Coppell Student Media

Chess club secures award at state level

Chess club secures award at state level

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under News

On March 8, the Coppell High School chess club competed in the annual Texas Scholastic Chess Championships in Houston for the first time. Two teams from CHS participated in HS Championship and HS JV Under 1000 and placed second and fifth, respectively. The chess club members arrived at Houston Ma...

City awards bid for Nature Explore Classroom at Biodiversity Center

City awards bid for Nature Explore Classroom at Biodiversity Center

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News

On Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council awarded a bid of $214,000 towards construction of the Nature Explore Classroom at the Biodiversity Education Center by the William H. Company.   The center is intended to be a space both for recreational use by the public and educational use for ...

Red Jackets to immortalize Coppell educational history with upcoming timeline

Red Jackets to immortalize Coppell educational history with upcoming timeline

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under News

The history of Coppell dates back 150 years, and the Coppell High School Red Jackets have taken to documenting the milestones of this city. For their annual philanthropy project, the Red Jackets have designed and curated a timeline denoting major events throughout the creation of Coppell and its schoo...

Climate Change

Climate Change

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, News, Showcase

    Hellish fires and hurricanes have swept both headlines and the coasts of the United States in the past year, destroying property and displacing hundreds.   The generation of teenagers who walk the halls of high schools will face the brunt of climate change, being the y...

Lariettes recognized at ATDS Regionals

Lariettes recognized at ATDS Regionals

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


Filed under News

Through the effort of much practice and dedication, the Coppell High School Lariettes have found themselves in high rankings at this year’s American Dance/Drill Team (ADTS) competition.   Judges score the Lariettes based on uniformity and simultaneousness of movements, musicality, technical...

Truth behind the “Momo Challenge”

Truth behind the “Momo Challenge”

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


Filed under News

As many parents and students have seen on social media for the past two months, the “Momo Challenge” has rapidly emerged into a worldwide phenomenon.   Warnings about the fake Momo Challenge suggest children are being encouraged to gradually commit violent acts or even suicide after rece...

Despite the name, micro schools have big aspirations

Despite the name, micro schools have big aspirations

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Enterprise, News

IRVING - The white tiles are familiar, as are the painted green walls. A large poster of smiling children hangs in the small lobby. The halls are narrow and just as unassuming as the outside of the building. The students take off their shoes before they enter the classrooms.   The Humanist Academy was only opened two ...

Policy debate teams heading to state tournament

Policy debate teams heading to state tournament

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Coppell High School has two teams preparing for the UIL state meet, which will be held at the University of Texas on March 22-23.   On Feb. 4, the CHS debate teams took home first, second and third place at the UIL CX district competition for team policy debate.   “Our district is to...

Coppell explores dangers of marijuana and vaping with community forum

Coppell explores dangers of marijuana and vaping with community forum

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under News

On Feb. 5 a handful of Coppell High School parents walked into the CHS auditorium to learn about the effects of marijuana and vaping on young adults.   The presentation was part of the Parent U program used to understand the growing concern around schools in the surrounding areas.  ...

Video: National Speech and Debate Day gives students voice

Video: National Speech and Debate Day gives students voice

March 1, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News

The National Speech and Debate Day is a day where students can celebrate their achievements and empower themselves through speech and debate.

CHS DECA shines at state, earns 11 spots at internationals

CHS DECA shines at state, earns 11 spots at internationals

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under News

Coppell High School DECA competed against the best in Texas at the state competition, which was held last weekend from Feb. 21-23 at the Dallas Sheraton, with 11 students advancing to the internationals at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC). These 11 qualifiers will travel to O...

A sweet surprise: long-term CHS9 custodian receives jersey from students

A sweet surprise: long-term CHS9 custodian receives jersey from students

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under CHS9, News

After being given a class wordle and poster in an gratitude activity by students in CHS9 Spanish II teacher Christie Nelson’s sixth period class, CHS9 custodian Jose Rodrigues didn’t expect his next gift.   Presented with a brand-new Ezekiel Elliott jersey from his favorite football tea...