Coppell Student Media

Student Council spreads message of inclusivity with personalized paper hearts for student body

Student Council spreads message of inclusivity with personalized paper hearts for student body

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Valentine’s Day. A special day to celebrate love, characterized by roses, teddy bears, candy hearts and the color pink.   However, since not all have a special someone to enjoy the day with, the Coppell High School Student Council wished to make the day exciting for every student with a...

Learning, understanding course selections through Spring Preview Night

Learning, understanding course selections through Spring Preview Night

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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The commons and gyms of Coppell High School on Monday night included bustling conversation among teachers, parents and students as they discussed schedules for the 2019-20 school year.   CHS hosted a Spring Preview Night from 6-8 p.m. to allow to incoming sophomores, juniors and seniors to ...

Sleep paralysis affecting students in Coppell

Sleep paralysis affecting students in Coppell

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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The night is young, and you are prepared for a full night’s worth of sleep. A few hours fly by until suddenly, your body is frozen like ice.   No matter how hard you try wake up, your body remains paralyzed to the core. If you have experienced these symptoms, you may have encountered sleep...

Trump State of the Union speech receives mixed responses

Trump State of the Union speech  receives mixed responses

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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On Feb. 5, President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union (SOTU) speech to outline his priorities, his accomplishments and the state of the country’s economy.   The U.S. Constitution requires the president to deliver this speech annually, and it is often delivered during times o...

Annual VASE competition showcases dedication of art students

Annual VASE competition showcases dedication of art students

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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From sketching with charcoal to oil painting on canvas, Coppell High School art students submitted their pieces into the annual Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) on Saturday. Ranging anywhere from weeks to months of preparation, the process for creating and submitting a VASE piece is one of the most d...

Olé’s Neighborhood Tex-Mex reopens after renovation

Olé’s Neighborhood Tex-Mex reopens after renovation

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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Olé's Neighborhood Tex-Mex is located on a small corner near St. Ann Catholic Parish, but on Friday nights it is hard to miss the lines that sometimes snake all the way outside the building. When Olé's closed in December, loyal customers across Coppell adamantly shared their discontent across the...

Science fair winners look forward to Dallas regional competition

Science fair winners look forward to Dallas regional competition

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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Coppell students take on their next challenge after performing well in the Coppell High School science fair with 96 participants and 55 projects moving onto the Dallas Regional Science Fair.   The Coppell High School science fair was held at CHS9 on Jan. 24, with 229 students and 130 projects e...

Coppell community explores different culture in Chinese New Year event

Coppell community explores different culture in Chinese New Year event

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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On Saturday afternoon, the Cozby Library and Community Commons was transformed from its usual quiet, studious environment to a place filled with bustling activity, celebrating Chinese New Year.   Originally starting as a Capstone project last year, Chinese learners from Coppell High Schoo...

Incoming students to look through next year’s schedules on Monday

Incoming students to look through next year’s schedules on Monday

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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Following the opening of course selections on Jan. 9, Coppell High School will be hosting a Spring Preview Night on Feb. 11. This will serve as an Open House for next year, focusing around 2019-20 sophomores.   “It’s an opportunity to give our incoming kids, an opportunity to see what t...

Red Jacket applications officially open, representation wanted

Red Jacket applications officially open, representation wanted

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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On Jan. 30, Coppell High School Red Jacket applications officially opened to current juniors.   Red Jackets are a select group of seniors who exhibit outstanding leadership skills that “serve as the face of CHS”, according to the club application. The students complete a community...

CPD’s self defense class provides important learning opportunities for senior girls (with video)

CPD’s self defense class provides important learning opportunities for senior girls (with video)

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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Coppell police officers disperse along the room’s perimeters with large self-defense bags as girls line up behind each one. As soon as the drills begin, resonating sounds of girls yelling "Fire!" with each punch fill the room - simulating the essential act of attracting attention in dangerous situatio...

Local fans not entertained by Super Bowl LIII

Local fans not entertained by Super Bowl LIII

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


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Last night, the biggest night in television, and in football, was held for audiences from all around the world. The Super Bowl LIII, consisted of low scoring, strong defense and a halftime show featuring Maroon 5 and Travis Scott.   Aside from the game, a 13-3 New England victory over the Los Ang...