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  • Dec. 11 is an early dismissal day in CISD (Elementary: 12:30 p.m., Middle: 1 p.m., High: 1:40 p.m.)

Voting for others: Campus blood drive aids pandemic shortage

Victoria Hertel, Student Life Editor November 3, 2020

Health Occupations Students of America and American Red Cross volunteers take donor’s temperatures as they prepare to get their blood drawn - a process that could take up to 45 minutes - during both...

Did the Vice Presidential debate fare better than the chaos that occurred last week?

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence had the first and only vice presidential debate of the campaign in Salt Lake City. Although the debate was heated, the candidates were civil compared to the Presidential debate that took place on Sept. 29.
Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

In Wednesday’s vice presidential debate, Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris addressed vital issues from their plans to hinder the progression of coronavirus to unity in our country.  The...

Teachers, students turning to podcasts during pandemic to connect with others

Coppell High School senior Shreya Mahadevan and engineering teacher Mike Yakubovsky both started podcasts to express their outlook on many of their interests. Mahedevan started this club with her free time during COVID-19. Due to this pandemic, both podcasters use their podcasts to discuss their expierences.
Shrika Vurimi, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

It was a calm, windy day in September with school on the minds of students. With the opportunities at home, Coppell High School senior Shreya Mahadevan decided to hit the record button. Missing the...

On the Spot: The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell, but how do you change a tire? (with video)

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

Generation Z’s latest favorite activity: turning nouns into verbs. The new favorite verb: adulting.  “Adulting Day is an opportunity for seniors to get the answers to the questions that they have...

On the Spot: Texans celebrate Lone Star State’s birthday (with video)

Sarah Habib, Staff Writer March 2, 2020

Streams of red, white and blue are flown up high, a single star boldly printed onto the banner shining as its proudest emblem of its country. A spectrum of faces are holding the flag in their own ways....

First annual special education basketball event bringing smiles to many

Coppell High School senior Miles Williams takes the shot at the first Special Olympics Skills Competition and Unified Games in the CHS large gym today. Williams and other special education students participate in order to test their physical activities skills.
Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer/Photographer February 28, 2020

The Coppell High School large gym was bustling today with smiling faces and casual conversation as a large crowd anticipated the commencement of the first Special Olympics Skills Competition and Unified...

On the Spot: Ash Wednesday commences season of Lent (with video)

Coppell High School junior Kathryn Hinkle shares what she has given up in the past for the season of Lent. Before Hinkle gave up consuming sweets and even beverages other than milk and water. This year, Hinkle sets aside time every morning to read verses from the Holy Bible.
Alishba Javaid, Staff writer February 26, 2020

Smudged ashes could be seen on the foreheads of students as they walked into school this morning to symbolize the dust from which God made us. All this marks Ash Wednesday, the day starting the season...

On the Spot: State DECA success leads to students advancing to internationals (with video)

Coppell High School senior Rushil Nakkana displays winnings from this weekend's DECA State Career Development Conference at the Fort Worth Convention center. In these competitions, members receive business scenarios and work in groups of two to find a solution in hopes of advancing to internationals.
Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer/Photographer February 25, 2020

Over the weekend, 121 Coppell Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) students competed in Fort Worth for the state competition. Fifteen of those students beat out thousands of other competitors...

Behind the scenes with the backbone of production

Coppell High School sophomore Nico Cabrera paints the floor of the Black Box Theatre on Thursday. CHS Theater Department‘s “12 Angry Jurors” show performs tomorrow night, Saturday night and Sunday night in the CHS Black Box Theater.
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...

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...

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...

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...

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