Coppell Student Media

Open House provides insight

September 16, 2009


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By Frances Ruiz Staff Writer With the mouthwatering aroma of freshly baked brownies filling the main hall at CHS, the first Open House was one of delectable treats, new clubs and friendly interaction between parents and teachers. Beginning promptly at 6:30 pm, the first Open House packed the...

Red Jackets Represent at Curriculum Night

September 15, 2009


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Representing the school well, the Red Jackets helped out Monday night, Sept. 14, with curriculum night. They ushered confused parents around, answered any of their questions, helped set up club tables and assisted all of the teachers. Also, Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, representatives came to the school...

‘Tis the Season; Holidays Abound This Week

September 15, 2009


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Ellen Cameron Staff Writer The two most important days of the Islamic practice of Ramadan, Layal al-Qadr and Eid al-Fitr, are this week, as well as the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah. Laylat al-Qadr is today, Sept. 15, and celebrates the day the Islamic Holy Book was revealed to Muhammed. Eid al-Fitr...

Queso – still a go

September 15, 2009


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        Despite the torrential downpour last Friday Sept. 11, the Coppell High School Band's Queso party still proceeded, though not until nearly midnight.          The Queso party, a tradition long revered by all band members, occurs most fridays after football games and at times...

First French Club Meeting Monday 9/14

September 14, 2009


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By Melissa Brisco Copy Editor                As the students get back into the swing of things, and another year is underway, it is time for clubs to start up again. Today (Sept. 14) is the French Club gets back in the swing of things with their first meeting of the year.                ...

Spanish Club to be bigger, better this school year

September 13, 2009


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Beyond just meetings and fiestas, Coppell High School’s Spanish Club has planned many new, great things for its third year. A member myself, projects, fundraisers, “adoptions” and a banquet are some of the things we are looking forward to. The first meeting revealed exciting things for the 30-plus...

Hope for Africa to sell homecoming buttons next two weeks

September 13, 2009


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By Chris Nguyen Features Editor Hope for Africa will be selling homecoming buttons, raising money for Water is Basic, for the next two weeks during all lunches. Instead of spending hundreds of dollars on mums and garters, the buttons are a simple way to celebrate homecoming, remove the excess and...

Students launch into their future with Saturday morning ACT

September 11, 2009


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By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer Football stands may not be as crowded as usual in the student section at tonight’s game against the Highland Park Scots due to many students' early-morning wakeup calls on Saturday to take the ACT college entrance exam. For many seniors, this is one of the last...

Manara Academy opens with no major traffic issues

September 11, 2009


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By Satvika Ananth Staff Writer The Manara Academy, a new charter school in Coppell, faced many issues while being approved by the Coppell City Council, and one of the most pressing was the traffic issue. The City Council meetings, normally fairly placid, reached a boiling point this summer with...

New laws restrict cell phone usage for teens on the road

September 11, 2009


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By Gaby Moran Staff Writer Three things considered essential by teenagers are a car, a late curfew and a cell phone with unlimited text messaging. Many think they can rule the world with just these, but when the three are combined, the situation can get deadly.   According to Edgar Snyder &...

First Student Council Meeting shows Coppell spirit

September 11, 2009


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By Frances Ruiz Staff Writer With the ringing of a much anticipated school bell and the rush of eager students filling the hallways, the end of yet another school day kicked off the first student council meeting on September 9, 2009. As the lecture hall doors swung to a close, club officers...

New rules, new programs push CHS into 21st century

September 10, 2009


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Story By Allie Perison Editor-in-Chief It seems that this school year is the start to a lot of new changes in the halls of Coppell High School. With everything from a new entrance to a new style of teaching, CHS is working to bring itself into the 21st century. “I want our school to be the best...