Coppell Student Media

City names Tristan Appreciation Day for retiring police chief

City names Tristan Appreciation Day for retiring police chief

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News

On Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council announced Nov. 30, 2018, as Macario “Mac” Tristan Appreciation Day.   Tristan is the current chief of police and is retiring effective Dec. 2. The city will host a reception in dedication to his eight years of service in Coppell from 2-4 p.m. a...

Borderline Bar and Grill shooting unearths memories from Jim Moore

Borderline Bar and Grill shooting unearths memories from Jim Moore

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under News

Jim Moore, a substitute teacher for Coppell ISD, is a former part-owner a company whose property included the location of the Borderline Bar and Grill shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif. on Nov. 7.   A man armed with a handgun opened fire on civilians attending a college night event at the Border...

A fighting message: Calvert warns students, community of prominent dangers of drug usage

A fighting message: Calvert warns students, community of prominent dangers of drug usage

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under News

DALLAS - When presented with suicide case in March of 2014, Deputy Criminal Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney Rick Calvert found out something just didn’t add up.   Upon investigation, Calvert learned the fate of Dallas teen Rian Lashley was not a suicide at all, but a homicide resulting f...

Kavanaugh’s effect on feminism

Kavanaugh’s effect on feminism

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under News

Weeks after President Donald Trump’s nominee Brett Kavanaugh got confirmed into the Supreme Court in place of Anthony Kennedy as one of nine Justices, the effects of his confirmation would still be felt in the world of feminism.   Prior to Kavanaugh’s confirmation, California professor Christ...

Sandy Lake Amusement Park closes gates after almost five decades of memories

Sandy Lake Amusement Park closes gates after almost five decades of memories

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under News

After 48 years of hot summer day picnics, squealing kids on amusement rides and paddle boat rides, Sandy Lake Amusement Park in Carrollton has shut its doors for good. The owners announced the park’s official close on on Oct. 17.   The Rush and Self families - the park’s owners - decided after...

On the Spot: APUSH students reenact Antebellum period through We Are One (with video)

On the Spot: APUSH students reenact Antebellum period through We Are One (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, On the Spot

Students entered the CHS library, which completely turned into a museum for the Antebellum period.   The AP U.S. history classes have been working on a project titled We Are One, which shows the different aspects of the Antebellum period. Ranging from live music to food from that time, the...

Effort, aspirations lead to long-awaited Crown Award for 2017-18 yearbook

Effort, aspirations lead to long-awaited Crown Award for 2017-18 yearbook

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

To the average student, a yearbook is a collection of memories, photos that evoke a burst of emotion. To a yearbook staff member, it is that and a mark of hard work, effort and time dedicated to memorializing those fleeting moments.   For the 2017-18 Coppell High School Round-Up yearbook...

Video: Social media in the U.S. Texas Senate race

Video: Social media in the U.S. Texas Senate race

November 8, 2018


Filed under News

Social Media was a important factor for candidates running in the U.S. Texas Senate race. It was medium by which candidates could promote, endorse and campaign their cause - digitally. Students felt that social media played a great role this past U.S. Texas Senate race.

Recent rain causes ripples in CHS routines

Recent rain causes ripples in CHS routines

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News

In October, the Dallas-Fort Worth  area experienced more rain than seen in recent years, reaching a month total of 15.66 inches, according to the National Weather Service. It was the wettest October the National Weather Service has recorded, with its first record dating back to 1898.   The ra...

Record national early voting turnout make up 2018 midterm election

Record national early voting turnout make up 2018 midterm election

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The doors of Coppell City Hall usher in and out eager voters ready to cast their ballots as local representatives and supporters patiently gather under their canopies under the cloudy skies for this year’s midterm election.   The polls saw a slow but steady flow of voters throughout the da...

Two worlds are colliding: Future of social media resting in palms of today’s youth

Two worlds are colliding: Future of social media resting in palms of today’s youth

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, News

There is one key factor that separates Generation Z - an age label generally agreed to apply to those born between 1994 and 2000 - from previous generations. Advanced technology has been in the lives of Gen Z individuals since the day they were born.   The Information Age describes and explains t...