Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: Physics students test floating ability of boats, calculations (with video)

On the Spot: Physics students test floating ability of boats, calculations (with video)

Christie Hernandez, Staff writer/videographer

September 17, 2019

This Monday and Tuesday, Coppell High School AP Physics II classes are testing out student-constructed boats. During each class period, students take their boats to the back of the fieldhouse to test how much weight each boat can hold.  The lab’s purpose is to understand the process of flotation an...

On the Spot: Campus prepares for its largest College Night (with video)

On the Spot: Campus prepares for its largest College Night (with video)

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

September 12, 2019

  Coppell High School College Night is 6-8 p.m. tonight in the CHS Commons and Gymnasium. Parents and students will be able to interact with representatives from over 160 schools across the country, the most the annual event has ever had.  “I would tell parents and kids to come and ask...

On the Spot: Encapsulating high school experience in rings (with video)

On the Spot: Encapsulating high school experience in rings (with video)

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

September 9, 2019

A collective cheer sounds from the crowd; a winner has been chosen. Coppell High School junior Jordan Skalski will now be awarded a free class ring for following @jostenstexasgradshop on Instagram. During second period on Monday, Jostens hosted a presentation in the CHS Arena for all juniors, introd...

On the Spot: Seniors showcase individuality through overall, jorts (with video)

On the Spot: Seniors showcase individuality through overall, jorts (with video)

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

In a sea of red and black overalls and jorts, Coppell High School senior Maya Mohan stood out with her pink and orange overalls.  “I just wanted these overalls to represent me and my personality,” Mohan said. “I knew that pink, orange and yellow are my favorite colors. They just make me happ...

On the Spot: Higher Level, Standard Level IB math courses combine (with video)

On the Spot: Higher Level, Standard Level IB math courses combine (with video)

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Coppell High School (CHS) recently underwent a change in the scheduling of its math courses. The Higher Level (HL) and Standard Level (CL) classes combined due to the difficulty many students were having in fitting in their IB math requirement with other ...

On the Spot: Springer brings tradition of wearing pink to CHS to raise awareness of cancer (with video)

On the Spot: Springer brings tradition of wearing pink to CHS to raise awareness of cancer (with video)

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

Coppell High School Principal Laura Springer is bringing over a tradition of wearing pink on Wednesdays from Coppell Middle School East. The color was chosen to raise awareness and support for cancer and those affected by the disease. All CHS staff and administration wear pink every Wednesday. The ...

On the Spot: Campus introduces Fish Philosophy, Cowboy GRIT to encourage sense of community (with video)

On the Spot: Campus introduces Fish Philosophy, Cowboy GRIT to encourage sense of community (with video)

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

With the start of the new school year, many changes have arisen physically at Coppell High School, from the fresh coats of white paint to the new carpets of D hall. One of the biggest changes though, comes from the shift in mentality of the students and staff members of CHS. The inspiration behind ...

On The Spot: Renovations creating new opportunities, challenges (with video)

On The Spot: Renovations creating new opportunities, challenges (with video)

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

August 20, 2019

As the second phase of the district renovation construction continues into the new school year, students and teachers alike have met many opportunities and challenges within Coppell High School.   On one end, teachers and students have been provided with upgraded technology, including new pr...

On The Spot: New C-Day allows for flexibility to compliment block scheduling (with video)

On The Spot: New C-Day allows for flexibility to compliment block scheduling (with video)

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

August 16, 2019

Although apprehension stirred about the introduction of C day prior to the beginning of the school year, many - faculty and students alike - became fond of the concept upon its roll-out today. On C day, students attend all eight periods, whereas on A and B days, students only go to four. “C da...

On the Spot: Round-Up distributes yearbook, yields year of memories (with video)

On the Spot: Round-Up distributes yearbook, yields year of memories (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

As students rushed into the CHS arena, the award-winning Round-Up yearbook staff passed out all the memories in the 2018-2019 school year. The 2019 Round-Up Yearbooks is being distributed in the arena till 3 p.m. for those who pre-purchased. From the first day of school to the Shattered Dreams ...

Students, teachers adapting to new technological additions to classrooms

Students, teachers adapting to new technological additions to classrooms

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

New projectors and 12 foot screens have been installed in a number of classrooms. These new pieces of technology replace the Smartboards and allow teachers to instruct their students in new and different ways. Along with the new screens and projectors, classrooms will get an Apple TV. This addition...

On the Spot: New policy exempts students taking AP exams from class finals (with video)

On the Spot: New policy exempts students taking AP exams from class finals (with video)

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Just ahead of AP/IB testing and with finals quickly approaching, the Coppell High School administration announced a new exemption policy late last week. The policy states that students taking an AP exam for a class are not required to take the class’ final exam. “By taking the AP test, they now qualify f...