Coppell Student Media

Lowest temperatures of the school year affect student athletes (with video)

Lowest temperatures of the school year affect student athletes (with video)

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Tuesday, Coppell experienced the lowest temperatures in all of the 2019 school year thus far. Although the weather outside looked warm and balmy, in reality, temperatures were below freezing until well into the afternoon. It was 25 degrees during fifth period, and the wind chill caused the air ...

Astronomy students zoom in on full moon in frosty night sky

Astronomy students zoom in on full moon in frosty night sky

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The stars were not visible last night at the first Star Party of the school year, but the glittering full moon and interactive presentations about the universe shined, satisfying the desires of astronomy enthusiasts and allowing attendees learn about and see what lies beyond the Earth. Coppell Hi...

City council approves plans for new fire station

City council approves plans for new fire station

Angela Yuan, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

On Tuesday, Coppell City Council unanimously voted to approve plans for a fourth fire station, proposed by Coppell Fire Department Chief Kevin Richardson. The projected budget for the project is $11.3 million.  According to Richardson, the new station will allow the department to respond to em...

From cheese dip to painted tiles: Holiday House serves as the intersection of all handmade goods

From cheese dip to painted tiles: Holiday House serves as the intersection of all handmade goods

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

On a typical Sunday, the halls of Coppell High School are empty; the sounds of people clamoring are a rarity. However, on Sunday, CHS was filled with giggles of children, bells from Christmas wreaths and the voices of vendors selling products to their customers for the annual CHS Project Graduation H...

Honoring the brave: CMSW holds 25th Veterans Day to commemorate brave actions of the past

Honoring the brave: CMSW holds 25th Veterans Day to commemorate brave actions of the past

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

November 8, 2019

American flags were vehemently swung in the air, the gradation of the musical instruments got louder and students and staff felt a sense of pride as local veterans walked past them into the Coppell Middle School West cafeteria.  On Friday, CMSW hosted its 25th annual Veterans Day event to commemorate...

Cowboys ride away

Cowboys ride away

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

A nostalgic air filled the Coppell High School Arena as the seniors sat down for their final pep rally. From the drumline performing a new routine to the football team performing its own cheerleading dance, the entire room was filled with a deafening energy. “We had a lot going on with all the differ...

CHS9 Student Council shaping campus traditions

CHS9 Student Council shaping campus traditions

Multiple Writers

November 8, 2019

Freshmen Tavishka Arora, Alexis Frazer, Siddarth Sivakumar, Ji Wang Lee and Abhiram Gadde are CHS9's second Student Council. The group of five were elected by their class and announced at the end of September. Since their election, the officers have led council and officer meetings, organized pep rallies...

Project Graduation to host annual Holiday House

Project Graduation to host annual Holiday House

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Between the handmade wreaths sold at Swoozie’s, The Amazing Dip Company’s world-renowned cheese dip and the tornado protection safety beds, Coppell’s Holiday House is the intersection of all things handcrafted and hand designed. This Sunday, the Holiday House opens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. w...

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The first two months of school, parts of Coppell High School had little to no WiFi. For weeks, classes had to endure learning without WiFi and service. This affected teachers’ agendas, student satisfaction and learning ability.     The district worked with a technology company called Xirru...

New cell phone policy silences classroom distractions

New cell phone policy silences classroom distractions

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

This year, Coppell High School students were hit with new policies governing the usage of cell phones during classes. Previously, no school wide regulations were in place regarding the use of personal devices; now, students are required to leave phones in a designated phone area or backpacks through...

Astronomy students teach about prehistoric astronomy in first star party of the year

Astronomy students teach about prehistoric astronomy in first star party of the year

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

UPDATE PER ASTRONOMY TEACHER ANGELA BARNES: In hopes of clearer skies next week, the astronomy students have decided to postpone their event. Thank you, Angela Barnes and CHS Astronomy The universe is vast, but tomorrow night, the stars may seem a little closer to home. The Coppell High School...

Halfway to the goal: choir sees 15 singers pass region auditions

Halfway to the goal: choir sees 15 singers pass region auditions

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

A nervous commotion fills the air as students talk energetically in groups, awaiting their turn to be called into the room and perform for one of their biggest auditions of the year.  Unlike his competitors, Coppell High School senior Ethan Koshy sits quietly by himself to the side, takes a swig o...