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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Coppell High School English II teacher Matthew Anderson writes notes on his iPad to teach his students how to structure a paragraph during seventh period on Thursday. Anderson is a new teacher this 2022-23 school year and was inspired by his past teachers to make his classroom feel like a home.

Anderson spotlighting student talent in classroom

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

  Coming into the 2022-2023 school year, a new face lights up the English department. Coppell High School English II teacher Matthew Anderson strives to make his classroom feel like a home. Inspired...

Coppell High School sophomore Laasya Javvadi started her own cake making business in 2021. Javvadi enjoys fulfilling orders for numerous clients. Photo by Nyah Rama

Student of the week: Javvadi running reliable baking business as a sophomore

Manasa Borra, Staff Designer November 22, 2022

  Coppell High School sophomore Laasya Javvadi presents a two-layered cake meant to mimic an Indian Saree. Javvadi enjoys fulfilling orders for numerous clients. Photo courtesy Laasya Javvadi From...

Coppell High School junior Roma Jani rehearses a song during second period on Friday. Jani is an accomplished performer at CHS, currently participating in A Cappella, varsity mixed choir, and Madrigals. Photo by Aliya Zakir

Student of the Week: Jani singing her way through the pressure of school

Ishana Sharma, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Coppell High School junior soprano Roma Jani has been a part of choir since she was in third grade at Brooks Crossing Elementary in South Brunswick Township, N.J. Now, she is the CHS Choir vice-president...

Falak Art Studio owner Nisha Shah works with a committed team of instructors who teach art to people of different ages, ranging from children to adults. Falak Art Studio is a curriculum-based art studio in Coppell that teaches basic to advanced drawing and painting techniques in various artistic mediums.

Corners of Coppell: Shah helping the community through the medium of art

Sukirtha Muthiah, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

What began as a solution 19 years ago to stay at home with her newborn has now become one of the most successful art studios in the area. Coppell resident Nisha Shah’s passion for art has been with her...

Coppell High School counselor Heather Crumpton guides students at the College Fair on Sept. 15. Crumpton is a new counselor at CHS this year.

Crumpton guiding students as self-advocates in first year at CHS

Yaamini Jois, CHS9 Editor September 26, 2022

After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a degree in architecture, Coppell High School counselor Heather Crumpton shifted career paths by teaching AP U.S. History at Plano West High School....

Biology teacher Larona Doggett places a preserved squid onto CHS9 freshman Sukritha Muthiah’s dissection plate. Doggett incorporates hands-on projects into the curriculum, such as dissections, to engage the interests of her students.

Doggett diving into teaching

Deepti Patil May 12, 2022

Laronna Doggett is a Gifted and Talented (GT) and honors biology teacher, biology team lead, lab manager, and eco-club sponsor at CHS9. Although teaching wasn’t always the plan for Doggett, she fell...

Coppell track coach Eric Hill corrects Coppell junior relay runner Riggs Montgomery on his hand-off form on March 9 at Buddy Echols Field. Hill began coaching at Coppell High School in January. Photo by Olivia Cooper

Coach’s Box: Get to know Coach Hill

Havish Premkumar, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

Within the course of the 2021-2022 school year, Coppell High School experienced an influx of new teachers. One of these new teachers is track and field coach Eric Hill. The new coach shares what he believes...

CHS9 AP human geography teacher Annie Fillers helps CHS9 student Ashwath Jagtap with a practice multiple choice question as the students are preparing for the upcoming AP exam. Fillers graduated from the University of North Texas in 2018 and has been teaching at CHS9 since.

Fillers follows heart through teaching social studies

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager April 19, 2022

Despite not originally planning on becoming a teacher, CHS9 AP human geography teacher Annie Fillers enjoys her job as she is surrounded by children and a subject she is passionate about.  Fillers places...

Coppell High School senior Shruti Shukla sings her favorite song, “Mere Dholna,” composed by Pritam Chakraborty, on March 8. Shukla has been singing Hindustani music since age 5 and takes exams administered by an Indian music organization, Pracheen Kala Kendra.

In the Spotlight: Shukla resonating with Indian culture through Hindustani music examinations

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager March 22, 2022

Despite not living in India, Coppell High School senior Shruti Shukla connects to her Indian heritage by singing Hindustani music. Her connection with music has transformed over the years from taking...

CHS9 Spanish teacher Reyna Conger teaches her fourth period class on Thursday, Feb. 17. Conger has been teaching at Coppell ISD for five years.

From newsroom to classroom: Conger seeks raising better people

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

Immigration can be an arduous and anxiety inducing process and is one CHS9 Spanish teacher Reyna Conger knows well. Graduating with a degree in journalism from la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in...

Coppell High School junior Tia Milton has been part of the Coppell varsity color guard for four years. Milton is preparing to go to WGI Color Guard World Championships in Dayton, Ohio in April. Photo by Nandini Muresh

In the Spotlight: Milton tossing high, catching strong on rifle line

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Coppell High School junior Tia Milton has been in the Coppell color guard program since her freshman year, having participated in winter guard shows “Home Over the Horizon” in 2019, “Primary:...

CHS9 student Sri Mayukha Yadavalli edits a future talk show at Starbucks in Coppell on Nov. 13. On her talk show, Yadavalli interviews and discusses the lives of individuals that have an impact on our world. Photo by Meghna Kulkarni

Yadavalli lends her mic to quiet talents

Deepti Patil December 8, 2021

CHS9 student Sri Mayukha Yadavalli has begun her journey to create her own talk show outside of being a high achieving student. Yadavalli hopes to one day have her own talk show and wants to follow the...

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