Coppell Student Media

Passion 2014 to bring life change, spiritual awakening to Coppell seniors

Passion 2014 to bring life change, spiritual awakening to Coppell seniors

February 12, 2014

By Kristen Shepard Editor in Chief “Just picture 60,000 Christians in one arena,” Gracepoint Church youth pastor Charley Hellmuth said. “It is like Jesus meets the Super Bowl.” Local churches and students have nothing but praise and excitement when mentioning the Passion 2014 Conference in...

GracePoint Church hosting special Easter events

March 26, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Easter is one of the most important events of the year for any church, but this year GracePoint Church (formerly First Baptist Church Coppell) is taking extra steps to ensure that they are offering the most exciting and enriching Easter experience possible - for members...

FUMC Coppell to host special eldercare seminar

February 26, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor If there is one thing that everyone on Earth has in common, it is that we all have parents. The love and appreciation for one's parents is a feeling many can identify with. It is because of this feeling that individuals work so hard to care for their parents as they...

Long-time Coppell pastor announces retirement

February 12, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor After almost a decade at the First United Methodist Church of Coppell, community icon Rev. Dennis Wilkinson will be retiring this summer. Since 2004, Wilkinson has served as head pastor of one of the largest churches in the area. He has been a pastor in the North Tex...

St. Ann Carnival raffles $39,000 car

September 11, 2012

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The St. Ann Carnival is an annual attraction in Coppell. Everyone buys sheets of tickets to fill up on funnel cake and then throw it up after their third round of spinning around in tea cups. There is another kind of tickets, however, that are not as known to the community:...

FUMC to house local entertainers

March 30, 2012

By Tanner McCord Staff Writer First United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Coffeehouse event tonight at 6:30. The student center will host several local bands, comedic acts and even improvised skits. The cost of admission is $5, and although the doors open at 6:30, performances do not...

Winter weekend brings students closer together

Winter weekend brings students closer together

February 21, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Video by John Mark Gosser http://vimeo.com/37122758 Lifting their hands and singing songs of praise, hundreds of Coppell High School students gathered at VRBC or Valley Ranch Baptist Church for the 11th annual Winter Weekend retreat. The retreat, which was st...

The party environment takes a turn

September 22, 2011

By Christina Burke Staff Writer The Friday night lights are a great way to kick off the weekend here in Coppell, and some students aren’t quite ready to just go home after the game ends. The late night party environment can be typically stereotyped as badly influential and wildly unpredicatable; you ...

Almeida tests realm of possibility

May 21, 2010

By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor     At the end, a person is supposed to have the words to say. In a phone conversation with mom, “I love you” precedes the dial tone. Before a dance performance, “good luck” offsets the curtain call.  Even before a drive one block away, “be safe” are the pa...