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Tao drumming to All-State four years in a row

Coppell High School senior Andrew Tao practices the marimba during a private lesson in the fine arts hallway on Jan. 23. Tao is a percussionist with the CHS band who has qualified to All-State for all four years of high school.

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

February 3, 2020

Out of the 60 years Coppell ISD has existed , only three students have made All-State Band all four years of their high school career. This year, Coppell High School senior Andrew Tao became the third in the legacy. Tao is also the first percussionist from Coppell to make All-State all four years....

Holmes places first chair in state, keeps up with dynamics of music

Coppell High School senior Trevor Holmes plays his trumpet during seventh period on March 25. Holmes placed first chair in the state for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Convention.

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

March 27, 2019

Coppell High School senior Trevor Holmes sat anxiously in the lobby as he waited for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Convention chair placements to be released. Finally, the results were posted on a board and upon first glance, Holmes quickly found his name at the top, meaning he ...

Ogbogu slams home state, national recognition

Ogbogu slams home state, national recognition

February 21, 2013

By Tanner McCord Sports Writer One Class 5A state championship is already quite a feat, but two in a row is downright impressive. One common denominator and dominator of both tournaments is senior Chiaka Ogbogu. The 6-1 senior middle blocker ended the 2012 season with an incredible 486 kills and...

Band breaks another record with 19 All-State qualifiers

Band breaks another record with 19 All-State qualifiers

February 6, 2013

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer In August, around 350 band students were given three pieces of music that they would soon have to know like the back of their hand. They would master every rhythm and every note before playing these three pieces in front of judges in the All-State process. The process of getting to All-State i...

Band has tremendous success at All-State competition

December 19, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief This past weekend, qualifying band students went to Duncanville High School to compete in the pre-area round of the All-State audition process. Of the students who went, 47 advanced to the area competition. Pre-area was the second round of competition in the process. ...