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On Wednesday evening, the Lariettes perform its program, The Wild Wild West, at Buddy Echols Field for the homecoming pep rally. The pep rally included a parade of co-curricular and extracurricular programs, as well as performances from many of the school’s fine arts programs. Photo by Sruthi Lingam

Community pep rally raises anticipation for homecoming game

Joanne Kim, Podcast Producer September 23, 2021

The crowd cheered as the band marched across the football field, color guard members throwing their flags as music travelled across the stand. On Wednesday evening, the 2021 Coppell High School homecoming...

All Coppell ISD kindergarten through sixth grade students will return to in-person learning on Oct. 7 for the second nine weeks of the 2021-22 school year. At this time, CISD does not plan to offer temporary virtual learning to any grade level for the remainder of the school year.

Virtual learning option expires at the nine week mark

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor September 22, 2021

A Monday announcement from Superintendent Dr. Brad Hunt alerted Coppell ISD families that the virtual learning option for pre-K through sixth grade students will not extend past its original end date of...

Representatives from colleges await students and parents to advertise and recruit at Coppell High School on Thursday. Coppell High School hosted the college fair after it was held virtually a year ago due to the pandemic. Photo by Aliza Abidi.

Campus college fair returns in person

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

On Thursday evening, Coppell High School hosted its annual college fair with more than140 college booths. CHS students and parents filed into the large gym, small gym and commons in hope of conversing...

Got You Covered is a Sidekick series detailing five events happening at Coppell High School the following week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 9/20 – 9/25

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor September 20, 2021

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees Board Workshop today is canceled.  The Coppell homecoming community pep rally is Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field. Coppell football plays Plano at Buddy...

Coppell High School’s Chinese Club shares its purpose to educate students on the culture and language of China, but also to encourage them to volunteer in hallmark events on Friday. The campus held a club expo during all lunches, where interested students could learn all about the school’s various organizations.

Students attend club expo to explore school activities

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager September 17, 2021

The Coppell High School commons area filled with students eager to explore the plethora of clubs at CHS today.  CHS senior Phoebe Chae played an important role in organizing the expo today from...

New CHS9 assistant principal Jessica Lynch served as ESL facilitator at the campus for three years. Lynch graduated from Coppell High School in 2006, and her father, Clay Phillips, was Coppell city manager from 2008-17 and her mother, Terry Phillips, was a CHS secretary from 2000-18.

Lynch following family legacy in serving hometown

Iniya Nathan, CHS9 Editor September 17, 2021

This year, CHS9 introduces two new assistant principals to the school and one of them is no stranger to Coppell. CHS9 assistant principal Jessica Lynch graduated from Coppell High School in 2006 and Texas...

New Coppell High School assistant principal Brian Hussey transferred from New Tech High @ Coppell, where he taught American studies and AP Seminar. Prior to that, he worked in Philadelphia at the National Constitution Center and the Multicultural Academy Charter School and Science Leadership Academy at Beeber.

Hussey honoring students’ stories as new assistant principal

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager September 15, 2021

As all students returned to in-person school for the first time since March 2020, they found there were quite a few changes to the Coppell High School administration, including the addition of assistant...

Coppell High School assistant principal Alissa Womack previously taught Spanish at CHS before returning this year. Womack has taught at CHS, Ranchview High School in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD and Lamar Middle School in Irving.

One home, two roles

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Packing the last piece in her room at Lamar Middle School in Irving into a box, Coppell High School assistant principal Alissa Womack was ready for a short drive.  Heading back home. Heading back...

Got You Covered is a Sidekick series detailing five events happening at Coppell High School the following week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 9/13 – 9/18

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor September 13, 2021

The Coppell City Council has its regular board meeting from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday.  Wednesday marks the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month.  Coppell High School is hosting the annual Coppell...

The contact tracing process began last school year when some students were virtual and some were in person. If a student tests positive for COVID-19, Coppell High School administrators facilitate this contact tracing process.

Contact tracing ensures effective COVID-19 tracking

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor September 12, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing throughout the beginning of the school year, Coppell ISD continues to monitor COVID cases through the contact tracing process.  “We're responding as we can to...

Coppell police officers and firefighters bow in remembrance of the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, at the Patriot Day Ceremony at the Coppell Town Center on Friday. Saturday is the 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks which took down the World Trade Center towers in New York City, as well as hijacked planes which crashed into the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania.

Remembering 9/11

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor September 11, 2021

In Coppell, it began with the silence.  “On the field, one of the coaches looked up and said, ‘There’s something happening. There are no planes,’” Coppell High School anatomy and physiology...

CHS9 Principles of arts, AV Tech and communications teacher Stephanie Hinojosa returns to Coppell after teaching at the Flower Mound 9th Grade Campus for five years.  Hinojosa is a new teacher at CHS9 and she graduated from Coppell High School in 2005.

Hinojosa uses inner nerd to foster inclusivity

Sreehitha Moravaneni, Staff Writer/Photographer September 7, 2021

The new CHS9 principles of A/V tech and communications teacher Stephanie Hinojosa graduated from Coppell High School in 2005 and has returned to Coppell to teach in the Career Technical Education field....

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