Coppell Student Media

Science fair winners look forward to Dallas regional competition

Science fair winners look forward to Dallas regional competition

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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Coppell students take on their next challenge after performing well in the Coppell High School science fair with 96 participants and 55 projects moving onto the Dallas Regional Science Fair.   The Coppell High School science fair was held at CHS9 on Jan. 24, with 229 students and 130 projects e...

Coppell community explores different culture in Chinese New Year event

Coppell community explores different culture in Chinese New Year event

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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On Saturday afternoon, the Cozby Library and Community Commons was transformed from its usual quiet, studious environment to a place filled with bustling activity, celebrating Chinese New Year.   Originally starting as a Capstone project last year, Chinese learners from Coppell High Schoo...

Incoming students to look through next year’s schedules on Monday

Incoming students to look through next year’s schedules on Monday

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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Following the opening of course selections on Jan. 9, Coppell High School will be hosting a Spring Preview Night on Feb. 11. This will serve as an Open House for next year, focusing around 2019-20 sophomores.   “It’s an opportunity to give our incoming kids, an opportunity to see what t...

Red Jacket applications officially open, representation wanted

Red Jacket applications officially open, representation wanted

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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On Jan. 30, Coppell High School Red Jacket applications officially opened to current juniors.   Red Jackets are a select group of seniors who exhibit outstanding leadership skills that “serve as the face of CHS”, according to the club application. The students complete a community...

CPD’s self defense class provides important learning opportunities for senior girls (with video)

CPD’s self defense class provides important learning opportunities for senior girls (with video)

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


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Coppell police officers disperse along the room’s perimeters with large self-defense bags as girls line up behind each one. As soon as the drills begin, resonating sounds of girls yelling "Fire!" with each punch fill the room - simulating the essential act of attracting attention in dangerous situatio...

Local fans not entertained by Super Bowl LIII

Local fans not entertained by Super Bowl LIII

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


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Last night, the biggest night in television, and in football, was held for audiences from all around the world. The Super Bowl LIII, consisted of low scoring, strong defense and a halftime show featuring Maroon 5 and Travis Scott.   Aside from the game, a 13-3 New England victory over the Los Ang...

CHS no longer offering GT/AP courses for the 2019-20 school year

CHS no longer offering GT/AP courses for the 2019-20 school year

Nishant Medicharla, Export and Production Manager

January 28, 2019


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The Coppell High School administration will no longer offer the Gifted and Talented Advanced Placement (GT/AP) courses for the 2019-2020 school year.   According to CHS associate principal Melissa Arnold, the only difference between an Advanced Placement (AP) and GT course is its differentiatio...

C-store sees string of recent thefts

C-store sees string of recent thefts

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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The 2015-16 school year saw various changes throughout the year, including renovations for the Coppell High School store, known as the C-store, to expand and improve its layout.   Despite the project setting its sights on improvement, a string of thefts has occured.   “During...

Choir seniors begin last semester with three advances to All-State

Choir seniors begin last semester with three advances to All-State

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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Surreal. Rewarding. Awesome.   Three Coppell seniors find themselves reflecting on their time in the Coppell High School choir department as they describe their journeys to the state level.   “When they announced my name - you start crying, you can’t get ahold of your emotions because you...

City to recognize popular outgoing administrative assistant

City to recognize popular outgoing administrative assistant

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


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On Tuesday, the Coppell City Council announced Jan. 31, 2019 as Sara Fulton Appreciation Day.   Sara Fulton, senior administrative secretary for the Coppell Police Department., is retiring from her position in the City of Coppell. Fulton has served for almost 25 years with the police fill...

What the government shutdown means for Coppell

What the government shutdown means for Coppell

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


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Uncle Sam has been tagged by a kid named Government Polarization in a game of freeze tag that affects every American. As Washington D.C stands still, the rest of the nation is teeming with uncertainty. About 800,000 federal workers are not being paid; 500,000 of them are being forced to work regardless....

Women of color lead 2019 Dallas Women’s March

Women of color lead 2019 Dallas Women’s March

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

January 23, 2019


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DALLAS - As a sea of activists paraded through city streets for the Dallas Women’s March on Sunday, a few stood out: Native Americans, dressed in their culture’s vibrant outfits and leading the march proudly.   “A year ago, at the last march, I felt like the indigenous people were an ...