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Q&A: From algebra I to statistics: Lidster measuring up to standards while biking, gaming

Coppell High School AP statistics teacher Paul Lidster assists CHS senior Kayla Mitchell during his fourth period class on Thursday. Lidster has taught various subjects at CHS such as algebra I and II, geometry and AP statistics.
Sarah Habib, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

It was in high school where Coppell High School AP statistics teacher Paul Lidster found his love for teaching by helping struggling students around him in his percussion class. One math and teaching fused...

Comfort in the chaos

Project Querencia members and Coppell High School junior Gautam Rao, Coppell sophomore Sanjitha Sreemushta, Coppell sophomore Shraavya Pydisetti and Coppell junior Revant Kanakamedala put together care packages for teachers at CHS.  Project Querencia was founded by  Pydisetti in June to help make a change in the community.
Sreeja Mudumby, Communications Manager November 20, 2020

Bags sealed.  Mask on.  Boxes delivered.  Community served.  Mission accomplished. This is a frequent routine for Project Querencia, which means safe space in Spanish, a non-profit founded...

Round-Up editors continuing yearbook traditions amidst pandemic

Coppell High School sophomores Elena Ramey, Yasmine El-Ali and Belen Campos work on their assignment about creating content during 2nd period on Friday in A107. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been changes and regulations made within the yearbook program. Photo by Tracy Tran
Shrika Vurimi, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Last summer, junior Round-Up editor-in-chief Melinda Munshi met with representatives from their yearbook company, Jostens, to form a plan for the 2020-2021 yearbook. The staff’s main conflict was being...

Cohen creating culture of inclusion in National Art Honor Society

Coppell High School senior National Art Honors Society president Jordan Cohen sets up Halloween bags for the CHS teachers on Oct. 27 in the teachers lounge. NAHS gives back to teachers every year by doing an interactive event, but due to COVID-19, they are giving the teachers Halloween goodies in bags decorated by the NAHS members. Photo by Nandini Muresh
Eva Wheeler, Staff Writer November 6, 2020
Coppell High School National Art Honor Society senior Jordan Cohen leads the group’s efforts to find artists in the community and to help those in need.

Plunger Boy Tompkins takes over as new face of student section

 Coppell High School senior Plunger Boy Ryan Tompkins cheers from the sidelines during Coppell’s game against Highland Park on Oct. 9 at Highlander Stadium. In the midst of a pandemic, Tompkins leads the student section and cheers Coppell in their victory.
Shrika Vurimi, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

With the large, white megaphone in his left hand, Coppell High School senior Ryan Tompkins fires up the crowd and cheers for the Cowboys to win the game. Two weeks before the 2020-2021 school year began,...

Treece adding flair to algebra II: Dressing up for spirit days, decorating classroom

Coppell High School algebra II teacher Hanna Treece wears all red for Red Ribbon Week and homecoming week on Monday. Treece is known to dress up for special events which enhances her spunky personality. Photo by Lilly Gorman
Victoria Hertel, Student Life Editor November 2, 2020

Hanna Treece is an algebra II teacher at Coppell High School; this will be her second year teaching at CHS. Treece is known for dressing up extravagantly on Fridays and homecoming week. Her approach to...

Teacher of the Issue: High praise for Patino

Coppell High School English II teacher Stephen Patino engages with sophomore Madison Larson during fifth period in his classroom on Oct.19. Patino is a first-year teacher at CHS and was selected as the second Teacher of the Issue for the 2020-21 school year.
Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager October 27, 2020

Coming from University of Texas at Dallas, Coppell High School English teacher Stephen Patino has taught for two years. WIth this year being his first year teaching at CHS, Patino is excited to get to...

Sophomore students crocheting for good

New Tech High @ Coppell sophomore Payton Hoenig and Coppell High School sophomore Reagann Stolar sell handmade products for their business, Coppell Crafted, on Saturday at Old Town Coppell. Stolar and Hoenig started Coppell Crafted as a hobby and developed it  to help the city by donating a portion of profits to various charities and movements. Photo by Nandini Muresh
Torie Peck, Staff Writer October 26, 2020

New Tech High @ Coppell sophomore Payton Hoenig and CHS sophomore Reagann Stolar launched their company, Coppell Crafted, after Hoenig created a scrunchie based off of a how-to video on YouTube.  Stolar,...

Unity, love in every bite

Coppell High School sophomore Isabelle Beach raised around $1,200 in donations for the North Texas Food Bank over the summer by selling her baked goods to her community. Beach provided 7,200 meals to those in need in the North Texas area.
Camila Villarreal, Executive Editorial Page Editor October 23, 2020

Because of COVID-19, while some have turned to exploring new hobbies, others work on personal growth and helping those in need.  Yet, Coppell High School sophomore Isabelle Beach has done both.  Beach...

Satish spreading joy through Random Acts of Kindness Club

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer October 23, 2020

Last year, Coppell High School junior Amita Satish formed the Random Acts of Kindness Club to create positive change. As president of the club, she shares her experiences, goals and the legacy she...

Beatty employing diverse experiences in teaching

New Tech High @ Coppell English IV & AP Literature Facilitator Samantha Beatty is a new teacher at Coppell ISD. Moving from California to Texas, this is her first year working in this district.
Nanditha Nagavishnu, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

After spending four years teaching world history, U.S. history, and sophomore and junior English classes at Mt. Carmel High School in San Diego, New Tech High @ Coppell English IV and AP literature teacher...

Youth politics collective amplifying students voices for change

Coppell High School sophomores Shrayes Gunna, Zachary Li, Siya Sangani, Hunniya Ahmad and Alexis Sibanda hold up voting forms used at voting drives at Andy Brown East on Saturday. They are all founders of the Coppell High School Youth Politics Club, dedicated to discussing political opinions while hosting voting drives.
Angelina Liu, Staff Writer October 16, 2020

Editor's note: Youth Politics Collective is not associated or listed as an official club by Coppell High School. With increasing civil unrest over multiple topics, students at Coppell High School have...

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