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Annual ride honors cyclists, raises awareness through silence

Annual ride honors cyclists, raises awareness through silence

April 5, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer When a passing school bus mirror struck and killed cyclist Larry Schwartz on May 4, 2003, long time friend and fellow cyclist Chris Phelan wanted to do something to honor his memory as well as those of other cyclists injured or killed in accidents. Just two weeks later, the first Ride of Silence was held. Wh...

Underclassmen to learn about distracted driving

March 26, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Every other year, upperclassmen participate in Shattered Dreams, a program that stimulates a drunk driving accident and is designed to educate students, parents, and the community about the serious issue of underage drinking and driving. While Shattered Dream is rese...

Inside the job of a high school custodian

After emptying out A lunch's trash bags, the respectable CHS custodians gather around in the recycling room for a photo. Photo by Rowan Khazendar.

September 18, 2012

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer Students leave trash after lunch from Sidekick Video Podcasts on Vimeo. Video by Nikki Dabney Custodian Margie DeLeon arrives at 6 a.m. and turns on the lights. She then cleans the office areas, checks the restroom toilet dispensers, puts up the flags outside and then moves on to clean b...

4th annual Ride of Silence takes over Coppell streets

May 19, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor On Wednesday, over 100 bicyclists silently took the streets of Coppell to honor those whose have been killed or injured by vehicles while riding legally on public roads. Setting off from Coppell High School, participants rode 11 miles without uttering a word an...

Silent ride honors Coppell dad, cyclist

May 19, 2010

by Blake Seitz According to the League of American Bicyclists, around 700 cyclists are struck and killed by cars each year. While this may seem like an impersonal statistic, it now carries weight with the Coppell community, and one family in particular. On July 22, 2007, a vehicle ran a red light,...