Upcoming Events
  • Coppell ISD is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday // Classes resume Nov. 28
The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Coppell resident Jason Moore addresses the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees in support of Pinkerton Elementary School. The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting on Monday hosted 36 forum speakers as well as the induction of trustee Jobby Mathew for Place 7.

Parents speak on protecting Pinkerton, Mathew inducted as Place 7 trustee

Anushree De, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

“My son is part of the Mosos group. That’s M-O-S-O-S. Mosos!,” Pinkerton Elementary School parent Jigna Vaghela said during the open forum. “The purpose of the Mosos is to make sure everyone is...

Coppell City Council members and Coppell ISD Board of Trustees discuss the city road construction plans in the Coppell Arts Center on Tuesday. The Council and Board hosted a joint session to discuss various updates.

CBAS, state accountability updates highlight joint meeting

Angelina Liu, Executive Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

Busy activity could be spotted within the Coppell Arts Center as the Board of Trustees and City Council met for a special joint meeting.  In a special meeting held on Monday morning, the Coppell ISD...

Coppell ISD cooperative strategies officer Cindy Powell speaks on the economic status of CISD and in specific improvements needed in CISD schools. The meeting addressed the district’s need to develop student retention and enrollment rates as well as updates The ESSER funds.

CISD on track to improve enrollment rates and student retention

Maya Palavali, Staff Cartoonist October 18, 2022

On Monday, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting was filled with celebration of new beginnings and past achievements. Three Coppell High School students, Anushree De, Sahith Mocharla, Umang Vinayaka,...

Coppell ISD Board of Trustees approvs the District’s School and Health Advisory Council (SHAC) new curriculum material on Monday. The Board of Trustees meet on the fourth Monday of each month. Photo by Sannidhi Arimanda

New Community Based Accountability System dashboard supports Coppell pillars

Anushree De, Advertising and Circulations Manager September 28, 2022

Coppell ISD passed a recent security inspection, chief operating officer Dr. Dennis Womack shared to the Board of Trustees at Monday’s meeting. In light of school safety, which has been an ongoing topic...

Members of the Bond Committee stand to be approved as part of the bond program at Monday’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting at the Vonita White Administration Building. This committee includes a variety of CISD teachers, students, administration and members of the community.

Coppell ISD facing $9.67 million deficit in budget, concerns for data safety

Angelina Liu, Editor-in-chief August 23, 2022

In Monday’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting, palpable frustration was expressed by several members of the board  over the deficit in the district's fiscal spending budget for the 2022-23 school...

Coppell citizen Michael Crenshaw shares his concerns for school safety at Monday’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting at the Vonita White Administration Building. CISD currently utilizes several safety measures but will roll out C.R.A.S.E training to employees for better safety.

District updates safety with exterior door audits and C.R.A.S.E training for employees

Sri Achanta, Executive News Editor August 2, 2022

A theme that emerged during Monday’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting was the desire for better security, posed in the open forum and later addressed in the safety and security update. As a district...

Coppell ISD Executive Director for Teaching & Learning Dr. Deana Dynis presents to the CISD Board of Trustees on Monday. Dr. Dynis spoke about CISD’s implementation of numerous summer programs aimed at helping students grow their English and math skills.

CISD reinforces student safety policies

Sri Achanta, News Editor May 24, 2022

In light of recent events, Coppell ISD’s Board of Trustees meeting on Monday started almost immediately with a comment from the board, assuring the safety of students at CISD.  An altercation between...

Incumbent Anthony Hill defeated opponent Carol Lacey McGuire to retain his position in Place 3 on the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees. Hill has been on the Board of Trustees since 2007.

Hill reelected to CISD board

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor May 23, 2022

The results from the May 7 school board elections are in, and Anthony Hill defeated Carol Lacey McGuire and will remain in Place 3 on the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees. Hill, who has been on the board...

The HB 3 year bill was introduced.
The Board of Trustees of Coppell Independent School District meeting was held April 26th to discuss matters of the 2022-2023 budget proceedings.

CISD Trustees plan for the upcoming school year’s budget proceedings

Maya Palavali, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

On Monday night, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees discussion centered around the data and analysis regarding future processes to improve the school district for the upcoming school year.  First, the...

Coppell ISD assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction Dr. Angie Brooks presents to the CISD Board of Trustees on Monday. Dr. Brooks spoke about Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), including the Panorama survey platform and how it can be used to analyze data about students’ academic, behavioral and social-emotional needs.

District assessing academic performance, looking at tools to monitor student progress

Sri Achanta, News Editor March 29, 2022

Monday night’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting was centered around a presentation analyzing data regarding students’ learning and growth. The presentation displayed the different measures...

Coppell High School chemistry teacher Sorelle Kimball is honored with Superintendent Dr. Brad Hunt, Board of Trustees secretary Manish Sethi and Board of Trustees Vice President Leigh Walker.  The board honored Teacher of the Year recipients and approved the usage of ESSER funds to provide additional compensation for teachers.

Trustees approve funds for $500 payments

Angelina Liu, Visual Media Editor March 1, 2022

Full-time district employees for the 2021-22 school year will be awarded a $500 payment in June. The one-time lump sum payment was approved Monday evening by the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees. During...

At Monday’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting, Board President Nichole Bentley congratulated Mockingbird Elementary for receiving the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA) student leadership award. Coppell High School junior Andrew Mullen was also applauded for his seventh place cross country finish at the Class 6A State Meet.

Trustees honor students for TEPSA, UIL awards

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

During Monday’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting, students across the district were recognized for various academic and athletic awards. Elementary students from Mockingbird and Lakeside elementaries...

Load More Stories