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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...

Coppell High School AP U.S. history teacher Joshua Chanin teaches his first period class on Nov. 19. Chanin is a new teacher at CHS and went to school in Coppell ISD.

Teacher of the Week: Chanin teaching at CHS after graduation from New Tech

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

After graduating from New Tech High @ Coppell in 2012, AP U.S. history teacher Joshua Chanin returned to CISD this year. With one year of teaching experience behind him as a college history professor...

CHS9 biology teacher Hannah Dooley explains the “creating a baby alien” assignment to freshman Joaquin Cedillo where students flip a coin to determine whether their alien receives a dominant or recessive trait in J116 on Thursday. Dooley was named the October 2021 Teacher of the Month for her passion to make learning engaging for her students.

CHS9 October teacher spotlight making transition into high school sciences more engaging

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

After a year of prior teaching experience as a STEM teacher at UME Preparatory Academy in Dallas, CHS9 biology teacher Hannah Dooley is finding new ways to make the first year of high school science...

Coppell cross country warms up with a one mile jog on Tuesday at Buddy Echols field. Coppell High School junior Tahir Ali (center) is returning from an injury and perseveres to improve every morning.

Student of the Week: Ali strives to cultivate dedication, support teammates in pursuit of excellence

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Coppell High School junior runner Tahir Ali is a dedicated team player and student athlete. He has been running cross country for four years and is a volunteer at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science...

Coppell assistant Nicholas Shaw coaches a defense tactic to the Coppell boys basketball team during practice on Tuesday. Shaw coaches the boys basketball team and teaches ninth grade geography.

Coach’s Box: Shaw teaches athletes to have no limits

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

After coaching college basketball at Stephen F. Austin for five years, Coppell assistant Nicholas Shaw began coaching basketball at Arlington Bowie. He came to Coppell in 2015, where he also began teaching...

CHS9 principles of health science teacher Bill Borowski helps CHS9 student Monica Morales create a QR code during first period on 10/26. Borowski, after leaving the education industry for 10 years, returned to teaching health science four years ago.

CHS9 September Teacher Spotlight introducing students to new interests

Nathan Cheng, Staff Writer October 31, 2021

After a 10 year hiatus, CHS9 health science teacher Bill Borowski has returned to teaching with a new desire to bring students into his passion for health. Borowski received his teaching certification...

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