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Respira choir “Runs the World” by delivering empowering performance at Dessert Show

Respira choir “Runs the World” by delivering empowering performance at Dessert Show

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

As the curtains opened, the 30 girls of Coppell High School’s Respira choir commanded stage in different blue, purple and green dresses to show that they really do ‘Run the World’. The Respira choir performed at its annual Dessert Show and Silent Auction in the Coppell High School auditorium ...

“Prepper” premiere displays Patterson’s passion for film, students

“Prepper” premiere displays Patterson’s passion for film, students

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
November 20, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

As hundreds of guests flooded into the modest sized Texas Theatre in Dallas last night, Coppell High School AP Human Geography teacher Andrew Patterson saw two years worth of work come to fruition. “This has been a long journey,” he said. “I am so excited about this evening. It has been a reall...

Prepper premiere – Patterson’s time to shine

Prepper premiere – Patterson’s time to shine

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Imagine entering a red carpet walking through with media surrounded and cameras clicking. For a moment you feel as though you are in Hollywood. You feel like you have made it into the spotlight. This is how Coppell High School Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography teacher Andrew Patterson feels...

Respira Choir to ‘Run the World’ at annual Dessert Show

Respira Choir to ‘Run the World’ at annual Dessert Show

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Desserts and music can bring people together to open the Thanksgiving break. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m., the Coppell High School Respira Choir is hosting its annual Dessert Show and Silent Auction. The theme for this year’s show is ‘Run the World’. This all-girls show choir wil...

Journey to stardom (with Video)

Journey to stardom (with Video)

Christie Nah, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase

  The lights dim, the curtains lift up and the crowd cheers as Coppell High School sophomore Jacob Barnes and New Tech [email protected] sophomore Kayla Madureira take a hold of their mics, seconds before the spotlight shines upon them.   Through multiple talent shows, gigs and individual song covers, ...

Health and Wellness Expo enlivens Coppell residents

Health and Wellness Expo enlivens Coppell residents

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under News, Recipes

On Wednesday night, Coppell High School’s commons area was transformed into a health haven. Instead of candy bars, chips and soda, the space was filled with salads, smoothies and healthy treats of all sorts. The main goal of the Health and Wellness Expo, hosted by CHS for the first time, was to encourage healt...

Tacos R Us: New tex-mex restaurant is now open in Coppell

Tacos R Us: New tex-mex restaurant is now open in Coppell

Tara Ansari, Staff writer
November 13, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Known for tacos and cute decor, the new Tex-Mex restaurant, Señor Locos on Sandy Lake Road has become one of the favorite local places for Coppell residents.   As you walk in you can get the sense of Mexico, with the vibrant colors, lights and decor. There are different types of seating arrange...

Vegetable pasta salad to satisfy your after school cravings (with video)

Vegetable pasta salad to satisfy your after school cravings (with video)

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Recipes

During the summer of my eighth grade year, my mom discovered a vegetable pasta salad recipe because she wanted a dish that we could enjoy together. When we first tried it, we followed it straight from the recipe on the website. We both somewhat liked it but we wanted to change it to make it bett...

Spanish students experience authentic culture at enrichment events outside of school

Spanish students experience authentic culture at enrichment events outside of school

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

You work meticulously to create the final intricate pattern of flowers on the top of the slightly grainy sugar skull with a rich, creamy blue frosting. You carefully extend the flower stem down to the cheekbones and end on the chin. Once completed you snap a few pictures of your creation and get ...

Seventh annual Taste of Coppell does not fail to deliver delicious selection (with video)

Seventh annual Taste of Coppell does not fail to deliver delicious selection (with video)

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Despite the intermittent rain, close to 500 attendees were not reluctant to miss out on the savory, delicious food provided by over 30 local food and vendors on Sunday. “I enjoy tasting from different restaurants I haven’t tried myself and being pleasantly surprised by some I really didn’t ...

CHS band qualifies for state competition

CHS band qualifies for state competition

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

You snap to attention, back straight, eyes affixed slightly above the person in front of you, and instrument held neatly, now a reflex from months of preparation. It is 6:30 p.m. and unlike most high schoolers, you are not sitting at home doing homework; you are on the field practicing, perfecting a ...

Hullababoo brings community together for early Halloween (with video)

Hullababoo brings community together for early Halloween (with video)

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

At the First United Methodist Church (FUMC), little kids could be spotted in costumes, ranging from Ghostbusters to firefighters, getting into the spirit of Halloween a little early.   FUMC of Coppell hosted its annual Halloween Hullababoo on Oct, 26, which consisted of a bounce house, tr...

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