Coppell Student Media

Changes to Student Council offering more student voice

Changes to Student Council offering more student voice

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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With dozens of posters and announcements posted around the school, the 2018-19 Coppell High School Student Council (StuCo) has expanded more than ever.   This year, StuCo is striving to strengthen the community around it, and make the CHS environment a healthier and more comfortable place fo...

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...

Sydney Abadom

Sydney Abadom

May 29, 2018


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"I’ve been into photography for several years, since, I would say, sixth grade in middle school. What kind of got me into it was the whole instagram, tumblr-esque, with pictures of fairy lights and other artsy pictures. I was super interested and that’s truly when I first started but I didn’t ...

Austin Rath

Austin Rath

May 29, 2018


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"Over the years we’ve done a lot of stuff [in STEM]. This year specifically has been kind of rigorous. I’m actually working on developing an app for the nature park and an LED board. The LED board will be portable and will be a cool thing we can have around. The app is a bird guide. You’ll be ab...

Sagnik Mukherjee

Sagnik Mukherjee

May 29, 2018


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“[Tennis] is one of the few sports where size doesn't really matter. If you work hard enough, you'll eventually win the game. My middle school tennis coach, Coach Anthony Smith, he was the one who got me into tennis and I owe him gratitude for getting me into that sport. The best part about having a da...

Grant Knippa

Grant Knippa

May 29, 2018


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“Trumpet is definitely my passion and that's what I'm actually majoring in college next year. I've always liked music and it's just really fun being together with a group of musicians, making music, making an experience for people that are listening to it. It's not so much just playing music, but ju...

Alex Wu

Alex Wu

May 29, 2018


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“I didn’t start getting into photography until I went to Cannon Beach, Oregon. It’s nothing significant when you're there in person. Lots of people say it’s just a big rock in the beach, but I felt like it was so much more than that. I wanted to portray that feeling. I wanted to take a picture and ...

Austin M

Austin M

May 29, 2018


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“My dad put me in flag football. It was just the thought of hitting somebody or putting those pads on that got me really excited to be like the Dallas Cowboys. Whenever I strapped up, I just fell in love. I did make it onto varsity my junior year, but I quit after junior year. I played football to play...