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Coppell High School geometry and honors algebra II teacher Chase Cairns has a pet rock, Rick James, that adds character to his classroom. Crains has been teaching at CHS for two years and uses his childhood past to help make his classroom a better learning environment.

Teacher of the Week: Cairns childhood memory to encourage perseverance

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Coppell High School geometry and honors algebra II teacher Chase Cairns has taught at CHS for two years. His teaching style and the way he approaches life derives from his childhood. One day, when he was...

AP World History teacher Connor Blake lectures to his class during seventh period on Jan. 15. Blake was selected as Teacher of the Week for the 2020-21 school year.

Teacher of the Week: Blake bringing insight into classroom

Mel Venegas, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Coppell High School history teacher Connor Blake has taught in Coppell for three years since graduating from the University of North Texas. Officially beginning his career as a teacher here in Coppell,...

Coppell High School AP and honors chemistry teacher Courtney Crosby teaches a lesson on solubility during her second period class on Wednesday. Crosby has been selected for The Sidekick teacher of the week and has taught at CHS for two years.

Teacher of the Week: Crosby changing what “mistake” means for students

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

For the past three years, Coppell High School AP and honors chemistry teacher Courtney Crosby has emphasized the importance of her students understanding that making mistakes is one step in the right direction...

Coppell High School AP psychology teacher Kristia Leyendecker has worked at Coppell ISD since 2014. Leyendecker was inspired to get her teaching degree through her nine to 10 years of working in municipal government in Illinois, responsibilities in Human Resources and teaching Bible study.

Teacher of the Week: Leyendecker normalizing mental illness through caring guidance

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager January 22, 2021

For the past five years, Coppell High School AP psychology teacher Kristia Leyendecker has educated students about the importance of caring about mental health. Leyendecker began teaching as a substitute...

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