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

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

A Road to Success

A Road to Success

Christie Nah, Staff Writer
October 14
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
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
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
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
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...

Stories beyond words

Stories beyond words

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
September 19
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Mixed colors, scattered brushes, and crumbles of papers filled the studio. He picks up a thin paint brush, dips it in the teal colored paint, and slowly adds the finishing detail to his piece.   A smile smears across his face as Coppell High School senior Chulmin Han finishes his first col...

Revival starts revolving

Revival starts revolving

Tara Ansari, Staff writer
September 19
Filed under Student Life

Dennis Onalaja is a businessman. The Coppell High School junior has turned his skill into a $1,000 business he likes to call “Revival”.   It all started at the end of last year when Onalaja saw his friend’s shattered iPhone.   Nataly Angulo, also a Coppell High school ju...

Evans wittles more than an ordinary pen

Evans wittles more than an ordinary pen

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
September 13
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Drilling holes, carving wood and handling brass are just some of the things that you would find Coppell High School junior Emily Evans doing in her free time, in order to make her own handcrafted wooden pens.   In July, Evans was gifted a lathe from her parents for her 16th birthday. A lat...

Breaking Stereotypes

Breaking Stereotypes

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
September 8
Filed under Student Life

Heart pounding against his chest, Dennis Shen smiled big as the performance came to an end and the crowd erupted into applause across the stadium stands. He had done it. According to color guard director Matthew Rummel, New Tech High School senior Dennis Shen has become the first male member to join i...

“Coffee With Cops” opens volunteering opportunity for special young man

“Coffee With Cops” opens volunteering opportunity for special young man

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
August 29
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

After July’s fatal shooting of five members of the Dallas Police Department, the outpouring of support for Coppell’s law enforcement struck a chord with officers across the city.   On Saturday, to thank their community for the food, letters and goodwill they received-- starting the morning after the shooting-- CPD and F...

Mukund creates music blog to end high school with a bang

Mukund creates music blog to end high school with a bang

May 29
Filed under Student Life

By day student, by night a music blogger, this Coppell High School senior shows her appreciation for music through reviewing songs and albums on her blog. From remixes to pop songs, Aditi Mukund manages to reflect her opinions in passionate paragraphs on her blog.   “My intense love of music fueled me to cre...

A whole new outlook on food

A whole new outlook on food

Lina Pyon, Staff Writer
May 28
Filed under Student Life

Almost everyone has a distinct feature about him or her: an accessory, hairstyle, etc. How about a grocery bag carrying large plastic bags filled with cherry tomatoes and green grapes?   This could be an unusual lunch or a distinguishable part about Coppell High School  junior Taylor Bo...

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