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Bowden’s monstrous love for literature allows for connecting poetry with life

Bowden’s monstrous love for literature allows for connecting poetry with life

Lina Pyon, Co-Social Media Manager
April 26, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Green slime, posters of horror movies and figurines of Frankenstein are the first things that stand out in Matthew Bowden’s room. Bowden teaches GT/Ap English IV and Creative Writing, and has been teaching at Coppell High School for 19 years, adding more and more to his collection. “Ever sinc...

Benefits, negative aspects of native speakers in Spanish classes

Benefits, negative aspects of native speakers in Spanish classes

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Learning a foreign language in high school is not only a requirement,  but can also be a rewarding experience because it allows the students to learn a new language. Some Coppell High School students have the benefit of being fluent in their language class.   “You still have to do your work,” sophom...

Everybody has a story, this is Aditi’s: Karate, advanced courses shape into life lesson to try new things

Everybody has a story, this is Aditi’s: Karate, advanced courses shape into life lesson to try new things

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Like many high school students, Coppell freshman Aditi Mutagi divides her time to explore a few different hobbies.   When Mutagi moved to Texas two years ago from St. Louis Missouri, her parents encouraged her to join an activity that would allow her to socialize with different people in...

Xiong youngest to compete in second U.S. Chess Championship

Xiong youngest to compete in second U.S. Chess Championship

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

He picks up the piece and makes his final move down the board. He exhales deeply as the room around him erupts into applause and a smile smears across his face.   Former Coppell Middle School North student and 16-year-old chess grandmaster Jeffery Xiong, who is currently homeschooled, w...

Q&A: Manivannan explains need for inclusiveness within feminism, personal approach to Women’s History Month

Q&A: Manivannan explains need for inclusiveness within feminism, personal approach to Women’s History Month

Briana Thomas, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Women’s History Month, celebrated in March, highlights the contributions of women in society. Women honored are of different races, religions and sexualities. Coppell High School senior Abhi Manivannan discusses the importance and need for inclusiveness of different identities in the feminism women practic...

The vastly different Ramos Twins

The vastly different Ramos Twins

Saira Haque, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Freshmen Abby and Alyssa Ramos are fraternal twins at Coppell High School but unlike most twins, these girls are vastly different. The girls are opposites when it comes to personality and character but share a special bond. “We joke that we’re complete opposites, for example I’m girlish and...

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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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