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Coppell junior runner Aunna Aguirre and sophomore runner Lillian Egger practice relays at Buddy Echols Field on Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, the Coppell girls track and field team placed second at the District 6-6A Meet, while the Coppell boys placed fifth.

Track relinquishes district title in grueling meet

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 12, 2021

For the first time in five years, the Coppell track and field team failed to earn the district title. Instead, Flower Mound swept the women's side, and Flower Mound and Hebron took top two in men’s varsity...

Coppell senior golfer Andrew Chow practices his putting on Jan. 31 at Hackberry Creek Country Club in Irving. The Coppell boys varsity golf team won second place at the District 6-6A Tournament and advanced to regionals.

Amped up second round results in unexpected 2nd place finish

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

After having a rough first round on Monday, the Coppell boys varsity golf team were at fifth place and uncertain if it was going to advance to regionals. However, according to Coppell coach Jason Spoor,...

Coppell senior shortstop Sydney Ingle returns to the dugout between innings against Cedar Hill on March 7, 2020 at the Coppell ISD Softball Complex. The Cowgirls won all four games of the 2021 Coppell & Marcus Tournament from Thursday to Saturday.

Cowgirls reign undefeated in Coppell & Marcus Tournament

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor March 8, 2021

The Coppell softball team went 4-0 in the annual Coppell & Marcus Tournament on Thursday and Friday. Coppell defeated South Grand Prairie, 3-0, Lubbock Coronado, 9-3, Keller, 4-1, and Cedar Hill,...

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees approved changes to the 2021-22 school year’s calendar on Feb. 25. Changes include shifting the first day of school from Aug. 11 to Aug. 17 and reducing the number of school days from 176 to 174, while maintaining the required 75,600 minutes of student instruction.

District approves changes to 2021-22 calendar

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager March 5, 2021

On Feb. 25, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees voted to approve changes to the calendar for the 2021-22 school year. Changes include moving the first day of school from Aug. 11 to Aug. 17 and pushing the...

CHS9 DECA advisor Kim Porter, students Shreya Rastogi, Tanya Nikam, Roma Jani, Srihith Thotapalle, Anushree De and CHS9 DECA adviser William Harrington are sponsored by Bailey Orthodontic this school year. Due to COVID-19, DECA students are navigating a new chapter and preparing for online competitions while operating between remote and in-person school.

Freshmen DECA dominates district

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor January 29, 2021

December marked the beginning of competition season for members of Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA).  But for many this year, changes to the competition in terms of virtual participation...

Coppell High School assistant principal Brandon Girard dances on the senior bridge before school with English III teacher Sean Smith and honors chemistry teacher Courtney Crosby on Oct. 16. Girard returned to Coppell ISD after four years in Brookings, SD.

Girard’s return to district reunites old partnership

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager October 23, 2020

After returning to Coppell ISD from four years in Brookings, SD, Coppell High School assistant principal Brandon Girard felt like he was coming home. Girard is not new to an administrative position...

Coppell ISD Trustee Leigh Walker discusses improving community engagement during the livestream of the CISD Board meeting on Monday. The meeting addressed the district’s focus on new communication and updates with the podcast.

District expanding community engagement with podcast, video series

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager September 29, 2020

On Thursday, Coppell ISD launched the We Value podcast, available on all streaming services. New episodes will be released on the last Thursday of every month.  Each episode aims to share local examples...

The Cowboys lost to the Hawks, 1-3, in their first district 6-6A home match. Coppell senior midfielder Caleb Razo dribbles against Hebron on Tuesday at Buddy Echols Field.

Second half surge lifts Hawks over Coppell

Anika Arutla , Social Media Manager January 29, 2020

At a chilly 40 degrees coupled with the blowing wind, the Coppell boys soccer team played its first District 6-6A home match against Hebron last night at Buddy Echols Field, falling to the Hawks, 3-1. “We’re...

Coppell High School choir performs at the 2018 Choir Fall Concert. On Saturday, choir members will perform at the First United Methodist Church in the 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,...

State of the District: Hunt discloses upcoming policy, renovations, more (with video)

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor April 2, 2019

Coppell Student Media had the opportunity to sit down with Coppell ISD Superintendent Brad Hunt in an interview discussing various district topics, including campus renovation, district policy, new...

Coppell ISD has been taking measures to reframe the district’s academic structure for more than a year. After the college admissions scandals in early March, CISD is planning even more significant action.

Dismantling mistruths

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor April 2, 2019

Disheartenment and anger faced the nation when admissions into numerous top-tier universities across the nation involved crimes such as bribery and fraud. In all its unethicality, the FBI’s “Operation...

Coppell ISD is in the midst of hiring its next district athletic director. The announcement is expected to be made at the CISD Board Meeting on March 25.

New CISD athletic director to be announced this month

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor March 5, 2019

Following the announcement of former athletic director Joe McBride leaving Coppell ISD to become head football coach at McKinney Boyd in late January, the district is making steady progress in its search...

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