Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: A Hall welcomes students back to refurbished classrooms

On the Spot: A Hall welcomes students back to refurbished classrooms

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

With the tarp uncovered, previously displaced students returned to their original classrooms in Coppell High School’s A Hall, passing the torch of renovations to C Hall directly across from them. Health Science Theory and Clinical, Round-Up yearbook, Student Services Central have reopened their doors.  Round-Up, relocated to B109 in the ...

On the Spot: California school shooting hits close to home for Bowden

On the Spot: California school shooting hits close to home for Bowden

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

November 15, 2019

A quick search on Twitter reveals “two killed, three injured”. On Thursday morning, a school shooting occurred at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif.  Coppell High School English teacher Matthew Bowden attended Saugus High School his freshman and sophomore year in 1985-87. Thursday’s s...

On the spot: Seniors say cheese for annual group panoramic picture (with video)

On the spot: Seniors say cheese for annual group panoramic picture (with video)

Sreeja Mudumby, Staff writer

November 13, 2019

The students shuffle as they get settled into their spots. The photographer shouts, “one, two, three” and the students smile wide as the camera shutters and takes their picture. After a couple of simple ones, they make silly poses with their faces as the camera clicks a second picture.  Co...

On The Spot: HOSA week increases awareness of students’ health (with video)

On The Spot: HOSA week increases awareness of students’ health (with video)

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Students wearing pajamas might be discouraged on a typical school day, Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) encourages students to come dressed to school in their fuzzy slippers or fleece pajama pants as part of HOSA health week.  Wearing pajamas is only one of the student-focused activiti...

Forensics students relate crime analysis to personal lives

Forensics students relate crime analysis to personal lives

Avani Kashyap, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

While spiderwebs, costumes and props decorate the hallways of Coppell High School, Forensic Science students celebrate Halloween by analyzing criminal evidence. This week, classes are identifying and learning about different fingerprint patterns. Instead of simply looking at fingerprint samples through mag...

On The Spot: PTSO bringing Halloween spirit to teachers lounge (with video)

On The Spot: PTSO bringing Halloween spirit to teachers lounge (with video)

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

The Parent Teacher Student Organization’s (PTSO) hospitality committee recognizes teachers’ hard work and contributions to Coppell High School every year with the annual Cauldrons of Candy luncheon.  Candy and decorations were put in the CHS teachers’ lounge today during second period and will be restocked tomorrow on Halloween. “I feel bless...

On the Spot: Chemistry classes ignite interest through flame lab (with video)

On the Spot: Chemistry classes ignite interest through flame lab (with video)

Alishba Javaid, Staff writer

October 24, 2019

Vibrant colors of flames reflected on students safety goggles as they hovered over ignited Bunsen burners with exclaims awe. Coppell High School chemistry teacher Mashal Khan’s classes performed a flame lab on Wednesday for their electron configuration unit. To further understand these concepts, ...

On The Spot: AP Art History reviews unit on Greek art with mock Olympics (with video)

On The Spot: AP Art History reviews unit on Greek art with mock Olympics (with video)

Neha Desaraju, Student Life Editor

October 18, 2019

Students stack marshmallows, held up by white-speckled pretzels, while others pose in the hallway, dressed in togas and horse costumes. Coppell High School art teacher Michelle Hauske’s second and seventh period AP art history classes ended their second unit on Near Eastern and Greek art with a mo...

On the Spot: Sophomores, juniors to take annual PSAT (with video)

On the Spot: Sophomores, juniors to take annual PSAT (with video)

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

Tomorrow, all Coppell High School sophomores and juniors will take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The test is free, and this year, sophomores and juniors are automatically registered and do not need to sign up. Offered every year in October, the PSAT h...

Engineering students look to tackle problems through creating apps

Engineering students look to tackle problems through creating apps
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Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

  This year, the Coppell High School senior engineering class, Practicum and STEM, has taken on an interesting undertaking- recognizing an issue in the school and creating an app to solve it. The Engineering students were given a choice of a wide range of problems to tackle, ranging from hea...

On the Spot: Forensics department using creative approach with crime scene analysis

On the Spot: Forensics department using creative approach with crime scene analysis

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Walking into the Coppell High School Library, students and faculty were surprised to see the caution tapes and different props scattered throughout the floor.  On Monday and Tuesday, the forensic classes were tasked with analyzing the different crime scenes throughout the library. Students documen...

On the Spot: Jostens offering sale of cap, gown for seniors along with paraphernalia (with video)

On the Spot: Jostens offering sale of cap, gown for seniors along with paraphernalia (with video)

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

As the graduating class of 2020 settled into the Coppell High School Arena, Principal Laura Springer, associate principal Sean Bagley and Josten representative Chris Harper played a slideshow with a montage of Jostens products available to purchase. The senior assembly informed students about purchas...