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  • Freshman center principal Cody Koontz announced and recognized at Monday CISD Board Meeting.

  • George Coffee + Provisions set to open this spring in Old Town Coppell.

  • CISD plans to switch from Dallas ISD to Durham school busses, effective Aug. 1.

William T. Cozby Public Library celebrates reopening

William T. Cozby Public Library celebrates reopening

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
November 17
Filed under News

The wait is over. With its new teen and children’s section, studying rooms and bright atmosphere, the Coppell’s new and improved public library is now open to the community. The William T. Cozby Public Library, having officially reopened its doors on Oct. 31, will hold an opening ceremony to commem...

Coppell marching band snags spot in state finals (with video)

Coppell marching band snags spot in state finals (with video)

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
November 17
Filed under News, Showcase

This year is a transition year for Coppell High School’s marching band, causing lower expectations among many students. But despite of the retirement of former director Scott Mason, who died from cancer in September, and missing the mark at the Bands of America competition, new directors and band students took on the year with passion and perseverance, and early doubts were replac...

Health and Wellness Expo enlivens Coppell residents

Health and Wellness Expo enlivens Coppell residents

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under News, Recipes

On Wednesday night, Coppell High School’s commons area was transformed into a health haven. Instead of candy bars, chips and soda, the space was filled with salads, smoothies and healthy treats of all sorts. The main goal of the Health and Wellness Expo, hosted by CHS for the first time, was to encourage healt...

New Coppell middle school groundbreaking to signal beginning of construction

New Coppell middle school groundbreaking to signal beginning of construction

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
November 12
Filed under News, Uncategorized

12/2/16 UPDATE: The groundbreaking ceremony has been cancelled at the moment. A rescheduled date has not yet been decided.   11/18/16 UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the groundbreaking ceremony has been rescheduled to Monday, Nov. 28,  from 10 to 11 a.m.   The new look...

Students find identity in high school journalism

Students find identity in high school journalism

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
November 12
Filed under News, Showcase

INDIANAPOLIS- In a world dominated by social media, journalism is dramatically evolving. At the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention at the JW Marriott, thousands of high school journalists learned how they could take steps to evolve with it. “I think journalism is more alive than eve...

Trumping expectations

Trumping expectations

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
November 9
Filed under Enterprise, News, Sakshi, Showcase

Republican nominee Donald J. Trump was elected president in the early hours of Wednesday morning after a polarizing, historical campaign. Trump secured the presidency when he crossed 270 electoral college delegates at 1:31 a.m. local time, taking key swing states such as Ohio and Florida. While De...

Citizens dissatisfied with candidates, vote out of obligation

Citizens dissatisfied with candidates, vote out of obligation

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
November 9
Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday in Coppell, with three hours left till election polls closed, the sky opened up and rain poured down upon City Hall. The dark, chilly, evening was fitting as voters felt glum exiting the polls. “I feel dirty,” Coppell voter Rob Ianni said. “I feel dirty because I had to vote the way I ...

Tomorrow’s Health and Wellness Expo promotes healthy habits

Tomorrow’s Health and Wellness Expo promotes healthy habits

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under News

Between classes and extracurriculars, it is easy for students to forget the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle. On Wednesday, Coppell High School is hosting a Health and Wellness Exhibition, aimed to inform the Coppell residents on healthy habits ranging from diet to exercise. Coordina...

New chapter for the William T. Cozby Public Library (with video)

New chapter for the William T. Cozby Public Library (with video)

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
November 6
Filed under News, Showcase

The long anticipated renovated William T. Cozby Public Library officially reopened its doors to Coppell residents on Monday. After being under renovation more than a year, the library returned with new, distinct improvements. The establishment itself was expanded, with about 4,500 square feet added on to the...

Election Rewind

Election Rewind

Meha Srivastav, Co-Social Media Manager
November 5
Filed under News, Showcase

1978- Texas Gubernatorial Election  I don’t even remember who I voted for. But I remember the long lines, and my dad- he just wanted to be there for my first election. I was the fourth of five children but he still made it a ceremony, every time one of us turned 18. And I was so excited. Peopl...

KCBY wins two Lone Star Emmy Awards

KCBY wins two Lone Star Emmy Awards

Christie Nah, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under News

  KCBY, the Coppell High School's student-run television station, has been steadily accumulating awards for the last year.  From local and regional contests to national conventions, KCBY has never failed to bring pride to CHS.   “It’s been a really good year for us, in terms of awards,...

Early voting allows citizens to skip lines, hassle

Early voting allows citizens to skip lines, hassle

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
October 31
Filed under News, Showcase

As early voting opened on Oct. 24, voting booths lined the inside of Coppell’s Town Center building. Voting began at 7 a.m. and citizens of Coppell were eager to place their vote for their choice of candidate early. Voters waited in a short line inside the building to cast their vote, using their vo...

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