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CHS9 student Maya Dudhyala transfers her design from a paper to a slab during seventh period on May 6. Dudhyala has been doing art since kindergarten and plans on taking a variety of art classes throughout high school.

Dudhyala using art as a media of relaxation

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer May 13, 2022

Art classes involve continuing adding tiny details until a deadline; however, CHS9 student Maya Dudhyala takes art as both a hobby and elective to express her interests, creativity and challenge herself. What...

Into the lives of the CHS9’s student council leaders

Into the lives of the CHS9’s student council leaders

CHS9 students Myiesha Sharma, Rhea Choudhary, Aiden Song, Rudhmila Hoque and Erin Donovan were voted as student council leaders in September. As student council leaders, they have been organizing events,...

CHS9 student Arisha Hasan teaches class at Milaana Dance’s studio on Jan. 20. Hasan is the youngest instructor at the studio, working alongside her mother.

Three generations, one love for dance

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer March 24, 2022

Closing her eyes, her body naturally felt the rhythms of the song. Tiptoeing in small movements, she explored her new happiness in dancing. The 3-year-old Arisha Hasan started dancing as if she was born...

CHS9 biology teacher Brittany Medford lectures her third period class on March 3 about the relationship between structure and function, which is a topic in the body systems unit. Medford started teaching at CHS9 at the beginning of this school year and graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2016.

Medford teaching from young age

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager March 11, 2022

Coppell High School Ninth Grade Campus biology teacher Brittany Medford is a first year teacher at CHS 9, but taught at Colleyville Heritage for one year for her student teaching and at High Point Academy...

CHS9 Technology Student Association (TSA) parliamentarian Chandana Pagadala codes her website about French desserts for a principles of computer science assignment on Thursday. Pagadala is interested in computer science and wants to pursue a career in aerospace engineering.

Pagadala blasts off into STEM as TSA parliamentarian, computer science student

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager January 19, 2022

She does not just type away on a computer at school. She wants software, space and leadership present in her daily life. She codes with focus as her eyes are fixated on her computer screen, determined...

CHS9 biology teacher Hannah Dooley explains the “creating a baby alien” assignment to freshman Joaquin Cedillo where students flip a coin to determine whether their alien receives a dominant or recessive trait in J116 on Thursday. Dooley was named the October 2021 Teacher of the Month for her passion to make learning engaging for her students.

CHS9 October teacher spotlight making transition into high school sciences more engaging

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

After a year of prior teaching experience as a STEM teacher at UME Preparatory Academy in Dallas, CHS9 biology teacher Hannah Dooley is finding new ways to make the first year of high school science...

CHS9 Principal Dr. Cody Koontz is welcomed with a surprise celebration which was organized by assistant principal Jessica Lynch. The event was held to congratulate Koontz on the completion of his doctorate level degree.

CHS9 surprises Koontz to celebrate doctorate

Iniya Nathan, CHS9 Editor September 7, 2021

Arriving at CHS9 at 7:30 a.m., it would’ve been shocking to see so many people, especially students, entering the building over an hour before school starts. However, knowing the celebration that was...

Tuesday was the first day of school in Coppell ISD. CHS9 students walk around the halls during passing period looking for their class. The building is full since there is no virtual learning option for grades 7-12 this year.

#CHS9Family together in person on the first day of school

Iniya Nathan, CHS9 Editor August 18, 2021

The first day of school at CHS9 on Tuesday starts with a crowded building, students roaming around trying to find classes and teachers in the hallways ready to help.  Unlike the 2020-21 school year,...

CHS9 assistant principal Ashley Graham has been an AP for four years. As a University of Louisiana at Monroe graduate, Graham began in the medical field before eventually transitioning to the education field.

“Education is a calling and it’s what we were called to do”

Anette Varghese , Staff Writer May 14, 2021

CH9 assistant principals Ashley Graham and Nick Coenraad have been APs for four years. Both assistant principals saw themselves in different careers before eventually finding a role for themselves in education.  Graham...

Transitioning into high school can be a daunting task for oncoming middle school students. This can intensify when students are dealing with the troubles of a poor state of mental health that can come along with a pandemic.

Pandemic makes for challenging one-year experience for freshmen

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor May 13, 2021

“This year has been crazy.”  CHS9 student Sunya Ajani began the first nine weeks of her freshman year virtually and switched to in-person school in the second nine weeks for the remainder of the...

Liberty McConnell collaborates with her fellow classmates and teachers to improve CHS9 during her time as historian. McConnell is the Student Council historian at CHS9.

Liberty McConnell

Torie Peck, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

High school can be difficult, especially during a pandemic, but this did not stop CHS9 student Liberty McConnell from running for Student Council historian. McConnell was brought into this role through...

CHS9 Student Council treasurer Prateek Malkoti leads his class for the 2020-2021 school year. Malkoti collaborates with his fellow classmates and teachers to improve CHS9 during his time as treasurer.

Prateek Malkoti

Anette Varghese, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Prateek Malkoti is the CHS9 Student Council treasurer for the 2020-21 school year. Malkoti hopes that with his new position, he can help improve the school atmosphere and make it a better place to learn.  Why...

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