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The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Candy Sheehan addressed plans to expand pickleball facilities in Coppell to provide more courts to players. The construction of a new fire station was approved and citizens urged the council to reject high-density housing during the regular session on April 9.

Citizens urge council to reject high-density housing, expand pickleball facilities

Yug Talukdar, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

On Tuesday, the Coppell City Council meeting was filled with debate over the construction of a new affordable senior living facility, and pleas to expand the city's pickleball facilities. Roers, a real...

Dr. Scharlene Gaudet of Resiliency Brain Health appeals to the council to improve handicap access to her practice. The council was presented with arguments by Old Town Coppell business owners to reserve their parking spaces on weekdays during Tuesday’s meeting.

Residents voice concern over Old Town Coppell parking space

Nrithya Mahesh, Staff Designer March 27, 2024

During Tuesday’s meeting, the Coppell City Council was presented with citizen requests to reserve parking spaces on weekdays for businesses in Old Town Coppell. With George Coffee and Provisions customers...

The Coppell DECA chapter is recognized for its accomplishments and represents Februarys career and technological education Month. The Coppell City Council held its usual meeting on Tuesday night.

Council cancels upcoming municipal general election, declares February Career and Technical Education Month

Sohana Singh, Staff Photographer February 29, 2024

On Tuesday, the Coppell City Council approved the cancellation of the May 4 General Municipal Election. The offices of Mayor and Place 2, Place 4 and Place 6 are all unopposed on the ballot. Incumbents...

In the Coppell City Council meeting on Tuesday, Irving resident Ziba Han addressed the significance of Texan families doing anything they can to help the families in Gaza, requesting the council to issue a cease-fire resolution. The meeting also included conversations about local road developments and upcoming events.

Local residents request council to take action in Gaza

Rhea Choudhary, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

During Tuesday’s  Coppell City Council meeting, local residents within the Dallas-Fort Worth area urged the council to issue a cease-fire resolution for the families in Gaza, discussing how the crisis...

In the Coppell City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Islamic community members gathered to discuss the cease-fire resolution. The meeting also included conversations about Coppell’s Smart City initiative.

Islamic community urges city council for cease-fire in Gaza with passionate appeal

Manasa Borra, Staff Designer January 25, 2024

During the Jan. 23 Coppell City Council meeting, community members came forward to advocate for the council to make a proclamation in favor of the cease-fire resolution in Gaza.  Last month, the United...

Coppell Mayor Wes Mays shakes hands with a member of the Korean Society of Dallas and Fort Worth during the official proclamation of Jan. 13 as Korean American Day in Coppell. Coppell City Council met Tuesday at Town Center.

Council proclaims Jan. 13 as Korean American Day, approves zoning change request

Sahasra Chakilam, News Editor January 10, 2024

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, Mayor Wes Mays proclaimed Jan. 13 as Korean American Day in Coppell.  With members of the Korean Society of Dallas and Fort Worth present at the meeting,...

On Tuesday, the Coppell City Council discussed a proposal to develop a senior housing complex for citizens 55 and over living in Coppell. Photograph by Elizabeth De Santiago.

City council expresses concern for senior citizen housing

Niharika Tallapaka, Staff Writer December 13, 2023

On Tuesday evening, Coppell City Council discussed the purchasing of property located near South Belt Line Road to develop it into a senior housing center for citizens over 55 living in Coppell. The...

Coppell Mayor Wes Mays illustrates the Coppell Municipal Court’s role in preserving public safety at the Coppell City Council meeting. Coppell City Council met Tuesday at Town Center.

Make a Child Smile benefits district students during holiday season

Katie Park, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

On Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council discussed the public hearing for plans to improve the Lovett Coppell Business Park.  The goal of the site of the Lovette Coppell Business Park is to enhance...

Blackberry Farm owner discusses his position to make Blackberry Farm a gated community. The Coppell City Council held their first October meeting on Oct 10 at the Coppell City Hall. Sohana Singh

Council declares October National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Fire Prevention Month

Nyah Rama, CHS9 Editor October 11, 2023

On Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council declared the month of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October was also declared Fire Prevention Month, with this year's theme being “Cooking...

Coppell Mayor Wes Mays proclaims Oct. 3, 2023 to be “National Night Out,” a day celebrating the Coppell police and community ties in crime prevention. The Coppell City Council held its regular session on Tuesday in the council chambers at Town Center.

Mayor proclaims “National Night Out,” Council hears Oncor electricity delivery presentation

Sabah Uddin, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, Oncor Area Manager Kita Hobbes presented and answered member’s questions over power delivery in Coppell. Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC provides transmission...

Coppell Mayor Pro Tem John Jun and council member Kevin Nevels listen to a zoning request made by resident Kristina Lowe to remove the five cypress trees in her backyard. Coppell City Council held its regular session on Tuesday in the council chamber at Town Center.

Council approves new construction projects and expansions

Manasa Borra, Staff Designer September 13, 2023

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, the expansion of an AstraZeneca production site was approved by the council. The site in Coppell is the only producer in the world for the pharmaceutical drug...

Coppell resident Barbara Bailey explains her concerns about the advances in tax rates in the city. On Tuesday, Coppell City Council approved the fiscal year 2023-24 proposed tax rate and municipal budget.

Council approves lowest tax rate since 1984

Sahasra Chakilam, News Editor August 24, 2023

At Tuesday's Coppell City Council meeting, the lowest ad valorem tax rate of $0.491818 was approved for the fiscal year of 2023-24 effective on Oct. 1.  A public hearing was led by City of Coppell...

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