Coppell Student Media

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...

On the Spot: Former ATF, SWAT agent warns against using drugs at Red Ribbon Week Kickoff Breakfast

On the Spot: Former ATF, SWAT agent warns against using drugs at Red Ribbon Week Kickoff Breakfast

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-In-Chief

October 25, 2017

In 1985, America lost a great man to a silent but deadly war. Kiki Camerena did not go in the way most people do in the war on drugs. He went not as a user, but a fighter, an undercover agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration.   Residents of Coppell, Carrolton, Addison and Farmers Branch, inc...

On the Spot: World Series anticipation in full swing at CHS (with video)

On the Spot: World Series anticipation in full swing at CHS (with video)

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

October 24, 2017

 With game one of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight, anticipation is building at Coppell High School, most noticeably amongst two teachers.   Having lived in California as a child, GT/AP English IV and Creative Writing teacher Matthew Bowd...

On the Spot: Annual luncheon recognizes qualifying National Merit students

On the Spot: Annual luncheon recognizes qualifying National Merit students

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Hours of preparation, outside training and rigorous studying are just some of the demands and sacrifices students make to achieve their dreams of academic success. After their hard work, these dreams become realities for 92 students at CHS. On Thursday, the school held its annual National Merit luncheon...

On the Spot: CHS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week through dress up days

On the Spot: CHS to celebrate Red Ribbon Week through dress up days

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

October 19, 2017

Starting Monday, Coppell High School will be celebrating the annual National Red Ribbon Campaign with most notably, planned dress up days by the campus SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions.)   “At this point what we have planned are dress up days, Red Ribbon breakfast we are goin...

On the Spot: CHS alumna fulfills dream of being in “Wheel of Fortune”

On the Spot: CHS alumna fulfills dream of being in “Wheel of Fortune”

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

October 18, 2017

As she whirled through various word problems and puzzles, Parker Stansel had one thought running through her mind: her next move.   The Coppell High School alumna and wife of CHS Psychology and Economics teacher Jared Stansel recently competed on an episode of the television game show ...

On the Spot: KISS FM attending 2017 homecoming game

On the Spot: KISS FM attending 2017 homecoming game

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017

The Coppell High School pep rally this morning was paid an unexpected visit. Cruz, a radio host from 106.1 KISS FM, along with other employees from the station were at the pep rally and will be at the football game tonight.   Though Cruz will not be at the game, a KISS FM DJ will be playin...

On the Spot: 2017 Homecoming Court brings excitement, school spirit

On the Spot: 2017 Homecoming Court brings excitement, school spirit

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

October 12, 2017

At Coppell High School, homecoming week is a time of school spirit. From dress up days and mum and garter exchanges to the Friday pep rally and homecoming game, students and staff are enthusiastic about all the traditions throughout the week to take part in.   One of the biggest events, however, is the H...

On the Spot: Annual PSAT test gives juniors opportunity to qualify for scholarships (with video)

On the Spot: Annual PSAT test gives juniors opportunity to qualify for scholarships (with video)

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

October 11, 2017

Seniors and freshmen had the liberty of staying at home and arriving later to school today. Sophomores and juniors took the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test), a standardized test administered yearly at Coppell High School.   Sophomores are required to take it, providin...

On the Spot: Tourist Tuesday captures schools spirit, excitement for homecoming (with video)

On the Spot: Tourist Tuesday captures schools spirit, excitement for homecoming (with video)

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

October 10, 2017

Walking into school today, many of the usual T-shirts and jeans were swapped out for hawaiian shirts and shorts, with sunscreen, fanny packs and cameras to accessorize. In honor of homecoming week, many students and staff dressed up in accordance with the today’s theme: Tourist Tuesday.   ...

On the Spot: District changes start time to accommodate tardy bus riders (with video)

On the Spot: District changes start time to accommodate tardy bus riders (with video)

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

September 21, 2017

Effective Wednesday, Coppell High School, as well as New Tech [email protected] and the three middle schools, announced it has pushed back its daily start time.   The decision by Coppell ISD  to change the start time from 8:25 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. at CHS was made in order to alleviate the situation ...