Coppell Student Media

Moving on up: Theater department turns silent auction into first class event

Moving on up: Theater department turns silent auction into first class event

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

September 22, 2019

ADDISON-Suspense, thrill and disbelief filled the air as two bidders continued to fight for a cookie cake. As the bid rose rapidly, so did the energy of the audience members.  On Friday, the Coppell High School theater department hosted its annual Theater Dinner Revue and silent auction, which had a...

Canyon Ranch grand opening gives community glimpse at new era of teaching

Canyon Ranch grand opening gives community glimpse at new era of teaching

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

September 19, 2019

IRVING - The sight of the luminous energy of second graders welcoming attendees filled the hearts of many at the Canyon Ranch Elementary grand opening ceremony.  On Wednesday, CRE hosted its grand opening to officially commemorate the beginning of the 11th Coppell ISD elementary school.  CRE is t...

Thornton assumes role of CMSW principal, energizes Wranglers

Thornton assumes role of CMSW principal, energizes Wranglers

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

July 24, 2019

On Monday, assistant principal Sarah Thornton was named Coppell Middle School West principal at the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting in the Vonita White Administration Building. Thornton replaces Dr. Emily Froese, who left public education to work as an educational consultant with the DLR group....

Freshmen athletes conforming to high school athletics after initial scheduling issues

Freshmen athletes conforming to high school athletics after initial scheduling issues

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Before basketball season came to an end late February, CHS9 freshman boys basketball player Anthony Black’s school schedule was a monotonous grind. Black woke up early in the morning to get to Coppell High School to train with his team. As the clock hit 9:55 a.m., the freshman would rush to the showers and change before his other t...

Part 4: The search for the solution to CISD’s funding dilemma

Part 4: The search for the solution to CISD’s funding dilemma

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018

This election season, public education funding has found a place among the most prominent topics in Texas. For the past several years, wealthy districts - such as Coppell ISD - have been trapped in a predicament between clashing financial state government laws, making funding and budgeting a ch...

CISD takes initiative to ramp up campus security for student safety

CISD takes initiative to ramp up campus security for student safety

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

In a nation whose history has been riddled with numerous mass shootings and tragedies, the issue of school safety has risen to prominence recently with schools districts across the country, including Coppell ISD, giving student safety a spot in one of their paramount priorities.   Though the...

CHS witnesses much-awaited opening of new bathrooms

CHS witnesses much-awaited opening of new bathrooms

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

Coppell High School saw the much awaited opening of two renovated bathrooms last Thursday and Friday. The bathrooms that opened are right at the mouth of upstairs and downstairs B hall, and have been undergoing renovation for the past few months.   The entire bathroom was torn apart and ...

CISD’s hunt for new leader ends with familiar face

CISD’s hunt for new leader ends with familiar face

Amelia Vanyo and Fiona Koshy

August 1, 2017

  In the fall of 1990, Brad Hunt began his time in Coppell ISD as a Coppell High School teacher. On Monday night, he took over the lead position for the district when the CISD Board of Trustees approved his hiring as superintendent. “I am excited and thrilled to be named the new superintendent ...

Coppell ISD names Jund principal of high school

Coppell ISD names Jund principal of high school

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

June 27, 2017

Dr. Nicole Jund has been named principal of Coppell High School. Her hiring was approved by the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees on Monday night. “I have my doctorate in education, experience in being a high school administrator, a former high school teacher and coach and a background in being a campus...

“If there is a word I can leave you with tonight, it’s transformation.”

“If there is a word I can leave you with tonight, it’s transformation.”

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

    On Tuesday night, Coppell Gifted Association brought to light the new demands of our current and future workforce through a presentation held at Coppell High School.   The future of students does not demand kids with expert knowledge on content, but rather students wh...