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Vergien empowers others to want to learn, revealed in IB World Magazine

Michael Vergien finds preparation for his classes a vital factor for his students to achieve the high level thinking he requires of them. Photo by Chelsea Banks.

April 20, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alexdalton04   Starting out with a literature/education blog to voice opinions over how English classes should be approached, Coppell High School International Baccalaureate English I and Gifted and Talented English II  teacher Michael Vergien found a way to ex...

Juvenile vandalism litters middle school to the irritation of staff

Graphic by Josh Martin.

April 16, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alexdalton04   Coppell Middle School North has been on its toes in past months as they have been the target of many vandalisms. The damage was mainly based in its fields and the equipment after school hours, going unseen.   “Most of the students haven’t heard of the stuff going on,” eighth gr...

Citizens have right to be angry about recent police brutality

Graphic by Manu Garikipati. The historic trust of citizens and their law enforcement being put to the test.

January 8, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04   If I am expected to stand up at the Pledge of Allegiance and say those hollow words, then I have to be able to answer this question with a clear conscious: why am I expected to respect a law enforcement that has recently done more harm to un...

Cowgirl Softball sadly ends against Farmers

Sophomore outfielder Ali Gentry hits hard against rival Lewisville. Photo by Mark Slette.

April 20, 2014

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer The Coppell Cowgirls (3-6 in district play) came out onto the Coppell Middle School West field prepared to play a hard game against (7-2 in district play) the Lewisville Farmers. Sadly, the Cowgirls lost out to the previous Class-5A state champions 9-2, but they ended...

Economic factors: marijuana

U.S. map shows status of marijuana decriminalization laws across the states; Colorado has become the first state to sell the drug for recreational use. MCT 2014

February 5, 2014

By Alex Dalton Staff Writer Marijuana in Colorado is a controversial debate that has been ongoing since 2013 when the law passed to legalize the practice. Only behind Washington, Colorado is one of the first states to hop on this new trend. Texas conservatives are not on board with this new way...