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Running for a cause: Local park holds fifth Fighting Autoimmune Disease 5K run (with video)

Race participants finish their last lap of the Fighting Autoimmunity Disease 5K race on Saturday at Andy Brown Park East. The charity run is aimed to raise awareness in the community and money for autoimmunity disease research and organizations.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

On a cool, breezy Saturday morning, Andy Brown Park East hosted the fifth annual Fighting Autoimmune Disease 5K run, a charity run aimed at raising awareness and funds for autoimmune disease research and organizations. At 7:40 a.m., the park entrance was already bustling with activity as the excited aura of r...

Coppell’s Closet pays it forward

With the changing seasons and the holidays approaching, many people will be sorting through their wardrobes and find clothes they want to donate. Coppell High School’s new club, Coppell’s Closet, will hold its winter drive on Dec. 7, and all students are encouraged to participate. Photo by Ayoung Jo.

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

  Coppell's Closet, a newly created club at Coppell High School, has aspirations of making a positive impact to many people who are in need of help. The club's purpose is to collect gently used clothes from Coppell students and local residents, and then pay them forward to larger organizations...

Mahesh leads One Step for Eight fundraiser

Mahesh leads One Step for Eight fundraiser

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

September 24, 2015

By Jamie Kimbrell Staff Writer @jaynicole2015 One Step for Eight, a non-profit organization run by Coppell High School sophomore Riya Mahesh, hosted its second annual 5K and Fun Run benefitting the Diabetes Hands Foundation, an organization providing diabetes care for people in developing countries. The event...

Alliant Techsystems Inc. uses their free time to give back

Alliant Techsystems Inc. uses their free time to give back

January 7, 2014

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer  Knife throwers toss knives through the air as you walk in. You look around and see purple and green covering everything from the walls to the chairs. Around the corner, casino tables are in lines with all sorts of people dressed up playing a card game, but instead of winni...

JWAC T-shirts to support Children International

February 28, 2013

By Mabry Culp Staff Writer Bake sales, car washes, garage sales, and races are all common ways to raise money, but one of the more popular and effective methods in Coppell is to sell T-shirts, and Junior World Affairs Council has taken selling shirts as a way not only to help the club, but others...

Pool goes beyond curriculum, teaches the value of giving

February 13, 2013

Story by Kristen Shepard Video by Cassidy Pickrell Five years ago when Health Science Technology (HST) Teacher Ray Pool realized Coppell families were struggling to meet ends, he started the Coppell Food Pantry, which is a confidential service that provides food to families who are struggling to...

Students plan to show “soup”erior generosity in canned food drive

January 23, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer If you're looking for a "souper" way to give back to the community, CHS will begin their annual canned food drive this week. The "Souper Bowl of Caring" fundraiser encourages students to bring in canned or other non-perishable food items to donate to local food shelters. ...

8 ways to have the perfect weekend

8 ways to have the perfect weekend

January 11, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer We live for the weekend, counting down the days. When it comes, we end up sleeping more than we expect and doing less than we want. Sunday rolls around and we wish we had more time. The problem is not a lack of time; it’s a misuse of time. Next weekend, fill...

Assistance League of Coppell to host Christmas home tour for special cause

November 14, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor The winter holiday season is such a special time of year. Everywhere you go, there are carols playing, lights shining, bells jingling. While just about everyone throws up some festive decorations in the weeks before Christmas, others in Coppell take home decor to a...

Students aspire to donate 600 turkeys come Thanksgiving

Graphic By Sophie Nauyokas

November 7, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Each year, as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, a spirit of thankfulness and charity spreads across Coppell. Around this time, the Public Service Academy at Coppell High School leads the school in a turkey drive. With temperatures usually in the mid 40s ...

Multiple new donation opportunities installed at Horseshoe

April 16, 2012

By Thomas Hair Online Copy Editor The home stretch of the school year is finally upon us, and it seems the pace of CHS has been cranked up several notches. Most scurry by the Horseshoe several times per day, but few ever stop to examine the many new donation opportunities there this week. The...