• Board of Trustees meeting Jan. 24
  • City Council meeting Jan. 25
  • Voice recital Jan. 26-27
  • SpongeBob the Musical Jan. 28-Feb. 6
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Coppell High School juniors Graham Gorman and Lauren Beach portray the villainous couple, Plankton and Karen the Computer, in the Cowboy Theatre Company’s production of “The SpongeBob Musical.” The show opens on Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium and runs until Feb. 6.

Bringing in the Bikini Bottom days

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor January 28, 2022

The generation that grew up with SpongeBob SquarePants will portray the iconic cartoon characters in the Cowboy Theatre Company’s upcoming production of “The SpongeBob Musical.” Tonight, middle...

Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang is a ballerina, violinist, singer and a top 300 scholar in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, one of the most prestigious research competitions for high school students. Liang has been a ballerina since age 4 and danced in the Ballet Ensemble of Texas’ production of “The Nutcracker” in December.

In the Spotlight: Liang en pointe as a creative in STEM

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor January 27, 2022

Few are as multi-talented as Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang, who is a researcher, violinist, singer and ballerina.  Liang’s interest in science led her to be selected for the Simons...

Coppell High School senior artist Eden Kim has told stories with fine arts for as long as she can remember, developing her own personalized style. Kim has cultivated a large following on social media through her fantastical art. Photo by Shrayes Gunna

In the Spotlight: Kim’s visual storytelling explains more than a thousand words ever could

Avani Munji, Staff Designer December 17, 2021

    Coppell High School senior Eden Kim has been drawing since she was 4, telling all her stories visually. As a self-taught artist, Kim developed her art style by drawing consistently...

Coppell High School Choir sings “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” in the CHS Auditorium on Thursday night. The choir collaborated with Coppell Band and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at its annual winter concert.

Choir’s crescendo swells at annual winter concert (with video)

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor December 7, 2021

More than 240 Coppell High School Choir students sang onstage, filling the auditorium on Thursday night with the harmonies of Francis Poulenc’s arrangement of “Gloria.” String instrumentalists produced...

Coppell High School Senior Sage Priest and Junior Trinity Tackett rehearse “Men on Boats” as Bradly and Powell on Friday in the Coppell High School Black Box Theatre.“Men on Boats” is based on a group of explorers on a journey exploring the American West in 1869.

“Men on Boats” captivates audience through comical scenes, receives standing ovation from the crowd

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer December 5, 2021

With the audience on its feet, Cowboy Theatre Company’s Saturday production of “Men on Boats” was a success. The standing ovation in the Coppell High School Black Box Theatre can largely be credited...

Attendees of “It’s a Wonderful Life” wait for cast members to exit after their performance on Friday at the Coppell Arts Center. Theatre Coppell presented “It’s a Wonderful Life” as the first event of the Coppell Arts Center’s season.

“It’s a Wonderful Life” oozes small town charm

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2021

As Mary Hatch, played by TCU junior Maggie Ewig, goes to call a possible suitor in front of George Bailey, the man she loves, to make him jealous, the prop phone falls off the wall.  Hatch is unflappable....

Cowboy Theatre Company puts on the production “Men on Boats” this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The play is student directed and is based on the trials John Wesley Powell faced when exploring the American West.

Irony comprises core of theater’s next show

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

The comedy behind the Cowboy Theatre Company’s upcoming production starts with the title: “Men on Boats.” This play is anything but men on boats, with the cast played exclusively by those who...

Coppell High School Respira Treble Show Choir freshman Rhea Chowdhary performs “Live in Living Color” from the movie “Catch Me If You Can” during the Respira on Broadway show in the CHS Auditorium on Nov. 5. The CHS choir program is performing its annual winter concert tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

Choir to create winter wonderland at annual concert

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor December 1, 2021

As the calendar flips to a new month, Coppellians look forward to a joyous and freeing season. In the holiday spirit, the Coppell High School choir program is holding its annual winter concert tomorrow...

Coppell High School senior Elena Hewett has been in theater and art since the beginning of their sophomore year. Hewett is working on lighting design for the Cowboy Theatre Company’s upcoming production “Spongebob the Musical” and is in IB and digital art. Photo by Aliya Zakir

In the Spotlight: Hewett deconstructing gender through visual, performance art

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

    Coppell High School senior Elena Hewett has been in theater and art since the beginning of their sophomore year. Hewett is working on lighting design for the Cowboy Theatre...

The Coppell ISD All-City Band performed on Thursday in the CHS Auditorium. The band played four pieces, “Fiesta Espanola”, “Morning Mist”, “Caverns of Sonora” and “A Builder’s Dream” and was led by conductor William Owens.

All-city band concert preparing students for high school program

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager November 19, 2021

Minutes before the Coppell High School Auditorium welcomed attendees at 7 p.m. on Thursday, the Coppell ISD Middle School All-City Band were getting into position, checking their instruments and adjusting...

Coppell Respira Treble Show Choir junior Amy Yan, junior Mihira Kada , senior Shivani Mishra, and junior Jenny Choe perform “Defying Gravity” from the musical “Wicked” during the Respira on Broadway show in the Coppell High School Auditorium on Friday. Respira’s show featured performances of songs from Broadway musicals and cupcakes for the audience during intermission. Photo by Olivia Cooper

Respira rewriting chapters with Broadway musicals

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer November 8, 2021

On Friday and Saturday, “Respira on Broadway” took the stage at the Coppell High School Auditorium. The show marked Respira Treble Show Choir’s return to live performance on stage.  Since August,...

Coppell High School Choir sings “Gloria” by Franz Joseph Hayden and “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” by Peter C. Lutkin as a finale at the Coppell Choir Fall Concert on Tuesday in the CHS Auditorium. It was the first in-person concert since the Winter Concert in December 2019. Photo by Aliza Abidi

Respira preparing to defy gravity at annual choir show

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer November 4, 2021

The combination of singing and dancing makes the Respira show choir stand out from the rest. After hosting choir shows virtually, Coppell High School Choir brings the show back to the stage on Friday and...

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