Coppell Student Media

Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster

Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Standing on a field, with seven players on each team, the objective of an ultimate frisbee player is to pass it to their other teammates without the interception of their opposing team and make it to the endzone. Even though only seven players are on the field, the effort behind the club requires many m...

Writers gain opportunity to get feedback for work in creative writing club

Writers gain opportunity to get feedback for work in creative writing club

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

The room is quiet as students take turns reading aloud from their laptops or iPads. They are reading their short stories. After the student has finished reading, others give positive comments and suggestions.   Opportunities such as this are made possible through the Creative Writing Club at Coppell...

Students come together to share passions and experiences through TED Talks

Students come together to share passions and experiences through TED Talks

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

A genuine TED Talk consists of sheer passion translated into words. On February 28, Coppell High School students came together to speak about matters they feel most passionate about. From topics such as brain injury awareness to the film industry, students have been preparing their speeches over...

Diversity Club brings friendly atmosphere to students of varied backgrounds

Diversity Club brings friendly atmosphere to students of varied backgrounds

Thomas Rousseau, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

With Coppell’s rapidly changing demographics, it can be hard for some students to feel included in certain groups or communities. The Diversity Club seeks to change that. Co-president junior Naureen Wajahat does most interaction with the group's members and Co-president junior Abhi Manivannan is mo...

Seniors introduce Bhutanese Refugee club to help blend into American society, culture

Seniors introduce Bhutanese Refugee club to help blend into American society, culture

December 9, 2015

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah While much of the nation’s attention has been on Middle Eastern refugees, there is another country where 100,000 refugees are fleeing away from communal conflict. Two Coppell High School seniors have began the Bhutanese Awareness Council to safely...

UNICEF club making a difference, one fundraiser at a time

December 4, 2015

By Wren Lee Staff Writer @LeeLaurenWren   Headlines screaming about the terrors of the world are commonplace these days, and there are people left behind. Organizations such as the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), are necessary in helping those in need.   That is why C...

Coppell’s Closet pays it forward

Coppell’s Closet pays it forward

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

  Coppell's Closet, a newly created club at Coppell High School, has aspirations of making a positive impact to many people who are in need of help. The club's purpose is to collect gently used clothes from Coppell students and local residents, and then pay them forward to larger organizations...

HOSA club team takes first place at state, club advances to nationals

HOSA club team takes first place at state, club advances to nationals

April 24, 2015

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah Although Dallas may seem to close to home for a competition, the city did not disappoint when the Coppell High School Health Occupations Students Association (HOSA) club took part in the state competition on April 9-11. With over 3,000 students...

New kayak company offers urban adventures in Coppell

New kayak company offers urban adventures in Coppell

September 11, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Editor-in-Chief Just around the riverbend, or down Sandy Lake Road that is, lies Trinity River Kayak Company --Coppell’s first outdoor adventure company.  In the month and a half that Trinity River Kayak Co. has been open, their friendly staff have taken dozens of families...

Heritage Night moves beyond one-hit-wonder

Heritage Night moves beyond one-hit-wonder

February 5, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) is predominately known for its main event of the year, Heritage Night. Countries from all over the world are represented: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, England, Mexico, Nigeria, France, China, Hungary and North Korea. A...

Knife Party concert preview

March 22, 2012

By Dyer Whitt Staff Writer Tonight, at the world famous Lizard Lounge club, electronic music's latest sensation, Knife Party will be giving Dallas a taste of their bass. The concert consists of the Australian duo, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen, who additionally founded the electronic rock group Pendulum. What...