Coppell Student Media

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

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 about life and haven’t necessarily been taught in high school,” Coppell High School instructional coach...

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

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. This is nationalism, state nationalism and this time it's for the Lone Star State- Texas. Tex...

First annual special education basketball event bringing smiles to many

First annual special education basketball event bringing smiles to many

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 Games. Both middle school and high school special education students participated in ceremonies, ski...

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

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

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 Lent.  The season of Lent is celebrated by Catholics that starts on this Wednesday and ends off ...

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

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

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 from across the state to advance to internationals in Nashville, Tenn. at the end of April. The com...

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 5, 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...