Coppell Student Media

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Artists painting it grand for Big Art Day

Artists painting it grand for Big Art Day

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Students peer over each other’s shoulders as Coppell High School National Art Honors Society members dip their brushes into smooth, tiny paint containers. One more stroke of midnight blue paint and a student jumps up, only for their seat to be taken by another eager patron.  March is Natio...

Farmers no match on the pitch against Cowgirls

Farmers no match on the pitch against Cowgirls

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The Coppell girls soccer team jumped on top of Lewisville in the first half and did not look back in a 5-1 victory Friday night at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls started strong during the first half, with sophomore forward Michelle Pak scoring the first goal within four minutes. Senior defender Haley ...

Being a student journalist connects writing to my world

Being a student journalist connects writing to my world

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

February 25, 2020

Like most students, I participated in many classes and camps growing up, determining possible interests. One of them was a writing class at University of California, Berkeley’s Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP) in the summer of 2012.  We’d practiced writing poetry in third grade, and my haiku abo...

The Sportlight: Patel looking back on soccer as senior, venturing forward to engineering path in college

The Sportlight: Patel looking back on soccer as senior, venturing forward to engineering path in college

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

February 15, 2020

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell senior JV2 center back Aditi Patel was selected.  Follow Nanette (@nanettepottore) and @SidekickSports on Twitter for more. ...

On the Spot: Tensions rise between U.S., Iran as the new year begins (with video)

On the Spot: Tensions rise between U.S., Iran as the new year begins (with video)

Nanette Pottoore

January 8, 2020

Within three days into the new year, relations between Iran and the United States worsened when a U.S. airstrike, ordered by President Donald Trump, killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq.  Multiple memes about the situation and going into a possible war have taken over social media platforms s...

Decade Wrap-up: How internet culture evolved society

Decade Wrap-up: How internet culture evolved society

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Rise and Shine. In this story, I’m going to spill the tea on why the 2010s was an exciting decade for online trends and fads. The internet brought together many people through dances and memorable memes. This decade brought forth a variety of trends that will impact many generations to come.  ...

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Mile-runs, gyms, and more workouts. As Coppell transitions from fall sports to winter sports, fall season coaches are working to improve their athletes in preparation for the next season.  Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster helps motivate tennis athletes during the offseason by encouraging socials a...

Choir stirs emotion among audience in Region 31 Concert

Choir stirs emotion among audience in Region 31 Concert

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

GRAPEVINE - The audience is silent as choir members on stage show their talents, by singing a variety of music with the help of instruments in the background.  These individuals advanced to perform the Region 31 Concert at First United Methodist Church in Grapevine, which consisted of students from...

Choir members to perform at Region 31 Concert

Choir members to perform at Region 31 Concert

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

On Saturday, select members from Coppell High School’s very own choir will participate in the Region 31 concert at the First United Methodist Church in Grapevine.  Region 31 consists of Coppell ISD, Birdville ISD, Carroll ISD, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Hurst-Eul...

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The first two months of school, parts of Coppell High School had little to no WiFi. For weeks, classes had to endure learning without WiFi and service. This affected teachers’ agendas, student satisfaction and learning ability.     The district worked with a technology company called Xirru...

Q&A: How band defines Sangerhausen’s sense of identity

Q&A: How band defines Sangerhausen’s sense of identity

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Music has always played an important role in Coppell High School senior Emilie Sangerhausen’s life. She has done band since middle school, and is on her seventh year in band.   What made you join band?  During elementary school, I started having experience with music and performing. I wanted to ha...

Registration process for 2019-20 school year underway, prepares students for class choices

Registration process for 2019-20 school year underway, prepares students for class choices

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

January 22, 2019

Returning Coppell High School students and parents can expect changes regarding the timeline of the registration of classes for the upcoming school 2019-20 year.   This process began officially on Dec. 19, when the course guide for the upcoming school year was released to students to view an...