Coppell Student Media

Korean Festival promotes unity in South Korea, United States

Korean Festival promotes unity in South Korea, United States

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

CARROLLTON - Korean pop blasted through the Korean Festival in Carrollton Asian Plaza on Saturday as people milled around, trying on traditional Hanbok, getting their names written in Korean calligraphy or eating Korean street food, such as Tteokbokki.   The festival celebrated Korean culture and a...

Respira recognizes women empowerment on annual dessert show

Respira recognizes women empowerment on annual dessert show

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the lights dimmed and the curtains opened, Coppell High School junior and aspiring Respira captain Samantha Bui got ready to perform her first piece of the night, “Dancing Queen” by Abba alongside the other girls in Respira.   Throughout the duration of the show, Bui had been spotted taking...

Korean Festival of Dallas to celebrate culture through variety of events

Korean Festival of Dallas to celebrate culture through variety of events

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Saturday, the Korean Society of Dallas is hosting the 2018 Annual Korean Festival of Dallas. The festival will feature art made by local artists, Korean food and Korean cultural entertainment.     The event includes traditional Korean cultural performances along with more modern events...

Respira to perform annual dessert show

Respira to perform annual dessert show

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Thursday and Friday, the Coppell High School all-girls’ show choir, Respira, is hosting its annual dessert show. This year, Respira’s theme is all about women empowerment.   For both show dates, Respira will be performing in the CHS auditorium from 7 - 8:30 p.m.   The ...

Art I students hide drawings, find relationships through geocache project

Art I students hide drawings, find relationships through geocache project

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students in Art I classes at Coppell High School excitedly rush around the campus, eagerly seeking a hiding spot for their miniature masterpieces.   CHS Art I teacher David Bearden tasked his students with a “geocache”-type project, in which they were given the chance to draw anything on an in...

Choir students advance to Pre-Area round in All-State Choir competition

Choir students advance to Pre-Area round in All-State Choir competition

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As students trickle into the waiting room, Coppell High School senior Esha Ellendula skims over her music one last time. She, along with 30 other choir students from CHS, prepared three songs to audition in hopes of advancing to the next round in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All State Pr...

New beginnings, complicated love take spotlight in theater production, “All Shook Up”

New beginnings, complicated love take spotlight in theater production, “All Shook Up”

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

 “I can’t help falling in love with you.”   This is not only one of rock and roll legend Elvis Presley’s most famous songs, but also a central theme of Coppell High School’s theater production, “All Shook Up”.   On Friday, the CHS theater department opened the first s...

Haunted halls of New Tech bring spine-chilling scares

Haunted halls of New Tech bring spine-chilling scares

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With creepy clowns, a full moon and haunted house, this could only mean one thing: It is Halloween time at New Tech High @ Coppell, and the scares were back and better than ever.   On October 25, New Tech held its annual haunted house and Fall Festival. The event was welcome to the public a...

Theater department shaking up stage with Shakespeare-Elvis hybrid musical

Theater department shaking up stage with Shakespeare-Elvis hybrid musical

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Coppell High School theater department will be performing its all new production “All Shook Up” over the next two weekends.   The production is a modern-day retelling of 17th century playwright William Shakespeare’s comedy, “The Twelfth Night”. “All Shook Up” tells the story of...

London opens up to audience, provides literary inspiration

London opens up to audience, provides literary inspiration

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Yesterday at the Cozby Library and Community Commons, author Alex London presented to a diverse audience consisting of 9-year-olds, senior citizens and everyone in between - a perfect platform for him to delve into the importance of representation in literature.   “This author visit felt...

Flesher following aspirations for life of film

Flesher following aspirations for life of film

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From filming weekly church services to creating award-winning content for Coppell High School’s student-run television station, CHS senior Landon Flesher weaves videography into every corner of his life.   Flesher’s interest in film sparked during his elementary school years, when he used to ma...

Sunny Street Cafe becomes Coppell’s newest brunch haven

Sunny Street Cafe becomes Coppell’s newest brunch haven

Charlotte Vanyo, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sunny Street Cafe recently opened a new location in Coppell on Sept. 23. Specialising in breakfast, lunch and the beautiful combination of the two that is brunch, Sunny Street Cafe is open from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily.   When I pulled up to Sunny Street Cafe, the first thing that caug...