Coppell Student Media

Kadari crosses the country

Kadari crosses the country

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

After 15 years of living in one state, one town, one house, moving from Illinois to Texas in the middle of my high school career was not something I was happy about.   The decision had been somewhat sudden - announced near the beginning of the summer that we would most likely be moving a...

Four years of high school teaches Chitta to not be afraid, face fears head on

Four years of high school teaches Chitta to not be afraid, face fears head on

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

As the sun beats down on my skin and the metronome ticks in my ear, the sound growing louder by each tick-- tick tick, TICK TICK. It was becoming harder to lift my foot up and march in a fluid manner, however I fought through it and marched on.   My first peek at high school was freshman ...

Perks of being a teenager: High school comes full circle

Perks of being a teenager: High school comes full circle

May 31, 2013

By Addy Buigas-Lopez Business Manager She pulled out her color-coded binder and agenda and filled in her schedule for the first week of school. She used a different color for each class and made boxes in the margins to check off each item when it was finished. That was the year she started high s...

Senior column: Hair reflects on high school, future

Senior column: Hair reflects on high school, future

May 15, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor For the past four years, I’ve been climbing endlessly, longing to reach the top the mountain that is Coppell High School. But now that I’m pulling myself up onto the summit, I am not experiencing the glorious triumphant feeling that I expected. From the top of th...

What gets in my Hair: Golden age of music upon us

What gets in my Hair: Golden age of music upon us

April 24, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor What gets in my hair? People who spout off about how modern music is trash or how nothing will ever compare to the “classics” or how the art of music has hit an all time low. I’m not a fan of modern music. I’m a fan of good music. It is for that reason tha...

Standardized testing tests the patience of students, teachers

Standardized testing tests the patience of students, teachers

April 19, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer When my Pre-Calculus teacher joked that the school year ends in March because testing begins, I could not help but realize the truth of the statement. After March, teaching slows and test preparation hits the ground running. Teachers frantically remind students...

What gets in my Hair: Reckless online behavior

What gets in my Hair: Reckless online behavior

February 6, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor What gets in my hair? Irresponsible and reckless behavior when communicating online. The internet is truly a wonderful place. You can instantly access a wealth of information that is vaster than all of the written information in the history of mankind combined. ...

What gets in my Hair: Students lying on college applications

What gets in my Hair: Students lying on college applications

October 17, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor As you fill out the application for your dream college, it is so incredibly easy to lie, to twist the truth to gain an edge over the competition. The pressure to be accepted to selective universities, whether it’s from parents or elsewhere, is stronger now than ever - and many st...

What gets in my Hair: racism still a problem at CHS, beyond

What gets in my Hair: racism still a problem at CHS, beyond

September 21, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Sometimes, just three words can permanently change your outlook. Even three words read on a tiny cell phone screen during a monotonous bus ride. It was a particularly bumpy bus ride. I was sitting there texting a friend of mine, unsuccessfully attempting to block out the screeching chatter of the freshman girls...

Political journalism requires new practices, brings new challenges

November 3, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor With presidential primaries right around the corner, this newly registered voter has shamelessly been doing nothing in her spare time but obsessively following the newest possible leaders of the free world. As a whole-hearted political junkie, I take pleasure in researching stances on controversial issues, voti...

Generation Y doesn’t ask “why?”

October 18, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor I am an old soul. I write letters on stationary, I only understand the most basic of technological functions, I use only a pen and paper to conduct interviews and I own more close-and-play record players than I care to admit. It is indisputable that I was supposed to be born in 1950, enjoying the presidency ...

Experiencing a new kind of senioritis

September 22, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor This year at CHS has brought several changes, notably new administrators, adjustments to dress code, and the usual wave of incoming freshman. I am beginning to not recognize the place that has been my home away from home for the last four years. The flowers outside the library seem less colorful, the freshme...