The Lariat Wins Big At Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards
The Lariat was named the best student news publication at the Sun Sentinel High School Journalism Awards on Monday, May 16. The awards were held at Nova Southeastern University’s Miniaci Performing Arts Center and honored the best student journalists and publications in Broward County. The Lariat won 18 awards, including 10... Read more
CCHS’s DECA Competes At International Career Development Conference
BY RACHEL SHARPE This past week, 27 Cooper City High School DECA students competed at the 65th annualInternational Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Florida. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is an organization for high school students who are interested in future business careers. In DECA, students test their knowledge in... Read more
Three CCHS Students Win Second In WGI Percussion World Championships
BY ALEX BARNARD Three Cooper City High School students finished second in class at the WGI Percussion World Championships in Dayton, Ohio 0n April 16, 2011. The students were playing as part of the group Stryke Percussion, an Independent Open class indoor percussion group that started in 2003 and is based out... Read more
New Legislation Could Change Florida Education
BY RACHEL SHARPE Governor Rick Scott released his budget for next year and surprised many people by including billions of dollars in education cuts. The proposed cuts are estimated between $3.8 billion and $4.8 billion, which translates to a 10 percent decrease in per-student funding. In addition, the state... Read more
Teachers And Students Rally For Block Scheduling
BY ALYSSA FISHER Clad in red, Cooper City High School students and staff rallied to keep block scheduling along Stirling Road on Wednesday April 21, 2011. Due to proposed budget cuts by Governor Rick Scott, the Broward County School board is leaning toward switching out the 4×4 block scheduling... Read more
AP Photography Student Wins National Award
BY ALEXANDRA MADAR On Friday March 11, junior Kaylee Oberfield won the National Gold Key for her performance in photography. The internationally famous artist, Andy Warhol, received this very same award as a high school student, which made winning the award even more of an outstanding gift. “Having won... Read more
BY BEATRICE DUPUY Pondering the future often leads to many questions such as “Will I be successful? Will I be famous?” But before success and fame can be achieved, a career path is typically chosen. For high school students searching for potential majors, there are many options in the... Read more
  BY BEATRICE DUPUY CCHS student Bianca Alberti decided to bypass what is often portrayed as a rite of passage for American teenagers by graduating high school as a junior and forgoing her senior year. Alberti made the decision to graduate early after her sophomore year and met with... Read more
CCHS’s Thespians Compete At State Competition
BY EMILY PERL Cooper City High School’s drama department competed at the State Thespian Competition on March 17, 2011 in downtown Tampawhere they earned an excellent for their overall performance. The State Thespian competition is a state festival where any high school can be selected from districts to perform their... Read more
Teachers Battle To Benefit JROTC
BY JOSLYN TOMBACK On Thursday, March 24, 2011 CCHS’s NJROTC held their first annual Battle of the Teachers to raise money for their program. The event gave teachers the opportunity to unleash their competitive sides and battle it out amongst each other through a variety of skill contests and... Read more