Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in health sciences (with video)

On the Spot: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in health sciences (with video)

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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Gary Beyer’s Emergency Medical Tech (EMT) and Pharmacy students are greeted by multi colored twinkle lights, a miniature holiday village and a large wintertime train set display as they enter his classroom.   Beyer set up holiday decorations in and out of his room (A110) last week, at the...

On the Spot: APUSH students reenact Antebellum period through We Are One (with video)

On the Spot: APUSH students reenact Antebellum period through We Are One (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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Students entered the CHS library, which completely turned into a museum for the Antebellum period.   The AP U.S. history classes have been working on a project titled We Are One, which shows the different aspects of the Antebellum period. Ranging from live music to food from that time, the...

On the Spot: Mock election introduces students to voting process (with video)

On the Spot: Mock election introduces students to voting process (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The Coppell High School library held a mock election for the Texas Gubernatorial race between Republican incumbent Greg Abbott, Democratic nominee Lupe Valdez and Libertarian candidate Mark Tippetts.   Open to voting all day, the mock election took place in the library with classes heading ...

On the Spot: CHS teachers getting special treatment this week, courtesy of Student Council (with video)

On the Spot: CHS teachers getting special treatment this week, courtesy of Student Council (with video)

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


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At Coppell High School, shuffling student groups are celebrating the tireless efforts of their teachers.   Although the national Teacher Appreciation Week is in May, CHS is initiating recognition this month in an attempt to help the teachers relax during a stressful time of the school year....

On the Spot: Calling all eligible students to make their voice be heard (with video)

On the Spot: Calling all eligible students to make their voice be heard (with video)

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018


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For National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Coppell High School Red Jackets stood behind a table in the main hallway to register people to vote.   It is a requirement by the secretary of state in Texas that public school systems offer the opportunity for students to register to vote. The Re...

On the Spot: APUSH students reenact Boston Massacre through annual mock trial (with video)

On the Spot: APUSH students reenact Boston Massacre through annual mock trial (with video)

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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Today, in Diane de Waals’ APUSH classes, students wrap up the final stages of their court trial of the Boston Massacre.   Students were assigned to replicate a 1700s courtroom in early colonial America as a project for their second unit. Students fill the role of four judges and several w...

On the Spot: IB Biology I classes sustaining life in new mesocosm project (with video)

On the Spot: IB Biology I classes sustaining life in new mesocosm project (with video)

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

August 28, 2018


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Today in Rebecca Wheatley’s IB Biology I classroom, lively chatter and energy surround the room as students shuffle soil in containers and arrange various cacti, seeds, and leaves all in preparation for their mesocosm project.   With the objective to sustain itself for four weeks, students mu...

On the Spot: Seniors finalizing college decisions (with video)

On the Spot: Seniors finalizing college decisions (with video)

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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Today, for National College Decision Day, seniors at Coppell High School and around the nations must finalize their decision of which college they will be attending.   CHS senior Jasmine Lau plans to study electrical engineering and computer science at University of California-Berkeley...

On the Spot: Red Jacket decision day

On the Spot: Red Jacket decision day

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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A senior year filled with leadership, community activities, and school involvement through Coppell High School’s group of senior ambassadors is on the minds of this year’s Red Jacket applicants.   Every year, students from the incoming senior class can apply for the prestigious group kno...

On the Spot: Senior students auditioning to perform at end of year senior events

On the Spot: Senior students auditioning to perform at end of year senior events

Kelly Wei, Art Editor, Entertainment Editor

April 26, 2018


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What was once a casual custom has now transformed into a beloved Coppell High School tradition.   Today, after school in the choir room, CHS associate principals Sean Bagley, Melissa Arnold and assistant choir director Adam Gilliland will audition six senior students for the opportunity t...

On the Spot: Coppell Best Buddies to host fundraising car wash

On the Spot: Coppell Best Buddies to host fundraising car wash

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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On Saturday, the Coppell Best Buddies club at Coppell High School will host its first car wash to raise funds for buddies, or those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   The car wash will also provide funding for the upcoming end of year party and member dues for the club. &...

On the Spot: Exceptional academics honored at Academic Recognition banquet

On the Spot: Exceptional academics honored at Academic Recognition banquet

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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Today, the top five percent of the senior class of Coppell High School is being recognized in the annual Academic Recognition Banquet, along with the teachers of their choice. The banquet is being held at Courtyard Marriott Towne Place Suites in Grapevine.   For these students, the banqu...