Coppell Student Media

Naviance becomes new resource for counselors, students in college admissions process

September 10, 2009


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By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer While many students spend much of high school questioning what they are going to study once in college, Family Connections by Naviance can help. The goal of Family Connections by Naviance is to help juniors research colleges, find an appropriate major and compile a list of choice colleges by fall of their ...

Jerry Traylor, a modern inspiration

September 10, 2009


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Blog by Caitlin Conner Staff Writier Today CHS seniors and sophomores heard a presentation from motivational speaker and Forrest Gump inspiration Jerry Traylor. Traylor, author of Live Carefully, spoke to students about his struggle with cerebral palsy and the many challenges he has faced to overcome it. From his first marathon of 26 miles to his 3000 mile-plu...

Religions Blog: Medley of upcoming holidays to be celebrated next week

September 9, 2009


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By Ellen Cameron Staff Writer This is preparation week for religious holidays that nearly rivals the Christmas season. Here's a quick rundown: Monday was the secular holiday Labor Day, which began in 1882 and was based on a Canadian tradition. Next Tuesday, the 15th, is Laylat al-Qadr, an Islamic...

Photo Gallery: CHS holds year’s first pep rally

September 9, 2009


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CHS to air president’s speech three times this week

September 8, 2009


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By Blake Seitz Sports Editor Last month, President Barack Obama announced his intention to make a speech during the school day to the youth of the nation. Despite conservative backlash and parents’ concerns, Coppell ISD has decided to air the speech this Wednesday and replay it on Thursday and...

Coppell heats up at first pep rally

September 8, 2009


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By Henna Khan Staff Writer C-O-P-P-E-L-L, we’re on fire hear us yell! CHS took the meaning of being on fire to a whole new level during the year’s first pep rally on August 28. It was an energetic event to cap off end of the first week. With a rush of hot new activities, the pep rally was ki...

Weight policy for grades changes for new school year

September 8, 2009


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 By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer Introducing the new school year means meeting new teachers, new friends and learning new school policies. Almost every year, CHS updates its policies in hopes to better the school. This year, the system of weighting grades varies from class to class. The...

2009 New Red Jackets

September 4, 2009


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by Caitlin Conner New students and freshman flood the hallways, wandering around looking for their next class. Frantically searching for help, they seek those standing out among the masses. These individuals are known as the Red Jackets. Most students believe the purpose of Red Jackets is to be student a...

Students support varsity football team from home

September 4, 2009


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Photo by Mary Whitfill By: Mary Whitfill To help the CHS varsity team “team up on Jesuit,” September 4th has been declared twin day for all students. “This year there is no twin day during homecoming week, and I was really bummed,” sophomore Sydney Salerno said. “It was great that we ...

Volleyball finishes runner-up in Jenny Eckert Memorial tournament

September 1, 2009


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Andy Tabor Staff Writer This past weekend, the Coppell Cowgirls won second place in the Jenny Eckert Memorial tournament. The Cowgirls lost to Red Oak in the final 25-20, 19-25, and 25-22. It was a tough loss for the Cowgirls who had won this tournament last year over Red Oak, especially after...

Seniors paint parking spots for free prom tickets

August 31, 2009


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Freshman Social enables student interaction

August 31, 2009


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By Frances Ruiz Staff Writer The everyday bustle and familiar sense of hurriedness associated with CHS lunches were nowhere to be found Aug. 29 as the Freshman Social epitomized an evening of letting loose and getting down. The CHS Commons underwent an energized transformation of ever c...