Coppell Student Media

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...

On the Spot: Students step back in time to recreate Boston Massacre through mock trial (with video)

On the Spot: Students step back in time to recreate Boston Massacre through mock trial (with video)

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

September 23, 2019

Today, students in Coppell High School AP U.S. History classes traveled back in time to the pre-revolutionary period, bringing the Boston Massacre trial back to life.  Students recreate the setting of the Boston Massacre trial to determine what actually happened on the night of March 5, 1770, whe...

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 (with video)

Canyon Ranch grand opening gives community glimpse at new era of teaching (with video)

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.  ...

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 2, 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 ...