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Mayor Hunt presents upcoming events for city at City Council meeting

Mayor Hunt presents upcoming events for city at City Council meeting

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2017
Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News

  During the mayor and council reports portion of Tuesday night’s city council meeting, Coppell Mayor Karen Hunt shared a funny anecdote about last Saturday’s Community Health and Wellness Expo. “It was a wellness triathlon,” Hunt said. “I impressed a lot of people that I actuall...

Healthy success: HOSA students garner ten awards at competitive area conference

Healthy success: HOSA students garner ten awards at competitive area conference

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under News

From creating poster boards on medical innovations to taking tests on clinical speciality to presenting a scrapbook on the club’s experience over the year, the Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA) club allows participants to explore a diverse set of medical concepts.   While the...

Winter guard takes third place at Dallas Regional Winter Guard Contest

Winter guard takes third place at Dallas Regional Winter Guard Contest

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under News

The Coppell High School Varsity winter guard recently hosted and competed at the Dallas Regional Winter Guard Contest in the CHS arena, placing third overall in the national winter guard Scholastic A class.   “It was one of our best runs of the season,” CHS freshman Haley Lozano said....

Coppell Police Department holds self defense for CHS senior girls

Coppell Police Department holds self defense for CHS senior girls

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under KCBY Videos, News, Showcase

https://vimeo.com/203856628 In a matter of a few of months, most of the current Coppell High School senior class will be miles away from the comfort of their home and their parents. Though beginning the next phase of life is an exciting time, there is the question of safety outside the nest often g...

Shops with originality bring vintage feel to Coppell, Carrollton

Shops with originality bring vintage feel to Coppell, Carrollton

February 27, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Blooms Candy & Soda Pop Shop sweetens downtown square of Carrollton Vintage lunch boxes, unique face masks and themed playing cards may not be the first things that come to mind when thinking of a candy shop. Blooms Candy & Soda Pop Shop, however, is an exception. Nestled in the...

Community pledge encourages Coppell citizens, promotes healthy habits

Community pledge encourages Coppell citizens, promotes healthy habits

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under News

Leading a healthy lifestyle is vital for a balanced life and bringing the community one step closer to this goal has never been easier. Mayor Karen Hunt is attempting to promote this goal by encouraging residents of Coppell to join in on the statewide community pledge.   The IT’S TIME T...

Flu shot 48 percent effective rate this year leads to several Coppell High School absences

Flu shot 48 percent effective rate this year leads to several Coppell High School absences

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under News

Just like the game of “tag”, the flu virus is passed on by touch, annually plaguing the nation during the months between October and March.   An initially congested nose, blocked and popping ears and cough may first seem like annual allergy symptoms but soon transform into body aches, ...

CMS North fence issue resolved at City Council meeting Tuesday

CMS North fence issue resolved at City Council meeting Tuesday

Emma Cummins, Executive Editorial Page Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News

Although the chain fence at Coppell Middle School North had raised several concerns, the issue was resolved quietly at the Coppell City Council meeting Tuesday night. The solution came in the form of a decorative wrought iron fence, which will be installed by the city.   The fence was erected a...

Hidden museum encapsulates rich heritage of small Irving neighborhood

Hidden museum encapsulates rich heritage of small Irving neighborhood

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under News

Nestled in a hidden Irving neighborhood, three quaint houses stand as remnants of the area’s rich black history.   Walking through the restored rooms of the Masonic Lodge, long time community member and museum board member Gale Norris was quiet.   “Whenever I come in here ...

Coppell Crime Stoppers offering reward after student’s tires slashed four times

Coppell Crime Stoppers offering reward after student’s tires slashed four times

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under News

After seven slashed tires and over $5,000 in damage, Coppell High School junior CJ Campbell and his family have turned to the Coppell community for answers.   From September to December 2016, only months after getting his licence, the tires of Campbell’s Jeep have been slashed on four d...

Next generation of IB graduates learns more about program through introductory meeting

Next generation of IB graduates learns more about program through introductory meeting

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under News

Each year, Coppell High School sophomores are faced with the decision of selecting International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses for their next two years of high school. Many consider joining the IB program because of its prestige and international recognition but are hesitant because...

Coppell Public Library brings arts, community together at Open Mic event

Coppell Public Library brings arts, community together at Open Mic event

Briana Thomas, Staff Writer
February 11, 2017
Filed under News

The library, most commonly known as a place of silence - home to books, whispers and knowledge, should also be able to promote creative expression and talent.   This was the idea behind Open Mic Night hosted by the William T. Cozby Public Library on Thursday, at 7 p.m. The event worked as an ...

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