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International SAT, ACT exams postponed due to COVID-19

CollegeBoard and ACT have canceled national March and April testing dates to June and July because of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Both organizations will offer students full refunds for the next testing they sign up for.

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

March 17, 2020

The CollegeBoard and ACT organizations, which run the SAT and ACT international college entrance exams, respectively, announced Monday that they will be canceling future testing dates due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  Both CollegeBoard and ACT will provide full refunds to students who have signed up fo...

Straight from the seniors: CHS seniors offer academic, college-related advice

Straight from the seniors: CHS seniors offer academic, college-related advice

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

While walking these halls for four years, one thought has loomed over the minds of many: college.   A lot of what we do as students is to contribute to where we will be for the next four years. The classes we take and the extracurricular activities that we participate in are often driven...

Texas ACT Council deems CISD students ‘college ready’

October 31, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief Coppell ISD is one of 170 high schools in the state that has been recognized by the Texas ACT Council for college readiness. Based on the the fact that CISD students' scores are consistently higher than national and state averages, CISD is in the top 9 percent o...

College entrance exams cast good light on CISD students

October 24, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief Results from the 2012 SAT and ACT examinations were released recently, and CISD saw tremendous growth in performance. A record number of students took the SAT last year, with 86 percent sitting in on at least one exam. The mean score for CISD was 1696, exceeding...

Act of Valor, Gone, Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds and Wanderlust released tomorrow

February 23, 2012

By Annie Wen Staff Writer This week seems to be a good week for the entertainment industry, as four new movies are set to be released tomorrow, Friday February 24: Act of Valor, Gone, Tyler Perry's Good Deeds and Wanderlust. Act of Valor is a Action/Adventure/Drama film starring Roselyn Sanchez...

Beginning the college process

Photo by Ivy Hess

September 20, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer The college application and preparatory process is a stressful yet extremely important time.  For juniors, this time is on the horizon; for seniors, the time is now. In essence, all students have been preparing for college since beginning public school.  However, it see...

The overpracticed act of complaining

April 14, 2011

Julia Kim Staff Writer The other day, I was talking to my mother about summer plans. Senior summer plans. And just the other day, she told me I would not be going to Korea over the summer. The ideas that I had, the projects that I intended to undertake, the schedule I imagined were thwarted with one...

Project Graduation provides ACT practice Image and video hosting by TinyPic

November 5, 2009

Story by Kelly Emerson, Sidekick Staff Photographer Video by Emily Denton, KCBY Staff Member High school students are accustomed to sleeping in on Saturday mornings, but on Oct. 31 nearly 90 students were on campus for a practice test that would help to prepare them for the real thing. Thes...

Students launch into their future with Saturday morning ACT

September 11, 2009

By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer Football stands may not be as crowded as usual in the student section at tonight’s game against the Highland Park Scots due to many students' early-morning wakeup calls on Saturday to take the ACT college entrance exam. For many seniors, this is one of the last...