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AP/IB art students paint with a purpose at showcase

Coppell High School junior Giuliana Vargas presents her artworks to principal Mike Jasso during the AP/IB art showcase on Thursday. Vargas’s chosen concentration was two-dimensional art.

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

May 30, 2016

On Thursday night, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) art students of Coppell High School had a chance to showcase their work. The showcase featured the work of IB Visual Arts, AP 2D Design, AP Drawing and AP 3D Design students. There was a variety of paintings, sculptu...

In pursuit of happiness, many overlook day to day joys for a chance at perfect future

March 17, 2015

By Kara Hallam Enterprise Editor @Kara Hallam From a University of California Los Angeles survey of 400,000 students with varying degrees of course intensity, it was found on average that high schools students have about one hour of homework a night. Meanwhile, in a survey of 30 Coppell High...

Guide to this week’s AP, state testing

May 5, 2014

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer With over 25 exams being administered in the next two weeks, it can be hard to keep track of Advanced Placement  (AP) testing and End-of-Course (EOC) exams. Below, is what students need to know for test day from schedules to rules and even a few tips and study guides. For...

Caussey begins new semester with AP World History

Mr. Caussey teaching his new AP World History-Blended class in the library. Photo by Sandy Iyer.

January 30, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer For many students, this is a new semester with new classes, but for Chris Caussey it is a new semester with teaching a new course. Caussey was an on-level and Pre-AP World Geography teacher, but now he has taken the place of Brian Rohloff, former AP World History-Blended...

AP or IB: which to choose

Graphic by Julie Bordonaro and Josh Martin

October 22, 2013

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement are both very competitive and prestigious programs at Coppell High School. International Baccalaureate (IB) is a 2 year program, which students can take in their junior and senior year. Coppell High School has adopted...

Academies to integrate AP

January 31, 2013

By Mabry Culp Staff Writer The biggest question on upcoming juniors and seniors mind is college. How to get in, apply, leave the nest, etc. AP classes are important to college applications and college credit, and now the Academies are implementing them into their normally Pre-AP curriculum. These...

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...

Environmental Science students gear up for Coppell Nature Park

November 12, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Students in Mrs. Anderson's AP Environmental Science classes are taking an all day trip tomorrow to evaluate the state of Healthy Habits Grand Prairie Restoration by collecting data to be analyzed in the classroom. The students will be traveling by bus to Coppell Nature...

AP exams, registration deadlines approaching quickly

February 15, 2012

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer With the end of the fourth six weeks quickly approaching, Advanced Placement exams are getting closer and closer. With Coppell High School having over 20 AP classes available, CHS students will soon have the opportunity to take these exams in May. Advanced Placement...

Seniors share wisdom with upcoming students

January 30, 2012

By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor All of the academic options Coppell high school offers can be a bit overwhelming to upcoming and current high school students. To give first hand knowledge and experience when it comes to programs such as IB, AP, New Tech, and Academies, Coppell has gathered sen...

AP Season begins

January 25, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Graphing calculator and Barron's review book in hand, students are gearing up for the Advanced Placement tests in May. Anyone enrolled in an AP level class has the opportunity  to pass the AP exam at the end of the year and obtain college credit. Unlike Dual Credit,...

Course selection booklet distribution

January 4, 2012

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer Students constantly think about their future whether it is concerning college choices or future careers. Today, during fourth period, all students, excluding seniors will be given the 2012-2013 course selection booklet. With a new guide brings more questions. Sophomores...