Coppell Student Media

CHS makes changes for the better

September 23, 2009

By Satvika Ananth Staff Writer As students entered on the first day of school, they noticed more than just new clothes, books and shoes – CHS has been given a physical and policy makeover. One of the most noticeable changes to the school is the auditorium entrance. The entry area has been ...

All the president’s men: a shift in power

September 23, 2009

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer As most CHS seniors with Facebooks already know, there has been a shift of power in the senior class officers. Due to “unusual circumstances” involving a Facebook comment, formerly elected president An Nguyen has been replaced by former vice president Mac Vu....

Say ni-hao to Mandarin classes

September 21, 2009

By Chris Nguyen Features Editor Walking down the halls of the foreign language classrooms, there are bound to be a lot of “hola”s and “bonjour”s. Now, expect to hear some “ni hao”s as Coppell High School has added Mandarin Chinese to its foreign language curriculum. The school has...

Summer falls into Autumn

September 21, 2009

 By Ellen Cameron Staff Writer  This Tuesday, September 21, marks the official beginning of Autumn. Autumn, also known as "Fall" in the United States because the leaves do, in fact, fall, traces its roots to Medieval England, when the season was known as "Harvest". In the 16th Century, cultural...

September 11, 2001-The Day the World Changed

September 21, 2009

  By Wren Culp  Staff Writer The American flag contains 50 stars on it. It proudly holds 13 stripes, seven being red and six being white. But each year on Sept. 11, those stripes and stars stand for the 2,976 lives lost. Every year before the attacks, that date was a normal day to U...

Red Jackets meet Aussies

September 18, 2009

Yesterday, Payton Porter, Satvika Ananth and Kevin Rutledge had the chance to give Australian students a tour of CHS. An 8th grade boy and 11th grade girl were here on summer vacation to visit their aunt. Since they were already 20 hours away from home, they thought they would seize the opportunity to...

How to protect yourself from swine flu

September 18, 2009

By Ashley Attanuci Staff Writer The dreaded words –swine flu- has wiggled its way into students’ vocabularies this year and fortunately, not their bodies. Although to some students the flu seems to be nothing but a fallacious scare, the possibility of it becoming an epidemic is something that...

Weird start for football season according to Lariettes

September 18, 2009

With last weeks rainy Highland Park game, and now having my first “road trip” to a football game, the past two weeks being a Lariette have been much different than normal. Having last weeks football game delayed an hour because of rain was a new experience for the entire Lariette drill team. To...

Temporary absence gives new perspective on college decision

September 18, 2009

By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer Like many seniors, after a heated argument with my mom I find myself thinking how ready I am to get out of the house finally and go off to college at the furthest school possible. However, I’ve been starting to think distance is really not such a great idea for me....

Cowboys prepare to ‘lei the smackdown’

September 18, 2009

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writter Leis will be floating through the halls as the Cowboy football team prepares to ‘lei the smack down on Weatherford”. The varsity team is supporting an impressive record of 3-0 and hopes to crush Weatherford in tonight’s game. Weatherford’s current record is...

Coppell Debate takes 9th at tourney

September 17, 2009

By Michael Pankonien Staff Writer Coppell Debate recentlycompeted in two tournaments in the beginning of the week.  Coppell sent teams to the Public Forum event at Greenhill and the Policy events at South Lake Carroll. "Public forum is usually slower, more persuasive, and judged by lay people...

“Throwback 09”

September 17, 2009

by Caitlin Conner Staff Writer Homecoming is rapidly approaching, and for those who don’t listen to student announcements and choose to ignore the giant banner hanging over the senior bridge, this information could prove extremely useful. “Throwback 09” When: Saturday September 26, 2009 Times:...