Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: Great Depression coming alive within APUSH classrooms (with video)

On the Spot: Great Depression coming alive within APUSH classrooms (with video)

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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The threat of losing their entire livelihood constantly loomed over the heads of Americans during the 1930s, a time period accurately labeled as the Great Depression. Families lost their jobs, their cars, even the roof over their heads. And now, students at Coppell High School are experiencing it too...

On the Spot: Calvert hits home by presenting dangers of drug usage and addiction (with video)

On the Spot: Calvert hits home by presenting dangers of drug usage and addiction (with video)

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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In just a short 15 minute drive from Coppell High School, one can gain access to what was a major drug haven. By masquerading as a hotel to hide suspicions, the Han Gil Hotel facilitated a major drug market filled with violence, murders and weapons in the Dallas area.   On Tuesday, Deputy Criminal Chief Assistant ...

On the Spot: Localizing legislation (with video)

On the Spot: Localizing legislation (with video)

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

March 8, 2019


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On Thursday night, the Cozby Library and Community Commons saw the gathering of local community leaders, first responders and residents in House District 115 for the first Town Hall and Legislative Update under State Rep. Julie Johnson.   Since her election to office in November, Johnson made it ...

On the Spot: Cowgirls soccer earns third consecutive district title

On the Spot: Cowgirls soccer earns third consecutive district title

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


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The Coppells girls soccer team earned its third consecutive district title last night with a 5-1 win against the Irving Lady Tigers.   “It feels really awesome because we have one of the hardest districts [District 6-6A] in the state so its great that we can accomplish that,” senior defen...

On the Spot: CHS students give up luxuries, add meaningful things in their normal routines for Lent (with video)

On the Spot: CHS students give up luxuries, add meaningful things in their normal routines for Lent (with video)

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


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This week, Coppell High School students are preparing to sacrifice everyday luxuries for the Christian season of Lent. The 40 day season begins on March 6, otherwise known as Ash Wednesday and goes until Easter.   This season commemorates the 40 day period Jesus Christ spent fasting in th...

On The Spot: CHS enforces lunchtime off-campus policy (with video)

On The Spot: CHS enforces lunchtime off-campus policy (with video)

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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Last night, all Coppell High School students and parents received an email regarding campus procedures from Principal Dr. Nicole Jund, reminding students that leaving school during daily lunches is not allowed. Students may only leave with an administrator’s permission or a note signed by a paren...

On the Spot: Anatomy and Physiology students dissect sheep brains, cow eyes to physically explore their functions (with video)

On the Spot: Anatomy and Physiology students dissect sheep brains, cow eyes to physically explore their functions (with video)

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


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On Friday, in Michelle McDowell’s Anatomy and Physiology classes, students participated in a lab where they identify and label different portions of a sheep brain and a cow eye. Students dissected animal organs to bolster memorization and identification of portions that are similar to human organs. As th...

On the Spot: Juniors taking ACT today (with video)

On the Spot: Juniors taking ACT today (with video)

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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Today, Coppell High School juniors are taking the ACT along with the optional Writing section.   While many students will stay in their normal classes, testing juniors are in the large and small gyms from 8:50 a.m. until at least seventh period taking College Board’s ACT, one of two main...

On the Spot: GT/English III students use creative approach with visual argument project (with video)

On the Spot: GT/English III students use creative approach with visual argument project (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


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Today, in Melissa Alexander-Blythe’s GT/English III classes, students were able to show off their creative side with the visual argument project. Students could choose from many current topics as a project for their argument unit.   Students created posters, art illustrations, movies, scul...

On the Spot: Psychology students learn to relieve stress with yoga (with video)

On the Spot: Psychology students learn to relieve stress with yoga (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


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Students in all psychology classes walked into the library today to get ready for yoga for their current unit labeled Overall Development. The activity, which has been going on for four years now, has been a great way for the teachers to show students how to relieve stress.   “CHS has be...

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...