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

  • 2017-18 Teen Leadership Coppell applications now available at www.teenleadershipcoppell.com.

  • Coppell boys and girls soccer teams take on Lakeview Centennial in bi-district playoffs on Friday at Highland Park

Playoff journey begins for area’s top-ranked soccer teams

Playoff journey begins for area’s top-ranked soccer teams

March 24
Filed under Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

For the Coppell boys and girls soccer teams, their seasons started in vastly different places. The boys began at home in the NTX Showcase tournament, while the Cowgirls started this year in Keller in a tournament of their own.   Yet for each team, the beginning of the next phase of their season begi...

A major switch: Gantchev redirects his path from nursing to film

A major switch: Gantchev redirects his path from nursing to film

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Sometimes people find themselves directing their lives towards one direction when they truthfully yearn to go down another. Coppell High School senior Nathan Gantchev found himself in such a situation while choosing his college major and life path. Originally a nursing major, Gantchev chose stability...

Morning power outage leaves classrooms in the dark

Morning power outage leaves classrooms in the dark

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
March 21
Filed under News, Showcase

This morning, an unexpected electrical outage at Coppell High School from 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. caused classrooms to move outside for light and cool air. “Right now the district is helping us to assess why the power is out,” said CHS Principal Mike Jasso during the power outage. “It looks lik...

Vargas combines clothing design, watercolor to create stunning photographs

Vargas combines clothing design, watercolor to create stunning photographs

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief
March 14
Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

With a glue gun in one hand and a flower in the other, Coppell High School senior Giuliana Vargas applies the last part of a headpiece to her model. A watercolor of a girl with the same flowers sits on a table beside her, now brought to life. By transforming her 2D watercolors into wearable art pieces and ...

Despite poor play, Cowboys soccer pick up senior night win

Despite poor play, Cowboys soccer pick up senior night win

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
March 11
Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

It is not often in sports that a two goal victory is seen as a poor night. But after the Coppell boys soccer team’s 4-2 win over Richardson on Friday night, spirits were not high. Many heads hung low, as even with the win, the performance was not up to par with their standards.   “The ...

Top five percent graduates surprise teachers with invitation to excellence in education banquet (with video)

Top five percent graduates surprise teachers with invitation to excellence in education banquet (with video)

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

After they toiled for years over books, sacrificed weekends for studying and spent late nights awake, the fruits of this select group’s labor are sweet. Seniors part of the top five percent of Coppell High School’s graduating class had the opportunity Thursday morning to surprise one impactful...

A sound passion: Daliparthy’s personal story sparks fervor for speech pathology

A sound passion: Daliparthy’s personal story sparks fervor for speech pathology

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

He can’t stop himself from crying as he throws a tantrum. She bends down, looks him in the eyes and they take three deep breaths together. With the sound of her voice and the warmth of her hug, he finally calms down and smiles.   She smiles with him and right then, she knows: Coppell High Scho...

Buddy Echols Field dominance capped with season’s largest margin of victory, district championship

Buddy Echols Field dominance capped with season’s largest margin of victory, district championship

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
March 8
Filed under Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

This season has been one of many ups and few downs for the Coppell girls soccer team. Buddy Echols Field has been a safe haven, as the team has posted a plus-30 goal differential this year at home. And on Tuesday night, in the final home match this year, the Cowgirls handily took down Skyline, winning 13-0...

Local production of Little Mermaid is a sea of costumes, stage makeup (with video)

Local production of Little Mermaid is a sea of costumes, stage makeup (with video)

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Heelys may be long out of style for the rest of us, but a whole new world of fashion took shape at First United Methodist Church of Coppell’s production of “The Little Mermaid”.   The musical, which ran from Thursday to Saturday, was directed by Music Ministry Director Ricky Mitchell an...

Despite dreary conditions, seniors lead way to successful home meet

Despite dreary conditions, seniors lead way to successful home meet

Marcus Krum and Joseph Krum
March 5
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

As the powerful gusts of wind swept through Buddy Echols Field and a slight drizzle fell from the sky, Coppell High School senior Zach Dicken took a deep breath and looked down at the sandpit he would soon jump into.   After a quick burst of speed, Dicken sprinted down the strip of track and ri...

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
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...

Sloppy first half juxtaposes efficient second in win

Sloppy first half juxtaposes efficient second in win

Marcus Krum, Executive Sports Editor
March 2
Filed under Boys Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

With under a minute to play in the first half of Tuesday night’s match with W.T. White, Coppell senior midfielder Alex Haas lined up to take a free kick from the 33 yard line. He launched the ball, putting it on frame, as he often does.   The shot sailed over an unexpectant Longhorn keeper’s head, giving the Coppell...

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