Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: Spotify releases pet centered playlist creator (with video)

On the Spot: Spotify releases pet centered playlist creator (with video)

Andrés Bear, Coppell Student Media Web Producer

January 22, 2020

On Jan. 15, the music streaming service titan Spotify released a generator which creates unique playlists for owners to play to their pets. Spotify surveyed 5,000 people across the globe and concluded that, “71% of pet owners surveyed play music for their pets.” So far, the service allows for playlists to be created for a ...

On the Spot: Weather changes impact school day

On the Spot: Weather changes impact school day

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

This morning, faculty and students woke up to pouring rain as they made their way to Coppell High School. The Dallas-Fort Worth area has seen a variety of weather patterns in the past few days. The streak of chaotic weather started with a tornado warning on Friday night with winds reaching up to 90 mi...

On the Spot: Campus introduces changes to next year’s scheduling system (with video)

On the Spot: Campus introduces changes to next year’s scheduling system (with video)

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Coppell High School has seen many changes in its system this year, from ridding of semester exams to introducing Friday Night Live. Next year, it plans to see a change to the student schedule changing system. In the past, students often changed classes or switched them with a release period at the be...

On the Spot: Tensions rise between U.S., Iran as the new year begins (with video)

On the Spot: Tensions rise between U.S., Iran as the new year begins (with video)

Nanette Pottoore

January 8, 2020

Within three days into the new year, relations between Iran and the United States worsened when a U.S. airstrike, ordered by President Donald Trump, killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq.  Multiple memes about the situation and going into a possible war have taken over social media platforms s...

On the Spot: Juice WRLD leaves mixed legacy after untimely death (with video)

On the Spot: Juice WRLD leaves mixed legacy after untimely death (with video)

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Forty-one bags of marijuana, six bottles of prescription codeine syrup and one dead rapper were the result of Chicago Police’s search of the rapper Juice WRLD’s luggage at a private hangar at Midway Airport on Sunday. Officers from the Chicago Police Department awaited the private plane carrying ...

On The Spot: Students return from break, holiday season adds to senior’s stress (with video)

On The Spot: Students return from break, holiday season adds to senior’s stress (with video)

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

As temperatures drop, students fill the halls of Coppell High School after returning from Thanksgiving break. Three weeks remain until students and teachers are given two weeks off for Winter break.  During the last-leg of the semester, CHS seniors await the break as they finish their college applications ...

On the Spot: A Hall welcomes students back to refurbished classrooms

On the Spot: A Hall welcomes students back to refurbished classrooms

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

With the tarp uncovered, previously displaced students returned to their original classrooms in Coppell High School’s A Hall, passing the torch of renovations to C Hall directly across from them. Health Science Theory and Clinical, Round-Up yearbook, Student Services Central have reopened their doors.  Round-Up, relocated to B109 in the ...

On the Spot: California school shooting hits close to home for Bowden

On the Spot: California school shooting hits close to home for Bowden

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

November 15, 2019

A quick search on Twitter reveals “two killed, three injured”. On Thursday morning, a school shooting occurred at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif.  Coppell High School English teacher Matthew Bowden attended Saugus High School his freshman and sophomore year in 1985-87. Thursday’s s...

On the spot: Seniors say cheese for annual group panoramic picture (with video)

On the spot: Seniors say cheese for annual group panoramic picture (with video)

Sreeja Mudumby, Staff writer

November 13, 2019

The students shuffle as they get settled into their spots. The photographer shouts, “one, two, three” and the students smile wide as the camera shutters and takes their picture. After a couple of simple ones, they make silly poses with their faces as the camera clicks a second picture.  Co...

On The Spot: HOSA week increases awareness of students’ health (with video)

On The Spot: HOSA week increases awareness of students’ health (with video)

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Students wearing pajamas might be discouraged on a typical school day, Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) encourages students to come dressed to school in their fuzzy slippers or fleece pajama pants as part of HOSA health week.  Wearing pajamas is only one of the student-focused activiti...

Forensics students relate crime analysis to personal lives

Forensics students relate crime analysis to personal lives

Avani Kashyap, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

While spiderwebs, costumes and props decorate the hallways of Coppell High School, Forensic Science students celebrate Halloween by analyzing criminal evidence. This week, classes are identifying and learning about different fingerprint patterns. Instead of simply looking at fingerprint samples through mag...

On The Spot: PTSO bringing Halloween spirit to teachers lounge (with video)

On The Spot: PTSO bringing Halloween spirit to teachers lounge (with video)

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

The Parent Teacher Student Organization’s (PTSO) hospitality committee recognizes teachers’ hard work and contributions to Coppell High School every year with the annual Cauldrons of Candy luncheon.  Candy and decorations were put in the CHS teachers’ lounge today during second period and will be restocked tomorrow on Halloween. “I feel bless...