Coppell Student Media

Dual citizenship, dual sports

Dual citizenship, dual sports

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

November 12, 2019

A tennis racket or a hockey stick: these are the two items that Coppell senior Clark Parlier had to choose between when he entered high school.  In the end, he chose both.  With Parlier carrying a dual citizenship from Canada and the United States, Parlier’s parents believed skating was essen...

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...

Choir members to perform at Region 31 Concert

Choir members to perform at Region 31 Concert

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

On Saturday, select members from Coppell High School’s very own choir will participate in the Region 31 concert at the First United Methodist Church in Grapevine.  Region 31 consists of Coppell ISD, Birdville ISD, Carroll ISD, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Hurst-Eul...

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...

The Sportlight: Olvera one of two freshmen on JV1 tennis, strives to succeed

The Sportlight: Olvera one of two freshmen on JV1 tennis, strives to succeed

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

November 4, 2019

The Sportlight highlights a male and female JV athlete every Monday and Friday. This week, Coppell freshman Diego Olvera, a JV tennis player, was selected.       Follow Nishant (@Nishantnm1) and @SidekickSports on Twitter....

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...

Kaleidoscope event to display cultural heritage, forge new mural

Kaleidoscope event to display cultural heritage, forge new mural

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

October 18, 2019

On Saturday, Coppell will host its annual Kaleidoscope event from 5-9 p.m. at Andrew Brown Park East.  The event will commence for its third year to display Coppell’s diverse community through various performances, music and food. Admission is free.  There will be various performances by gr...

Cowgirls end drought with victory over McKinney (with video)

Cowgirls end drought with victory over McKinney (with video)

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

Five straight losses and a 24th place finish at the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic left the Coppell volleyball team determined to win.  Tuesday evening, the Cowgirls snapped their losing streak and found their victory against McKinney at the CHS Arena, defeating the Lionettes in three sets, 25-2...

Hustling to Harvard

Hustling to Harvard

Nishant Medicharla, Export and Production Manager

May 6, 2019

“I was in disbelief, and I wanted to make sure I was reading it right, so I wiped my eyes, and then looked at it again to make sure,” Coppell High School senior Peyton Williams said. “I showed my sister, and then we started screaming and crying.” From starting her own nonprofit to getting t...

Monetizing Passion

Monetizing Passion

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Born in Pakistan, 2012 Coppell High School graduate Madiha Lakhani was told to follow the typical career paths perceived as successful: lawyers, doctors, engineers. However, with an economics degree from Baylor University, Lakhani launched a makeup brand knowing very well it did not fall into the line o...

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 ...

Finding your place through spontaneous decisions

Finding your place through spontaneous decisions

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

At 22 years old, Danny Barton, a biochemistry major from the University of North Texas, did not think he would end up being the Police Chief of the Coppell Police Department. In fact, he did not think he would join the police force at all.   “I got into it by accident but I fell in love with it immediat...