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Honing in on honesty

This year CHS has introduced a new set of academic integrity conduct codes to decrease the amount of cheating that occurs at CHS. Dr. Jund and Coppell High School staff members hope that this new rule will create a positive effect on the students at CHS.

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

The class sighs in frustration as its teacher removes yesterday's test scores from the grade book. Now, because one student cheated on the exam, the entire class is in a bind.   This scenario is coming up more often around Coppell High School. Teachers continue to report students for academic...

Cheating becomes prevalent, the new norm (Video)

Cheating becomes prevalent, the new norm (Video)

November 3, 2015

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah   One snap is all it takes. Then one text. Maybe some money exchanged as well. And just like that, almost all your friends have answers to a test that you know you did not do well on. Although there have been many precautions put in...

Quantity over quality, critical thinking nixed in favor of grades

November 14, 2014

Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04 As I scurry through the hallways in between classes I can always count on one thing; complaints. One of the best talents of teenagers is to find absolutely any topic on this earth and rant to their friends about how irritating it is to them. Because...

Cheating does not equalize the playing field

Cheating does not equalize the playing field

February 18, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Lance Armstrong, once the symbol of physical perseverance and triumph, became the face of deceit when he confessed to doping while training for his seven Tour de France titles. Not only did his confession tarnish his reputation, but it revealed the dishonest ...

Cheating becoming justified

December 15, 2010

Kara Adkins Staff Writer A 4.0 GPA is no longer good enough, nor is being a great athlete, having hundreds of service hours, or being in all AP classes. Today’s current high school student must be well rounded and just about spot on perfect to get in to the school of their choice and in this...