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Club bringing together Russian speakers in shared passion for language

Club bringing together Russian speakers in shared passion for language

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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From script to structure, English and Russian are very different languages.   However, a number of students at Coppell High School have personal connections to the language or are interested in learning Russian, just as they would learn a language that is normally offered as a class, such ...

From thousands of miles away, Finnish student adjusts to unfamiliar people in familiar place

From thousands of miles away, Finnish student adjusts to unfamiliar people in familiar place

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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Often, transferring to a new school is a high schooler’s worst nightmare. Now, imagine not only moving to a new city or even a new state, but across the world to an entirely new country.   Making new friends, familiarizing with the new culture, adjusting to a brand new life–a completely unf...

Cameron, Koriala hook kids, preteens with fishing business, get head start on career

Cameron, Koriala hook kids, preteens with fishing business, get head start on career

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor

September 13, 2018


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Coppell High School senior Calan Cameron feels a tug on his fishing line and immediately turns the reel. The line gets shorter until it is finally in the air, revealing Cameron’s fishy prize.   This is what Cameron has done ever since he could remember, and his love for fishing is what pr...

From being chased by bears to teaching in Coppell: CHS science teacher Rebecca Wheatley takes on new adventures

From being chased by bears to teaching in Coppell:  CHS science teacher Rebecca Wheatley takes on new adventures

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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Spending the majority of her life in Pittsburgh, Coppell High School science teacher Rebecca Wheatley thought she would never leave. Little did she know, life would bring her to teaching at CHS.   Throughout her life, she has gained experience in many areas of the field of biology. She n...

Captivating classrooms: Castro-Zeña, Hauske creating unique environments

Captivating classrooms: Castro-Zeña, Hauske creating unique environments

Akansha Singh, Staff writer

September 4, 2018


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For Coppell High School STEM teacher Pilar Castro-Zeña and art teacher Michelle Hauske’s students, classrooms are uniquely filled with personal and aesthetic touches.   Castro-Zeña and Hauske have made sure their classrooms are both pleasant and supportive environments designed around the ...

Alexander-Blythe enjoys various hobbies alongside academic responsibilities

Alexander-Blythe enjoys various hobbies alongside academic responsibilities

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


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Cut to scene - it’s the first day of school. There is a brightly decorated classroom, packed with students. In the middle of the productive chaos stands a woman, smile on her face, ready to teach.   This is Melissa Alexander-Blythe, GT/English III teacher, a woman students consider to be a real-life su...

Q&A: Fresh out of college, Lee bringing new energy to physics classroom

Q&A: Fresh out of college, Lee bringing new energy to physics classroom

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

August 30, 2018


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This year, students walking into room B124 have been greeted by a handshake at the door and a new face: AP/GT Physics I teacher Cynthia Lee. Lee graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2017, and though she did serve as a student teacher at Haltom Middle School for eighth grade science class,...

Hewitt shares love, ambition for Spanish with students

Hewitt shares love, ambition for Spanish with students

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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After taking a break for over a year, Jamie Hewitt joined the Coppell High School staff this school year, hoping to make students feel more comfortable about learning Spanish.   She is teaching two Spanish II classes and four Honors Spanish III classes.   Hewitt’s interest for ...

Q&A: Creighton returns home after two years in California to join English department

Q&A: Creighton returns home after two years in California to join English department

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor

August 24, 2018


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After moving back from Pismo Beach, Calif. this summer, Coppell High School English III teacher M’Lynn Creighton has started her first year teaching at CHS. She is excited to start the school year and help her students become more confident with writing. Read more to find out why she decided to tea...

Lauren Mallette

Lauren Mallette

May 29, 2018


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“I started art sophomore year. At first, it was just the extra elective that I had to fill. I was really sporty freshman year and through middle school. I didn’t do art through middle school, I only did it in elementary school. I did soccer and volleyball in freshman year and a lot of kids that do ...

MacKenzie Becker

MacKenzie Becker

May 29, 2018


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“At first, [Engineering] was not something I was very interested in, I had been doing fine arts, theater and choir all throughout middle school, and whenever they had the new endorsements, because my year was the first year they had endorsements, they asked us to pick what we wanted to go into in hi...