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Leash your dogs for the safety of all

Leash your dogs for the safety of all

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

                            Dogs are often regarded as an ideal pet and man’s best friend in our culture. They are often treated as family members and are the most popular household pet across the United States. &nb...

Sanctuary Cities might be the bad way for equality

Sanctuary Cities might be the bad way for equality

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Opinions

The term “sanctuary city” has been causing a huge storm within the political world. It has not only caused Democrats and Republicans to have differing viewpoints, but also everyday people whom we associate with.   So what exactly is a sanctuary city?   A sanctuary city is a ...

The future is stressful — school should help

The future is stressful — school should help

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Have you ever felt unprepared for college or life in the “real world”? It is not a comforting feeling, especially when we spend so much time in school, a place designed to help us for our futures.   What happened to the home economics or personal finance classes my parents took when th...

CHS speaks: Release periods

CHS speaks: Release periods

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Opinions

One of the biggest differences between high school and college is the structure that high school presents. While a typical day in high school consists of getting up early and staying at school until 3 or 4 p.m., college days present more flexibility.   Coppell High School has implemented release ...

Plan for tomorrow, live today (not the other way around)

Plan for tomorrow, live today (not the other way around)

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinions

I love talking with my friends, but somehow every conversation ends up being about GPA, the “top 10 percent” or how school takes up too much of our time and how tired we are.   I understand the issue. Many of my friends have been brought up to accept nothing less than A’s in their classe...

Screen for thought

Screen for thought

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Opinions

It may seem silly, but as teenagers growing up in this day and age, we consider phones one of our ultimate necessities. As in, if we could only bring three things to a desert island, our phones would most likely be one of them (assuming there’s service).   I feel off when mine isn’t within hands re...

Ranked for success

Ranked for success

Nicholas Pranske, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

From celebrity haircuts to best-selling novels, people are obsessed with ranking, listing and every other form of ordering. However, when this obsession is translated into the classroom, problems start to arise.   Every year in thousands of schools across America, students wait in anticipa...

You do not have all the time in the world

You do not have all the time in the world

Editorial Staff

October 18, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Too many times, when we ask our classmates what they want to do as a career, they do not know. They think they have plenty of time, and they do not have to worry about it. That statement could not be farther from the truth.   Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, four ye...

Rise of NOCO

Rise of NOCO

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Traditionally, homecoming is pictured as a time of dressing up, going to dinner and then heading to the dance along with all of the other students at your school. At Coppell High School, however, this image is a bit different.   According to Student Council, of the approximately 3,700 person ...

Working hard or hardly working? The various ways students use release periods

Working hard or hardly working? The various ways students use release periods

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

  Coppell High School offers release periods to sophomores, juniors and seniors. During these 50 or 90 minute periods, students can either leave campus or stay on campus and use the time as a free period. There are both pros and cons to this system of using release periods.   Pros   ...

Overalls tradition meant to be personal, rewarding experience

Overalls tradition meant to be personal, rewarding experience

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With a student section considered one of the best in the state, a 3,700 plus student body, and a mum and garter tradition dating back decades, Coppell High School is the epitome of the Texas high school stereotype.   Coppell is known among Texas high schools for its strong tradition of senior g...

How Wikipedia can be used effectively by students for research, projects (with video)

How Wikipedia can be used effectively by students for research, projects (with video)

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Opinions

https://youtu.be/HW4JTCB6DDk If someone told me that they do not use Wikipedia, or at least have not in the past, I would be inclined to think they were lying. After all, Wikipedia is ranked the fifth most popular website on the internet and contains over five million articles for English speakers alone.   It is full of...

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