Saying Goodbye to Jansports: New county policy mandates clear backpacks
BY LONDON DERNIS Broward County Public School (BCPS) mandated clear bags, backpacks and lunchboxes for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. This will go into effect for CCHS students starting Monday, August 21. Visitors, volunteers, faculty and staff are exempt from this policy. “The purpose of this requirement is to... Read more
New School Year, New School Board: DeSantis’ school board suspensions raising suspicions 
BY OLIVIA GIL Garnering applause and causing concern across the country, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has officially appointed four new Broward County school board members to fill the spaces left by their suspended predecessors. This decision was made following the results of an investigative case on school safety in... Read more
She Said, He Didn’t Say: Broward County sheriff faces termination after lying about fatal shooting
BY OLIVIA GIL Broward County sheriff Gregory Tony, is facing termination after the Florida Commission on Ethics found probable cause to believe that he “misused his public position” when working for the Coral Springs police department and the Broward County sheriff’s office. As a recently concluded investigation found that... Read more
Peace Week: Let’s groove into Peace Week
BY: ORIAN TZIPORA-HAROSH This year like any other, Cooper City High School hosted its annual Peace Week. Peace Week is a week full of in-school and afterschool activities run by Multicultural Club. Peace Week is meant to promote peace and kidness around the school. This year, there were different... Read more
Senior Attendance: A look at its causes and consequences 
BY OLIVIA GIL Senior attendance has seen a rise in absences throughout the years and now, with in-person learning back in full swing, these absences have become increasingly apparent. From study halls to monthly senior skip days, CCHS students and staff attribute this upsurge of “un-excuses” to a number... Read more
On the Move: Students relocate after a teacher’s resignation 
BY LONDON DERNIS Shortly after first quarter interims, Dr. Gina Sese’s departure was announced and her classes were distributed amongst other teachers. Students in AICE Global Perspectives, AICE Marine Science, Marine Science and Biology 1 received new teachers.  Following her resignation, the school worked diligently to make changes to... Read more
Glowco After Hours: Krazy Kickball, Powder Puff and Crazy Feats
BY LONDON DERNIS CCHS’ homecoming theme of  “glowco” came with three exciting after-school events. Games of Krazy Kickball, Powder Puff and Crazy Feats were run by SGA and took place throughout homecoming week. During these evening events, students wore their class color and showed off their cowboy spirit. Freshmen... Read more
Flying to the Top: NEHS hosts its first annual Spelling Bee
BY ALIA SALIM As CCHS buzzes through the second semester, many clubs are continuing to host activities for its members as well as all CCHS students. On Friday, January 27, the National English Honors Society (NEHS) hosted its first annual Spelling Bee. They created an environment in which the... Read more
Rush Week: Student activities sign up has begun!
BY ABBY GOLDBERG As the new school year begins, so do sports tryouts and a wide variety of clubs.  Rush week is a week-long period of time where students have the opportunity to sign up or learn about any school-wide extracurriculars they’re thinking about joining this year.  Throughout the... Read more
A New Poketacular Literary Magazine: The National English Honor Society Cowpoke
BY ORIAN TZIPORA-HAROSH At CCHS, there are a wide variety of clubs and activities, including the National English Honor Society (NEHS), which has launched it’s own literary magazine where students can submit their own writing and work. The website is meant for students to have “the opportunity to be... Read more