Coppell Student Media

Flower Mound takes hold of top spot in district standings

Flower Mound takes hold of top spot in district standings

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

The Coppell soccer team was desperate for an equalizer in the final minutes of Tuesday’s critical District 6-6A match at Flower Mound.   After several failed attacking plays, Coppell won a much-needed corner. With nearly all the players inside the penalty box, the corner kick led to...

CHS no longer offering GT/AP courses for the 2019-20 school year

CHS no longer offering GT/AP courses for the 2019-20 school year

Nishant Medicharla, Export and Production Manager

January 28, 2019


Filed under News

The Coppell High School administration will no longer offer the Gifted and Talented Advanced Placement (GT/AP) courses for the 2019-2020 school year.   According to CHS associate principal Melissa Arnold, the only difference between an Advanced Placement (AP) and GT course is its differentiatio...

McBride returning to sidelines

McBride returning to sidelines

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

Coppell ISD athletics director and former head football coach Joe McBride officially accepted the head football coach and athletic coordinator position at McKinney Boyd High School.   The news was first reported by Matt Stepp of TexasFootball.com on Friday.   “It just was in ...

Cowboys lament tough loss in closing seconds

Cowboys lament tough loss in closing seconds

Ryan Dyke, Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

An extremely close game up until the last five seconds, the Coppell boys soccer game on Tuesday against McKinney Boyd at Buddy Echols Field was intense. Coppell put up a strong fight, before losing, 3-2, on a penalty kick with seconds left in the game.   During the first half Coppell kept the ball ...

Flashing Lights: Texas law requires police encounter training for high school students

Flashing Lights: Texas law requires police encounter training for high school students

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under News

Starting this school year, Texas legislation has passed a bill requiring all high school students to have proper training in the process, procedures and legal rights of citizens in possible police encounters.   Approved in 2017, Senate Bill 30 requires both school districts and charter sch...

Eclipse, IDs, new principal create adjustment filled first day

Eclipse, IDs, new principal create adjustment filled first day

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Coppell High School’s return to classes on Monday was a day of change.   Apart from running on a new block schedule and an introduction of a fourth lunch, students were transported to the campus through a new bus company, and the school was led by a new principal.   In the morning, people checked for their homeroom and reconnected with friends.It was not until around 15 minutes after school started that the hallways cleared....

CISD’s hunt for new leader ends with familiar face

CISD’s hunt for new leader ends with familiar face

Amelia Vanyo and Fiona Koshy

August 1, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  In the fall of 1990, Brad Hunt began his time in Coppell ISD as a Coppell High School teacher. On Monday night, he took over the lead position for the district when the CISD Board of Trustees approved his hiring as superintendent. “I am excited and thrilled to be named the new superintendent ...

Coppell ISD names Jund principal of high school

Coppell ISD names Jund principal of high school

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

June 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Dr. Nicole Jund has been named principal of Coppell High School. Her hiring was approved by the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees on Monday night. “I have my doctorate in education, experience in being a high school administrator, a former high school teacher and coach and a background in being a campus...

Passion takes flight: Lee ensues fervor, seeks to take on piloting career

Passion takes flight: Lee ensues fervor, seeks to take on piloting career

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

He sat down eagerly as his grandpa and older cousins told their stories. From stories about the Vietnam War to the sharing about the life of a pilot, with each word, his smile grew bigger and fascination for airplanes grew deeper.   Captivated by the stories of a pilot’s life, Coppell High School junior Sangjun Lee m...

New Priorities: As Coppell High School seniors enter their last semester in high school, focus shifts to family and friends

New Priorities: As Coppell High School seniors enter their last semester in high school, focus shifts to family and friends

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

  I remember in my freshman year when I set up a countdown to graduation and it measured over 1000 days. Now, I see just over 100.   As seniors enter their second and last semester of high school, a wave of emotions hits. Years ago, I awaited the time when my GPA and rank would freeze. I awaited the time when...

Intensity breeds success: Performance Course coach uses energy to impact lives (with video)

Intensity breeds success: Performance Course coach uses energy to impact lives (with video)

Reid Valentine, Staff writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coppell Performance Course coordinator Stephen Baca is insane.   He has to be. No normal human being wakes up 4:45 a.m., then leading a high intensity workout an hour later with an energy level comparable to a toddler on Red Bull.   “I take my dog out,” Baca said. “Then I g...