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Long-awaited freshman center opens its doors to both fresh feel, furniture

Long-awaited freshman center opens its doors to both fresh feel, furniture

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under CHS9, News

This morning, anticipation for the converted freshman center, CHS9, reached an end as its first school year welcomes a bustling and bright-eyed school freshmen class.   Despite being an entirely new campus faced with the obstacles of transportation and scheduling, CH9 has ran into little pr...

Coppell High School students are welcomed to familiar halls, unfamiliar changes

Coppell High School students are welcomed to familiar halls, unfamiliar changes

Claire Clements, Opinions Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This morning, Coppell High School welcomed sophomores, juniors and seniors back to the newly painted red and black hallways.   This school year, the halls of CHS are going to witness more change than just paint. New developments include new security vestibules in the main entrance, an adjusted bloc...

Trustees discusses school safety in wake of tragedy at Santa Fe HS

Trustees discusses school safety in wake of tragedy at Santa Fe HS

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2018


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

Two Coppell parents, Bryan Black and John Valentine, came to the school board meeting on Monday to address school safety.   “My effort tonight is to say we need to work from the inside out, not talk about global issues like gun control - because that will never be fixed,” Valentine said...

Passing the torch: Griffins make their mark on the city

Passing the torch: Griffins make their mark on the city

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After 26 years of service, Ken Griffin has retired as Coppell’s director of engineering and public works, while his daughter, Morgan Griffin begins her position as a librarian at the Coppell Cozby Library and Community Commons.   The Griffins family experiences a “passing of the torch” mom...

Beating cancer one step at a time

Beating cancer one step at a time

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News

For the first time in years, the age-old Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers rivalry is for a good cause: stage four mouth cancer of Allison Hartzell, the choir director at Coppell Middle School West.   Hartzell was diagnosed with cancer of the mouth and throat last year and has struggled with t...

Students bring home medals from State VASE

Students bring home medals from State VASE

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under News

Painting with a watercolor brush, drawing with Prismacolor pencils, resizing shapes with Adobe Photoshop. This is what many Coppell High School art students have been doing in preparation for the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE).   On April 27-28, 14 CHS students who medaled at regional VASE ent...

Combination of nutritious practices, physical education makes CHS healthy zone school

Combination of nutritious practices, physical education makes CHS healthy zone school

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News

Lakeside Elementary, Pinkerton Elementary and Coppell High School have been selected as Healthy Zone Schools by the Cooper Institute and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.   The purpose of the Healthy Zone School award is to recognize individual schools within a district which excel in ph...

Love for teaching drives beloved teacher to win regional science award

Love for teaching drives beloved teacher to win regional science award

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under News

Each year, the science fair is held at high schools all around the country. It is a reoccurring and bland tradition that people almost always groan at the mention of. However, for Coppell High School science teacher Cathy Douglas, the science fair is about more than just a tradition.   The ...

DECA brings record competitors to international competition

DECA brings record competitors to international competition

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This year, the Coppell High School DECA chapter had a record number of 28 students advance to the annual International Career Development Conference (ICDC) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.   Held from April 21-25, the conference allowed students to present either oral or written proj...

CISD Teacher of the Year: An award only for the best of the best

CISD Teacher of the Year: An award only for the best of the best

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under News

Countless teachers have won the acclaimed Coppell ISD Teacher of the Year award. This year’s recipients excel in blazing their own path in the education world.   Appreciation of teachers in modern-day America is at an all-time high. Schools across the nation are adopting a platform of ac...

Coppell community gathers in Andy Brown East for annual Red and Black Run to Fund

Coppell community gathers in Andy Brown East for annual Red and Black Run to Fund

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under News

The sun was shining, runners were nearing the finish line for the 5K and Coppell citizens were cheering loudly for their fellow residents.   The annual Red and Black Run to Fund took place on Saturday at Andy Brown East. The Coppell ISD Education Foundation (CEF) hosts the annual event...

Bentley, Sethi among fresh faces to join Coppell Board of Trustees in season election

Bentley, Sethi among fresh faces to join Coppell Board of Trustees in season election

Kelly Wei, Art Editor, Entertainment Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

  Results for the Coppell Council, Board of Trustees and mayor from Saturday have been released.   Coppell voters elected Nichole Bentley and Manish Sethi to the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees, while also re-electing Tracy Fisher to the board. For Coppell Council in Place 6, a run off election b...

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