Coppell Student Media

CISD website refreshes its look

CISD website refreshes its look

October 12, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Day by day the technology team of Coppell ISD pondered ways to create a website that was fully manageable and easy to use for everyone. For a year their days consisted of contemplating various color schemes, new features that may be needed and a way to pull it all together...

CISD webpage gets a new look

October 10, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief It may take a while for your eyes to adjust to the new CISD homepage. What used to be a bland pale yellow homepage with a stagnant "CISD Spotlight" scroller is now a multicolored and revamped source of information. The photos are larger, the graphics are cle...

Carroll evens score on sports hierarchy

Carroll evens score on sports hierarchy

October 4, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer When I first started writing this article, I agreed with a lot of the students who participate in sports other than volleyball or football that the school runs on a hierarchy system for sports. After a good interview with Coppell ISD Athletics Director John Crawfo...

Austin elementary to celebrate 25 years of excellence

September 12, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief Austin elementary will celebrate its 25th anniversary tomorrow night, Sept. 13. The celebration, to be held on the elementary school's campus, will last from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 and is open to all who wish to attend. Former principals and teachers will ...

Coppell’s main running man, Spareribs

Coppell’s main running man, Spareribs

May 11, 2012

Tanner McCord Staff Writer Video by: Cassidy Pickrell KCBY-TV Staff When hearing the words “Spare Ribs,” one’s thoughts may wonder to daydreams of delicious barbeque and a nice summer cookout, and after eating said spare ribs, the last thing you will want to do is go for a run. We...

Coppell incorporates salad bars into cafeterias next year

May 9, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer The United Fresh Produce Association Foundation, a founding partner supporting the national Let's Move! initiative to end childhood obesity has granted CISD with four salad bars which will be piloted in four elementary school cafeterias starting in the fall. If they...

North Lake expansion creates unfamiliar waters

May 3, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Coppell is certainly becoming a crop for evolution. Most of the city at this point knows that Old Town Coppell is being renovated. A lot of people are just now realizing that the old North Lake property is being developed into apartments and town homes. The entire property...

2012 run to fund approaching

April 19, 2012

By Sarah Police Staff Writer On Saturday May 5, the Coppell Education Foundation will be hosting a 5K run (or a little over three miles) to raise awareness in the community about health and the Education Foundation. In addition to the 5K, there will also be a fun run for those who do not want t...

Finish line approaches for Run to Fund registration

April 18, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer On May 5, there will be a 5K and one mile fun run available for students, teachers, citizens or anyone who would like to participate in the "Run to Fund". This event is hosted by the Coppell Education Foundation. The 5K and fun run will be held at Buddy Echols Field...

CISD takes over Rangers Ballpark on May 14

April 11, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief On Monday May 14, Coppell ISD students, staff, and families will take over the Rangers Ballpark for their annual “CISD Day" at the Ballpark in Arlington. Select CISD students, chosen by staff members at their respective schools, and teachers will be honored...

Taylor’s top five books

Taylor’s top five books

April 11, 2012

Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Today there are so many books to choose from, sometimes when I walk into the library I find myself aimlessly walking around in search of the perfect book. What qualifies as the perfect book? There is no such thing, but there are books in my opinion that have come close...

CISD given award for financial responsibility

March 19, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The Dallas Business Journal has recognized Coppell ISD as a recipient of the Texas Comptroller’s 2011 Texas Honors Circle Award (THCA). The THCA is based on the Financial Accountability System of Texas (FAST) results and is awarded to those districts that score hig...