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Real-life applications take the forefront with CHS9 September Teacher Spotlight

CHS9 Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance and Business Information Management teacher Kim Porter shows pride in Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) in her classroom on Thursday. Porter was selected as the CHS9 September Teacher Spotlight.

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor

October 15, 2020

CHS9 Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance and Business Information Management teacher Kim Porter was announced as the September Teacher Spotlight. Awarded every month, the teacher spotlights are nominated by fellow educators. Porter is also the advisor for the DECA chapter at CHS9. To view the inter...

Coppell’s blooming business scene: present condition, tackling COVID-19 and future ambitions

Coppell has made a name for itself in the local business scene, with a growing business economy and pro-business attitude. The city government hopes to continue attracting businesses and building its image.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

Coppell is a prime example of the tremendous growth North Texas cities have been experiencing the past few decades-- booming from approximately 16,000 residents to 42,000 residents in the last 30 years. As Coppell’s population boomed, so did its business sector. Coppell held approximately 2 million squ...

From supercity to southern suburbs: McLaren Automotives shifting North American headquarters to Coppell

McLaren North America contracted the construction of its custom-designed 30,000 square foot facility at 1405 S. Belt Line Road in Coppell to house its new North American headquarters and more in August. With interior renovations to start soon, McLaren expects to see its new facility open by the start of the second quarter in 2020.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Coppell’s business sector has progressively made a bigger name for itself in the Dallas-Fort Worth business market, something validated by companies such as McLaren Automotive leaving New York City for North Texas. This summer, McLaren, one of the top quality sports car manufacturers in the world, contracted the ...

CHS speaks: Ranging from business to medicine, students exploring future endeavors

Ranging from freshmen to seniors, many students have interests and ambitions that push them forward. Coppell High School students share their interests and how they play into their plans for the future.

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018

As teenagers grow into young adults, interests, jobs and college come into play. Many students start getting part time jobs from as early an age as 15 to earn money from their paycheck and possibly save for college.   Students have the opportunity to visit colleges during their junior and senior ...

Donaldson drives start-up golf cart repair business toward success

Coppell High School senior Thomas Donaldson works on one of his golf carts in his backyard for Tom Carts, a self run business he began on his own. Donaldson refurbishes the golf carts and sells them for profit. Photo by Meara Isenberg.

Lina Pyon, Co-Social Media Manager

January 25, 2017

It was raining when Coppell High School seniors Thomas Donaldson and Skyler Seidman approached the street, now flooded with water, with unusually large cargo to get across.   “We took the top off one golf cart and tied it to the back of another cart and pulled each other and rode around t...

Big environment or big business?

Big environment or big business?

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

The wealth and the profits of the companies that are producing tremendous amounts of carbon need to be distributed into society so that key environmental and cleanup programs can be funded,

Business Professionals of America club proceeds to state level with 63 CHS students

February 6, 2014

Every year, over 50 Coppell High School students participate in the annual Business Professionals of America regional competition. Coached and guided by Graphic Design and Animation teacher Cindy Wolfe and Computer Science teacher Jan McClintock, a handful of Coppell students made the state competition. Coppell...

New store tests its luck in Coppell

September 4, 2012

Businesses tend to thrive or bust in the Coppell Market. This summer, a new clothing store called Private Gallery took its shot at success. Located at 230 North Denton Tap Road, Private Gallery features all the boutique essentials: Hobo wallets, French Connection dresses, and Miss Me Denim. The st...

Coppell-based businesses prove their worth

February 8, 2010

 Ellen Cameron Staff Writer Coppell's a small place. Depending on traffic and route, you could drive through it in a matter of minutes. And yet, our tiny town houses a suprising number of business headquarters, and not just for mom-and-pop businesses, but large recognized corporations. Most Coppellians...