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CHS no longer offering GT/AP courses for the 2019-20 school year

Coppell High School junior Bailey Baskett draws for her visual argument project in Melissa Alexander-Blythe’s GT/AP English III class in third period. For the 2019-2020 school year, the Coppell High School administration will no longer offer Gifted and Talented Advanced Placement (GT/AP) courses.

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January 28, 2019

The Coppell High School administration will no longer offer the Gifted and Talented Advanced Placement (GT/AP) courses for the 2019-2020 school year.   According to CHS associate principal Melissa Arnold, the only difference between an Advanced Placement (AP) and GT course is its differentiatio...

AP classes- too good to be true?

AP classes- too good to be true?

Avery Davis, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

Ask anyone trying to make the top 10 percent of their respective class, and they will tell you that taking Advanced Placement classes is hugely important to getting there.   Not only can these AP courses boost your high school Grade Point Average, but they also can give you hours of colleg...

Fine Arts AP test scores rank top in state

January 22, 2014

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer Students put your paintbrushes and pastels down. It is time to give a round of applause to Coppell High School’s Advanced Placement Fine Arts department which recently ranked within the top 10 in the state for the number of passes on AP exams in 2013. The AP Fine Arts ...

Coppell High School named to Best High Schools in America by U.S. News and World Report

May 7, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Coppell High School is known for its overachievers- on the field, in the classroom and on the stage. The students' hard work and the administration's leadership leadership have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report. For 2013, CHS is ranked #319 on the Best...

AP tests come first, homework second

May 2, 2013

By Tina Huang Staff Writer   One of my friends went on a rant the other day about how stressed she was. She has five AP classes, all of which she is taking tests for. On top of that, teachers are still assigning homework. I know exactly how she feels. I am taking six myself. One of the...

Sustainablity projects set standards

January 17, 2013

By Tina Huang Staff Writer As the first semester is wrapping up, AP Environmental Science classes are wrapping up their second phase of their sustainability projects. They have been meeting with campuses all across Coppell to evaluate each campus's green standard. Groups will work with each school...

AP exams increase in price tomorrow

March 9, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer Today is the last day for all students to register for their Advanced Placement exams for the fee of only $90. On March 10, a $25 late fee will increase the price of the exam to $115. Students only have until March 22 to register for their exams before registration...

AP testing puts students in a predicament Image and video hosting by TinyPic

May 18, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Sidekick Staff Writer Kristen Hart KCBY Along with warm weather and senioritis, May brings CHS students two of the most dreaded weeks of the year: Advanced Placement tests. After the feared exam day is over, the rest of the school year is not quite as stressful.  For some...