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Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth performs her album For the Girls in concert at the Coppell Arts Center on Saturday. The Takeoff Music Festival officially opens the arts center as a performance and entertainment venue for Coppell residents.

Chenoweth brings Broadway home

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 12, 2021

Despite her famously small stature, Broadway alum Kristin Chenoweth has no problem commanding the attention of more than 400 people with her larger-than-life stage presence.  Chenoweth, best known...

The contact tracing process began last school year when some students were virtual and some were in person. If a student tests positive for COVID-19, Coppell High School administrators facilitate this contact tracing process.

Contact tracing ensures effective COVID-19 tracking

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor September 12, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing throughout the beginning of the school year, Coppell ISD continues to monitor COVID cases through the contact tracing process.  “We're responding as we can to...

Coppell police officers and firefighters bow in remembrance of the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, at the Patriot Day Ceremony at the Coppell Town Center on Friday. Saturday is the 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks which took down the World Trade Center towers in New York City, as well as hijacked planes which crashed into the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania.

Remembering 9/11

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor September 11, 2021

In Coppell, it began with the silence.  “On the field, one of the coaches looked up and said, ‘There’s something happening. There are no planes,’” Coppell High School anatomy and physiology...

The Ballet Ensemble of Texas dances at the Old Town Pavilion on Thursday night at the Art Sip & Stroll. The event is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Coppell Arts Council, and this year it is celebrated in conjunction with the grand opening of the Coppell Arts Center.

Sip & Stroll’s return reinvigorates local art scene

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 10, 2021

As the late-afternoon sunlight filtered through the trees behind the Coppell Senior and Community Center on Thursday, the Coppell Community Orchestra set the tone for the evening with an idyllic rendition...

Coppell senior running back Dylan Nelson takes a 39-yard fake punt on fourth and 1 against Prestonwood Christian Academy during the third quarter at Buddy Echols Field on Friday. The Lions defeated the Cowboys, 55-41.

Lions claw Cowboys on home territory

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer September 4, 2021

Preparation for every game is key to the success of the team. And for the Coppell football team, the preparation was there. However, the preparation was not good enough. “We prepared but we didn’t...

Coppell ISD Board of Trustees listens to CISD residents speak about their support or disapproval of a proposed mask mandate in the Vonita White Administration Building on Monday. The board approved Trustee Manish Sethi’s motion to pass a mandatory mask mandate while indoors on all CISD facilities with a 6-0 count.

CISD Trustees approve temporary mask mandate for September

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer August 31, 2021

Monday’s special Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting began off like the week prior, with impassioned parents, doctors and other Coppell ISD residents voicing their opinion on a district mask mandate,...

Coppell junior quarterback Jack Fishpaw throws on the run during the second quarter last night at Homer B. Johnson Stadium in Garland. The Cowboys defeated the Mustangs, 42-28, in their season opener.

Fishpaw, Nelson lead Cowboys in season-opening victory

Torie Peck, Sports Editor August 28, 2021

GARLAND- Less than three minutes of play had commenced before Sachse senior wide receiver Jamari Harts completed a 50-yard touchdown pass. But the Coppell football team didn’t back down.  The young...

Coppell High School students greet each other before first period on the first day of school on Tuesday. All CHS students are on campus for the first time since March 2020.

Anything but just any other first day of school

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor August 18, 2021

The first day of the 2021-22 school year would be just like any other first day of school. In many ways, it was: smiling teachers, Red Jackets, and cheerleaders welcomed students to Coppell High School...

Coppell High School alumna and Olympian Chiaka Ogbogu arrives at the start of the parade surrounded by her family. Ogbogu is the first Olympian from Coppell and won gold alongside the U.S. Olympic women's volleyball team.

Bringing home gold

Torie Peck, Sports Editor August 17, 2021

Olympic gold medalists are of the most exclusive group of athletes on the globe. Now, Coppell’s own Chiaka Ogbogu has entered into this category of athletes. In recognition of her achievements,...

Coppell junior courtesy runner Carter Fields returns to first base in a rundown, scoring senior right fielder Will Rodman in the process against Keller yesterday at Denton Guyer. The Cowboys lost the decisive Game 3 on Saturday, 7-1, and ended their season as Class 6A Region I semifinalists after losing Game 1 on Thursday, 5-2, and winning Game 2 on Friday, 6-5.

Tale of Two Tides: Baseball bows out in regional semis after thrilling series loss to Keller

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

DENTON - Coppell baseball knew that, coming into this series, Keller would be the toughest team it would have to face if it wanted to secure the lucrative trip to state. The series highlighted by the...

This year, students have been able to experience both in-person and online education. Coppell ISD is considering a virtual academy as a learning choice or 2021-2022 based on community interest and possible state allocated funding.

The future of local education

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor May 15, 2021

When Coppell High School sophomores searched for their testing rooms on May 8 for English II STAAR testing, many of them were navigating the building for the first time. It is yet another effect of the...

Lohiya transforming self-taught skill into inspired masterpieces

Lohiya transforming self-taught skill into inspired masterpieces

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager May 14, 2021

As the persistent clicks of the sewing machine bounce off the blush-colored walls of her study, Coppell High School sophomore Mehak Lohiya settles into an easy rhythm.  Just minutes before, Lohiya...

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