Coppell Student Media

CISD students unleash inner artist through Cozby Library’s Storybook Contest

CISD students unleash inner artist through Cozby Library’s Storybook Contest

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Many Coppell ISD students became authors for the first time as they created picture books for the Cozby Library and Community Commons’ 2019 Storybook Contest, which concluded in February.   All students in grades K-12 were eligible. There were two age divisions - the first for those in f...

Dragon, eagle battle to form an identity through art

Dragon, eagle battle to form an identity through art

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Art means something different to every person due to their own varying personal experiences; Coppell High School senior Jingchun Quan used her own background and experiences to create award-winning art. Quan took a digital photograph, titled “Eagles meets Dragon: A Clash of Cultures”, which was selec...

Conflicting ideologies collide in award-winning artwork

Conflicting ideologies collide in award-winning artwork

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Light vs. dark, two sides to humanity: that became the focus of Coppell High School junior SreeVarsha Chinthapenta’s abstract painting, which is now on display at the Dallas Museum of Art. The painting, titled “Juxtaposition”, is an experimental, drawing that Chintapenta created at the beginning ...

Youth Art Month paints portrait of students, staff at CHS

Youth Art Month paints portrait of students, staff at CHS

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

March brings more than spring weather. It also brings Youth Art Month, a recognition and celebration of the value of art and art education. This school year, the theme is “Your art, your story”. Coppell High School art students and staff take Youth Art Month as an opportunity to reflect upon the i...

Art I students hide drawings, find relationships through geocache project

Art I students hide drawings, find relationships through geocache project

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students in Art I classes at Coppell High School excitedly rush around the campus, eagerly seeking a hiding spot for their miniature masterpieces.   CHS Art I teacher David Bearden tasked his students with a “geocache”-type project, in which they were given the chance to draw anything on an in...

A new generation of artists: CHS students participate in VASE competition, volunteering opportunities

A new generation of artists: CHS students participate in VASE competition, volunteering opportunities

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Student masterpieces, from digital art to pencil drawings, hang in a miniature art gallery in E hall (art hallway) at Coppell High School. There, CHS art students display their artwork and artistic abilities for everyone to see.   Beyond a schoolwide level, the Visual Arts Scholastic Event...

Creativity Showcase: Senior Kim McDonald

Creativity Showcase: Senior Kim McDonald

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under One-Shot Columns

Like many artists, Coppell High School senior Kim McDonald has been interested in the craft for as long as she can remember. Her father was a tattoo artist and her grandfather enjoyed painting, so art has always surrounded her.  This piece, titled “In the fields of life and death”, was made for her ...

Dallas Restaurant gets taste of Coppell artist’s talent

Dallas Restaurant gets taste of Coppell artist’s talent

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

DALLAS - For as long as she can remember, Coppell High School junior Karina Teruya has loved art. She was overjoyed when, recently, her drawing Conductor was selected to be showcased on a large chalkboard at the highly-rated LARK on the Park restaurant in Dallas, adjacent to Klyde Warren Park.   “I really like how I can e...

Khan kicks his way into success

Khan kicks his way into success

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Athletics and arts are filled with endless opportunities for students. CHS freshman Zan Khan has a foot in both worlds, showing a passion for not only the sport of Taekwondo but also for graphic design.   Khan attends lessons at the Coppell Taekwondo Academy at least three times a week, and...

Q&A: Droz furthers love for art, earns profit

Q&A: Droz furthers love for art, earns profit

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Babysitting, tutoring and working fast food restaurants are all common ways high schoolers fatten their wallets. However, Coppell High School senior Isa Droz channels her passion into a more unique method of earning money: selling original designs on Redbubble.   Redbubble is a website ...

Local students using art to help support cancer patients

Local students using art to help support cancer patients

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Lanterns were thrown into the air by people who travelled to the Shine Festival near Denton, and people enjoyed lemonade and art. This was Coppell High School senior Ruqiya Bankole’s view on Oct. 7 as she and two friends, CHS seniors Mateo Perez and Grace Kompany, held an art exhibit and sold lemonad...