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Texting while driving ban takes effect today (with video)

Texting while driving ban takes effect today (with video)

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

September 1, 2017 Starting today, texting and driving is officially banned throughout the state of Texas, a change which affects students and faculty at Coppell High School as well as citizens throughout the community.   Before the implementation of this ban, drivers under the age of ...

Road Rage: it really is not OK

Road Rage: it really is not OK

January 8, 2014

By Stephanie Gross Staff Writer I was in disbelief. On Nov 20 I find myself sitting at a stoplight with my window down as an enraged driver yells at me. It was around 11:30 p.m. when I was driving a friend home after catching a movie. It was late, I was tired and my parents wanted me to be home by...

“Shattered Dreams” comes back to Coppell

March 20, 2013

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Every two years, juniors and seniors at Coppell High School watch "Shattered Dreams" which is an educational experience for high school students about the dangers of drinking and driving. The "Shattered Dreams" program will once again be coming to Coppell High School...

Police cracking down on drunk drivers in Coppell

Dec. 19, On-campus school officer Ricky Jimenez explains to junior Kyle Ash how wearing the fatal vision googles impairs your vision and how standardized field sobriety test works in science teacher Susan Shepperd's forensic science class. Photo by Rowan Khazendar.

January 9, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor While the rest of us were celebrating with our families during the 2012 holiday season, the Coppell and Carrollton police departments teamed up to ensure that drivers hadn't been getting too festive. The two cities entered a partnership campaign that would all...

Coppell police charge suspect in vandalism case

Photo courtesy WFAA.

September 21, 2011

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Coppell police arrested Nicholas Monroe Morehart on Saturday as he was charged with a series of car vandalisms and other criminal mischief in the community, with several victims being Coppell High School students. Morehart, a former Coppell student, faces several...

Oprah’s message hits home

April 9, 2010

Allie Perison Editor in Chief I was dreading MAPS class this week. I had heard about the Oprah episode we were going to watch and admit I was a little irritated. I am not proud to say that I am guilty of texting while driving. There have been multiple occasions that I have found myself unable...

CHS students join fight against texting while driving

March 26, 2010

Frances Ruiz Staff Writer/Photographer Jumping over a curb, swerving into an adjacent lane, or rear ending the car in front of you. No doubt accidents and mistakes like these have happened to all of us, but  how many can be attributed to texting while driving? As teenagers, we live and breath...

New laws restrict cell phone usage for teens on the road

September 11, 2009

By Gaby Moran Staff Writer Three things considered essential by teenagers are a car, a late curfew and a cell phone with unlimited text messaging. Many think they can rule the world with just these, but when the three are combined, the situation can get deadly.   According to Edgar Snyder &...