Coppell Student Media

Summer school, early practices provide head start for seniors

May 26, 2010

By Amanda Staff Writer The summer before college is usually a time for seniors to spend time with family and friends that they will leave behind when they leave for school in the fall. However, for many seniors, summer is a time to get a head start on school or sports at the schools they will be...

Seniors make final preparations for school days after CHS

April 30, 2010

Frances Ruiz Staff Writer As the infamous May 1 deadline rapidly approaches it seems most seniors have made their final decisions as to what they will be doing next year. While some have opted for the work force, others have decided to take a year off and some have already graduated, seniors...

Standing out during admissions process

April 16, 2010

Mary Whitfill Staff Writer I recently begun looking at college applications, filling out internship information forms, ect and I realized that I am pathetically average. I get low A’s or high B’s in most of my classes, I am a member of two clubs, I am in one student sponsored  extracurricular...

“Beware of Christians” comes to Dallas

March 31, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer Most students don’t feel they can make a difference. We get involved as much as we can but never get the feeling that we are truly recognized or appreciated. One college student is making a difference, however, and not just at his university but across the nation. Ba...

Seniors travel far and wide for higher education

March 29, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer Kara McFarlane KCBY College is a big step.  It takes maturity and confidence to leave behind one’s childhood and enter a new school surrounded by strangers, crazy professors and a very different environment.  For students moving out of state next year, the...

Losing tradition, gaining a journey

February 8, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer I often write about traditions.  Call me sentimental, but I just love the familiarity and comfort of routine.  As a senior, however, I am growing slightly nervous over the fact that I will be dropping everything and moving to Abilene Christian University—three ho...

Possible NCAA tournament expansion, a good idea?

February 5, 2010

By Travis Bremner Staff Writer The NCAA is looking into yet again possibly expanding the men’s basketball tournament, though discussion is still ongoing and nothing concrete, the idea is out there. As it stands now, 65 teams make it to the big dance, 65 out of 347 or 18 percent. A number that...

Rivalry week to take college basketball by storm

February 5, 2010

By Andy Tabor Next week the college basketball world will be the center of attention.  With the super bowl buzz likely over, college basketball's rivalry week pitting great teams against equally as great teams should create the March Madness feeling a month early. Games will include: Duke v...

East West Shrine game showcases college talent

January 23, 2010

By Andy Tabor Today on ESPN the east west shrine game is ongoing with the East up three, 6-3 at the half. This game showcases seniors from across the land in a game for NFL scouts to watch and observe. The most important part for college players is the week of practice and drills they get to do...

Naviance eases college prep stress

January 23, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer As Juniors find senior year approaching, Naviance Family Connection serves as a great all-purpose tool for anything and everything related to college. Earlier this year, students should have set up a Naviance account with their counselors and teacher -the usernam...

In case you weren’t listening…

January 22, 2010

Juniors have finally entered what is said to be their toughest semester in all their years of high school. Between SAT's, ACT's, class rank, GPA, and narrowing down a list of colleges to apply to, there is really no balance in the process of trying to get all of these accomplished. Unfortunately for...

Upperclassmen prepare for SAT

January 22, 2010

This weekend, many juniors and seniors from across the metroplex will congregate at middle schools and high schools to participate in one of the most feared standardized test high school students must all face: the SAT test. For Coppell students, there are several places they will go. The closest...