Coppell Student Media

AP classes- too good to be true?

AP classes- too good to be true?

Avery Davis, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News, Showcase

Ask anyone trying to make the top 10 percent of their respective class, and they will tell you that taking Advanced Placement classes is hugely important to getting there.   Not only can these AP courses boost your high school Grade Point Average, but they also can give you hours of colleg...

Oil prices affect more than you think

Oil prices affect more than you think

Riley Galloway, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News

In recent times oil prices have dropped significantly, going from $105 per barrel in 2014 to $29 per barrel in February of 2016. For the average consumer this means more savings, however for the statewide economy this could lead to a recession.   Texas economy thrives on agriculture, aerona...

Beloved former French teacher passes away, leaves legacy of kindness

Beloved former French teacher passes away, leaves legacy of kindness

April 27, 2016


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On April 7 former Coppell High School French and Latin teacher Robert Cullen passed away from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS. Cullen was a much beloved teacher and was known to students and teachers alike as a beacon of positive energy on campus. Cullen spoke five languages in total and ha...

Current generation remains the same as the last, social media apart

Current generation remains the same as the last, social media apart

Meha Srivastav, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News

One generation ago.   In 1971, the first email was sent. It said ‘QWERTYUIOP’ and it landed on a machine right next to the one it was sent from, in a room at Cambridge, Mass. The electronically transmitted mail was only the whisper of a phenomenon that would soon disseminate to 1.79 b...

Politics in class

Politics in class

Chisom Ukoha, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News

With the  current presidential election cycle underway talk about politics has started to arise in class.   Stefanie Clarke -Anatomy teacher How do you feel about talking about politics in class even though it is not part of the curriculum? I think it is good to talk about it in clas...

Engineering Expo sure to build interest in field

Engineering Expo sure to build interest in field

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News

You do not have to be a future architect or chemical engineer to be involved in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program. But on Saturday, you will have the chance to explore your future options in engineering.   This Saturday the annual Coppell High School Engi...

Release periods: beneficial or detrimental?

Release periods: beneficial or detrimental?

Maggie Theel, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News, Showcase

Every morning, 73 juniors and 117 seniors arrive at Coppell High School about an hour later than their classmates. Every afternoon, 124 juniors and 253 seniors leave school an hour earlier.   A quarter of CHS juniors and almost half of the senior class enjoy the benefits of a release period...

Big environment or big business?

Big environment or big business?

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News

The wealth and the profits of the companies that are producing tremendous amounts of carbon need to be distributed into society so that key environmental and cleanup programs can be funded,

Rowling brings magic to America

Rowling brings magic to America

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News

The wait is over for Harry Potter fans across the globe.   J.K. Rowling, author of the famed Harry Potter series, announced four new pieces of insight into the wizarding world are to be released daily at 8 a.m. today through Friday.   The series is titled Magic in North America and t...

The good news is here at last: An ode to happier headlines

The good news is here at last: An ode to happier headlines

Meha Srivastav, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Enterprise, News, Showcase

A Syrian man awoke to a sunrise of barrel bombs and dead neighbors yesterday. A little girl from North Texas was waiting for her mother to come home with gingerbread men and stockings last Christmas Eve, but instead daddy came with tears and told her the spinning monsters took mommy away.   The...

Turning a characteristic into a career

Turning a characteristic into a career

Lina Pyon, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


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Inside her car, on a Sunday morning, Yolanda Edwards films her uplifting words of encouragement for her friends to see.   “I talk to them [her friends] and say something inspirational, like God loves you and remember that I do too,” Edwards said.   Every week Edwards upload...

Brain on drugs: Students explore a new neurological dimension

Brain on drugs: Students explore a new neurological dimension

Briana Thomas, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


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Staff Writer Briana Thomas   For Coppell High School anatomy and physiology students - the intricate workings of body systems, and the effects that drugs have on them are of great interest. Students have prepared informative, yet enticing presentations for their classes. Presentati...