Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: Middle, elementary schoolers bring charisma to annual show

On the Spot: Middle, elementary schoolers bring charisma to annual show

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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Bright smiles and cheerful voices filled the Coppell High School auditorium with music on Thursday as elementary, middle and high school directors came together to host the annual Coppell ISD Honor Choir.   One day each year, elementary and middle school students spend the day at CHS to pa...

On the Spot: HOSA presentations prepares members for area competition

On the Spot: HOSA presentations prepares members for area competition

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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Bringing widespread awareness, developing treatments and changing lives in the face of illness; these are the common dreams shared by members of the Health Occupation of Students in America (HOSA) Club.   On Thursday, Coppell High School HOSA members got the opportunity to practice exact...

On the Spot: CHS students bundle up for historic cold week

On the Spot: CHS students bundle up for historic cold week

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

January 17, 2018


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It has been 22 years since North Texas has faced a week of weather this cold.   Since winter break ended, it is common that you will see many Coppell High School students in the hallways and classrooms with puffy winter jackets, hats and gloves.   On Monday night, Coppell ISD tweeted a st...

On the Spot: Club involvement makes for hectic yearbook photo day for Kass

On the Spot: Club involvement makes for hectic yearbook photo day for Kass

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

January 12, 2018


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Clubs are one of the primary ways students at Coppell High School get involved, learn new things and explore different interests.   Yesterday’s CHS Round-up yearbook group photo day exemplified this spirit, with many students coming down to the gym to take pictures with their various c...

On the Spot: CPD’s self defense class aims to protect senior girls

On the Spot: CPD’s self defense class aims to protect senior girls

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

January 10, 2018


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For the 13th year, the Coppell Police Department is sponsoring a self-defense class for senior girls at Coppell High School to learn the basics about protecting themselves.   The course takes place in the City of Coppell’s Life Safety Park near Old Town and will last six weeks, beginning on J...

On the Spot: Flu season in full swing at CHS

On the Spot: Flu season in full swing at CHS

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

January 9, 2018


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The time has come for the annual season of incessant coughs and sneezes echoing in the hallways at Coppell High School: flu season.   According to the CDC, flu season occurs between the months of October and March, but the peak occurs between December and February.   Over the past couple of ...

On the Spot: Following through with New Year’s resolutions

On the Spot: Following through with New Year’s resolutions

Lili Lomas

January 9, 2018


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“New year new me.”   This phrase has become a mantra for many at Coppell High School as they begin 2018 by attempting to break their bad habits. However, for others, the start of a new year is not a symbol of renewal but of broken resolutions.   Here, students share their op...

On the Spot: Madrigal Feast garners excitement from members

On the Spot: Madrigal Feast garners excitement from members

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


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Tonight and tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. the doors to the Coppell High School commons will open for a night of feasting, renaissance and show for the 23rd year in a row.   The Coppell High School Madrigals are a staple in the community, known for its costumes and enchanting Christmas song...

Pacing itself: KCBY collects another top honor

Pacing itself: KCBY collects another top honor

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

November 21, 2017


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DALLAS - After winning its first NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker in 2015, KCBY won its second on Saturday.   The last day of the 2017 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas proved to be a success with KCBY-TV taking home the Pacemaker along with mult...

On the Spot: From students to speakers; “Pittsburg Six” take on Dallas convention as journalism celebrities

On the Spot: From students to speakers; “Pittsburg Six” take on Dallas convention as journalism celebrities

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017


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DALLAS - It all started with junior Maddie Baden noticing a couple discrepancies in her newly hired principal’s story.   It all ended with a trip to the White House correspondents dinner and the retirement of Destry Brown.   The whirlwind trip of the “Pittsburg Six,” of...

On the Spot: Journalists looking to go big at national journalism convention (with video)

On the Spot: Journalists looking to go big at national journalism convention (with video)

Lili Lomas

November 17, 2017


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DALLAS - Nearly 5,000  high school journalists and advisers bustled around the Hyatt Regency lobby  at the first day of the 2017 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention today.   For the 29 Coppell Student Media members in attendance, this scene was the introduction to a week...

On the Spot: 4 facts to know about Gates, Manafort indictments

On the Spot: 4 facts to know about Gates, Manafort indictments

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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According the documents released Monday, Paul Manafort and Richard Gates have been indicted on 12 counts by Robert Mueller who is a part of the Justice Department special counsel in accordance with his investigation of the 2016 Presidential Election interference. Manafort served as President Trump’s c...