Coppell Student Media

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...

Board meeting poses new middle school addition, construction bid

Board meeting poses new middle school addition, construction bid

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2016


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With wreaths hung above the chairs of Coppell ISD Board of Trustees and the winner of this year’s Coppell Christmas card announced, Monday’s December board meeting began with some holiday cheer. However, the last Board of Trustees meeting until Jan. 23 addressed many issues and updates occur...

November board meeting offers student recognitions, school acclamations

November board meeting offers student recognitions, school acclamations

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2016


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At 7:20 p.m. on Monday, every seat in the Vonita White Administration Building was filled with students, parents and teachers. They waited in anticipation for the first recognition to be announced. President Anthony Hill handed off the mic to Coppell High School cross country coach Nick Benton, wh...

Maximum proposal price of new middle school discussed at board meeting

Maximum proposal price of new middle school discussed at board meeting

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


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On Monday, the monthly Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting took place to discuss and consider the approval of a Guaranteed Maximum Price for the new middle school site grading package.   A few months ago, they approved the use of a Guaranteed Maximum Price purchasing method for the constr...

Successful students, valued volunteer

Successful students, valued volunteer

Wren Lee, Designer

October 3, 2016


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Monday, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees convened to award academic achievements. The house was packed with phones out to record the awards.   CISD honored the 30 2016 National Merit semifinalists by a presentation of certificates by Coppell High School Principal Mike Jasso.    ...

Last August Board meeting brings block schedule, bond updates

Last August Board meeting brings block schedule, bond updates

Meara Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2016


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  “We are going to have a busy year, a very busy year.”   Assistant superintendent for business and support Sid Grant explained the May 2016 bond project status to audience members during Monday night’s Board of Trustees meeting, one that would be full of updates and anticipatio...

Students, school district recognized at final Board meeting of the year

Students, school district recognized at final Board meeting of the year

Meara Isenberg, Entertainment Editor

May 26, 2016


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At 7:30 p.m. on Monday evening, the Vonita White Administration Building was packed with students and parents, flooding out into the hallway. The last regular Board of Trustees meeting of the 2015-2016 school year would be one of celebrations and recognitions.   To begin, recently re-elected board member A...

Bittersweet moment for recognized senior scholars, athletes at board meeting

Bittersweet moment for recognized senior scholars, athletes at board meeting

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


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Pride and honor ran high on March 28 as the Coppell Independent School District (CISD) board meeting opened by recognizing the national merit finalists and senior athletes. "These girls have played a really big role this year. I'm new to the Coppell family and this group of seniors have helpe...

Board meeting recognizes award winners, discusses May bond election

Board meeting recognizes award winners, discusses May bond election

December 17, 2015


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Meara Isenberg staff writer @mearaannee   At 7:35 p.m. on Monday, holiday cheer was brought into the Vonita White Administration Building as Denton Creek Elementary fifth grader Shraavya Pydisetti received roaring applause. The holiday greeting card contest winner would not be the last...