Coppell Student Media

CISD Board adopts final district border realignment plan

CISD Board adopts final district border realignment plan

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News, Showcase

On Monday night, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees approved elementary and middle school realignment plans. The motion to ratify plans A3 and B3 passed, 6-1. During open forum, community members addressed the Board with their views regarding how this redistricting will affect kids. Those who are forced to switc...

Potdar’s passion to help visible through Coppell home tour fundraiser

Potdar’s passion to help visible through Coppell home tour fundraiser

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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The Coppell Assistance League is an organization dedicated to helping the Coppell community through volunteers. Fittingly, National Honors Society (NAHS) sophomore art students Swarangi Potdar and Catherine Fuseiler volunteered to provide their sketches to help with the Coppell Assistance League’s ...

Opinions vary regarding online, intercom daily announcements

Opinions vary regarding online, intercom daily announcements

Charlotte Vanyo, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


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Coppell High School moved away from the conventional method of school announcements, over the intercom several years ago. Currently, announcements can be found on the homepage of the CHS website instead.   “It was just to keep as minimal distraction as possible in the classroom,” CHS ad...

Round-Up yearbook earns CSPA Gold Circles awards in multiple categories

Round-Up yearbook earns CSPA Gold Circles awards in multiple categories

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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After receiving a National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) All-American rating and a Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) gold medal rating, it was announced in January that the Coppell High School Round-Up yearbook has received honors at the CSPA’s 36th annual Gold Circle Awards for its 2017-...

Coppell City Council renews its approval for curfew hours for minors

Coppell City Council renews its approval for curfew hours for minors

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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Last week, the City of Coppell renewed its approval for the established city ordinance for curfew hours for minors. Every three years, readopting, ratifying, republishing and extending Chapter 9 of the Code of Ordinances, Article 9-17, “Curfew Hours for Minors” and authorization by the mayor is r...

Feminism as a living entity

Feminism as a living entity

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

February 16, 2019


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, News, Showcase

DALLAS - Clutching a sign featuring a photo of Christine Blasey Ford, and beside it the words: “Of course I believe her, the same thing happened to me”, Dallas resident Amy Bennett stomped through the city for the 2019 Dallas Women’s March.   “I just want to make sure for my...

Student Council spreads message of inclusivity with personalized paper hearts for student body

Student Council spreads message of inclusivity with personalized paper hearts for student body

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Valentine’s Day. A special day to celebrate love, characterized by roses, teddy bears, candy hearts and the color pink.   However, since not all have a special someone to enjoy the day with, the Coppell High School Student Council wished to make the day exciting for every student with a...

Learning, understanding course selections through Spring Preview Night

Learning, understanding course selections through Spring Preview Night

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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The commons and gyms of Coppell High School on Monday night included bustling conversation among teachers, parents and students as they discussed schedules for the 2019-20 school year.   CHS hosted a Spring Preview Night from 6-8 p.m. to allow to incoming sophomores, juniors and seniors to ...

Sleep paralysis affecting students in Coppell

Sleep paralysis affecting students in Coppell

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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The night is young, and you are prepared for a full night’s worth of sleep. A few hours fly by until suddenly, your body is frozen like ice.   No matter how hard you try wake up, your body remains paralyzed to the core. If you have experienced these symptoms, you may have encountered sleep...

Trump State of the Union speech receives mixed responses

Trump State of the Union speech  receives mixed responses

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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On Feb. 5, President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union (SOTU) speech to outline his priorities, his accomplishments and the state of the country’s economy.   The U.S. Constitution requires the president to deliver this speech annually, and it is often delivered during times o...

Annual VASE competition showcases dedication of art students

Annual VASE competition showcases dedication of art students

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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From sketching with charcoal to oil painting on canvas, Coppell High School art students submitted their pieces into the annual Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) on Saturday. Ranging anywhere from weeks to months of preparation, the process for creating and submitting a VASE piece is one of the most d...

Olé’s Neighborhood Tex-Mex reopens after renovation

Olé’s Neighborhood Tex-Mex reopens after renovation

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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Olé's Neighborhood Tex-Mex is located on a small corner near St. Ann Catholic Parish, but on Friday nights it is hard to miss the lines that sometimes snake all the way outside the building. When Olé's closed in December, loyal customers across Coppell adamantly shared their discontent across the...