Coppell Student Media

Part 4: The search for the solution to CISD’s funding dilemma

Part 4: The search for the solution to CISD’s funding dilemma

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under News

  This election season, public education funding has found a place among the most prominent topics in Texas. For the past several years, wealthy districts - such as Coppell ISD - have been trapped in a predicament between clashing financial state government laws, making funding and budgeting a...

Part 3: As political climate heats up, teens developing opinions on key issues

Part 3: As political climate heats up, teens developing opinions on key issues

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

Coppell High School junior Carrie Sheffield has felt the nation’s fissure for years. The country’s divide reached her doorstep in 2016, and like the Senate floor, ardent ideas have collided. “I became involved in politics during the Presidential Election,” Sheffield said. “That’s when...

Q&A: Classroom to office: Vaughn returns to Coppell as assistant principal

Q&A: Classroom to office: Vaughn returns to Coppell as assistant principal

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under CHS9, News

Before working at Coppell Middle School North in 2008 and Coppell High School in 2010 as a social studies teacher and coach, CHS9 administrator Chase Vaughn worked in three other districts: Lago Vista, Mesquite and Plano ISDs. He returns this year as an assistant principal at CHS9. Vaughn shares his...

Part 2: How O’Rourke’s grassroots movement has grown beyond traditional political campaigns

Part 2: How O’Rourke’s grassroots movement has grown beyond traditional political campaigns

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under News

For the midterm elections in November, Texas is a major battleground for both sides. With so many opposing views involved in the election, many wait in anticipation for voting results.   “This midterm is significant because it determines whether we will continue as we have, focusing on ...

CHS hosts Red Jacket reunion for first time in 10 years

CHS hosts Red Jacket reunion for first time in 10 years

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

The library buzzes with anticipation in preparation for the upcoming breakfast. Students in black shirts mill around, chatting with friends, and the same black shirts covered a table nearby, along with frames of past graduation years. One picture has signatures floating around it.   For the...

Part 1: Cruz, O’Rourke facing off in pivotal Texas senate election

Part 1: Cruz, O’Rourke facing off in pivotal Texas senate election

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

The national fervor of the midterm elections has reached the Texas senate election. Incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz faces strong opposition from Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke, an underdog whose grassroots-style campaign and values stand in stark contrast to Cruz’s message of conserva...

Student Council pumps up for fall with Pumpkin Carving Contest

Student Council pumps up for fall with Pumpkin Carving Contest

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

The feeling of fall was in the air during the Pumpkin Carving Contest on Wednesday as Coppell’s characteristic sunny weather turned rainy.   Organized by Coppell High School Student Council, participants brought their carved pumpkins from home and dropped them off at the Commons in the m...

Campus donates to save lives through HOSA blood drive

Campus donates to save lives through HOSA blood drive

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

October 27, 2018


Filed under News

Coppell High School junior Irene Chang strode into the CHS small gym to donate her blood. At first feeling confident, when she sat down, a wave of panic came over her. Despite this, she was glad she made the decision.   “I was super prepared for it but when I actually got in the chair, it was...

Board celebrates Red Ribbon Week, administrators for National Principals Month

Board celebrates Red Ribbon Week, administrators for National Principals Month

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

On Monday night’s board meeting, events such as the dual language program, early voting, Red Ribbon Week and National Principal’s Month were discussed   Coppell ISD Superintendent Brad Hunt opened with district highlights, focusing on the effects and meaning of Red Ribbon Week and the signifi...

HOSA to hold blood drive Friday

HOSA to hold blood drive Friday

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under News

Tomorrow, the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is hosting a blood drive in collaboration with Carter Blood Care. The drive will take place from 8 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. in the Coppell High School small gym.   “I am really excited for this blood drive and we’re still hopeful that ...

Divided We Fall

Divided We Fall

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, Showcase

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Glow-in-the-dark pep rally illuminates school spirit

Glow-in-the-dark pep rally illuminates school spirit

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under News

The fifth pep rally of the year, called the “Blackout” pep rally, took place Friday morning in the Coppell High School arena, prior to the Coppell-Marcus football game. The incorporation of glow-in-the-dark made it unlike the others before it.   Encouraged to wear white and neon colors, th...