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Bowden’s monstrous love for literature allows for connecting poetry with life

Coppell High School AP English IV and creative writing teacher Matthew Bowden poses with fun items in his classroom. Bowden was selected as teacher of the issue for the first time in his 19 years teaching at the high school.

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April 26, 2017

Green slime, posters of horror movies and figurines of Frankenstein are the first things that stand out in Matthew Bowden’s room. Bowden teaches GT/Ap English IV and Creative Writing, and has been teaching at Coppell High School for 19 years, adding more and more to his collection. “Ever sinc...

CLAM to return with artistic student-led publication

Creative writing teacher Matt Bowden teaches his fifth period class. All of Bowden's creative writing students are required to submit a work to the CLAM (Coppell Literary Arts Magazine) as part of their curriculum. The CLAM is currently taking submissions for the 2015 year.

January 29, 2015

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Every year, the CLAM (Coppell Literary Arts Magazine) produces a professional magazine produced by the students and for the students. With the help of GT/AP English IV and Creative Writing teacher Matt Bowden, writing students are given the opportunity to...

The C.L.A.M. has awoken

September 16, 2011

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor The Coppell Literary and Arts Magazine is now accepting submissions from students and staff for its 2012 edition. Students can submit any original poetry, short stories, pictures or artwork by December for the chance to get their work published in the CLAM. There...

The C.L.A.M. is now available for pre-order

April 26, 2011

Kelly Stewart Staff Writer The CLAM is coming, the CLAM is coming! The CHS Coppell Literary Arts Magazine (CLAM) is now available for preorder this week for the low price of $12. The Creative Writing II class has been working hard all semester to bring you the collection of poetry, prose and pictures,...

The C.L.A.M. impresses from morning to night

May 10, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer It was first conceived in 1993 as Digambara, implying “standing naked”, then transformed into the Chrysalis, the transformation from caterpillar to butterfly. Finally, it evolved into the simple and catchy name we know today - Coppell Literary Arts Magazine, or...