Coppell Student Media

EMAC Academy visits Cottonwood Creek, leads video workshop

November 5, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Editor in Chief At 8:57 a.m. the broadcast team is frantically setting up for their live show. At 8:58 a.m. the anchors are practicing introducing their segments. And at 9:00 a.m. the show goes live. This is not Good Morning America, this is Cottonwood Creek Elementary’s morn...

Coffee House

May 28, 2013

http://youtu.be/1xlAZs6Y8nE Clara Caussey's Academy English II classes put together the 2nd annual Coffee House on Friday May 17, 2013. The students presented their best pieces about the freedom and revolution from the unit they have been studying over the past few weeks. Anyone could attend the event,...

Academies to host second annual Coffee House

Academies to host second annual Coffee House

May 14, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor Clara Caussey's Academy English II students have been pouring out their creativity into works of art that could revolutionize Coppell High School as they know it- at least that is their goal. After many weeks of hard work and preparation, the students will...

Future filmakers shine in spotlight of CHS Film Festival

Future filmakers shine in spotlight of CHS Film Festival

May 6, 2013

By Tuulia Koponen Staff Writer Journalists flooded the red carpet, eager to speak about the finalists’ films with cameras flashing, videos being recorded and interviews being conducted. This did not occur in Hollywood but at Monday’s inaugural Coppell High School Film Festival. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. the st...

EMAC hosts CHS’ own film festival

April 4, 2013

Nikki Dabney Staff Writer For the last couple of months, many students across Coppell have spent their weekends and free time filming all over town, writing script and producing and editing their own short film for the upcoming CHS Film Festival. The Emerging Media and Communication...

Community wide film festival provides opportunity to shine

March 4, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor Lights, camera, action, it is time for the future filmmakers of Coppell to make their debut. Since its start in fall 2010, the Emerging Media and Communications (EMAC) Academy lead Irma Kennedy is constantly looking for ways to expand and improve the program. The...

Academies flex their Fridays

Academies flex their Fridays

March 1, 2013

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Crowds of students accumulate in various areas throughout the school; design challenges, blood drives and various guest speakers fill the schedules of the busy academy students. Today marks the first day of Flexible Fridays. The idea behind the Flexible Fridays was t...

Academies to integrate AP

January 31, 2013

By Mabry Culp Staff Writer The biggest question on upcoming juniors and seniors mind is college. How to get in, apply, leave the nest, etc. AP classes are important to college applications and college credit, and now the Academies are implementing them into their normally Pre-AP curriculum. These...

Theaters pack weekend with hit movies

November 14, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer If Coppell Volleyball and Football playoffs will not keep you busy enough this weekend, several stellar movies are scheduled to release this weekend. First off, for the Twilight Saga fanatics, the final movie of the series, Breaking Dawn part two is opening Friday...

Advanced screening provides memorable experience

Advanced screening provides memorable experience

October 12, 2012

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer Junior Keith Kellenberger dreams of making films and becoming the next Steven Spielberg. With fellow EMAC Academy and student media students, Kellenberger was able to hear from the iconic director and producer on Wednesday. “I think for people like me, who are more geared toward feature films and journalism, the best part was that we got to talk to a ...

EMAC students head to the coasts of Costa Rica

EMAC students head to the coasts of Costa Rica

May 24, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer The two-year-old EMAC Academy will give students a great opportunity to travel to a foreign country over the summer. Every summer different groups of students participate in overseas trips. A couple of years ago the Chinese classes went to China during the summer, and...

Academies host coffee house, revolutionary discussion

May 18, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer Upstairs D-hall will be transformed into an interactive display for student work tonight as the CHS Academy sophomores host a revolutionary coffee house discussion. This event is the latest product of their Project Based Learning (PBL) in english class and will be...