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YoungLives changes lives of teenage mothers

YoungLives changes lives of teenage mothers

Avery Davis, Staff Writer
March 28
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Walking down the aisles at the grocery store, people are staring. Standing in line to buy food, someone looks you up and down, shakes their head and walks away.   Before leaving the store, someone accidentally bumps into you, doesn’t meet your eyes and hurries away mumbling an apology und...

Beauty in pageant world: not just skin-deep

Beauty in pageant world: not just skin-deep

Maggie Theel, Staff Writer
March 28
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Style, service, scholarship and success represent the four points of the Miss America crown. As Miss Plano’s Outstanding Teen, Coppell High School sophomore Stephanie Wendt strives to embody these points in both the pageants she competes in as well as in her everyday life.   Wendt has o...

When one book closes, another book opens

When one book closes, another book opens

Lina Pyon, Staff Writer
March 28
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On July 26, Coppell High School assistant principal Anthony Poullard will be celebrating his birthday - with a new job on the other side of the world.   Korean International School (KIS) is an international preparatory school with locations in Seongnam, Seoul and Jeju Island, South Korea....

Coppell High School power couple; Mr. and Mrs. Caussey (Q&A)

Coppell High School power couple; Mr. and Mrs. Caussey (Q&A)

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Teacher Chris Caussey and coach Clara Caussey have worked at Coppell High School for three years together, inspiring minds, making meaningful contributions and encouraging students to reach their potential. Chris has worked as World History teacher for three years and Clara as an instructional coach...

Ferguson sings her way to prestigious UNT College of Music

Ferguson sings her way to prestigious UNT College of Music

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under Student Life

With a jazz band previously nominated for six Grammys, the University of North Texas College of Music is a very highly rated musical program. After being a part of Coppell High School’s various choirs through the years, senior Jaden Ferguson will attend UNT College of Music in the fall with hopes to...

Benhayoun gains life changing experience through choir convention (Q&A)

Benhayoun gains life changing experience through choir convention (Q&A)

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Student Life

Coppell High School Choir students are spreading Coppell talent beyond the borders of Texas. This past week, several CHS choir students traveled to Kansas City, MO, to participate in the Southwestern American Choral Directors Association (SWACDA) conference. Sophomore Ashley Benhayoun provides more ...

Literary Criticism team dominates with passion, close bond

Literary Criticism team dominates with passion, close bond

Amy Roh, Student Life Editor
March 11
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A team’s size does not necessarily equate to its impact. Coppell High School’s Literary Criticism team, that has been swiftly taking the lead above many teams in Texas, could best demonstrate this.   Literary Criticism is a University Interscholastic League (UIL) event where students analyze...

Wales gains insight into the world of interior design through internship

Wales gains insight into the world of interior design through internship

Avery Davis, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Stance confident, answers ready and smile eager, Coppell High School sophomore Sarah Wales entered the interview. She, along with peers from her interior design class, were applying for an internship at Barbara Mayo Interiors.   “The company designs rooms specialized for each client,” Wal...

“We Are One” motto exemplified by spirit representatives

“We Are One” motto exemplified by spirit representatives

Maggie Theel, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The mascot of Coppell High School, a cowboy, perfectly reflects the spirit of its student body: pioneering, honorable and brave. A cowboy represents an independent spirit, but it also represents a strong sense of loyalty that can be seen in the support and encouragement that is constantly flowing thro...

Outstanding talent and even more outstanding dreams for the future (with video)

Outstanding talent and even more outstanding dreams for the future (with video)

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The bell rings and you hear loud music as students begin to rush down the halls in the same direction. They seem to be in a hurry, anxious, as if something is going on. You turn around and follow the crowd. The music gets louder and everyone gathers in a semicircle. You make your way through to the ce...

Gillis shares the importance of celebrating student journalism (Q&A)

Gillis shares the importance of celebrating student journalism (Q&A)

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under Humans of CHS, Student Life

In case you have not noticed the Instagram posts, tweets and #SJW2016, it is Scholastic Journalism Week. Our staff works hard everyday to put out our best photos, videos and stories everyday to show what students can be capable of. Sophomore staff writer and page designer Elena Gillis shares what journa...

Mexican students see positives coming from Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico

Mexican students see positives coming from Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico

February 23
Filed under Student Life

Although far from the thousands of people who gather to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis on his trip to Mexico, Mexican students at Coppell High School feel the impact of his visit as well.   Ever since his rise to the head of the Catholic Church, the Argentine pontiff has made Latin American ...

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