CCHS Gives Back For The Holidays
BY RACHEL SHARPE With winter break around the corner and the giving spirit in full swing, a number of clubs and organizations at CCHS are doing their part to help make the holidays brighter for many who desperately need it this holiday season. For the past 24 years, CCHS... Read more
Program Helps Educate Teens About Distracted Driving
  BY DANIELLE ONAFRAYCHUK Distracted Drivers is a program designed to teach student drivers about the dangers of distracted driving and the precautions they should take while driving. Each day, more than fifteen people are killed and more than 1,200 people are injured from crashes related to distracted driving.... Read more
CCHS Science Club Competes In Water Tower Competition
BY KYRA BACON CCHS’s Science Club participated in the annual Water Tower Competition on December 8th in Boca Raton. The competition, which was created a few years ago by the American Water Works Association, judges each water tower based on creativity, cost, hydraulics and structural efficiency. The AWWA divides the... Read more
English Classes Go See Life Of Pi
BY KYRA BACON On Wednesday, November 28th, the English 2 classes at CCHS took a field trip to see Life of Pi after reading the novel in class. Life of Pi premiered November 21st, getting 4 stars and many great reviews. The book, written by author Yann Martel, features a... Read more
Senior Lexy Lopez Starts Little Dresses For Africa Club At CCHS
BY VIRGINIA PENIAS Senior Lexy Lopez has created a Little Dresses for Africa organization at Cooper City High School to help young girls around the world who cannot afford clothes. Every morning, students open up their closets to see plenty of clothes to wear, but most don’t realize that other... Read more
Some Colleges Not Requiring SAT/ACT Scores
BY DAVID DEACON The juniors and seniors that are worried about getting the perfect SAT score can take a slight sigh of relief. There are an increasing number of colleges and universities across the country that don’t require SAT or ACT scores. Instead, these colleges evaluate students based on... Read more
Science Students Get A Hands-On Learning Experience at John U. Lloyd State Park
BY JESSICA WEAVER Last Friday, December 30th, students from AP Environmental Science, Marine Science and Biology classes took a field trip to John U. Lloyd Beach State Park where they played the role of biologists for the day. Students studied different plants throughout the park and learned all about... Read more
Sound Of Pride Gets An Overall Superior Rating From The Florida Bandmasters Association
BY LOUIS DENNIN The CCHS Sound of Pride marching band and color guard had their final performance of the season on November 10th at Blanche Ely High School, getting straight superior ratings from the judges after performing their jazz show “Deja Vu” with music by Pat Metheny. This performance... Read more
Key Club’s Harvest Drive Collects Over 3000 Food Items For Needy Families
BY KYRA BACON Key Club hosted the annual Harvest Drive to help feed Broward County families in need during the holidays from October 29th to November 16th. The Harvest Drive was headed by Key Club Historian Alina Tran and the goal was to collect 3,000 nonperishable food items including cereals,... Read more
Long Road To Reform: Education Reform Sweeps The Nation
  BY RACHEL SHARPE The teacher strike in Chicago, that shut down their schools for seven days at the beginning of this school year, shocked people throughout the nation and brought attention to a host of educational reform issues that are mirrored in many other school districts in this country,... Read more