Coppell Student Media

Behind the scenes with the backbone of production

Behind the scenes with the backbone of production

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Walking into the black box, your senses are immediately aware of the smell of paint and the sound of bustling people at work.  “I'm currently working on painting the checkerboard floor which represents how the characters are playing a game with someone's life,” Coppell High School theater dir...

On the Spot: Band hosts first-ever Coppell High School Ensemble Festival (with video)

On the Spot: Band hosts first-ever Coppell High School Ensemble Festival (with video)

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Tonight, the Coppell band is hosting the Coppell High School Ensemble Festival from 5-9 p.m. at CHS. This marks Coppell’s first independent ensemble festival dedicated to improving band students’ ensemble skills in smaller chamber ensembles to the full band.  The festival involves smaller groups of stud...

On the Spot: Student Council building community of love with Valentine’s Day hearts project (with video)

On the Spot: Student Council building community of love with Valentine’s Day hearts project (with video)

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Red and pink hearts filled with compliments line Coppell High School’s halls today. For the second year, Student Council has brightened every student’s Valentine’s Day with personalized notes written on heart-shaped cards. “Getting a note from Student Council is really nice and it’s great that they chose to do this for every single st...

On the Spot: Fine arts students in tight quarters during band hall renovations (with video)

On the Spot: Fine arts students in tight quarters during band hall renovations (with video)

Camila Villarreal and Mark Santuae

February 13, 2020

The construction throughout the school year has finally made its way to the Coppell High School Band Hall after renovations in the auditorium were completed. Everything in the practice rooms, instrument storage room and main band room was emptied of its contents and stored in temporary locations. &nbs...

Vaughn leaving CISD to pursue new opportunity

Vaughn leaving CISD to pursue new opportunity

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Today, assistant principal Chase Vaughn is saying goodbye to Coppell High School. Vaughn has worked at Coppell High School and at the 9th Grade Campus as an assistant principal for the past two years. He also previously worked at Coppell Middle School North in 2008 and Coppell High School in 2010...

On the Spot: Potential inclement weather reveals process of school cancellation

On the Spot: Potential inclement weather reveals process of school cancellation

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Tomorrow, Coppell ISD will be monitoring potentially freezing precipitation and hazardous road conditions as it makes a  decision on whether or not to cancel school for the district. Today, there were many concerns voiced by students about tomorrow’s drop in temperatures and the potential of rainy wea...

On the Spot: Large Plano schools added to Coppell’s new district

On the Spot: Large Plano schools added to Coppell’s new district

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Starting next fall, Coppell ISD athletics will say goodbye to Irving ISD and hello to Plano ISD in district competition.  Today, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced the new districts realignment for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 seasons. A majority of Coppell High School programs, inc...

On the Spot: Choir using classroom recitals for contest preparation (with video)

On the Spot: Choir using classroom recitals for contest preparation (with video)

Rithik Chennupati, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Coppell High School choir students are going through rehearsals of their solos and ensemble for the UIL Region 31 Solo and Ensemble Contest  tonight at CHS9.  To some students, this is a project but to the ones competing this is a good preparation for the UIL contest. “The benefit of practi...

On the Spot: Campus mourns death of NBA legend (with video)

On the Spot: Campus mourns death of NBA legend (with video)

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Yesterday, 41-year-old NBA star Kobe Bryant and 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant were identified as two of the nine passengers killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. Their losses are felt heavily among those in the basketball community and those not.  Throughout his basketball career, Bryant ama...

On the Spot: Wuhan coronavirus hits Texas soil with potential case (with video)

On the Spot: Wuhan coronavirus hits Texas soil with potential case (with video)

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

January 25, 2020

With ever changing and rapidly mutating viruses, the threat of contraction always exists, no matter how little. Yet, a sense of imperceptibility remains, until the threat hits close to home. Exhibiting symptoms of the new Wuhan coronavirus, a Texas A&M University student has been receiving tre...

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...