Coppell Student Media

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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...

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

Last night, the Coppell Theatre Department performed the play “The Servant of Two Masters” in preparation for their UIL Competition this Saturday, March 28. Photo by Sarah VanderPol.

March 25, 2015

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?

Men and women should be considered equal and meninism defies those feminist ideals. Graphic by Rachel Bugias-Lopez

February 27, 2015

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

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...

Jarell English brings hard work and strong ideals with transfer

Photo by Sloane Samberson. New boys varsity assistant Jarell English hopes to bring new perspective to the coaching staff.

December 18, 2014

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

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

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

Graphic by Christianna Haas. People more inclined to ignore the pain of others.

October 24, 2014

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

Photo by Stephanie Alexander. Students learn about the environment using new technologies provide by Lee Elementary.

October 2, 2014

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

Once one door closes another one always opens. Graphic by Manu Garikipati and Josh Martin.

September 5, 2014

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

Junior Adhitya Ganesh joins a game of pick up frisbee during the fire escapade. The students were evacuated due to an alert in the girls soccer locker room. Students returned to class safely at 10:45 a.m. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson

March 28, 2014

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...