Coppell Student Media

Celebrating 140th Birthday of Gandhi

October 2, 2009

By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer Video by Keely Leonard and Matt French Although today may seem just like every other day, October 2 actually marks the birthday of deceased Indian independence movement leader Mahatma Gandhi. In India, October 2, is a national holiday known as "Gandhi Jayanti"....

Recycling Club back for third year Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 2, 2009

Once again, CHS is playing a dynamic role in the reduce, reuse, recycling revolution through its Recycling Club. Active for now its third year, members of the club spend one day a week emptying out the big blue recycling bins of the hallways into the metal recycling dumpsters outside. And that’s it....

Carnival’s light dimmed by rain Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 2, 2009

By Melissa Brisco Staff Writer Video by Brian O'Connor, KCBY Each year the bright lights and joyous sounds of the St. Ann’s Community Carnival signify a great beginning to fall. This year, however, the lights were dimmed and the music was muted by the sound of the weekend’s torrential downpour. The...

Homecoming Parade boosts student spirit Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 2, 2009

By Divya Kumar News Editor Photos by Viviana Trevino, Staff Photographer The Homecoming Parade helped to generate excitement for the rest of the week and big game for the high school among Coppell students and citizens alike. The parade, extending from the Verizon Center to the end of Parkway Lane,...

Rachel’s Challenge inspires students to start a reaction

October 1, 2009

By Divya Kumar News Editor On Oct. 1, a program called Rachel’s Challenge was presented to the students of Coppell High School in the large gym.  What seemingly began as just an average assembly for the school developed into a inspirational experience for the student body, followed by a standing ovation from juniors and seniors....

No. 8 in the area, No. 1 in our hearts

September 30, 2009

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer Coppell High School was made proud when it ranked among the best in North Texas. A non-profit organization, Children at Risk, rates the best public schools in the state, based on everything from class size to test scores. Though many organizations rank top schools, Child...

Rachel’s Challenge to challenge CHS on Oct. 1

September 29, 2009

By: Loren Hughes On Oct. 1, an inspirational program called Rachel’s Challenge is coming to Coppell High School. The meaning behind Rachel’s Challenge originated when student Rachel Scott, 17, was murdered during the shootings at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. Rachel’s Challenge...

Irony abounds in this week

September 29, 2009

By Ellen Cameron Staff Writer This week, September 26 to October 3, is Banned Books Week. It’s also National Chimney Safety Week; the juxtaposition of these two conjures images of Fahrenheit 451. Important religious holidays this week are Yom Kippur and Dussehra. Yom Kippur is also known as...

A Stressful Youth

September 29, 2009

Your youthful days are said to be “the golden days”, but for most CHS students, adolescence seems to be a pain in the neck. Even though we spend majority of our waking time at school with our friends and have weekends to relax, leisure time seems to be dwindling away by the second while stress engulfs...

Seniors to have class meeting

September 29, 2009

By Satvika Ananth Staff Writer On Wed. Sept. 30, during third period, the senior class will be having its annual class meeting to plan for upcoming events. Among those are the senior fundraising efforts and senior prom. Class president Mac Vu other officers will be discussing the various fundraisers...

Park it where it’s hot Image and video hosting by TinyPic

September 28, 2009

By: Loren Hughes, Staff Writer Video by Peyton Wood Senior Janelle Jex went all the way to Spain to get an idea for painting her parking spot.  Then she spent the night at CHS putting this vision onto the pavement where she’ll park her silver Honda Accord each morning for the next nine months. ...

Manara charter school opening, causes controversy among Coppell citizens

September 28, 2009

By Angela Almeida                                                                                                                 Opinions Editor A new addition has been added to the re...