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It’s a trade off: CCHS plans clothing drive
Wednesday December 11, 2019
BY VICTORIA MARTIN Since childhood, many people have participated in the act of trading. From trading snacks at lunch to growing up and trading shifts at work, it’s not uncommon to see swaps within society. Now, several CCHS clubs are bringing the practice to campus. Key Club, Environmental Club and...

New library hours: CCHS implements new strategy to make the library more accessible
Tuesday December 10, 2019
BY RYAN MERARD The library is one of the most essential features in any school, especially for students who may not have sufficient access to technology or other educational materials at home. However, the media center at CCHS sometimes doesn’t give these students the chance to utilize its resources on...

“This is how I disappear”: My Chemical Romance has not, and reunites for the first time in 6 years
Thursday December 05, 2019
BY JULIA SAFRIN My Chemical Romance (MCR) was right when they sang, “I’m not dead, I only dress that way” in their 2012 song “Boy Division.” To many fans’ delight, MCR isn’t dead and the band members are reuniting after a 6-year split.  On Halloween of this year, MCR announced...

The $100,000 question: SAC reaches agreement on how to spend school enhancement funds
Friday November 29, 2019
BY RYAN MERARD After being offered $100,000 to better their school in any way they feel fit, most principals would carefully consider how to spend that money. Over the past couple of  months, Principal Wendy Doll and the School Advisory Council (SAC) have been debating where this money should be...

Redirecting the Stampede: PTSA surveys student body
Saturday November 23, 2019
BY EMMA HUERTA Like many other schools, CCHS has unique traditions, such as annual events, games or other activities to bring the student body together. A well-known CCHS tradition is Stampede, which is a fundraiser executed by the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA).  Stampede takes place annually, and during the...

A new start: The beginning of the spring season
Friday November 22, 2019
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE The fall sports are coming to an end and the spring sports teams are starting to prepare. Tryouts have started for some and other teams have started conditioning and practicing. At CCHS, some of the most impressive teams play during the spring.  The boys’ soccer team had...

A CCHS miracle: The Thespians take on “The Miracle Worker”
Wednesday November 20, 2019
BY SOFIA MENDEZ For three nights only, theater brought a classic play to life. “The Miracle Worker,” by William Gibson, was brought to CCHS for the nights of November 14, 15 and 16. Performed by Troupe 0784, the show presented a three-hour-long heartfelt story on the stage.  The show is...

And now we wait: Update on the upcoming retail plaza across from CCHS
Wednesday November 20, 2019
BY RYAN MERARD Starting June 2017, Boulton Commercial Real Estate sought to establish a shopping center in Cooper City. Towards the summer of 2018, they secured a construction loan and began to work on the site, marking the beginning of the “Cooper Square” project, which is planned to be a...

Swimming goes to states: The best of the best
Tuesday November 19, 2019
BY KYLEIGH SPRIGLE The CCHS swimming and diving team went through districts and regionals to get their best competitors. Only one diver, three individual swimmers and two relay groups made it to states. The swimmers are judged individually or in their small relay group. There are only 24 swimmers or...

Cheerleading: Lady Cowboys compete at first meet
Friday November 15, 2019
BY KAYLA GATES With the fall football season coming to a close, cheerleaders have fled the sidelines and taken to the fields. While the school team will no longer be cheering CCHS on during the games, the Lady Cowboys are making the most of their season by participating in competitions....

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