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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

On May 13, CHS9 Principal Dr. Cody Koontz was named principal of Flower Mound Marcus High School. Koontz is the first and only principal of CHS9.

On to Marcus

Nyah Rama, CHS9 Editor May 19, 2024

After seven years at CHS9, Dr. Cody Koontz is moving onto bigger things. On May 13, the Lewisville ISD School Board approved the hiring of Dr. Koontz as principal of Flower Mound Marcus High School, taking...

CHS9 therapy dog, goldendoodle Stanley Blasingame, serves as the school’s canine-assisted counselor partner. Trained by owner Amy Blasingame, Stanley’s role has positively impacted the campus’s overall atmosphere. Rhea Choudhary.

Bringing comfort to CHS9:

Pranavi Ramineni, Staff Designer May 17, 2024

In the bustling halls of CHS9, a furry counselor has joined the team, bringing wagging tails and comforting snuggles to students in need.  The introduction of Stanley, a 3-year-old goldendoodle, has...

CHS9 student Ravali Mocharla has an ambition for singing and has performed in numerous musical events in Dallas as well as Coppell Choir. Mocharla joined the choir at Coppell Middle School West and has taught herself how to play the piano. Photo illustration by Sofia Exposito

Mocharla orchestrates musical ambition through song

Katie Park, Staff writer May 17, 2024

Enchanted by the thrill of singing on stage in front of a roaring audience, CHS9 Ravali Mocharla showcases her ambition for singing and choir. Mocharla started her career in singing at age five at a...

CHS9 student Charvi Vohra received the Beal Bank third place prize at the Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Vohra has competed in science since seventh grade.

Vohra delves into science with environmental research

Sanghika Pallela, Staff Writer May 17, 2024

An airplane flies over Coppell.  At the same time, an observant eighth grader lies in her bed at three in the morning, attentively listening to its reverberations. The rough vibrations of the aircraft...

A look into CHS9: What eighth graders should expect

Rhea Chowdhary and Nyah Rama May 17, 2024

Each year, a new batch of students fill the halls of the CHS9, making the anticipated transition from middle to high school. Built in 2018, CHS9 is specifically tailored for ninth graders. Watch video...

CHS9 Honors Algebra II and Honors Geometry teacher Ginger Smith has competed in races for two decades. Smith completed the Ironman triathlon in 2015.

“Everyone needs something”

Nyah Rama, CHS9 Editor May 14, 2024

Dripping wet and sweaty from a long bike ride in the hot sun, CHS9 Honors Algebra II and Honors Geometry teacher Ginger Smith prepares for the last stretch of the unyielding IRONMAN triathlon.  With...

CHS9 student Max Victory began theater as a hobby, then formed it into a career in TV and film. Victory has been acting professionally for six years in addition to participating in hockey and Coppell Choir.

Broadway baby: Victory using theater to push his limits

Greeshma Marathu, Staff Writer May 6, 2024

Under layers of blanket, families turn on the TV and prepare themselves for a night of entertainment. Staring back at them through the television set is CHS9 freshman Max Victory. Victory is an avid...

CHS9 students Sam Minteer and Rajiv Anandkumar clean up the exterior of a Mazda CX-5 SUV. Minteer and Anandkumar founded their car detailing business Bubbles and Beyond in January.

Bubbles and Beyond: Anandkumar, Minteer’s car detailing venture

Rhea Choudhary, Staff Writer May 5, 2024

Gleaming cars, their polished surfaces reflecting the Texas sun, rolling out of their driveways, each one a testament to the work of two teenage visionaries. Among the bustling halls of CHS9, the...

CHS9 AP Computer Science Principles teacher Seneca Hart converses with freshman Joyce Tao. Hart is a strong advocate for women in STEM, and is the instructional manager of nonprofit organization Girls Who Code.

Hart eclipses gender barriers in computer science

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

At Blanchard High School in Oklahoma, there were two computer science teachers, one male, one female. To CHS9 AP Computer Science Principles teacher Seneca Hart, it was hardly coincidental when someone...

CHS9 Technology Student Association attended the TSA State Conference on April 4-6 with freshmen Lasya Pillamari and Sahana Gaddam claiming the state championship for Social Media Marketing. Photo courtesy Chad Price.

Gaddam, Pillamari takes state competition by storm

Niharika Tallapaka, Staff Writer April 22, 2024

As competition nerves rise, students are sitting at the edge of their seats, awaiting results. As their names flash on the screen,  CHS9’s Sahana Gaddam and Lasya Pillamari are in utter shock, seeing...

CHS9 student Anjana Pericharla is an International Career Development Conference DECA qualifier and was awarded a medal for advancing to finals at the Texas State Development Career Conference on Feb. 17 in Houston. Pericharla is the only Coppell freshman to advance to the highest level of competition.

Starting strong: Pericharla as only freshman advancing to ICDC

Ishana Sharma, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

On Feb. 16, CHS9 qualifier Anjana Pericharla did not expect to be one of the 21 names on the list of the DECA International Career Development Conference qualifiers. “I was really confused at first...

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