Coppell Student Media

A sweet surprise: long-term CHS9 custodian receives jersey from students

A sweet surprise: long-term CHS9 custodian receives jersey from students

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under CHS9, News

After being given a class wordle and poster in an gratitude activity by students in CHS9 Spanish II teacher Christie Nelson’s sixth period class, CHS9 custodian Jose Rodrigues didn’t expect his next gift.   Presented with a brand-new Ezekiel Elliott jersey from his favorite football tea...

Heart of it all: Experience, love of science drive Douglas to teach

Heart of it all: Experience, love of science drive Douglas to teach

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under CHS9, News

The first Teacher of the Year at CHS9 is much more than a teacher. She’s a mom, friend, leader and more.   Before joining the new CHS9 campus as the GT Biology teacher this year, Cathy Douglas spent the last 18 years at Coppell High School, and has more than 27 years of teaching experie...

Modeling merit: First-ever CHS9 Teacher of the Year awarded to Douglas

Modeling merit: First-ever CHS9 Teacher of the Year awarded to Douglas

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under CHS9, News, Showcase

Hands-on. Everyday champion. Funny. Growing. Caring.   When asked for a single word that describes CHS9 AP/GT Biology teacher Cathy Douglas on a simple but touching video - her students had nothing but good things to say for the first-ever CHS9 Teacher of the Year recipient.   H...

Q&A: Classroom to office: Vaughn returns to Coppell as assistant principal

Q&A: Classroom to office: Vaughn returns to Coppell as assistant principal

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under CHS9, News

Before working at Coppell Middle School North in 2008 and Coppell High School in 2010 as a social studies teacher and coach, CHS9 administrator Chase Vaughn worked in three other districts: Lago Vista, Mesquite and Plano ISDs. He returns this year as an assistant principal at CHS9. Vaughn shares his...

Fresh look for historic campus (with video)

Fresh look for historic campus (with video)

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Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under CHS9, News, Showcase

Since the announcement of a new high school campus two years ago, the spotlight has been put on CHS9. The campus focuses on ninth graders and providing a secure environment for them, away from the upperclassmen.   At CHS9’s official grand opening on Wednesday night, it was evident why and who ...

Moving from the sea to a pond

Moving from the sea to a pond

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under CHS9, News

The introduction of the Coppell High School Freshmen center transferred not only a thousand students but also beloved teachers that have taught at the CHS campus for years.   With both a smaller staff and a smaller student body to monitor, the atmosphere of CHS9 is noticeably different. The s...

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...