Coppell Student Media

Gaining control over busy schedules through a bullet journal

Gaining control over busy schedules through a bullet journal

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It is no secret that the life of a Coppell High School student is anything but stress-free. From the moment we wake up, we are constantly running around, trying to get a grasp on the abundance of activities that shape our everyday lives.   A good solution to this problem is maintaining a bullet journal....

A Take On: Amazon Go Stores

A Take On: Amazon Go Stores

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under A Take On, Opinions

Amazon Go is a cashierless store concept that can be found in Chicago and Seattle. While its premise can be seen as a major step forward for technology, its implications on the workforce could be grave.   Imagine a Walmart or Target without any cashiers, strange right?   Amazon Go ...

Pro: Protesting is more than just effective, it is necessary

Pro: Protesting is more than just effective, it is necessary

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

Protests induce change.   Three simple words can cause heated arguments at the dinner table. Headlines flash with immediate news of the Women’s March and the Time’s Up movement and everyone suddenly has an opinion about everything.   This is nothing we have not seen befor...

School safety should be appreciated, not shamed

School safety should be appreciated, not shamed

Editorial Board

October 11, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Students have to walk across campus in order to get into the only school entrance. Students are required to be off campus during release periods. Guests may only bring small bags into Buddy Echols Field, and all large school events now require outside security, campus administration and police offic...

Con: Violence creates protests, protests create violence

Con: Violence creates protests, protests create violence

Ryan Dyke, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

In theory, protesting or demonstration is a good idea. It is protected by the Constitution and can incite change, but reality is different from theory. In reality, protesting is not a good idea to further a cause. It is nearly impossible to control a protest because of the sheer amount of people w...

Coppell Observer: How to be ungrateful like a pro

Coppell Observer: How to be ungrateful like a pro

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of these words seriously. Seriously. If this article mak...

CHS speaks: Has the construction of CHS9 helped reduce overcrowding at CHS?

CHS speaks:  Has the construction of CHS9 helped reduce overcrowding at CHS?

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions

In the fall of the 2018-2019 school year, Coppell ISD opened CHS9, its new freshman campus. In previous years, overcrowding was a big issue at Coppell High School. Because freshmen now attend CHS9, this issue was expected to be solved. Below, CHS students and staff express whether they feel the issue...

Reflecting on a year without dance; a quitter does not equal loser

Reflecting on a year without dance; a quitter does not equal loser

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns, Showcase

I do not consider myself to be a spontaneous person.   Ranging from what socks I am going to wear today to what colleges I am going to apply for, I like to sit and think hard about something for an extended period of time before making a decision.   So it came as quite a shock to...

Homecoming experiences stray from norm, many alternatives

Homecoming experiences stray from norm, many alternatives

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Some may favor the crowds of strangers dressed their best and the sweaty chaos of the dance floor that accompanies the homecoming dance, while many lean away from the annual event.   In recent years, many students have abandoned going to the dance altogether, opting for creative alternati...

Integrity lessons extending helping hand so students can give their all

Integrity lessons extending helping hand so students can give their all

Natalie Gilliam, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions

At the beginning of the 2018-19 school year in Coppell High School, teachers asked to lead classroom discussions on integrity to their students, giving relief to many students since the school is recognizing the cheating and honesty issues within.   CHS is full of many different people, some w...

The importance and benefits of mandatory art credit in high school

The importance and benefits of mandatory art credit in high school

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions

It is required of all students attending high school in the state of Texas to complete one year of a fine arts credit in order to graduate.   Those who do not enjoy art do not particularly care for this rule but comply anyway so that they may be eligible to receive their diploma. What these...