Coppell Student Media

CISD to recognize students and teachers

April 18, 2013

By Tina Huang Staff Writer Once again the annual Student and Teacher Appreciation Night for CISD will be held at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. This year's game will be the Diamondbacks against the Rangers. Students who will be "appreciated" have been selected for their character and citizensh...

CISD Day at the Rangers Ballpark to come in May

April 12, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer The Coppell Independent School District Day at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is on May 29. This night is open to all CISD staff, students, family and friends. One complimentary ticket will be given to students selected for displaying good character and citizenship....

CISD to offer athletics physicals in May

April 5, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer In order to participate in all Coppell Independent School District athletics programs, students must have an annual athletics physical, medical history, illegal steroid use agreement form and a notarized emergency medical form. On May 4 and 11, the Coppell High School...

CISD team wins Edgenuity video contest, receives award for District

March 7, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor A group of faculty and students at Victory Place @ Coppell filmed a video for Edgenuity's 20/20 Vision Video Contest, and were selected as Runner Up earlier this week. Edgenuity, a leader in the growing online learning industry, hosted the contest to see how schools ...

Hill sets example of hard work, volunteerism within community

March 2, 2013

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer   It takes organization and a great sense of responsibility to help run a school system.  But it takes a person who takes delight in meeting new people, who gathers as much information to make beneficial decisions and a person who holds a genuine interest in the...

Information about Board of Trustees seats now available

February 6, 2013

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief Community members who are interested in taking part in the planning and executing of education initiatives in CISD can attend an informational session about open positions on the CISD Board of Trustees. The meeting will be held in the board room at the Von...

Education Foundation Funding Garden at Valley Ranch Elementary

February 4, 2013

By Alex Irizarry Staff Writer On January 25th, Valley Ranch Elementary broke ground on a new school garden funded by a  7,000 dollar grant from the Coppell ISD Education Foundation. The Valley Ranch Elementary grant committee teamed with the Lowe's in Lewisville and Real School Gardens to design and...

Faux snow day

January 15, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Today, January 15th, as student rose to their alarm clocks buzzing, they were given the surprise of snow fall. With tweets varying from, "SNOW," to "It's snowing are finals canceled?" Students were hoping for a day off from the stress of this week. "I was just...

License plates serve as bumpers for CISD funds

November 28, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief Have you been thinking recently about ways to give back to your school district? Have you also noticed that your standard-issue license plate is far less impressive than some of those personalized ones? Well, if these two thoughts have casually coincided in your...

Dog lovers work their “paws off” for new dog park

Dog lovers work their “paws off” for new dog park

November 17, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Video by Keith Kellenberger The City Council room was adorned with seats filled with Coppell citizens wearing grey shirts with green paw prints, eager for the meeting to start. The glass walls peer out into a finely polished waiting room. The council took their...

Texas ACT Council deems CISD students ‘college ready’

October 31, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief Coppell ISD is one of 170 high schools in the state that has been recognized by the Texas ACT Council for college readiness. Based on the the fact that CISD students' scores are consistently higher than national and state averages, CISD is in the top 9 percent o...

National School Lunch Week highlights change in CISD

October 18, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief This week, Coppell ISD is celebrating National School Lunch Week, with an emphasis on healthy eating at a low cost. CISD has made several changes this year to promote healthy eating and balanced meals among CISD students. Vegetarian options are now available a...