Coppell Student Media

March CISD ‘SuperTeachers’ awarded for superior methods

March 21, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor The SuperTeachers, program has continued its teacher recognition into round three, in which CISD superintendent Jeff Turner identified 12 outstanding teachers. The teachers were chosen based on certain lessons that were thought to provide students with the opportunity t...

GT application deadline rapidly approaching

March 10, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor The CISD gifted and talented program is designed around students who perform at a high level in academics when compared to people at a similar age, level and environment.  The CISD gifted and talented program is an extension of the TAGT, the Texas Association for the...

CISD asks all students to fill out survey

March 1, 2011

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief The Coppell Independent School District is asking all students in middle school and high school to fill out a district-wide performance survey. The survey will help the district address issues in the future, such as teacher performance and daily schedules. To voice...

North Lake developments cause concern

April 15, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Staff Writer The North Lake issue in Coppell has puzzled citizens since 2004 and caused several lawsuits. Now, with Billingsley Company about to break ground on Cypress Waters Development, the construction is becoming a reality. Although the biggest complaints about the North Lake issue has to do with the distribution of taxes, many voice c...

Teachers receive Smart Boards, flip cameras, Mac Book and more

March 29, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer Some students back from spring break were greeted with a pleasant, technological surprise: Smart Boards installed by the CISD over the week off. Six deserving teachers were awarded with a Smart Board in his or her classroom, along with flip cameras, a Mac Book, the...

Snow day make-up set for June 3

February 15, 2010

By Rebecca Neumann Staff Writer After the fabulous snow day everyone enjoyed last Friday, many people must be wondering when we will make up that lost day of learning. In an email from Tracey Wallace, Executive Director of Human Resources for CISD, the fears of many were confirmed: the state will not let the district count the day as ‘instructional’, so a makeu...

CMS students take to CHS

January 20, 2010

By taking time a part from classroom instruction to experience a variety of electives offered at the high school, worry and stress associated with class scheduling has taken over middle schools within the Coppell district. Throughout the week of Jan. 27 select CHS organizations will visit the campuses of CMS West, North and East to provide in...