Senior Camille Traslavina Returns To Africa To Help Orphaned Children
BY JESSICA WEAVER Upon seeing a two year old named Roaw kicking around sand and repetitively saying a sentence out loud, Senior Camille Traslavina asked one of the older kids to translate. She was shocked and heartbroken to hear that this little boy was saying “It needs to rain,... Read more
Lemond Johnson Plays His Way To Division 1 College Football At Auburn
BY JACOB FIERMAN The quarterback snaps the ball and the play begins. Receivers are running various routes as the defense adjusts. Senior Lemond Johnson follows the play and comes up to intercept the ball from the intended receiver. With a jolt of speed, he heads straight for the end... Read more
On The Set With The NBC 6 News Anchors
BY RACHEL HAAS Ever since I can remember I’ve wanted to be a television reporter, so when my dad arranged a visit to the set of NBC 6 News I was super excited. Entering the doors of the studio felt like entering a golden city, although it was clearly... Read more
Double Duty: Teachers With Second Jobs
BY SARAH ROUSSELL At Cooper City High School, it can be said that 2:30 is the most anticipated time of day. As soon as the dismissal bell sounds, students are sent home and teachers are left in the quiet of their classrooms. However, for CCHS chemistry teacher Herbert Slusher,... Read more
Leading The Way: CCHS’s Chuka Esiobu Moves On To Harvard
BY ALYSSA FISHER After an hour of wolfing down burrito bowls, it is nice to say that I finally know Chuka Esiobu. Practically a legend at Cooper City High School, I’d only heard about him, knowing that he was the genius National Honors Society president, class Valedictorian and Homecoming... Read more
Junior Jacob Fierman Lends A Helping Hand In Haiti
  BY JACOB FIERMAN Boarding a 30-person plane, I prepared for an experience like no other as my flight headed to Haiti. In America, people hear all about Haiti on television and see pictures of the country in the news, however there is nothing like seeing it up close... Read more
Kicks Just Keep Getting Harder To Find
BY SABRINA VICTOR AND ALYSSA FISHER Boxes and boxes of shoes lined the wall; the room could have easily been mistaken for a shoe store. As senior David Conde delicately opened the boxes one by one, he unveiled pristine, practically untouched sneakers, each one more colorful and unique than... Read more
Senior Zack Pollock Does The Bunny Hop For Kids At The Mall
BY KAYLA LOKEINSKY The Boca Mall is packed on a busy Saturday afternoon, with the usual throngs of busy shoppers, rushing from store to store in preparation for the upcoming holiday. Easter is just around the corner and while people are in a hurry to get their shopping done,... Read more
Brandon Bogumill Keeps His Eye On The Goal
BY RACHEL SHARPE Fighting to keep his head above the water, sophomore Brandon Bogumill swims swiftly toward the ball and raises his arm to take a shot at the goal, all while dodging the defense as they try their best to halt his efforts. The goal is in sight... Read more
The Muslim Students Association Aims To Dispel Stereotypes
BY JESSICA WEAVER Living in a country where many inaccurate stereotypes are perpetuated, those of the Muslim faith are often misunderstood. In order to change the misconceptions of millions you must start somewhere. The Cooper City High School Muslim Students Association, created by 10th grader Salma Kahn, aims to... Read more