Coppell Student Media

Campus restrooms shut down during class to deter vandalism

Campus restrooms shut down during class to deter vandalism

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under News

On Nov. 15, the Coppell High School upstairs C hall boys’ restroom was closed and labeled “out of order” due to the destruction of urinals, plumbing, ceiling tiles and stall doors. It took nearly a month to complete and cost a significant amount of time and nearly $1,200 to repair and remained c...

Coppell ISD announces 11th elementary school as solution to overpopulation issue

Coppell ISD announces 11th elementary school as solution to overpopulation issue

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under News

Over the past several years, growth, development and change have been a common occurrence at Coppell ISD. The latest addition, Canyon Ranch Elementary School, only further proves this.   Named on Nov. 26, Canyon Ranch Elementary School came to be through a public poll sent out by Coppell I...

Stroh enters role of principal’s secretary, powered by experience of previous positions

Stroh enters role of principal’s secretary, powered by experience of previous positions

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under News

After a series of prior positions at Coppell High School, Amy Stroh has found a new role as administrative assistant to the principal. This promotion came after the former principal’s secretary, Terry Phillips, retired in December.   Despite having big shoes to fill, Stroh thinks the support of th...

Registration process for 2019-20 school year underway, prepares students for class choices

Registration process for 2019-20 school year underway, prepares students for class choices

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under News

Returning Coppell High School students and parents can expect changes regarding the timeline of the registration of classes for the upcoming school 2019-20 year.   This process began officially on Dec. 19, when the course guide for the upcoming school year was released to students to view an...

KCBY and KCBY Espanol nominated for Emmy, win Pacemaker

KCBY and KCBY Espanol nominated for Emmy, win Pacemaker

Natalie Gilliam, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under News

Coppell High School is continuing its hallmark of excellence with another set of awards recognizing the hard work and creativity of its teachers and students.   In October of this 2018 school year, Coppell High School student broadcast programs KCBY and KCBY Español were nominated for e...

Empowered activists to engage in Dallas Women’s March

Empowered activists to engage in Dallas Women’s March

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under News

On Sunday at 2 p.m., crowds will fill the streets of Dallas for the third annual Dallas Women's March, beginning at the St. Paul United Methodist Church.   State Representatives Victoria Neave and Rhetta Bowers led the event’s coordination, along with a group of volunteers.  ...

Storch outlives herself, new organization helps others do the same

Storch outlives herself, new organization helps others do the same

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under News

It has been nine years since the founding of Taylor’s Gift - years in which the Storch family’s perseverance and desire to make a change through advocacy for organ donation has captivated the community of Coppell and people nationwide.   Now, Taylor’s Gift gets to write a new chapter. ...

Finding your place through spontaneous decisions

Finding your place through spontaneous decisions

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under News

At 22 years old, Danny Barton, a biochemistry major from the University of North Texas, did not think he would end up being the Police Chief of the Coppell Police Department. In fact, he did not think he would join the police force at all.   “I got into it by accident but I fell in love with it immediat...

Concerns voiced over new boundary realignment

Concerns voiced over new boundary realignment

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

On Monday night’s Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting, a full house gathered to support both elementary and secondary Teachers of the Year.   Surrounded by their family members, friends and coworkers, campus Teachers of the Year were also acknowledged for qualifying for National Teacher...

Why students are more pressured than ever

Why students are more pressured than ever

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under News

According to the American Society for the Positive Care of Children, more teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza and chronic lung disease combined.   This may seem shocking to some, but unfortunately, to...

From form to flight: The process of a school trip

From form to flight: The process of a school trip

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


Filed under News

No matter the duration of the event, there is always excitement about embarking on a new school trip. Students can stay at hotels, go to conventions or spend time at an amusement park. Students only see the product of months of planning yet few know of the process it takes to get there. &nbs...

Pervasive violence damaging Generation Z culture

Pervasive violence damaging Generation Z culture

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, News

It seems like everyday, the world is hit with another act of violence. News channels greet viewers with tragedies regularly - someone has killed themselves, someone has brutally murdered another, someone has shot up a school or a movie theater.   To older generations, this scale of viol...