Coppell Student Media

Book of the week: Every Day by David Levithan

Book of the week: Every Day by David Levithan

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under One-Shot Columns

Sometimes we wish we could be someone else, but in Every Day by David Levithan, the main character, A, wishes he could just be himself for once. A wakes up in a different human’s body each morning, inhabiting him or her for the rest of that day. He lives inside girls, boys, models, drug-addi...

Mathieu creates fictional feminist revolution based on personal experiences

Mathieu creates fictional feminist revolution based on personal experiences

Wren Lee, Executive Design Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Young adult fiction’s latest feminist sensation Vivian Carter is ready to fight back.   Moxie is a young adult fiction novel written by author Jennifer Mathieu, who has written various other titles such as The Truth About Alice, Devoted and Afterward.   The book’s inspiration lie...

Robbins exposes society’s ugly side in The Overachievers

Robbins exposes society’s ugly side in The Overachievers

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

    In New York, there are preschools with a lower acceptance rate than Harvard, where children with parents who are obsessed with their success levels are sent.  This is only one of the many shocking facts The Overachievers by Alexandra Robbins presents regarding the insanity of society tod...

Book lovers to attend North Texas Teen Book Festival

Book lovers to attend North Texas Teen Book Festival

Wren Lee, Staff Designer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Signed books burst from bags as attendees will walk around the Irving Convention Center, leaving one panel and heading towards another. The North Texas Teen Book Festival has arrived for its third year. The admission-free festival is Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. Atte...

Hopkins regales CHS students with her books, life stories

Hopkins regales CHS students with her books, life stories

Wren Lee, Designer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

You would never think author Ellen Hopkins has gone through life’s hardships because her attitude is bubbly and bright. She smiles easily and leans in to whisper as if she has known you all her life. Hopkins has firsthand experience dealing with some of the topics addressed in her books. Her first book...

Storch family hosts book signing

April 23, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Through tragedy, good things may come. A local Coppell family, the Storch's, lost their daughter Taylor in a skiing accident three years ago. After the accident, the Storch's made the decision to donate Taylor's organs and started the Taylor's Gift organization...

Taylor’s Gift celebrates Donate Life Month with colorful new releases

Taylor’s Gift celebrates Donate Life Month with colorful new releases

April 3, 2013


Filed under Student Life

By Christina Burke Features Editor Paint, share, go. In these three simple steps, anyone can help the Taylor’s Gift Foundation celebrate National Donate Life Month. April is National Donate Life Month, a special time dedicated to the awareness and celebration of organ donation. This year, Taylor’s Gift has taken this opportunity to create an eas...

Book Review: The Power of Six

Book Review: <em>The Power of Six</em>

November 29, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

By Annie Wen Staff Writer The Power of Six, the sequel of Pittacus Lore’s bestselling book I Am Number Four, has been a big hit to fans of Lore’s new series ever since it came out last August. Photo by Trevor Stiff. They look like us. They act like us. They live among us, going through their da...

Pretty Little Liars sweeping CHS

January 31, 2011


Filed under Entertainment Blog, News Blog

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager "PLL, PLL! PLL's on tonight!" If you follow the show, there's no doubt that you know what those three innocent letters stand for. It calls for watching parties, not soley for the season premier and finale but for each episode for which Coppell High students flock together...

Fowler reviews “Dear John”, both book and movie

February 10, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer “What does it mean to truly love another?”  This is the question posed in Nicholas Sparks’ praised novel Dear John, recently made into a film which is now No.1 in America. Dear John is an excellent piece of fiction, strewn with “aww” moments from begi...

“Dear John” premiere this weekend

February 5, 2010


Filed under Entertainment Blog

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer So I basically loved Dear John.  The book, I mean, by Nicholas Sparks. I have yet to see the movie, but I will today at approximately 3:30 and am really looking forward to it.  Though I have heard the ending was changed—a fact I am not so thrilled about—the film looks as ...

Barnes and Noble to offer required reading at school sale

February 2, 2010


Filed under News Blog

By Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor This Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 3-5, Barnes and Noble will be holding a booksale for required reading books outside the horseshoe during lunches. Students can pickup books they need to read later in the semester at reasonable prices through this offer, so b...