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  • Dr. Nicole Jund has been named Coppell High School's new principal.

  • Jill Popelka has formally resigned from her Place 2 seat on the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees

  • Coppell Student Media will resume regular content at the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Have a great summer, CHS!

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
Filed under News

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,...

Varsity cheer places first in Aloha Spirit Championship, takes international recognition in stride

Varsity cheer places first in Aloha Spirit Championship, takes international recognition in stride

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

After a strong competitive season, the Coppell High School varsity cheer team will be concluding its successful year with international acknowledgement.   On April 1, junior and senior members of the varsity cheer team traveled to Oahu, Hawaii to compete in the Aloha International Spirit ...

Night For Nepal fundraiser returning to Town Center Amphitheatre

Night For Nepal fundraiser returning to Town Center Amphitheatre

Tara Ansari, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under News

The time is fast approaching for this year’s annual fundraiser, Night For Nepal.   Coppell High School junior Kritima Lamichhane started the fundraiser her sophomore year for the sole purpose of raising money to build a school in her hometown in Nepal after a devastating earthquake on Ap...

Anderson takes home prestigious CISD 2017 Secondary Teacher of the Year

Anderson takes home prestigious CISD 2017 Secondary Teacher of the Year

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under News

On Tuesday night, the Coppell Education Foundation hosted its annual Coppell Education Foundation Academic Recognition Banquet where Coppell High School campus Teacher of the Year, AP/IB Environmental Science teacher Holly Anderson was named the 2017 Coppell ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year.   The e...

Senior Round-up staffers win national contest for yearbook photos

Senior Round-up staffers win national contest for yearbook photos

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under News

Last week, Coppell High School seniors Erin Dempsey and Mckenzie Hosier placed in the 2017 national Jostens photo contest. Both have been a part of Coppell High School’s Round-Up yearbook for three years. With 85 winners selected from more a pool of more than 4,000 student photographers across the...

Bikers raise awareness at City Council meeting

Bikers raise awareness at City Council meeting

Emma Cummins, Executive Editorial Page Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News

One does not usually expect to see a biker gang at the Coppell City Council meetings. However, Tuesday night was a rare treat for some to be able to see the good work that bikers are doing to prevent motorcycle accidents.   In order to make sure this work did not go unnoticed, the Counci...

New leadership coming for CGA Creative Writing Competition

New leadership coming for CGA Creative Writing Competition

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 Gra...

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...

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