Coppell Student Media

LOTE teachers using differences to become closer

LOTE teachers using differences to become closer

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

The language hall at Coppell High School is filled with the sound of conversation that your ear isn’t usually attuned to. Once you acknowledge that it is a completely different language, you embrace the culture.  The Language Other Than English (LOTE) teachers celebrate their differing cultures ...

February Teacher of the Issue: Dixon chalking it up to experience

February Teacher of the Issue: Dixon chalking it up to experience

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

February 15, 2020

The sound of chalk on a blackboard melds with the sound of a presentation, connections drawn between different periods and events in the expanse of time. Having spent time as a member of the military and wrestling coach, Coppell High School AP World History teacher and academic decathlon coach Tim Di...

Coch cultivating essential skills through collaboration, support

Coch cultivating essential skills through collaboration, support

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Coppell High School special education teacher Brooke Coch has been teaching for the past eight years. Despite initially receiving a degree in communications and advertising, Coch developed a passion for teaching special education after working as a teacher at T. A. Sims Elementary School, Wakeland Hig...

A force of nature inside and out

A force of nature inside and out

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

At the Biodiversity Education Center in the Coppell Nature Park, three people (or team members) run the facility day in and day out, dedicated to the city of Coppell, the children who come to learn and most of all, the environment around them.  For them, nature is a beautiful, ever-present thing.  The BE...

Quiz Bowl taking strides for a bright future

Quiz Bowl taking strides for a bright future

Rithik Chennupati, Writer

February 4, 2020

The Quiz Bowl team formed at Coppell High School  three years ago by junior co-captain Vishal Sivamani. “This year we had to reach out and focus more on getting students that were going to be incoming freshmen,” CHS junior co-captain Raymond Zhang said. “We want to pass down leadership to o...

At #CHSHome: First-year librarian reads more than 20 books per month while bringing love of storytelling to campus

At #CHSHome: First-year librarian reads more than 20 books per month while bringing love of storytelling to campus

Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Trisha Goins is one of the two librarians at Coppell High School. This is her first year at CHS and as a librarian. She has always had a passion for learning the stories in books and about other people.  What is your experience as a librarian? This is my first year as a librarian [and] my first...

Big things come in small packages

Big things come in small packages

Claire Clements, Executive Editorial Page Editor

February 3, 2020

You step inside your house, drop your backpack and head to your bedroom, ready to escape into the comfort of your bed. For average people, it might take a minute to get to their room, maybe a little less.  For Coppell High School astronomy and earth & space science teacher Angela Barnes, it take...

Mundhada cooking, growing alongside club

Mundhada cooking, growing alongside club

Angela Yuan, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Coppell High School senior Pragati Mundhada is the co-president of Cooking For A Cause. Cooking For A Cause is a club that makes food for events and donates profits to charities. In addition, she is an AP student in National Honor Society and Health Occupations Students of America.  How does Cooki...

Falling for traveling

Falling for traveling

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Coppell High School senior Santiago Ceniceros’s passion for traveling is fueled by his family. Ceniceros has traveled to many countries in hopes of broadening worldviews and learning about various cultures. During winter break, Ceniceros traveled to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Saudi Arabia and India.  Wh...

Pushing boundaries one palette at a time

Pushing boundaries one palette at a time

Yash Ravula, Staff writer

January 17, 2020

Highlight poppin’. Eyeliner winged. Face snatched. Coppell High School sophomore Michael Creed, at the mere age of 12 found his love for makeup. Since nothing has stopped him from pursuing it and constantly improving his artistic ability and breaking gender stereotypes. “I was playing with makeup when my mother ...