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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!

Varnell ends career at CHS, begins new chapter at Irving Bible Church

Varnell ends career at CHS, begins new chapter at Irving Bible Church

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under News

After working at Coppell High School for almost 13 years, assistant principal Jeremy Varnell bids farewell as he moves into a new career.   Varnell officially left the campus on Friday, as he begins his new job as a children’s pastor at Irving Bible Church this week.   Nick Coenraad, a...

Meaty calories, acne cures and more: Dallas Regional Science & Engineering Fair awards 25 students for ingenuity, passion

Meaty calories, acne cures and more: Dallas Regional Science & Engineering Fair awards 25 students for ingenuity, passion

Meha Srivastav, Social Media Manager
March 8, 2017
Filed under News

93 Coppell High School students stood inside the Centennial building in Fair Park in Dallas, with keen scientific aptitudes and 36” by 48” tri boards.   Plastered with information, the students’ projects showcased topics that they had spent the last seven months researching - from ac...

Spring Showcase draws parents, future students to classrooms after hours

Spring Showcase draws parents, future students to classrooms after hours

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

On a normal day at 5 p.m., the halls of Coppell High School are empty, save a few teachers or administrators staying after hours. However, on Monday evening, student representatives greeted inquisitive parents for the annual Spring Showcase. The showcase offered a unique way for parents and future student...

DECA boasts 19 state finalists, taking 10 winners to international competition (with video)

DECA boasts 19 state finalists, taking 10 winners to international competition (with video)

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
March 5, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase

With 48 members working on topics ranging from International Business to Food Marketing, Coppell High School’s 2017 DECA (Association of Marketing Students) chapter has experienced a large growth in numbers.   While the 2016 chapter took 19 district winners to the Texas DECA tournament...

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...

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