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
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
Will the cycle repeat?: BCPS considers shutting down again as Broward COVID-19 cases rise
BY KAREN SUROS  The last time Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) shut their doors to students, everyone was anticipating an exciting spring break. COVID-19 was essentially background noise as teachers finished up the third quarter and prepared for the end of the year. No one expected that the pandemic... Read more
Disable the Label: DECA students promote awareness of intellectual and developmental disabilities by creating the Disable the Label project
BY ARIELLE KRAUS High school is a time when students often discover their passions and share them with others. For sophomore Soumya Joseph, and juniors Lindsay Mutzman and Kimberly Brower, this passion was spreading awareness for intellectual and developmental disabilities all across the CCHS campus through the creation of... Read more
Helping others through the Harvest Drive: CCHS find ways to host Harvest Drive events from a distance
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH As November approached, CCHS began to plan for their annual Harvest Drive, which takes place during Thanksgiving season. CCHS has had to make some adjustments to their typical events as a result of the restrictions put in place by COVID-19. The usual essential requests for canned... Read more
Teachers staying virtual: The process and its effects on students
BY NICOLE NADLER Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and schools beginning to open, teachers have voiced and expressed their concerns for going back to school because they do not want to risk their health or that of a loved one. In order to remain teaching virtually from their homes, instead... Read more
Who is… Alex Trebek: CCHS mourns the loss of the late “Jeopardy!” host
BY KAMDYN ROHER The popular general knowledge and trivia game show “Jeopardy!” has been an American classic for almost 37 years, entertaining millions every week. Beloved by fans, Alex Trebek has been the host ever since the show’s revival debut in 1987.  On November 8, 2020 the show’s Twitter... Read more
Riding the blue wave: Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected as the next President of the United States
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ AND EMMA HUERTA Only one wall has been built, and it’s blue. On November 7, 2020, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 United States Presidential Election. This comes four days after the highly-anticipated General Election arrived in the country... Read more
To park or not to park?: What junior parking will look like for the rest of the school year
BY KAMDYN ROHER On Tuesday, November 3, parking spot decals were distributed to juniors who returned to the CCHS campus and have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher. Earlier this year, seniors who were planning on coming to campus were able to purchase their parking spots and paint... Read more