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Opportunity turns into success

Opportunity turns into success

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

A Road to Success

A Road to Success

Christie Nah, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

From a typical Coppell High School junior to a successful CEO of his own car business, Waseem Atteyah and two of his close cousins, Ahmad Haj and Umar Aouda, opened the doors of their new business, Metroplex Wheels and Tires on Oct. 7.   The business began when Atteyah, Haj and Aouda came up with idea of sel...

Caring for the future, Barnes impacts students perspective of the world

Caring for the future, Barnes impacts students perspective of the world

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
October 8, 2016
Filed under Student Life

As a fervent believer in real-world connections, global thinking and practical application, Astronomy and Earth and Space Science teacher Angela Barnes successfully gives students a lifelong understanding of the physical world.   Finding her love for the physical sciences only during college a...

All-female Solar Car Team empowering STEM girls to succeed

All-female Solar Car Team empowering STEM girls to succeed

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Three years ago, there were only three girls in a freshman Intro to STEM class of 30.   When asked to reason the statistical difference between genders in the STEM field, Coppell High School junior Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Club co-president Lauren Mallette delivered the plain an...

IB students start a Kiva organization branch at CHS

IB students start a Kiva organization branch at CHS

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer
September 24, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

For former United States Navy member Tracey, getting a loan from Kiva organization is a dream come true. She is starting an eco- friendly cleaning business so women can feel loved while helping the community. Students in Jared Stansel’s sixth period International Baccalaureate (IB) Economics Hi...

Strokes of passion

Strokes of passion

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Strokes of brushes fluttered across canvases, leaving a permanent mark of blue, red, green or purple. The entire canvas splashed with color as Coppell High School junior Izzy Halls painted a painting for a fellow client. Hall’s passion for art made her an entrepreneur as she began selling her artwork to parents, students, and friends. Her busines...

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