Coppell Student Media

Raja returns to national spelling bee, earns victory in eight-way tie

Raja returns to national spelling bee, earns victory in eight-way tie

Pramika Kadari, Executive News and Enterprise Editor

July 7, 2019

After nearly 10 hours of spelling, Coppell Middle School West seventh grader Rohan Raja’s efforts finally paid off as he held the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy on May 30 with seven fellow champions. The students’ victory made history as the first time more than two students tied for the win. ...

Food delivery or food failure? The effects of food delivery apps on Coppell

Food delivery or food failure? The effects of food delivery apps on Coppell

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

UberEats it. DoorDash it. Postmates it. With the growing pervasiveness of food delivery apps, phrases such as these have been coined, mimicking the common behavior to turn the names of companies and services into commands. As companies have adapted to integrate these new services for thei...

Lacy provides opportunity for aspiring artists through geometric mural

Lacy provides opportunity for aspiring artists through geometric mural

Pramika Kadari, Executive News and Enterprise Editor

May 20, 2019

Setting down her paintbrush, professional artist Mary Lacy descends the staircase and steps back a few feet to gaze at the progress of her large, collaborative mural - a geometric design on the walls of a pump house in Cypress Waters. Once finding her work on Pinterest, the Billingsley Company - a ...

Run to Fund runners endure rain delay at annual Education Foundation 5K

Run to Fund runners endure rain delay at annual Education Foundation 5K

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

On Saturday, the Coppell ISD Education Foundation held their seventh annual Run to Fund at Andy Brown Park East. While planned to start at 8:30 a.m., due to heavy rain, the one-mile fun run was cancelled and the 5K was moved to 10:30 a.m. Awards were given in a number of age categories, and this y...

Lacy, CHS students to brighten up Cypress Waters with collaborative mural

Lacy, CHS students to brighten up Cypress Waters with collaborative mural

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

May 17, 2019

This Sunday at 10 a.m., the Pump House in Cypress Waters will erupt into a vibrant splash of color as Coppell High School students assist professional artist Mary Lacy to paint a mural on its wall.   On Monday, interested students attended Lacy’s presentation in the CHS lecture hall, where...

Engineering juniors to blast off to summer NASA experience

Engineering juniors to blast off to summer NASA experience

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

For seven Coppell High School juniors, passion and dedication opened a wormhole to opportunity and dreams.   After passing a rigorous four-month online course, these seven will be spending one week this summer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston for an all-inclusive weeklong immersive intern...

Carson’s Corner connects creativity to commemoration alongside Carson’s Village

Carson’s Corner connects creativity to commemoration alongside Carson’s Village

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

May 14, 2019

Before April 28, 2017, Carson Dyke could be often found playing with Legos. Two years later, Dyke has passed on, but a love of Legos remains, manifested in the Coppell Middle School West memorial, “Carson’s Corner”, which was officially unveiled on March 22. Located in the library, in a small niche ben...

Campus renovations to begin in three phase construction this summer

Campus renovations to begin in three phase construction this summer

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

May 14, 2019

Among the many changes introduced to the upcoming 2019-20 school year is a much more physical one that students will notice.   As part of a voter-approved bond created in 2016 by the Coppell ISD bond committee, district renovations for campuses are seeing with construction work in a three ...

Coming home

Coming home

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

May 10, 2019

It is not uncommon for students to feel Coppell Middle School East Principal Laura Springer’s warm and upbeat energy, see her grin ear-to-ear while recalling each and every one of her students’ names as they reach in for a hug in the hallways.   Next year, it will be a norm.   ...

Education Foundation to host annual Run to Fund Saturday

Education Foundation to host annual Run to Fund Saturday

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

On Saturday, the Coppell ISD Education Foundation is hosting its seventh annual Run to Fund at Andy Brown Park East. Late registration until tomorrow for the 5K run is $40, while the one-mile fun run is $30. Walk up registration starts at 7 a.m. and after that, both the 5K and one-mile fun run are ...

New Tech seniors leaving final marks on campus through tradition

New Tech seniors leaving final marks on campus through tradition

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

The walls of many high schools in the country look relatively similar. A few portraits of students may be hung up, posters may be plastered across the walls, and many areas may simply be bare. However, the walls at New Tech High @ Coppell are far from ordinary thanks to a cherished school tradition...

Kaushik, Sharma, beat one in a million odds

Kaushik, Sharma, beat one in a million odds

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

May 8, 2019

“The probability that a random person in the population could look at your iPhone or iPad Pro and unlock it using Face ID is approximately 1 in 1,000,000 with a single enrolled appearance.”   In an article about Face ID, Apple made this claim.   Despite this, CHS9 freshmen Umang Kaushik and Svayam Sharma were able t...