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City Council approves October as “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

City Council approves October as “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News

On Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council approved a proclamation officially recognizing October as “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month”. The breast cancer awareness group Pink Soles in Motion team made an appearance, with several members speaking out about their program at the meeting. PSIM...

On the Spot: KISS FM attending 2017 homecoming game

On the Spot: KISS FM attending 2017 homecoming game

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News, On the Spot

The Coppell High School pep rally this morning was paid an unexpected visit. Cruz, a radio host from 106.1 KISS FM, along with other employees from the station were at the pep rally and will be at the football game tonight.   Though Cruz will not be at the game, a KISS FM DJ will be playin...

On the Spot: 2017 Homecoming Court brings excitement, school spirit

On the Spot: 2017 Homecoming Court brings excitement, school spirit

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, On the Spot

At Coppell High School, homecoming week is a time of school spirit. From dress up days and mum and garter exchanges to the Friday pep rally and homecoming game, students and staff are enthusiastic about all the traditions throughout the week to take part in.   One of the biggest events, however, is the H...

On the Spot: Annual PSAT test gives juniors opportunity to qualify for scholarships (with video)

On the Spot: Annual PSAT test gives juniors opportunity to qualify for scholarships (with video)

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

October 11, 2017


Filed under News, On the Spot

Seniors and freshmen had the liberty of staying at home and arriving later to school today. Sophomores and juniors took the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test), a standardized test administered yearly at Coppell High School.   Sophomores are required to take it, providin...

On the Spot: Tourist Tuesday captures schools spirit, excitement for homecoming (with video)

On the Spot: Tourist Tuesday captures schools spirit, excitement for homecoming (with video)

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, On the Spot

Walking into school today, many of the usual T-shirts and jeans were swapped out for hawaiian shirts and shorts, with sunscreen, fanny packs and cameras to accessorize. In honor of homecoming week, many students and staff dressed up in accordance with the today’s theme: Tourist Tuesday.   ...

CHS witnesses much-awaited opening of new bathrooms

CHS witnesses much-awaited opening of new bathrooms

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Coppell High School saw the much awaited opening of two renovated bathrooms last Thursday and Friday. The bathrooms that opened are right at the mouth of upstairs and downstairs B hall, and have been undergoing renovation for the past few months.   The entire bathroom was torn apart and ...

Apple Keynote 2017: A Product Showcase

Apple Keynote 2017: A Product Showcase

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News

Apple has defined the modern electronics industry. The company’s products have provided a connected ecosystem for their customers.   Over the course of the past few years they have focused on refining their current lineup of products. This year was no exception. With the iPhone 8 and iPhone ...

Texans petition to cancel STAAR test for Hurricane Harvey relief

Texans petition to cancel STAAR test for Hurricane Harvey relief

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under News

On the website Change.org, Vanessa Feldschau, a Texas teacher in Pearland ISD in the Houston area, started a petition to cancel the STAAR test in favor of using those funds to rebuild Texas schools impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The Hurricane Harvey damage cost is up to $160 billion, which exceeds...

On the Spot: District changes start time to accommodate tardy bus riders (with video)

On the Spot: District changes start time to accommodate tardy bus riders (with video)

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

September 21, 2017


Filed under News, On the Spot

Effective Wednesday, Coppell High School, as well as New Tech [email protected] and the three middle schools, announced it has pushed back its daily start time.   The decision by Coppell ISD  to change the start time from 8:25 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. at CHS was made in order to alleviate the situation ...

Passion, dedication on display with new face, Arvizu, in CHS library

Passion, dedication on display with new face, Arvizu, in CHS library

Farah Merchant, Student Life Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

Cathy Arvizu, a new librarian for Coppell High School, has been in education for 12 years. After teaching Advanced Placement (AP) English II for eight years, she decided to change paths and become a librarian. She spent three years at Hillcrest High School in Dallas before moving to Coppell. ...

KCBY nominated for Pacemaker award

KCBY nominated for Pacemaker award

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

In 2015, the Coppell High School news station, KCBY-TV, won a National Scholastic Press Association Broadcast Pacemaker. On Tuesday, it was nominated for another. “When I found out we were nominated for a Pacemaker I felt relieved, because...we put together a really good show but you need tha...

Jund jumps into school year at Coppell High School (with video)

Jund jumps into school year at Coppell High School (with video)

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-In-Chief

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

https://vimeo.com/235266332 With the summer finally behind her, Dr. Nicole Jund has taken on her role as principal of Coppell High School with a smile on her face and (approximately) 3,700 students in her heart. “Summer is the most boring part of my job,” Jund said. “There hasn’t been a...

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