Coppell Student Media

New shuttle system leads to ease of transportation between Coppell campuses

New shuttle system leads to ease of transportation between Coppell campuses

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under News

This year, students can leave class fully knowing their shuttle will be on-time and in the right location, hop on the bus and arrive calmly at their next class with time to spare. But the system has not always been like this.   The 2018-2019 school year has seen changes to the way shuttles r...

KCBY named nation’s top student newscast

KCBY named nation’s top student newscast

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Despite having a number of prestigious awards under their belt, it was still a pleasant surprise when Coppell High School’s student-run television station KCBY-TV was named Best Student Newscast in the nation Thursday by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).   The ann...

CHS to host 10-year Red Jacket reunion Friday

CHS to host 10-year Red Jacket reunion Friday

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under News

For the first time, Coppell High School is hosting a reunion open to all current and former CHS Red Jacket members.   The Red Jackets are a select group of seniors who are chosen to represent CHS. These students go through an intense application and interview process in their junior year and ...

On the Spot: CHS teachers getting special treatment this week, courtesy of Student Council (with video)

On the Spot: CHS teachers getting special treatment this week, courtesy of Student Council (with video)

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, On the Spot

At Coppell High School, shuffling student groups are celebrating the tireless efforts of their teachers.   Although the national Teacher Appreciation Week is in May, CHS is initiating recognition this month in an attempt to help the teachers relax during a stressful time of the school year....

New coach, same pep

New coach, same pep

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under News

For more than a decade, the Coppell High School cheer program has been hosting a cheer clinic for youth girls. This year, while welcoming a new coach, the cheer team hopes to bring new expectations to its program.   The clinic allows kids from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade to learn b...

UPDATED: None injured as CISD bus unexpectedly catches fire

UPDATED: None injured as CISD bus unexpectedly catches fire

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under News

This morning, a Coppell ISD school bus caught fire while on its route from Irving to Valley Ranch Elementary. The bus was carrying two students, a bus monitor and its driver.   There were no reported injuries.   The bus driver was quick to notice smoke coming from the bus en...

Bringing the basics: Coppell Life Safety Park holds monthly CPR-AED class

Bringing the basics: Coppell Life Safety Park holds monthly CPR-AED class

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

Bringing the basics to saving to a life locally, the City of Coppell held its monthly CPR-AED training class at the Coppell Life Safety Park on Saturday morning.     Open for any teen and adult, the CPR-AED class teaches the necessary skills for basic first aid tactics, choking relief, and ...

Police increase control over local park following recent theft

Police increase control over local park following recent theft

Charlotte Vanyo, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Around 7:15 a.m. on Aug. 28, Coppell resident Andrea Hulcy’s car was broken into in the Andy Brown Park West parking lot. Every Tuesday and Thursday, Hulcy runs the park’s loop with friends, passing her parked car about every 10 minutes.   At first glance, Hulcy thought she had left her w...

Annual PSAT testing held for sophomores, registered juniors

Annual PSAT testing held for sophomores, registered juniors

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under News

Wednesday morning, the Coppell High School large gym hallway filled with lively and nervous chatter from the awaiting crowd of test takers of the school organized test, the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test).   Administered every October, the PSAT is open...

Neighbors gather to celebrate National Night Out with law enforcement

Neighbors gather to celebrate National Night Out with law enforcement

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

October 7, 2018


Filed under News

On Tuesday night, Copperstone Trail, as well neighborhoods across Coppell and the nation, celebrated National Night Out. Elementary school kids could be seen frolicking around the cul de sac. Children zipped around on scooters, adults enganged in conversation and footballs were tossed across the lawns. P...

Fresh look for historic campus (with video)

Fresh look for historic campus (with video)

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Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under CHS9, News, Showcase

Since the announcement of a new high school campus two years ago, the spotlight has been put on CHS9. The campus focuses on ninth graders and providing a secure environment for them, away from the upperclassmen.   At CHS9’s official grand opening on Wednesday night, it was evident why and who ...

Homecoming pep rally builds anticipation for game, dance

Homecoming pep rally builds anticipation for game, dance

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under News

  On Friday Morning, Coppell High School held its annual homecoming pep rally.   A celebration filled with a variety of traditions, homecoming includes the nomination of the homecoming court. Mums and garters dotted the stands as the homecoming court was presented.   Sawyer...