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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.

Teen drug awareness event leaves impact on parents, community members

Teen drug awareness event leaves impact on parents, community members

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under News

In recent years, the Coppell Police Department has begun to put more emphasis on ensuring its citizens are not involved in the abuse of drugs or over-the-counter medication. Alcohol, marijuana, heroin and cocaine are some of the drugs that teens all over the nation are abusing, leaving many parents...

Maximum proposal price of new middle school discussed at board meeting

Maximum proposal price of new middle school discussed at board meeting

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

On Monday, the monthly Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting took place to discuss and consider the approval of a Guaranteed Maximum Price for the new middle school site grading package.   A few months ago, they approved the use of a Guaranteed Maximum Price purchasing method for the constr...

Lobbing for love

Lobbing for love

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under News

A fuzzy yellow ball comes whizzing down the court. Sweat trails down your back, but your focus does not waver. Your eyes follow the ball and your racket strikes with a satisfying thud. With each strike of the ball you are playing for the memory of loved one affected by cancer. In honor of a paren...

CHS senior minorities react to 2016 election season

CHS senior minorities react to 2016 election season

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
October 27
Filed under News, Showcase

Throughout the 2016 election season, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump have utilized minority status to the advantage of their individual campaigns. The two candidates have grappled for the minority vote since the beginning of the election cycle. For Tru...

Band ties with premier competitor Marcus at Plano East Invitational, wins sweepstakes at UIL event

Band ties with premier competitor Marcus at Plano East Invitational, wins sweepstakes at UIL event

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
October 25
Filed under News, Showcase

Almost halfway into the competitive marching season, the Coppell High School Band performs weekly at football games, participates in marching competitions on the weekends and practices every day during their class period in order to constantly improve themselves.   On Oct. 15, the band travelled to Plano East...

Football Captain Loop anoints senior Garza homecoming king

Football Captain Loop anoints senior Garza homecoming king

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
October 21
Filed under News, Showcase

He stepped out onto the field, heart pounding against his chest as he awaited the announcement he had been looking forward to for weeks. The stadium silenced as Coppell High School Principal Mike Jasso lifted his microphone and announced a name.   In one moment, senior football captain Eric Lo...

Wagon Wheel Tennis Center hosting Rally for the Cure

Wagon Wheel Tennis Center hosting Rally for the Cure

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
October 21
Filed under News

On Saturday, Wagon Wheel Tennis Center is hosting Rally for the Cure from 4 to 6 p.m. to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. There is a carnival with tennis matches in various courts, competitive and recreational. There are beat the pro contests for those who want to test their skill and win prizes...

What’s the buzz with West Nile and Zika virus?

What’s the buzz with West Nile and Zika virus?

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
October 21
Filed under News, Showcase

The mosquito transmitted viruses West Nile and Zika are beginning to pose a threat in the Dallas County, but chances are you haven’t heard of them until recently.   Originating in East Africa, West Nile and Zika are mosquito borne viruses that found their way into Dallas County area in...

Brandon Stanton: From college dropout to Humans of New York

Brandon Stanton: From college dropout to Humans of New York

Meha Srivastav, Co-Social Media Manager
October 20
Filed under News

DENTON - On a busy afternoon in New York City, two young boys sit with their mothers in a subway train.   A man in his 20s, recently fired from a job as a bond trader, stands nearby. The subway jerks and the man catches something striking- the two boys look upwards at the same time, with t...

Aslam provides inspiration to all in claiming homecoming crown

Aslam provides inspiration to all in claiming homecoming crown

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under News, Showcase

Senior Rohina Aslam could not believe what was happening. A few weeks ago, her friends nominated her for fun, and now she was being announced 2016 Coppell High School homecoming queen. “At first, I didn’t know because my friends got together and nominated me,” Aslam said. “I didn’t think I wo...

Red ribbons and red tape: Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

Red ribbons and red tape: Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

Thomas Rousseau, Staff Cartoonist
October 12
Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News, Showcase

Tuesday’s City Council meeting was held a day later than usual due to the celebration of Columbus day.   This week’s council meeting opened the annual Breast Cancer Awareness month of October, and proclaimed the week of Oct. 23-31 as Red Ribbon Week.   Pink Souls in Motion ...

Voter registration deadline today for upcoming presidential election

Voter registration deadline today for upcoming presidential election

Thomas Rousseau, Staff Cartoonist
October 11
Filed under News

With the 2016 presidential election right around the corner, many Coppell High School seniors are eligible to vote. Whatever your partisan opinions, voting is important. The deadline for registering is today, so the time is now to find out how. Millennials now makeup roughly the same amount of the...

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