Coppell Student Media

  • Cowgirl volleyball playing McKinney Boyd in CHS arena on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
  • Picture day taking place on 9/21 and 9/22 in the CHS cafeteria during students' english class period

Council moving forward with lower 2020 tax rate

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council virtual meeting, approved motions included an increased budget for Belt Line Road renovations and a tax rate of $0.58 for the 2020 tax year, which will be brought up for public hearings on Sept. 8. Photo illustration by Sally Parampottil and Sreeja Mudumby.

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor

August 26, 2020

On Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council approved the publication of the reduction of the tax rate from $0.58400 to $.05800 for the 2020 tax year. This rate will then be discussed in the Sept. 8 council meeting, after which it will be presented in a special council meeting to vote on virtually at 6 p.m. ...

Uniting hand to hand: Kaleidoscope promotes cultural diversity through fireworks, mural

Attendees color on a mural which represents the various cultures in the Coppell community at Saturday’s Kaleidoscope at Andy Brown Park East. Kaleidoscope was held on Saturday for the third year to promote cultural diversity in Coppell.

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

October 21, 2019

The sudden burst of fireworks seized the attention of the audience as songs from different cultures blast through the speakers. Colored lights spread throughout the night sky, creating a kaleidoscope of colors.  On Saturday, the City of Coppell hosted Kaleidoscope for the third year at Andrew Brown...

Community holds EGGstravanganza in honor of Easter weekend

Graphic by Sophie Nayuokas

March 20, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer With Easter around the corner, Coppell is getting in on the action with their EGGstravaganza event.  This free event takes place on Saturday, March 30 begins at 11:00 am, but it is recommended that you arrive early.  The event is located at Wagon Wheel Park which is at 345 Freeport Parkway. This will be the City of Coppell...

‘Keep Coppell Beautiful’ honored at national conference

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas

February 27, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Recently, Keep Coppell Beautiful was honored at the 600th anniversary Keep America Beautiful National Conference.  Keep Coppell Beautiful received the Distinguished Service Citation award in its category and was honored for its incredible community clean up programs that have made Coppell the beautiful community it is. The conference; which took p...

Coppell parade ushers in Christmas spirit early

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas with special contributions from Jordan Bickam

November 28, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Already, wooden santas and lighted reindeer are making their way up in the lawns of Coppell residents. December is still over 4 weeks away, but the city of Coppell is eager for the arrival of this winter holiday. This Saturday, December 1, the city will be head...

Oak Fest provides fun for entire community

Oak Fest provides fun for entire community

November 15, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Isaac Lozano sat with his son, eating the assortment of foods that were available to him, and watching people big and small wait in lines and partake in activities at this year’s Oak Fest. This year Coppell held the annual Oak Fest on Oct. 20, at Andy Brown Community Park East, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oak Fest is an event in Coppell, which occurs every October; t...

Old Town Coppell to catch up with times

The new residential homes, built by

November 6, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer A general store, barber shop and some railroad tracks were all that made up the City of Coppell in the early 1900s. Since then, sprouted up around what is now referred to as Old Town Coppell As new retail developments and residential districts popped up around the city, Old Town slo...

A day of remembrance with the city of Coppell

September 10, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer September 11th is a big day in history that will affect Americans for many years to come, this devastating event has created a big impact on the lives of civilians today. In a day of commemoration on the anniversary tomorrow the City of Coppell will be hosting a Patri...

Deforest construction stops cars, patience of residents

September 4, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Anyone who lives, or has friends that live, on Deforest Rd in Coppell, is well aware of the construction taking place. Announced on Feb. 3 at the town council meeting, the project is anticipated to last through October and possibly into December. This week, the p...

Coppell police urge residents to secure their vehicles

May 14, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Residents of the following subdivisions: The Waterford, Sherwood Park 1 and 2, Pecan Valley, Woodridge 2, Channel Pointe, The Meadows 4, Villages of Coppell, River Ridge and Riverchase Estates might want to take extra precautions to protect their vehicles as a new round...

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...

Coppell Plaza offers outdoor movie nights

March 28, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Spring is in bloom and the weather is sunny and warm. Not only is it time to take the tops off Jeeps and bust out warmer clothes, Spring is the perfect time to go outdoors. Coppell is celebrating the start of Spring with several activities, one of them being free movies...