Coppell Student Media

Taylor embraces varsity lifestyle early on

Taylor embraces varsity lifestyle early on

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Coppell freshman Preston Taylor’s obsession with soccer started off ever since he was able to walk.  Taylor would randomly kick around a soccer ball in his house and take a soccer ball with him whenever he went outside. Taylor eventually played soccer with more vigor as he grew and that is when h...

Choir stirs emotion among audience in Region 31 Concert

Choir stirs emotion among audience in Region 31 Concert

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

GRAPEVINE - The audience is silent as choir members on stage show their talents, by singing a variety of music with the help of instruments in the background.  These individuals advanced to perform the Region 31 Concert at First United Methodist Church in Grapevine, which consisted of students from...

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The first two months of school, parts of Coppell High School had little to no WiFi. For weeks, classes had to endure learning without WiFi and service. This affected teachers’ agendas, student satisfaction and learning ability.     The district worked with a technology company called Xirru...

Q&A: How band defines Sangerhausen’s sense of identity

Q&A: How band defines Sangerhausen’s sense of identity

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Music has always played an important role in Coppell High School senior Emilie Sangerhausen’s life. She has done band since middle school, and is on her seventh year in band.   What made you join band?  During elementary school, I started having experience with music and performing. I wanted to ha...

Jund moving to assistant AD role next school year

Jund moving to assistant AD role next school year

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

April 24, 2019

On Monday, Coppell High School Principal Dr. Nicole Jund was announced as the new Coppell ISD assistant athletic director after serving two years leading the CHS campus. CISD Superintendent Brad Hunt announced the changes in the administrative leadership in a district wide announcement stating “[Jund’s] exte...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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 ...