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Board of Trustees meeting features open forum speakers

Board of Trustees meeting features open forum speakers

Hannah Tucker, Staff Photographer
April 26, 2017
Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

Monday evening, the open forum portion of April’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting featured speakers describing an elementary school situation, Creative Writing Competition leadership switch and a Coppell bus driver’s concern. The open forum portion of the meeting began with Grady A., a fou...

Scientists react: March for Science radiates positivity in show of support.

Scientists react: March for Science radiates positivity in show of support.

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

DALLAS - More than 2,000 people crowded in front of City Hall, ready to march across the city to celebrate two things they all had in common: the earth and their love of science.   The March for Science in Dallas, starting at Dallas City Hall and ending at Earth Day TX in Fair Park, was a mar...

Finding strength

Finding strength

Riley Galloway, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Enterprise, News, Showcase

Blue and red lights were flashing outside the window, I could see several police cars lined up around our curved driveway. I was nervous, thinking to myself ‘what is going to happen? Will my family be OK? Did this really just happen?’   Moments before, my mom was lying on the bathroom floor, a victim...

Coppell ISD PTSO Board of Trustees candidate forum held at CHS

Coppell ISD PTSO Board of Trustees candidate forum held at CHS

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2017
Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News, Uncategorized

Coppell High School senior Nicole Rewerts sat in a crowd of mostly adults with a notepad in her lap. Before her, four Board of Trustees candidates answered questions during the Coppell ISD PTSO Board Forum Thursday night, helping to inform her decision in the first ever election where she is eligible to v...

UPDATE: Robbery suspect arrested after standoff with police

UPDATE: Robbery suspect arrested after standoff with police

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under News

After Tuesday’s armed robbery in the Coppell High School parking lot, the suspect was arrested following a standoff with the Coppell Police Department. The man was identified as 29-year-old Gilmer resident Gerald Hiam.   According to a press release distributed online from the Coppell Po...

The Big Bus Switch: What it means for the students who ride the buses, and for those who drive them

The Big Bus Switch: What it means for the students who ride the buses, and for those who drive them

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2017
Filed under Enterprise, News, Showcase

When Tracy Denton’s daughter turned 3, she took her along to work - a memory both she and the students on her daily school bus route enjoyed. In her 13 years of driving school buses for Coppell students, Denton could never dream of doing anything else. Now, she’s not so sure. “It’s hope...

Jasso leaves CHS after making his mark on campus, students

Jasso leaves CHS after making his mark on campus, students

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

  After 11 years on campus, Principal Mike Jasso has seen Coppell High School through its greatest tragedies and highest triumphs.   In 2001, he aided in a student evacuation after a bomb threat was called in on 9/11. In 2012, he held an aching student body together after the deaths of seniors Jacob Logan and J...

Student robbed at gunpoint, left unharmed in CHS parking lot

Student robbed at gunpoint, left unharmed in CHS parking lot

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News

On Tuesday evening, in the Coppell High School parking lot, a student was robbed at gunpoint “from an unknown suspect”.   According to a press release tweeted by the Coppell Police Department around 9 a.m. this morning, “Yesterday evening, at approximately 6:24pm, Coppell PD Officers wer...

Jasso announces departure from CISD after six years as principal

Jasso announces departure from CISD after six years as principal

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

After six years as principal of Coppell High School and 11 years on the campus in total, Principal Mike Jasso is leaving Coppell ISD at the end of the school year. Jasso will remain in his role as principal until the conclusion of his 2016-2017 contract in June before assuming his new position as...

Theater students showcase abilities during emotional drunk driving simulation

Theater students showcase abilities during emotional drunk driving simulation

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

  As a sobbing Ty Dalrymple draped himself over the body of his twin brother, Jack, the emotion in the crowd of juniors and seniors gathered in the Coppell High School parking lot was almost tangible.   “Seeing my brother like that was emotional,” Ty said. “A lot of people in Shattered Dreams are very e...

Cozby library honored at city council meeting, new city manager takes up mantle

Cozby library honored at city council meeting, new city manager takes up mantle

Emma Cummins, Executive Editorial Page Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News

Last Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council welcomed its new city manager, Mike Land.   “If you all haven’t noticed there’s a new face that has joined us here,” Coppell Mayor Karen Hunt said. “We are here tonight to welcome Mr. Land publicly as this is his first meeting as city mana...

2017 “Shattered Dreams” elicits emotion from junior and senior class this morning

2017 “Shattered Dreams” elicits emotion from junior and senior class this morning

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under News

  Shattered Dreams, a drunk-driving awareness program that takes place every two years, was orchestrated in the Coppell High School parking lot this morning. Juniors and seniors gathered in the arena at around 10 a.m. to watch a video directed and produced by members of CHS’s television station, KCBY.   The video featured 13...

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