Coppell Student Media

Better Angels promoting civil political discussions between parties

Better Angels promoting civil political discussions between parties

Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Rick Thomas became a moderator for Better Angels because of his wish to put an end to the growing divide between political parties in the U.S. “I was concerned about the direction that the country is heading and I came across Better Angels as a way to approach that,” Better Angels moderator ...

All the way to All-State: Musicians advance through dedication, meticulous practice

All the way to All-State: Musicians advance through dedication, meticulous practice

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

This year, 13 Coppell High School students made the Texas Music Educators Association All-State Band - the second-highest number of students per school in Texas. The students advancing to this level - CHS seniors Alice Mae Alford (flute), Jacqueline Palmer (oboe), Seunghyun Chun (clarinet), Terri...

Travel club exposing people to the world within Coppell

Travel club exposing people to the world within Coppell

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

On a rainy day like today, many people showed up to the Travel Club at the Cozby Library from 6:30-7:30 to discuss traveling around the world.  “I started the travel club because even though I’m a travel agent I don't know everything,” L3 Destinations travel agent Pam Lopez said. “I want ...

Democratic candidates gather support at Irving debate (with video)

Democratic candidates gather support at Irving debate (with video)

Pramika Kadari, Executive News & Enterprise Editor

February 12, 2020

IRVING - Various shades of blue filled the Irving Arts Center last night for the Texas Congressional District 24 Democratic Primary Debate, hosting all six Democratic candidates running to seize Republican incumbent Kenny Marchant’s spot in the House of Representatives:  John Biggan, Richard Fleming, ...

Spring showcase gives community sneak peak of next year’s opportunities

Spring showcase gives community sneak peak of next year’s opportunities

Angela Yuan, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Tables and crowds fill the space, and curious queries and new information fill the air. Despite the buzz, there is something relaxing about its flexibility.  The Coppell High School Spring Showcase took place Tuesday night. Teachers were able to talk about their classes to interested students and paren...

CISD working with Apple to improve education

CISD working with Apple to improve education

Sapna Amin, Staff Writter

February 12, 2020

Within Coppell ISD, Richard J. Lee Elementary and New Tech High @ Coppell have been recognized as Apple Distinguished Schools. “Apple recognized the selected schools for the way they implement technology, the way they support training with their staff and lead change in their school,” Lee Elem...

Council supports reallocation of funds for Coppell Arts Center budget

Council supports reallocation of funds for Coppell Arts Center budget

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

The Coppell Arts Center has been approved by the Coppell City Council $672,894 to spend on the purchasing of new audio and visual equipment, not accounted for at the initial proposal in 2017.  Of that price, around $350,000 is proposed to move from the FF&E budget and to offset those costs, future sponsorsh...

CCE holds inaugural Father-Daughter Dance

CCE holds inaugural Father-Daughter Dance

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

Pink, red and white balloons adorned the Cottonwood Creek Elementary cafeteria as fathers in suits and ties accompanied their daughters in dresses of all colors, sporting moves from twirls and waltzes to the Cupid Shuffle. CCE held its first Father-Daughter dance on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The event,...

Vaughn leaving CISD to pursue new opportunity

Vaughn leaving CISD to pursue new opportunity

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Today, assistant principal Chase Vaughn is saying goodbye to Coppell High School. Vaughn has worked at Coppell High School and at the 9th Grade Campus as an assistant principal for the past two years. He also previously worked at Coppell Middle School North in 2008 and Coppell High School in 2010...

Bigs and Littles program bridges divide between freshmen, upperclassmen

Bigs and Littles program bridges divide between freshmen, upperclassmen

Blanche Harris, Staff Photographer

February 7, 2020

Since the opening of CHS9, freshmen now face an additional challenge besides entering high school: isolation. The struggle to get to know upperclassmen increases with the school’s location across town.  Freshmen are transported to CHS for certain class periods such as sports, choir or theater.  ...

Lesley Field undergoing $1.8 million construction

Lesley Field undergoing $1.8 million construction

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

February 7, 2020

Behind the Coppell High School Ninth Grade Campus lies an aging Lesley Field, the site of many games since its establishment in the 1960s.  In recent years, the facility has hosted physical education classes, practices for freshman football and soccer teams, as well as city lacrosse and youth football...