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  • Coppell ISD Board of Trustees approves Brad Hunt as new superintendent

  • Dr. Nicole Jund has been named Coppell High School's new principal.

  • Jill Popelka has formally resigned from her Place 2 seat on the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees

Larry-Lariette homecoming tradition continues Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 2, 2009
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By Amanda Peck Video by Olivia Scott and Molly Hofehler Being a member of Lariettes for three years guarantees many memories and unforgettable experiences. For me and my friends, the most anticipated event and one talked about long afterwards is the “Larry- Lariette” dance performed at the homecoming...

Debate puts in the hours, reaps reward Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 2, 2009
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by Blake Seitz Sports Editor Back in the narrow recesses of H hall is a classroom, set up traditionally except for several rows of metal shelves along the back wall. On these shelves are blue plastic crates roughly the size of moving boxes, each weighing around 40 pounds and each filled to the...

Queso Party Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 1, 2009
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By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor Video by Mary Beth Walker Photos taken by Kelly Emerson   There are many homes in Coppell which are not too keen on hosting a party for roughly 200 people. For Senior Drum Major David Dreir, however, his house is not one of them. “It is always ...

Chinese teacher ‘wu’s students

October 1, 2009
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By Chris Nguyen Features Editor Angelina Wu had one goal when she came to America from Taiwan 13 years ago. “I wanted to be the greatest singer in the world,” Wu said. But now, as an Algebra I teacher at New Tech High @ Coppell and Mandarin I and II instructor at Coppell High School and...

Recap of Homecoming 2009 Dress Up Days

September 30, 2009
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By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer In the spirit of homecoming, Coppell High School transformed into a time machine. It seems to be that the styles of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s never graduated. The week started off well with Monday’s dress up theme “Psychedelic 60’s”. Students...

Evolution of mums, garters leads to current CHS tradition

September 28, 2009
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By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer  Homecoming is a time when everyone in the school can come together and unite. The game is exciting, the dance is anticipated, and no one should be left out of the traditions. While only one girl gets to be the queen, every girl can wear a mum fit for royalty. C...

Visiting colleges offers seniors perspective for future

September 23, 2009
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By Rebecca Neumann Staff Writer Although the year has just begun, many Coppell High School students are already looking towards college. Some people are enjoying and learning from their trips while others are disappointed by what they find. Senior Ashley Faragher is in the process of deciding...

Senior proves pen is mightier than samurai sword

September 23, 2009
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  For most seniors, the last year of high school is defined by FLEX periods, college applications and upperclassmen status. For senior Sayem Huq, however, senior year means most of this, along with wrapping up the finishing touches on the process of creating his first novel.         Huq’s ...

T-A-Y-L-O-R, let’s hear it for new cheerleading coach

September 23, 2009
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By Amanda Peck Staff Writer After Tiffany Ganss decided to pass on her pom-poms, the Coppell High School administration had a hard time filling her spot as the head varsity cheer coach. With only a couple months to decide on a candidate for the spot, CHS hit the jackpot when it came across Brynlea...

Save Africa with the touch of a button Image and video hosting by TinyPic

September 22, 2009
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By Gaby Moran Natalie Wade Homecoming is one pricy event for everyone. The guys typically pay for an estimation of a $200 mum and the$ 40 dance tickets and the girls have to pay for a $100 garter and a $150 dress. If this is a little out of your budget range, then buy a button and help others. For...

Students celebrate Ramadan

September 16, 2009
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Video edited by Bayley Zarrehparvar Story by Ellen Cameron The air is warm and sweet with the scent of foreign spices as a rich medley of English and Pakistani words plays as the soundtrack to the gathering and more friends flock to the home, ready to celebrate a feast during Ramadan. Ramadan...

Seniors fly solo to Homecoming 2009

September 11, 2009
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By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer With Homecoming creeping up, the Coppell High School student body is scrambling to get dates, make mums and garters and find just the right outfit to wear to the dance on Sept. 26. “I think homecoming is a great way to show our school spirit and although it can...

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