Coppell Student Media

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On the Spot: Year of learning culminating in month of AP preparation (with video)

Students work on their diagnostic test for the AP exam in Mary Jo Wilt’s fifth period AP Calculus AB class on Wednesday. In order to do well on the upcoming AP exams beginning in May, teachers and students at Coppell High School are preparing by taking practice tests and studying outside of class.

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

For many high schoolers, May is the most intensive month of the year. With the AP exams heaped upon school administered final exams, it often comes down to preparation in April to round out all the material learned in the year long coursework. With the first AP exam—United States Government and Politics...

On the Spot: NBA legend’s career comes to close, opens door for next generation (with video)

Coppell High School senior Amit Benedict mimics Dirk Nowitzki’s signature fade away shot to commemorate the player’s 21 seasons with the Dallas Mavericks. Nowitzki announced his retirement Tuesday in a sentimental speech to the crowd at the American Airlines Center following the Mavericks’ game with the Phoenix Suns.

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Heading onto his home court for the very last time, and dropping 30 in front of his home crowd, is how most fans expected his career to come to a close.   After an illustrious 21 year career for the Dallas Mavericks, future hall of famer forward Dirk Nowitzki, called off an era at his last hom...

On the Spot: Exploring CHS students’ preparation for prom

On the Spot: Exploring CHS students’ preparation for prom

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

  This Saturday, Coppell High School’s prom will be hosted at AT&T Stadium from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. The Great Gatsby themed event will be, for many, a night to remember for years to come.   In order to adequately prepare for this special night, many students have planned months in advance. Many factors, such as budge...

Introducing green lunch: an opportunity that redefines success (with video)

Students gather to get admission green lunch during seventh period and focuses on redefining success. Green lunch is given to students that raised their grades by 10 points or through teacher nominations.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Starting today, in addition to red and gold lunch, selected students were rewarded with green lunch which falls under a new criteria.   “We know that having off campus lunch is kind of big for everybody,” Coppell High School Dr. Principal Nicole Jund said and. “We’ve kind of tightene...

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

Coppell High School junior Nanette Pottoore experiences a deficit from her budget, forcing her to don paper clothes as an avenue to avoid paying more money for clothing. This week, the three AP U.S. History classes participated in an activity imitating the tragic conditions of the Great Depression, experiencing the simulated hardships for themselves.

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

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)

 During fifth period on Tuesday, Deputy Criminal Chief and Assistant U.S. Attorney Rick Calvert gives a presentation to all CHS sophomores in the arena about the drug epidemic in Dallas. CHS students learn about how to avoid drugs and how addiction can affect people, especially at their age.

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

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 Thursday, State Representative Julie Johnson welcomes Coppell Mayor Karen Hunt during the Town Hall & Legislative Update at the Cozby Library and Community Commons. Hunt was among the community members who attended the event, which discussed state budgets and bills impacting House District 115.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

March 8, 2019

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

Coppell High School Varsity girls soccer team clinched the District 6-6A championship with a 5-1 win over Irving on Friday. Their third consecutive championship title comes after 22 wins, with two more games left in the season.

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

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)

For Lent, many Christians give up everyday luxuries such as social media, junk food or meat. Lent is a religious season that lasts for 40 days, starting on March 6 until Easter on April 21.

Sydney Rowe, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

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)

Coppell High School assistant principal Nick Coenraad monitors the student parking entrance as students go in and out of school during seventh period yesterday. Administration have reminded students of the school policy that they cannot leave campus during lunch or at any time during school hours without campus approval.

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

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)

Coppell High School seniors Jenna Brown, Colin Smith, and junior James Lewis examine a cow’s eye during an anatomy with teacher Michelle McDowell during her seventh period class on Friday. McDowell is guiding learners in the dissection of a cow eyeball and sheep brain to teach about the nervous system through this lab.

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

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)

Coppell High School provides a free ACT test for all juniors. students take this test through the school in order to decide whether they prefer ACT or SAT.

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

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...