put together Black History Month Wax Museum event
BY JOSEPH STURGEON In celebration of Black History Month, from Tuesday, February 25 to Thursday, February 27, the mini-gym was filled with cardboard trifolds and students dressed in professional attire for what was called the “Black History Month Wax Museum.” Organized by history teacher Kevin Fair, the event lasted... Read more
Going Ivy: Junior Sabrina Rapoport attends the annual Harvard debate tournament
BY EMMA HUERTA Many students can only dream of attending the competitive—and, arguably, most iconic—college, Harvard University. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this Ivy League school is currently ranked as the number one best global university. However, some lucky high schoolers are able to experience this elite institution hands-on at... Read more
A Day of Service and Love: CCHS conducts service projects in honor of Marjory Stoneman Douglas
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE AND SASHEEN JOSEPH In light of the two-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School shooting, Broward County Public Schools made February 14, 2020 an early release day and a non-academic Day of Service and Love to remember the victims.  All teachers were instructed... Read more
Limited access: Students concerned about BCPS internet blocks
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Internet usage has been a game-changer for students today by allowing for nearly instantaneous access to millions of sources. But CCHS students have been finding that this “instantaneous access” has been increasingly limited by the Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) internet regulations.  It is standard for... Read more
Adulting 101 and Money Matters: A new class that prepares students for the real world
BY ALYSSA KHAN For students at CCHS, there’s a limited amount of classes available that teach real life skills. To help prepare students for life after high school, CCHS has introduced a two-part class: Adulting 101 and Financial Literacy/Money Matters. Each part of the course can be taken in... Read more
State of the Union: CCHS student Emily Kaufman makes an appearance on Capitol Hill
BY KAYLA GATES Political events such as the State of the Union Address are what most students can only learn about through their history classes. But for 15-year-old Emily Kaufman, a sophomore at Cooper City High School, this lesson became a reality as she accepted an invitation to Capitol... Read more
Gun violence hits home: Shots fired in Cooper City neighborhood during Super Bowl Sunday
BY ISABELLA MARCON Nearly two years after the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, gun violence disturbed the peace and safety of the Cooper City community.  This time, the shooting occurred during a Super Bowl party on February 2 that was being held near... Read more
An open floor: Superintendent Robert Runcie visits CCHS to hear student concerns
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH Attempting to meet with as many high schools as possible, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert Runcie met with a select group of CCHS students in the media center on Tuesday, January 30 in order to determine the main concerns in BCPS schools. Commencing the... Read more
Bearing witness: Holocaust survivor speaks at CCHS
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Though Nazi Germany and the genocide of 6 million Jews are often mentioned during high school history classes, it’s not every day that students have the opportunity to listen to a Holocaust survivor. On Friday, January 31, Multicultural Club invited Irene Zisblatt to CCHS to speak... Read more