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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

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...

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 ...

Irish dancing allows MacMaster to connect with her culture (with video)

Irish dancing allows MacMaster to connect with her culture (with video)

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Student Life

Ever since Coppell High School freshman Danielle MacMaster was 8, she has been mesmerized by Irish dancing. Today, she takes part in this form of dance and last Saturday, she performed at Fair Park at the North Texas Irish Festival. When performing at Fair Park, MacMaster participated in dances ...

Drama Club students travel to London to experience English theater

Drama Club students travel to London to experience English theater

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor
March 10
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

This spring break, Coppell High School Drama Club members are encountering the international theater through a trip to London.   Apart from experiencing the city and visiting its famous attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Piccadilly Circus, the trip is designed to give stu...

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...

MacMaster to perform at Fair Park this Saturday (Brief)

MacMaster to perform at Fair Park this Saturday (Brief)

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under Student Life

Her frilly skirt sparkled with hues of red, blue, yellow and green as Coppell High School freshman Danielle MacMaster stood in front of friends and family performing her rehearsed Irish dance last year at Fair Park. MacMaster became involved in Irish dancing at eight years old, when she saw her god...

Hulse incorporates personal experiences in teaching, enhances learning

Hulse incorporates personal experiences in teaching, enhances learning

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Student Life

In a classroom focusing primarily on foreign languages and cultures, it is uniquely beneficial for students to have a teacher that has spent time in different countries around the world. Coppell High School Spanish teacher Creighton Hulse has these first hand cultural experiences that allow him to e...

Mishra showcases bright mind, personality through educational Internet music

Mishra showcases bright mind, personality through educational Internet music

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When one imagines a busy night spent studying, common thoughts and ideas are brought to mind: flashcards, review packets, lecture notes and vocabulary sheets are just a few to name.   Very few, however, would think of their favorite pop song. After all, there is obviously no correlation ...

The whistler: Music offers Chadaga insight on human connection, personal expression

The whistler: Music offers Chadaga insight on human connection, personal expression

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Student Life

Coppell High School junior Mihir Chadaga gets shushed a lot in class. Chadaga, a band student and All State performer, whistles to keep on task and has been doing so since the sixth grade. Music, like whistling, is his passion, and defines who he is as a person. Chadaga is just one of more tha...

Diaz creates magic with VASE art entry, showcases creativity through mythological creatures

Diaz creates magic with VASE art entry, showcases creativity through mythological creatures

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer
February 20
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Enter. Plan. Create. This was the process for many art students for Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE), which took place on Feb. 11 at Coppell High School. CHS junior painting student Jasmine Diaz, came up with an entry that is sure to wow her audience. “I’m [representing] different folktales, legends, creatures and I...

Everybody Has A Story: Gil de Ieyva finds acceptance, purpose in faith community

Everybody Has A Story: Gil de Ieyva finds acceptance, purpose in faith community

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Student Life

Coppell High School senior Daniela Gil de Ieyva has always found solace in her Catholic faith. Throughout high school, her piety has increased and she can even see missionary work in her future.     Though Gil de Ieyva has always been religious, she began to prioritize her faith when she ...

Passion takes flight: Lee ensues fervor, seeks to take on piloting career

Passion takes flight: Lee ensues fervor, seeks to take on piloting career

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

He sat down eagerly as his grandpa and older cousins told their stories. From stories about the Vietnam War to the sharing about the life of a pilot, with each word, his smile grew bigger and fascination for airplanes grew deeper.   Captivated by the stories of a pilot’s life, Coppell High School junior Sangjun Lee m...

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