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Thornton assumes role of CMSW principal, energizes Wranglers

New Coppell Middle School West Principal Sarah Thornton is congratulated for her new position by 7th grade science teacher Elsa Butler and 6th grade science teacher Gena Erdman. Thornton was officially approved by the CISD Board of Trustees on Monday.

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

July 24, 2019

On Monday, assistant principal Sarah Thornton was named Coppell Middle School West principal at the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting in the Vonita White Administration Building. Thornton replaces Dr. Emily Froese, who left public education to work as an educational consultant with the DLR group....

New equipment, technology, excite community during CMSW grand opening (with video)

On Wednesday, Coppell Middle School West Principal Emily Froese cuts the red ribbon with Coppell ISD Superintendent Brad Hunt and CISD Board of Trustees President Tracy Fisher to celebrate the grand opening of the new middle school. CMSW hosted its grand opening yesterday to showcase the new type of transparent and collaborative learning that would occur for generations to come.

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

DALLAS - Excitement and delight ran through the air as the Coppell community gathered around the newly built Coppell Middle School West for its grand opening.   On Wednesday, CMSW hosted its grand opening to showcase the newly constructed campus and the different type of teaching that would...

Upadhyayula’s rewarding spelling career comes to an end

Upadhyayula’s rewarding spelling career comes to an end

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Through the grueling hours of memorization, strenuous concentrating and stressful moments during competitions, the arduous, yet rewarding spelling career of Coppell Middle School West eighth grader Smrithi Upadhyayula has reached its end.   The fruits of Upadhyayula’s labor are not only ...

One Step for Eight hosts 5K for developing countries

May 28, 2014

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer On June 7, the organization One Step for Eight is hosting a 5K run to help raise money and bring awareness to diabetes in developing countries. They consist of 20 eighth graders from Coppell Middle School West that all join in  the fight against diabetes. The 5K and Fun Run will both be held at Andy Brown Park at 7:30 in the morning. CMS West eigh...

A taste of high school

February 20, 2013

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Feb. 7 was not the typical day for eighth grader Cody Masters. It was his first day at high school-and it was a little unexpected. Masters and his fellow Coppell Middle School West eighth graders would not be rolling with the motions of a typical middle school day; ins...

CMS-West shows Coppell fight

November 8, 2012

By Tina Huang Staff Writer   Even though it has been a while since two CHS seniors passed away, Coppell still remembers them. CMS-West is no exception. The National Junior Honor Society of West is selling shirts that emphasize the Stay Strong Coppell attitude that has swept through the city. The front of the shirts...

Freshman’s science project earns national recognition

August 29, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Although Rohan Panaparambil just started his freshman year at CHS, he is still being recognized for his 8th grade science fair project.  Panaparambil has been named as a semifinalist in the 2011 Broadcom Masters, a program of Society for Science and the Public. He is...

Distinguished students attend photo sessions for end of year banquet

March 21, 2011

Divya Kumar News Editor This Wednesday and Thursday, CHS and [email protected] students in the top 5% of their respective class will be attending a photo session at the Bob Freeman Photography Studio, located near Coppell Middle School West. These students will be honored at a banquet later in the year and ...

CMS West student gifts Snuggies to patients

February 1, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer  Twelve year old Jack Barker is a cancer patient. He is also a student, son, brother, athlete, friend and an inspiration to the 1,000- plus lives he has recently touched. Days before his birth­day in September, Barker was diagnosed with T-cell acute lympho...