Coppell Student Media

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17 years after 9/11 lies a lifetime of grief along with unbreakable kinship (with video)

17 years after 9/11 lies a lifetime of grief along with unbreakable kinship (with video)

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, On the Spot, Showcase

Before the steps of Town Center Hall on the morning of Sept. 11 stand police officers, firefighters, paramedics and citizens of Coppell gathered under the peppering of rain and gloomy sky to commemorate the legacies of those lost 17 years prior.   Sept. 11, 2001 is a date often synonymous wi...

On the Spot: CISD prioritizing stadium security measures to keep staff, students safe

On the Spot: CISD prioritizing stadium security measures to keep staff, students safe

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

Beginning this year, security measures closely followed to ensure stadium safety during athletic events held at Buddy Echols Field.   Past requirements will be still be enforced, including the prohibition of backpacks and the use of only small handbags, diaper and medical bags at the sta...

On the Spot: First pep rally of the year brings focus on students, unifies campus

On the Spot: First pep rally of the year brings focus on students, unifies campus

Kelly Wei, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

Today, Coppell High School held its first pep rally of the 2018-2019 school year. Amidst the various new changes that have been introduced to the campus this year, the rally remains a steadfast tradition for students.   However, even within tradition, each years presents something new.   Unlike previous years, where...

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


Filed under On the Spot

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 must create a...

On the Spot: CISD, CHS receive A’s as TEA rates school districts using standardized test scores

On the Spot: CISD, CHS receive A’s as TEA rates school districts using standardized test scores

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under News, On the Spot

On Wednesday, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released grades for every school district in Texas based on standardized test scores. TEA used a new rating system in which each district received a grade A-F, with both Coppell ISD and Coppell High School each receiving an A.   The TEA also look...

On the Spot: Seniors finalizing college decisions

On the Spot: Seniors finalizing college decisions

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

https://vimeo.com/267514170 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 ...

On the Spot: Red Jacket decision day

On the Spot: Red Jacket decision day

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

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


Filed under On the Spot

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


Filed under On the Spot

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


Filed under On the Spot

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...

CHS media programs take home top honors at journalism convention

CHS media programs take home top honors at journalism convention

Wren Lee, Executive Design Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

The announcer went down the list of National Scholastic Press Association Online Pacemaker winners during the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco and said, “Another school from Texas,” then paused.   “I know there were other schools from Texas that were finalist...

On the Spot: Staff development day to bring growth for CHS staff

On the Spot: Staff development day to bring growth for CHS staff

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

Today, Coppell ISD will not have classes for students as the district has a staff development day for its staff.   Staff development days aim to provide educators in Coppell High School feedback and open discussion about student learning.   Dr. Thomas Van Soelen, an educational ...