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Hulme, Caviness win election for CISD board positions

Hulme, Caviness win election for CISD board positions

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2017
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Despite a night of close vote numbers and even a problem with voting machine tapes, the results for the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees and Coppell City Council still came in on Election Day, May 6. In Place 4 on the CISD Board of Trustees, Thom Hulme won re-election against Ron Hansen with 1,778 vot...

AP Environmental Science ends school year with impactful projects, encourages camaraderie among students

AP Environmental Science ends school year with impactful projects, encourages camaraderie among students

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
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Although AP exams are over, AP Environmental Science students are working just as hard with their Be the Change end of year service project.   “I think a lot of [students] have really taken it to heart,” AP Environmental Science teacher Holly Anderson said. “They are excited to actually g...

Happy Birthday VRE (with video)

Happy Birthday VRE (with video)

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
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On Tuesday, Valley Ranch Elementary School turned 20 years old. To celebrate, the school held a community wide event, welcoming parents, current and past students, faculty and other community members to celebrate the occasion.   “It’s amazing to me, my husband was talking about when we go...

Night for Nepal fundraiser brings fun to community for a good cause

Night for Nepal fundraiser brings fun to community for a good cause

Tara Ansari, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
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Coppell residents and students gathered on Saturday evening at 6 p.m. at Town Center Elementary to fundraise for Night for Nepal, an organization working to raise money for schools in Nepal after the devastating earthquake two years ago.   The night included a bounce house, snacks, raffles, as well as p...

Brown moves on from CHS choir program after five years of leadership

Brown moves on from CHS choir program after five years of leadership

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

During his time as choir director, Joshua Brown has seen one of Coppell High School’s most esteemed programs through two standing ovations at national conventions, a near tripling of solo contestants in all-region competition and a performance at the White House.   On Monday, Brown turned in his l...

Gifted education funding no longer in danger: concerned parent groups create change at state legislature

Gifted education funding no longer in danger: concerned parent groups create change at state legislature

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
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Senate Bill 1145 reallocates the five percent of government funds provided specifically for gifted programs to the basic allotment of educational funds for Texas schools.   “The main thing that was concerning about the bill is that we have all these special populations in schools that req...

Community members give back to school district at annual Red and Black Run to Fund

Community members give back to school district at annual Red and Black Run to Fund

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, residents from Coppell and other communities came together at Coppell Middle School North to participate in the Red and Black Run to Fund. Hosted by the Coppell Education Foundation, the run raises money for teaching grants and learning opportunities within Coppell ISD and had sponsors...

Hulme, Caviness win election for CISD board positions

Hulme, Caviness win election for CISD board positions

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
May 7, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Despite a night of close vote numbers and even a problem with voting machine tapes, the results for the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees and Coppell City Council still came in on Saturday. In Place 4 on the CISD Board of Trustees, Thom Hulme won re-election against Ron Hansen with 1,778 votes (52 per...

Finding artistic inspiration, building closer friendships at state VASE competition

Finding artistic inspiration, building closer friendships at state VASE competition

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
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This past weekend, five Coppell High School art students traveled to San Antonio to participate in the state Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) competition. CHS Art I and II teacher Elsa Reynolds found it gratifying to take students from every grade level and loves that students bring back new insi...

Upcoming Red and Black Run to Fund provides healthy way to give back to CISD schools

Upcoming Red and Black Run to Fund provides healthy way to give back to CISD schools

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under News

Lacing up your sneakers and hitting the pavement this weekend not only will provide you exercise, but will help fund Coppell education. The Coppell Education Foundation is holding the annual Red and Black Run to Fund on Saturday. The run will begin and end at Coppell Middle School North, located at...

Spanish teacher Hulse resigning to move to Westlake Academy

Spanish teacher Hulse resigning to move to Westlake Academy

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
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On April 20, Coppell High School Spanish I and International Baccalaureate (IB) Spanish IV teacher Creighton Hulse put in his letter of resignation, effective the end of the 2016-17 school year. Hulse began teaching at CHS in 2009 before moving to China in 2012 for two years. However, after he s...

King passes away after leaving lifelong imprint on Coppell community, CHS campus

King passes away after leaving lifelong imprint on Coppell community, CHS campus

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
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Through her kindness and ambition, former Coppell High School principal Mary King left a lasting impression on the people around her as an educator, mother, friend and mentor.   King, who served as principal from 1989 to 1998, unexpectedly died on April 24 at 70 years old but her legacy,...

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