Coppell Student Media

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...

On the Spot: Year of learning culminating in month of AP preparation (with video)

On the Spot: Year of learning culminating in month of AP preparation (with video)

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

For many high schoolers, May is the most intensive month of the year. With the AP exams heaped upon school administered final exams, it often comes down to preparation in April to round out all the material learned in the year long coursework. With the first AP exam—United States Government and Politics...

On the Spot: NBA legend’s career comes to close, opens door for next generation (with video)

On the Spot: NBA legend’s career comes to close, opens door for next generation (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Heading onto his home court for the very last time, and dropping 30 in front of his home crowd, is how most fans expected his career to come to a close.   After an illustrious 21 year career for the Dallas Mavericks, future hall of famer forward Dirk Nowitzki, called off an era at his last hom...

On the Spot: Exploring CHS students’ preparation for prom

On the Spot: Exploring CHS students’ preparation for prom

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

  This Saturday, Coppell High School’s prom will be hosted at AT&T Stadium from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. The Great Gatsby themed event will be, for many, a night to remember for years to come.   In order to adequately prepare for this special night, many students have planned months in advance. Many factors, such as budge...

Introducing green lunch: an opportunity that redefines success (with video)

Introducing green lunch: an opportunity that redefines success (with video)

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Starting today, in addition to red and gold lunch, selected students were rewarded with green lunch which falls under a new criteria.   “We know that having off campus lunch is kind of big for everybody,” Coppell High School Dr. Principal Nicole Jund said and. “We’ve kind of tightene...

On the Spot: Great Depression coming alive within APUSH classrooms (with video)

On the Spot: Great Depression coming alive within APUSH classrooms (with video)

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The threat of losing their entire livelihood constantly loomed over the heads of Americans during the 1930s, a time period accurately labeled as the Great Depression. Families lost their jobs, their cars, even the roof over their heads. And now, students at Coppell High School are experiencing it too...

On the Spot: Calvert hits home by presenting dangers of drug usage and addiction (with video)

On the Spot: Calvert hits home by presenting dangers of drug usage and addiction (with video)

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

In just a short 15 minute drive from Coppell High School, one can gain access to what was a major drug haven. By masquerading as a hotel to hide suspicions, the Han Gil Hotel facilitated a major drug market filled with violence, murders and weapons in the Dallas area.   On Tuesday, Deputy Criminal Chief Assistant ...

On the Spot: Localizing legislation (with video)

On the Spot: Localizing legislation (with video)

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

March 8, 2019

On Thursday night, the Cozby Library and Community Commons saw the gathering of local community leaders, first responders and residents in House District 115 for the first Town Hall and Legislative Update under State Rep. Julie Johnson.   Since her election to office in November, Johnson made it ...

On the Spot: Cowgirls soccer earns third consecutive district title

On the Spot: Cowgirls soccer earns third consecutive district title

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

The Coppells girls soccer team earned its third consecutive district title last night with a 5-1 win against the Irving Lady Tigers.   “It feels really awesome because we have one of the hardest districts [District 6-6A] in the state so its great that we can accomplish that,” senior defen...

On the Spot: CHS students give up luxuries, add meaningful things in their normal routines for Lent (with video)

On the Spot: CHS students give up luxuries, add meaningful things in their normal routines for Lent (with video)

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

This week, Coppell High School students are preparing to sacrifice everyday luxuries for the Christian season of Lent. The 40 day season begins on March 6, otherwise known as Ash Wednesday and goes until Easter.   This season commemorates the 40 day period Jesus Christ spent fasting in th...