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Stories beyond words

Stories beyond words

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Bubelas battle Dravet Syndrome, find hope

Bubelas battle Dravet Syndrome, find hope

Avery Davis, Staff Writer
May 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When my cousin, Will Bubela, was five months old, he had his first seizure while with a fever. Although the entire family was anxious, it is not entirely abnormal for babies to have a seizure due to a fever, and the doctors did not seem overly concerned.   A few weeks later, Will had another seizure....

Hong builds friendships, passion through Japanese martial art

Hong builds friendships, passion through Japanese martial art

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer
May 27, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Kendo is the way of the sword. Although the Japanese martial art is not that popular in America, but is a special kind of sport that builds long-lasting relationships and a drive in people.   Ever since March 2014, Coppell High School sophomore Sol Hong has practiced kendo, a modern Japanese ...

A new tradition begins: IB Olympics

A new tradition begins: IB Olympics

Maggie Theel, Staff Writer
May 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

At the end of the school year, many students are overwhelmed with homework, exams and end of the year projects. Coppell High School juniors and CHS International Baccalaureate (IB) students Lauren Harris and Brooke Saiter created a unique way for their fellow IB students to destress.   As ne...

Patterson brings classic cars “back from the dead”

Patterson brings classic cars “back from the dead”

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer
May 26, 2016
Filed under Student Life

After inheriting a 1966 Ford Mustang, Coppell High School sophomore Joey Patterson has been bringing the 1950s and 60s back to life through his hobby of repairing classic cars.   Six years ago, Patterson’s father bought a 1966 Ford Mustang and after turning 16, Patterson soon began taking ...

Q&A: Snapshots from the past: Clark inspires from photography and graphics career

Q&A: Snapshots from the past: Clark inspires from photography and graphics career

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
May 25, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Ann Clark is an AP Art History, Digital Graphics and Art I teacher at Coppell High School. Prior to teaching, she worked as a graphic designer and photographer for 28 years. Clark primarily shot wedding and portraits and currently owns a photography business of her own. As a very qualified educator with real life field experience, her professional...

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