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Coppell citizen Michael Crenshaw shares his concerns for school safety at Monday’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting at the Vonita White Administration Building. CISD currently utilizes several safety measures but will roll out C.R.A.S.E training to employees for better safety.

District updates safety with exterior door audits and C.R.A.S.E training for employees

Sri Achanta, Executive News Editor August 2, 2022

A theme that emerged during Monday’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting was the desire for better security, posed in the open forum and later addressed in the safety and security update. As a district...

On June 6, the Board of Trustees approved Coppell High School associate principal Melissa Arnold as the principal of Coppell Middle School East. Arnold has worked for Coppell ISD since 2005 and became an assistant principal in 2013. She was elevated to associate principal in 2017.

Arnold named principal of CMS East

Sri Achanta, Executive News Editor June 11, 2022

After working at Coppell High School as associate and assistant principals, Melissa Arnold and Chris Gollner will be joining the Coppell Middle School East and Denton Creek Elementary faculty as the new...

Coppell ISD Executive Director for Teaching & Learning Dr. Deana Dynis presents to the CISD Board of Trustees on Monday. Dr. Dynis spoke about CISD’s implementation of numerous summer programs aimed at helping students grow their English and math skills.

CISD reinforces student safety policies

Sri Achanta, News Editor May 24, 2022

In light of recent events, Coppell ISD’s Board of Trustees meeting on Monday started almost immediately with a comment from the board, assuring the safety of students at CISD.  An altercation between...

Incumbent Anthony Hill defeated opponent Carol Lacey McGuire to retain his position in Place 3 on the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees. Hill has been on the Board of Trustees since 2007.

Hill reelected to CISD board

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor May 23, 2022

The results from the May 7 school board elections are in, and Anthony Hill defeated Carol Lacey McGuire and will remain in Place 3 on the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees. Hill, who has been on the board...

Coppell High school DECA advisor Richard Chamberlain and CHS senior International Career Development Conference (ICDC) finalist Kavin Sampath are recognized at ICDC in Atlanta from April 23-27. There were 34 qualifiers from the CHS DECA chapter, eight of which were internationally appreciated for their achievements in being an ICDC finalist and top exam scorer. Photo courtesy Richard Chamberlain.

Coppell excels at ICDC with 4 finalists and 4 top exam scorers

Aliza Abidi, Staff Writer/Photographer May 13, 2022

The Coppell High School DECA chapter accomplished numerous records at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta from April 23- 27. CHS went back to in-person competitions successful...

Coppell High school American Sign Language II class signs Christmas songs at the pit during third period. Currently, the district has cut ASL III and IV but a petition signed by the students and possible solutions to bringing the classes back are under review by Coppell ISD administration.

Students petition district to keep sign language classes

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

In the last few weeks, a petition signed by the students in American Sign Language classes (ASL) III and IV in February has been returned to the table and is currently under review by the Coppell ISD administration.  During...

Freshman Yashitha Chunduru displays her DECA glass from the state competition in Houston, Texas. Chunduru participated in the Principles of Business Management and Administration Event. Photo Courtesy Yashitha Chunduru

Chunduru’s voice takes her international

Anushree De, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

Public speaking is a prevalent fear for many. The exception is CHS9 student Yashitha Chunduru. Her easy going comfortability suggests that interviews are nothing new to her.  Chunduru’s skill as a...

Coppell High School added steps and sidewalks on the southeast section of campus over spring break. CHS has also added new railings near the Lecture Hall and built a sidewalk bridging the campus to public roads, intending to increase the accessibility of the campus.

Accessibility-minded construction improving staff, student safety

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

Town Center Drive, lined by the fences of the adjacent neighborhood and The Children’s Courtyard of Coppell, is one of the most popular roads used by CHS students.  Used by hundreds traveling...

CHS9 student Maya Dudhyala transfers her design from a paper to a slab during seventh period on May 6. Dudhyala has been doing art since kindergarten and plans on taking a variety of art classes throughout high school.

Dudhyala using art as a media of relaxation

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer May 13, 2022

Art classes involve continuing adding tiny details until a deadline; however, CHS9 student Maya Dudhyala takes art as both a hobby and elective to express her interests, creativity and challenge herself. What...

Due to COVID-19 fueled inventory shortages, students at Coppell High School are not allowed to freely take utensils without making a purchase from the cafeteria. The restrictions were put into place when students began returning to in-person learning in late 2020, and it is uncertain when they will be lifted.

Utensils, condiments charged at cafeteria due to a national inventory shortage

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer May 13, 2022

Why aren’t utensils free at the cafeteria? Students have asked this question throughout the school year as the Coppell High School cafeteria’s  utensils and condiments are only provided if a student...

Coppell High School sophomores Anusha Narway and Nidhi Ilanthalaivan earned a state medal last month in Austin. Coppell’s Youth and Government club competed on April 23-24 The team, made up entirely of sophomores, brought home three state medals. Photo courtesy Kimberly Lee.

Youth and Government club brings home three state medals

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

Dressed in crisply pressed business attire, the members of Coppell’s Youth and Government (YG) club strided into bustling committee rooms at the Texas State Capitol. Though the club is entirely comprised...

Biology teacher Larona Doggett places a preserved squid onto CHS9 freshman Sukritha Muthiah’s dissection plate. Doggett incorporates hands-on projects into the curriculum, such as dissections, to engage the interests of her students.

Doggett diving into teaching

Deepti Patil May 12, 2022

Laronna Doggett is a Gifted and Talented (GT) and honors biology teacher, biology team lead, lab manager, and eco-club sponsor at CHS9. Although teaching wasn’t always the plan for Doggett, she fell...

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