Coppell Student Media

Juvenile vandalism litters middle school to the irritation of staff

Juvenile vandalism litters middle school to the irritation of staff

April 16, 2015


Filed under News

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...

One act play “The Servant of Two Masters” promises laughter, insight

One act play “The Servant of Two Masters” promises laughter, insight

March 25, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04   With a premise of a 40-minute play about a single day in Venice in 1753, nine Coppell High School student actors were put to the ultimate test when asked to perform for the first time in front of a live audience, only days before their University...

Meninism: Adding fuel to the fire of sexism?

Meninism: Adding fuel to the fire of sexism?

February 27, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alexdalton04  Women belong in the kitchen. You fight like a girl. At least you are pretty. Man up. These sayings are commonplace in our culture and have underlying sexist sentiments. They perpetuate superiority of men; and the ultimate weakness of women. Most ...

Citizens have right to be angry about recent police brutality

Citizens have right to be angry about recent police brutality

January 8, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions

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...

Jarell English brings hard work and strong ideals with transfer

Jarell English brings hard work and strong ideals with transfer

December 18, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

By Alexandra Dalton staff writer @alexdalton04   New to Coppell High School as the varsity assistant coach and world history teacher, Jarell English transfered from Fowler Middle School in Frisco Independent School District. Experienced in basketball, he played under coach Kit Pehl in hi...

Quantity over quality, critical thinking nixed in favor of grades

November 14, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions

Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04 As I scurry through the hallways in between classes I can always count on one thing; complaints. One of the best talents of teenagers is to find absolutely any topic on this earth and rant to their friends about how irritating it is to them. Because...

Interstellar soars with amazing cast and surprise depth

November 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Alexandra Dalton staff writer @alex_dalton04   Walking into the movie theatre on Saturday night, I was not exactly pumped to see yet another space movie. I knew that my predisposition for distaste of space movies was bound to be disproven given the IMDb scores and rotten tomato ratings,...

Turning the cheek results in guilty verdict for gossiping

Turning the cheek results in guilty verdict for gossiping

October 24, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04  People like to believe that they do the best of their ability to be a good friend; teenagers being the ultimate representation of this. They will go to great lengths to make their sincerity appear on the surface yet behind closed doors they will...

Lee Elementary green campus breathes new life into learning

Lee Elementary green campus breathes new life into learning

October 2, 2014


Filed under News

By Alexandra Dalton staff writer @alex_dalton04 It took three years for the new Richard J. Lee Elementary School program to fully become a devised plan. Site visits, research, interviews and collaboration over the years helped perfect the plan for the new challenged-based program taking place...

Teens’ identities dependent on their activities

Teens’ identities dependent on their activities

September 5, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alexdalton04 Everyone has a different sport, club or hobby - a niche. This leads  one to select friend groups, lunch tables and study buddies. What makes high school high school and makes the school run so well is students are all able to share the same general...

Fire alarm sparks confusion within CHS

Fire alarm sparks confusion within CHS

March 28, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer Student and teachers were surprised near the start of third period on Thursday when the Coppell High School fire alarm was activated. Teachers evacuated their students to their assigned fire drill locations outside the building, all of the while students and teachers sp...