Coppell Student Media

Kavanaugh’s effect on feminism

Kavanaugh’s effect on feminism

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under News

Weeks after President Donald Trump’s nominee Brett Kavanaugh got confirmed into the Supreme Court in place of Anthony Kennedy as one of nine Justices, the effects of his confirmation would still be felt in the world of feminism.   Prior to Kavanaugh’s confirmation, California professor Christ...

Sandy Lake Amusement Park closes gates after almost five decades of memories

Sandy Lake Amusement Park closes gates after almost five decades of memories

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under News

After 48 years of hot summer day picnics, squealing kids on amusement rides and paddle boat rides, Sandy Lake Amusement Park in Carrollton has shut its doors for good. The owners announced the park’s official close on on Oct. 17.   The Rush and Self families - the park’s owners - decided after...

On the Spot: APUSH students reenact Antebellum period through We Are One (with video)

On the Spot: APUSH students reenact Antebellum period through We Are One (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, On the Spot

Students entered the CHS library, which completely turned into a museum for the Antebellum period.   The AP U.S. history classes have been working on a project titled, We Are One, which shows the different aspects of the Antebellum period. Ranging from live music to food from that time, the...

Effort, aspirations lead to long-awaited Crown Award for 2017-18 yearbook

Effort, aspirations lead to long-awaited Crown Award for 2017-18 yearbook

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

To the average student, a yearbook is a collection of memories, photos that evoke a burst of emotion. To a yearbook staff member, it is that and a mark of hard work, effort and time dedicated to memorializing those fleeting moments.   For the 2017-18 Coppell High School Round-Up yearbook staff, it ...

Video: Social media in the U.S. Texas Senate race

Video: Social media in the U.S. Texas Senate race

November 8, 2018


Filed under News

Social Media was a important factor for candidates running in the U.S. Texas Senate race. It was medium by which candidates could promote, endorse and campaign their cause - digitally. Students felt that social media played a great role this past U.S. Texas Senate race.

On the Spot: Mock election introduces students to voting process (with video)

On the Spot: Mock election introduces students to voting process (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, On the Spot

The Coppell High School library held a mock election for the Texas Gubernatorial race between Republican incumbent Greg Abbott, Democratic nominee Lupe Valdez and Libertarian candidate Mark Tippetts.   Open to voting all day, the mock election took place in the library with classes heading ...

Recent rain causes ripples in CHS routines

Recent rain causes ripples in CHS routines

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News

In October, the Dallas-Fort Worth  area experienced more rain than seen in recent years, reaching a month total of 15.66 inches, according to the National Weather Service. It was the wettest October the National Weather Service has recorded, with its first record dating back to 1898.   The ra...

Record national early voting turnout make up 2018 midterm election

Record national early voting turnout make up 2018 midterm election

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The doors of Coppell City Hall usher in and out eager voters ready to cast their ballots as local representatives and supporters patiently gather under their canopies under the cloudy skies for this year’s midterm election.   The polls saw a slow but steady flow of voters throughout the da...

Two worlds are colliding: Future of social media resting in palms of today’s youth

Two worlds are colliding: Future of social media resting in palms of today’s youth

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, News

There is one key factor that separates Generation Z - an age label generally agreed to apply to those born between 1994 and 2000 - from previous generations. Advanced technology has been in the lives of Gen Z individuals since the day they were born.   The Information Age describes and explains t...

Part 4: The search for the solution to CISD’s funding dilemma

Part 4: The search for the solution to CISD’s funding dilemma

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News

  This election season, public education funding has found a place among the most prominent topics in Texas. For the past several years, wealthy districts - such as Coppell ISD - have been trapped in a predicament between clashing financial state government laws, making funding and budgeting a...

Part 3: As political climate heats up, teens developing opinions on key issues

Part 3: As political climate heats up, teens developing opinions on key issues

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

Coppell High School junior Carrie Sheffield has felt the nation’s fissure for years. The country’s divide reached her doorstep in 2016, and like the Senate floor, ardent ideas have collided. “I became involved in politics during the Presidential Election,” Sheffield said. “That’s when...