Coppell Student Media

Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster

Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Standing on a field, with seven players on each team, the objective of an ultimate frisbee player is to pass it to their other teammates without the interception of their opposing team and make it to the endzone. Even though only seven players are on the field, the effort behind the club requires many m...

Passing the torch: Griffins make their mark on the city

Passing the torch: Griffins make their mark on the city

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After 26 years of service, Ken Griffin has retired as Coppell’s director of engineering and public works, while his daughter, Morgan Griffin begins her position as a librarian at the Coppell Cozby Library and Community Commons.   The Griffins family experiences a “passing of the torch” mom...

Coppell Observer: The truth behind exercising

Coppell Observer: The truth behind exercising

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of these words seriously. Seriously. If this article makes yo...

Woodside Village development to provide “gathering place” for citizens

Woodside Village development to provide “gathering place” for citizens

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under News

Coppell’s everchanging panorama is being added to through the construction of new businesses in Coppell’s Woodside Village.   This development, at the northwest corner of Denton Tap Road and Sandy Lake Road (next to Sprouts Farmers Market) is planned to include seven new businesses. ...

Sample best food of city at Sunday’s 8th annual taste of coppell event

Sample best food of city at Sunday’s 8th annual taste of coppell event

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Food ranging from all cultures, countries and tastes will be brought to Coppell at this Sunday’s 8th Taste of Coppell event from 4-7 p.m., hosted by the Coppell Chamber of Commerce.   Popular local business and restaurants will be in attendance at the event’s venue, the Four Points by Shera...

Blurred circumstances: From campus to company, consequences for vaping cross loose lines

Blurred circumstances: From campus to company, consequences for vaping cross loose lines

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2017


Filed under Enterprise, News, Showcase

The thick, sweet fruity smell fills my head as I step into the bathroom. A girl swipes at the air and slyly pockets a silver device as the space in front of her becomes smudged and blurry.   The problem staring Coppell in the face: A look into roadblocks associated with reinforcement of rules ...

Building confidence

Building confidence

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under News

Thanks to the self defense classes held at the police department, the women living in Coppell have felt more safe and secure for 16 years. Classes are held every fall and spring and the dates and vary from year to year. “It’s important for a woman to know how to defend herself or at the very least ...

Dark play with a twist

Dark play with a twist

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Throughout movie history, “The Addams Family” is known for being dark and wicked, but Coppell High School Theatre takes the family and places them in a musical full of humor. “We chose “The Addams Family” because I knew last year - and looking at who was still going to be here - that we had a l...

Treatment in comfort: New emergency room opens in Coppell

Treatment in comfort: New emergency room opens in Coppell

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under News

Local residents needing medial attention can now benefit from the services  - and hotel-like environment - of Coppell ER. The facility officially opened on Thursday. “Here at this emergency room, the doctor spends a lot of time with the patients and so the majority of the care that’s done here ...

A big step forward: Coppell’s Anderson commits to play lacrosse at Stanford

A big step forward: Coppell’s Anderson commits to play lacrosse at Stanford

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Coppell High School senior and varsity girls lacrosse captain Courtney Anderson has created a buzz by recently committing to play lacrosse for prestigious Stanford University.   A key player for Coppell, Anderson received a letter of acceptance from Stanford in early August.   ...

KCBY nominated for Pacemaker award

KCBY nominated for Pacemaker award

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

In 2015, the Coppell High School news station, KCBY-TV, won a National Scholastic Press Association Broadcast Pacemaker. On Tuesday, it was nominated for another. “When I found out we were nominated for a Pacemaker I felt relieved, because...we put together a really good show but you need tha...