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Ward bringing sparkle to classroom as 2019-20 CHS9 Teacher of the Year

CHS9 GT/Honors English teacher Summer Ward gives feedback to freshman Matthew McCann during her fourth period English I Honors class. Ward is CHS9’s Teacher of the Year for the 2019-20 school year due to her exceptional ability to build relationships with both teachers and students.

Emma Meehan, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

CHS9 GT/Honors English I teacher Summer Ward is known on her campus for many things, including her bright attitude, compassion, dedication and indescribable ability to connect with students.  Ward’s personable and motivational teaching style was fully recognized when she was chosen as CHS9’s Te...

Love for ocean fuels biology teaching

CHS9 biology teacher Laronna Doggett works with her students on a cellular respiration worksheet. Doggett’s passion for the ocean has allowed her to teach students in a unique way.

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

December 10, 2019

The turquoise ocean, golden sand and colorful flora and fauna is a landscape that CHS9 biology teacher Laronna Doggett witnesses almost every summer when she goes with North Lake College on trips to Hawaii.  With a marine biology degree from Texas A&M University at Galveston and having taken cla...

Conflicting ideologies collide in award-winning artwork

Coppell High School junior SreeVarsha Chinthapenta displays her certificate in front of her artwork at the Dallas Museum of Art on March 16. Chinthapenta was chosen to showcase her artwork, “Juxtaposition,” through a festival hosted by the Dallas Museum of Art.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Light vs. dark, two sides to humanity: that became the focus of Coppell High School junior SreeVarsha Chinthapenta’s abstract painting, which is now on display at the Dallas Museum of Art. The painting, titled “Juxtaposition”, is an experimental, drawing that Chintapenta created at the beginning ...

A love of learning: Mobley finds her place in classroom

Coppell High School senior Grace Mobley reads with kindergartners at Mockingbird Elementary on Tuesday. Mobley is part of the Ready, Set, Teach! program at CHS which allows students to go to elementary schools and teach children.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Grace Mobley, a senior at Coppell High School, finds herself surrounded by children in a classroom five years from now.     “I always knew I was going to be a teacher because I didn’t think anything else was right for me,” Mobley said. “I always love to be with kids and I [am] ba...

Massey seeks the thrill of competition

April 4, 2011

Chase Porter Staff Writer For some, running track and cross-country is tortures conditioning, especially when it comes to the 400 meter dash, which is considered one of the hardest races. On the other hand, for senior Landon Massey this race has become a walk in the park. "I love running because I like co...

Touhy Leads Soccer Team to Victory

February 17, 2011

by Chase Porter Staff Writer The Coppell Cowboys guy’s varsity soccer team has started off their district games 4 and 1, and one of their most productive players thus far has been senior Collin Touhy. Touhy, who has been a varsity player since the playoffs of his sophomore year, has played soccer...