Coppell Student Media

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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...

On the Spot: “Drug Trends and Awareness” teaches Coppell parents on the dangers of substance use

On the Spot: “Drug Trends and Awareness” teaches Coppell parents on the dangers of substance use

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

In honor of Red Ribbon Week, Coppell ISD has been involved in a number of events in order to raise drug awareness, such as different themed days and Red Ribbon Breakfast.   On Oct 26, Tamara Keller, a former forensic scientist and Coppell parent, gave a presentation on drug trends in Coppell in t...

On the Spot: JFK assassination documents released 30 years after president’s death

On the Spot: JFK assassination documents released 30 years after president’s death

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

October 30, 2017

On Friday, President Trump announced via Twitter that documents related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, would be released for public viewing. For privacy purposes, these records exclude documents which include the personal information of people still alive.   "...

On the Spot: “Hawaiian Wednesday” turns campus into drug-free resort

On the Spot: “Hawaiian Wednesday” turns campus into drug-free resort

October 26, 2017

Coppell High School students and teachers looked like they were on vacation in Hawaii today. In honor of Red Ribbon Week, the campus celebrated “Hawaiian Wednesday” to encourage students to “lei drugs to rest”.   Though school-wide participation in the Red Ribbon Week dress up days, coordi...