Coppell Student Media

Dual Credit students revv up for midterms

October 20, 2009

By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer As the winter holidays are nearing, dual-credit students are preparing for their course midterms at North Lake Community College on Tuesday, October 20 and Thursday, October 22. Though it may seem early by high school standards, this is regular midterm week for most...

How to pep up a pep rally

October 17, 2009

By Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor Pep rallies are supposed to be about getting the students excited about the sports and activites going on around the school. However, CHS has, in my opinion, been doing a lukewarm job of it because they're not focusing on the student part of the first statemen...

New school store drink called Iso water

October 16, 2009

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer The school store is offering many new drinks this year, one of the most unusual being Iso water from Nestlē. It’s compact, sugar-free and a drink I have never seen before. Only $0.75, it’s a shock that I, a bargain hunter, had never bought the beverage. Sch...

Student Spotlight: Sophomore Danielle Garcia

October 15, 2009

Sophomore Danielle Garcia What organizations and extracurriculars are you involved in? Lariettes Drill Team, Mock Trial, and President of the Soldier Club What is your favorite color/movie/band/food? Green, Transformers, The band Broken Side, spaghetti What is you favorite class? Why? AP ...

Debate and Speech make NFL “100 Club”

October 15, 2009

The Coppell Speech and Debate program has been placed in the prestigious "100 Club" by the National Forensic League for achieving 100 or more degrees last year.  The program has now been placed in top 10% of NFL chapters nationwide. Degrees serve as points for individual participants in the program.  ...

Photo Gallery: IB Hike

October 15, 2009

Photos by Viviana Trevino IB (International Baccalaureate) students went on a hike with Mr. Vergien to enjoy nature. The hike took about two hours and had a very muddy trail. [Gallery=27]

Coppell Celebrates Columbus Day

October 15, 2009

While there have been no notable religious holidays lately, last Monday, the 12th, was the secular holiday of Columbus day. While controversy has erupted in past years about the dubious nature of Columbus "discovering" America, the day was nonetheless celebrated. Coppell schools had the day off Friday...

Tips for preventing the flu

October 15, 2009

by Caitlin Conner Staff Writer Flu season is in full swing and many students are feeling its effects. These simple steps can help students avoid the flu and stay in school. 1.Most importantly, wash your hands. Hum “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” or another short tune to ensure that you have...

Mean girls ruin high school experience

October 15, 2009

By Mary Whitfill High school is supposed to be four of the best years of our lives where we get to relax, make great friends and learn things that will continue to help us as we progress through life. What is often left out is the number of ‘mean girls’ lurking behind every corner. I hadn’t noticed the ex...

& the countdown begins…

October 14, 2009

By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer As the 2009-10 school year progresses, there is much for students to keep in the back of their mind.  This Thursday is “Wear your favorite jersey” day, and Friday is game day for Coppell who, after a tough loss to Southlake Dragons, will take on the Hebron Hawks...

Why did Coppell lose to Southlake? Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 9, 2009

Coppell v. Southlake Still have an opinion you didn't get to express in the live chat? Continue the discussion here....

Frozen yogurt shops to open in Coppell

October 8, 2009

Finally, we yogurt crazed Coppellians don't have to venture across highways to get our frozen yogurt fix, because frozen yogurts places are opening right in our own Coppell. There are 2 coming soon, 1 called Yogurt Zone in the place of Super Suppers in the plaza of Express Fitness, and the 2nd beside...