Coppell Student Media

Cowgirls end drought with victory over McKinney (with video)

Cowgirls end drought with victory over McKinney (with video)

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

Five straight losses and a 24th place finish at the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic left the Coppell volleyball team determined to win.  Tuesday evening, the Cowgirls snapped their losing streak and found their victory against McKinney at the CHS Arena, defeating the Lionettes in three sets, 25-2...

Making CISD history

Making CISD history

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

August 12, 2019

CHS9 biology teacher Cathy Douglas and Lee Elementary fifth grade teacher Samira Khan became Region 10 Teacher of the Year finalists. This is the first time in Coppell ISD’s 60 years that the district’s elementary and secondary teachers of the year both have received this designation. “You’r...

Thornton assumes role of CMSW principal, energizes Wranglers

Thornton assumes role of CMSW principal, energizes Wranglers

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

July 24, 2019

On Monday, assistant principal Sarah Thornton was named Coppell Middle School West principal at the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting in the Vonita White Administration Building. Thornton replaces Dr. Emily Froese, who left public education to work as an educational consultant with the DLR group....

Baseball program under new leadership with hiring of Howard

Baseball program under new leadership with hiring of Howard

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

July 7, 2019

Coppell High School baseball players and parents were able to meet their new head coach, Ryan Howard, for the first time on Monday at the CHS fieldhouse. Howard, who was assistant varsity coach at MacArthur High School and L.D. Bell High School and most recently head coach at Lake Dallas High School for ...

Murphy steps into role of Cowgirls head basketball coach

Murphy steps into role of Cowgirls head basketball coach

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

July 6, 2019

Coppell Boys basketball assistant coach Ryan Murphy has been named head coach for girls basketball at CHS. He has held the position of assistant coach for varsity boys basketball in Coppell for three years and replaces coach Kristen Davis. “I have a passion for coaching the game of basketball, especia...

Thomas hosts youth football camp in hometown Coppell

Thomas hosts youth football camp in hometown Coppell

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

June 29, 2019

Born in Chicago and having lived in Australia for five years, San Francisco 49ers defensive end Solomon Thomas has numerous places to call his hometown. Yet he chooses Coppell, Texas, where he hosted the Solomon Thomas Youth Football Camp on Saturday from 9:00 a.m to noon. The camp took place at Buddy Echols Field, w...

Penny Podcast – Season Finale – Episode #016

Penny Podcast – Season Finale – Episode #016

May 18, 2019

Weekly Hosts: Andrés Bear, Neha Desaraju Weekly Guest: Kevin Nevels Equipment: Andrés Bear Music: Andrés Bear Penny Podcast is a weekly hybrid podcast that incorporates elements of interview and conversation. ---HEADLINE RUNDOWN--- Anthony Cesario's article https://coppellstudentm...

Pros/cons of pushing kids into sports

Pros/cons of pushing kids into sports

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

May 12, 2019

My hands gripping the yellow Head tennis racket, I squint at the clock across the courts - only five minutes left until the lesson would be over. Letting out a sigh of relief, I reluctantly pick up the nearest ball for my next serve. Throughout my childhood, many weekends were spent doing something...

Coming home

Coming home

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

May 10, 2019

It is not uncommon for students to feel Coppell Middle School East Principal Laura Springer’s warm and upbeat energy, see her grin ear-to-ear while recalling each and every one of her students’ names as they reach in for a hug in the hallways.   Next year, it will be a norm.   ...

A dual identity

A dual identity

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

May 10, 2019

The December drive back from College Station after a night out caroling with my youth group is an unforgettable one.   Little to nothing is seen on the road, besides the occasional stop sign or roadkill. But it isn’t difficult to hear the lively chatter and guitar riffs in the van that didn’t m...

CHS Through Fashion

CHS Through Fashion

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

May 8, 2019