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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

Everybody has a story, this is Mia’s

Everybody has a story, this is Mia’s

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under Student Life

From a very young age, Coppell High School senior Mia Hermans’s life was special, from the moment her parents picked her up from China and brought her to Coppell. Her parents adopted her from the Chinese city of Maoming from an orphanage through a program in their church. Her mother and her fat...

Rasch brings multicultural perspective to classroom with experiences in Africa

Rasch brings multicultural perspective to classroom with experiences in Africa

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
November 12
Filed under Student Life

Navigating the steep slopes, vast fields and lush forests of West Africa in the back of a small truck with 20 other foster children is a highlight of Coppell High School Algebra II teacher Ivan Rasch’s childhood memories. The son of a mission worker, Rasch was born in Nigeria and lived in a boar...

Coppell Band snare camera catches on field action

Coppell Band snare camera catches on field action

Hannah Tucker, Photographer
November 11
Filed under Media, Multimedia, Video

From Nov. 6 to Nov. 9 the Coppell High School Band attended the UIL State competition in San Antonio. This footage, which was filmed from a chest harness video camera, is from senior snare drum Eliana Yamouni's point of view  at a rehearsal on Tuesday. Video by Hannah Tucker.  ...

You, Me and Us club brings students together to emphasize friendship

You, Me and Us club brings students together to emphasize friendship

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer
November 11
Filed under Student Life

Getting an A on a test or hearing a fun story always brings a smile to Coppell senior Inaara Dharas’ face. Now Dharas has a club that brings smiles to the faces of special education students at CHS that goes beyond just a school day. “It means more than a club,” CHS senior club president Inaara Dh...

Benefits of speaking multiple languages

Benefits of speaking multiple languages

Saira Haque, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under Student Life

  Learning a new language can be tough but at the same it can fun and interesting. Not many have strong interests when it comes to the topic of linguistics. In many people’s perspective, learning or being fluent in multiple languages is not considered as living the true American life. Many...

Opportunity turns into success

Opportunity turns into success

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Coppell High School senior Jess Goode stared in awe at the giant screen sitting in front of her screening the film, Ephemeral, that she and other CHS students helped produce. In 2015, CHS students Black Snawder, Emily Edens, Jess Goode, Matthew Mudrick and other students created a short film called Ephe...

Everybody has a story, this is Shreya’s

Everybody has a story, this is Shreya’s

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
October 31
Filed under Student Life

Standing outside of the large, new building, she absorbed the embodiment of Coppell High School. The thought of new teachers, new classrooms and new faces filled her head.   Mind racing and heart pounding, CHS freshman Shreya Kottapalli took a deep breath and opened the doors, taking her fi...

Q&A: Nascimiento on her move from Brazil to Coppell

Q&A: Nascimiento on her move from Brazil to Coppell

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer
October 26
Filed under Student Life

New faces, new experiences and a new country. This is what Laura German Do Nascimiento had to face upon arrival at the United States. Laura is a new sophomore who moved from São Paulo, Brazil to Coppell on Sept. 5. She hasn't been here for that long but she already thinks highly of the United States...

Pharmacy internship proves to be good medicine for Varghese

Pharmacy internship proves to be good medicine for Varghese

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A typical day after school for a student does not consist of filling out prescriptions and taking blood pressure, but for Coppell High School junior Carol Varghese it is her weekly norm.   Last month, Varghese started an internship opportunity at the local Walgreens here in Coppell. &nbs...

Houghton astounded by rigor, atmosphere of competition at CHS

Houghton astounded by rigor, atmosphere of competition at CHS

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under Student Life

You wake up at 5 a.m. to gather your lesson plans and your laptop. You drive along seemingly endless roads for over an hour to enter Millsap, Texas where the population barely hits 400 people. Finally, you see a small building, your school, appear in front of you. This was a daily routine for Jonathan...

Q&A: English teacher Stephanie Ball on the IB teaching experience

Q&A: English teacher Stephanie Ball on the IB teaching experience

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Coppell High School teacher Stephanie Ball has been apart of the English department for two years. She has taught students ranging from elementary school to college, and this year has even further broadened her horizons by joining the International Baccalaureate teaching staff. From attitude difference...

Keeping up with a tricky tempo

Keeping up with a tricky tempo

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The sun pierces the sky above her head, heat waves are so powerful they are nearly visible in the air. Still, even as the brightness blinds her, Coppell marching band’s only girl and only junior drum major Ashna Pathan, holds her head high through every rehearsal.   “Being able to affect people with music is...

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