Coppell Student Media

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

Coppell High School Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) teacher Suzanne Paylor dresses in workout attire on Monday. This week, HOSA has themes for each day to raise awareness for students’ health.

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

Coppell High School senior Riley Deiorio analyzes her fingerprints for a forensics assignment during fifth period today. The class is currently covering different types of fingerprints and how to read them.

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)

The Coppell High School Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) sets up cauldrons of candy in the teacher’s lounge on Wednesday. The PTSO wants to show appreciation for teachers and give back for their hard work with events such as this.

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)

Coppell High School sophomore Sven Collins observes the color change in the flames from the Bunsen burner in Mashal Khan’s third period chemistry class in C102 on Wednesday. Chemistry is currently in their electromagnetic spectrum unit.

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)

Coppell High School seniors Keerthi Durairaj, Penelope Gummelt and Katherine Hollen recreate the ancient sculpture,

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)

The PSAT is Wednesday and will be taken by all Coppell High School sophomores and juniors. Student testing room assignments can be found in the main hall and outside the large gym.

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

Coppell High School senior Ridha Syed shows her iPad app prototype in her eighth period Practicum and STEM class. Syed made a prototype that tracks bus routes, indicates when a bus is late and sends alerts to the user.
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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

Students in Sandy Kirkpatrick’s third period forensics class work on a murder mystery crime scene lab at the Coppell High School Library on Monday. Students look at different crime scenes around the library and work to solve each case.

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)

Jostens representative Chris Harper speaks to the Coppell High School senior class. Photo by Lilly Gorman.

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...

On the Spot: Senior quotes, panoramic reintroduced in yearbook (with video)

Coppell High School senior Alyssa Ramos fills out a form to submit her senior quote in the CHS Commons on Monday. This year, due to its popularity among the CHS students, senior quotes will be in the Round-Up Yearbook.

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Coppell High School seniors are now able to leave some final words and be captured with their entire class for one last time in this school year’s Round-Up yearbook. To many students’ pleasant surprise, seniors can now submit quotes to appear next to their portraits in the yearbook. In addition, a...

On the Spot: Secretary of State Hughes promotes voter registration (with video)

Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs speaks to Coppell High School government students in the lecture hall about the importance of registering to vote. Hughs was recently appointed State Senator by Governor Greg Abbott and explained the details of her job to the students.

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Today during third period, Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs was invited to speak in front of Coppell High School’s government classes in the lecture hall about the importance of registering to vote.  Hughs emphasized the responsibilities citizens have of voting and making sure each and ever...

On the Spot: Students step back in time to recreate Boston Massacre through mock trial (with video)

Coppell High School students in AP United States History teacher Diane de Waal’s class conduct their annual mock trial. Students are given roles to recreate the Boston Massacre trial to determine what happened that day

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

September 23, 2019

Today, students in Coppell High School AP U.S. History classes traveled back in time to the pre-revolutionary period, bringing the Boston Massacre trial back to life.  Students recreate the setting of the Boston Massacre trial to determine what actually happened on the night of March 5, 1770, whe...