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Trustees honor Coppell Solar, discuss new CISD campuses

Trustees honor Coppell Solar, discuss new CISD campuses

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

After starting the evening with a brief discussion of district highlights -- the Superintendent’s contract extension, CHS9’s first days and more -- the Board of Trustees honored the Coppell Solar team Monday night in the Vonita White Administration Building.   Over the summer, students ...

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...

Sidekick, KCBY media programs recognized at April Board meeting

Sidekick, KCBY media programs recognized at April Board meeting

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

April 24, 2018


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

The Sidekick and KCBY members were recognized for their high achievements in student journalism at last night’s board meeting.   The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees honored Coppell High School’s student media programs following their award wins from the JEA/NSPA Spring National High Sch...

Board meeting discusses new school year calendar, zoning decisions, EOC retesters

Board meeting discusses new school year calendar, zoning decisions, EOC retesters

Farah Merchant, Student Life Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

Monday night’s Coppell ISD board meeting concluded with rezoning plans, new plans to assist EOC retesters and the district calendar for the 2018-19 school year. But what resonated with the audience was the appearance of 2014 CHS graduate and current San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Solomon...

Board meeting discusses future of Coppell schools

Board meeting discusses future of Coppell schools

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

After conducting a community poll and forming a naming committee, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees elected to table its decision for the naming of the district’s new ninth grade campus and middle school at Monday’s meeting at the Vonita White Administration Building.   Susie Kemp returns to the Board as she was sworn i...

Board meeting features outstanding student, bus grievances, holiday petition, budget

Board meeting features outstanding student, bus grievances, holiday petition, budget

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

Monday night’s school board meeting welcomed members of the CISD community to express their opinions, grievances and requests. The night highlighted why community input is a valuable part of CISD schools.   The meeting included speeches from parents, agreement upon the annual tax rate and...

New band uniforms, bus purchases approved at May Board meeting

New band uniforms, bus purchases approved at May Board meeting

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2017


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

Coppell High School junior Aditya Bhavikati stood before the CISD Board of Trustees Monday night, donning a white, red and black uniform and a trumpet in his hand. The Board would approve this band uniform as well as the purchase of three new buses from Durham School Services. Following a purchas...

New leadership coming for CGA Creative Writing Competition

New leadership coming for CGA Creative Writing Competition

Hannah Tucker, Staff Photographer

April 26, 2017


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

  Monday evening, the open forum portion of April’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting featured speakers describing an elementary school situation, Creative Writing Competition leadership switch and a Coppell bus driver’s concern. The open forum portion of the meeting began with Gra...

Coppell ISD PTSO Board of Trustees candidate forum held at CHS

Coppell ISD PTSO Board of Trustees candidate forum held at CHS

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2017


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News, Uncategorized

Coppell High School senior Nicole Rewerts sat in a crowd of mostly adults with a notepad in her lap. Before her, four Board of Trustees candidates answered questions during the Coppell ISD PTSO Board Forum Thursday night, helping to inform her decision in the first ever election where she is eligible to v...

CHS9 Principal, bus switch to Durham School Services announced at board meeting

CHS9 Principal, bus switch to Durham School Services announced at board meeting

Meara Isenberg, Coppell High School

March 29, 2017


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, Showcase

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday was held on an irregular date, but ran smoothly, with a new CHS9 Principal announcement and the vote to switch from Dallas County School buses to Durham School Services.  The district used the meeting to announce the hiring of Grapevine High Schoo...

Board of Trustees Election to determine future of education leadership

Board of Trustees Election to determine future of education leadership

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2017


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

On May 6, the names of four men with different backgrounds, strengths and motivations will be on one ballot for Coppell ISD voters. As the district holds its Board of Trustees election, Coppell will soon cast its vote for the future of education leadership. In Place 4, incumbent Thom Hulme and past ca...

January board meeting recognizes teachers, spreads laughter

January board meeting recognizes teachers, spreads laughter

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

The January Coppell ISD school board meeting Monday night began with laughter. Assistant Superintendent Brad Hunt announced the district campus’ Teachers of the Year to a large audience in the Vonita White Administration building, and kept rambling. “I just realize I did all of [Board pre...