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New Tech’s frightening Fall Festival

Attendees of the Fall Festival at New Tech High@Coppell on Oct. 26 enter the haunted house at the festival. All proceeds from the haunted house and festival were donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

  Coppell residents of all ages traveled to New Tech [email protected] for the annual Fall Festival on Thursday. The festival offered a variety of activities, including a bean bag toss, ball games, a haunted house and food.   [email protected] has been organizing a Fall Festival since it was founded in 2008.   The ...

Book lovers to attend North Texas Teen Book Festival

North Texas Teen Book Festival will be on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. There will be over 80 middle grade and young adult authors in attendance.

Wren Lee, Staff Designer

March 3, 2017

Signed books burst from bags as attendees will walk around the Irving Convention Center, leaving one panel and heading towards another. The North Texas Teen Book Festival has arrived for its third year. The admission-free festival is Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. Atte...

UNICEF Fest to give back to children in need

UNICEF Fest to give back to children in need

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

Charities around the world change the lives of children who are not able to take care of themselves. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has continuously broken boundaries on aiding children in need.   On Oct. 29, UNICEF Fest is set to kick off, coordinated by Coppe...

Taste of Irving providing culinary family fun this Saturday

Taste of Irving providing culinary family fun this Saturday

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Tomorrow, the city of Irving is hosting the annual Taste of Irving, a festival featuring food from various local restaurants.   Foodies, be on the lookout as 18 Irving-area restaurants will be at the event selling food from their menu including Coppell’s Pink Frosting Cupcakes, Fuzzy’...

North Texas Teen Book Festival brings the fangirl out of book lovers

North Texas Teen Book Festival brings the fangirl out of book lovers

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

IRVING - Hoards of teens from all over the Metroplex with various fandom shirts excitedly waited in line to at the Irving Convention Center for the second annual North Texas Teen Book Festival on Saturday.   Although it was a ‘teen’ festival, there were as many adults there as excited ...

Coppell Arts and Music Festival to showcase local talent

T-shirt design by Sagar Ramesh.

April 22, 2014

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer When it comes to talent, the city of Coppell has plenty of it. Local artists, dancers, vocalists and musicians will be gathering at Town City Plaza in Coppell to show off their artistic talents May 24 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. This free event will have a variety of e...

Vertti takes Austin for 2014 iTunes Festival for Coldplay

Chris Martin of Coldplay enjoying the show. Photo courtesy of Martha Vertti.

March 20, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer The annual iTunes Festival as SXSW in Austin is very popular among students. Students strive to go to this great event and sophomore Martha Vertti got a chance to experience this. Vertti went to Austin on Mar. 11 to see her favorite band, Coldplay, perform. “I en...

Chinese Lantern Festival lights up State Fair of Texas

Chinese Lantern Festival lights up State Fair of Texas

October 7, 2013

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer With excitement in the air, the State Fair of Texas opened on Sept. 27. Everyone was eager to see the new Big Tex, eat the new fried foods and ride the 212-foot ferris wheel. However, there is a hidden gem at the fair that comes in the shape of paper lanterns. The Chinese La...

Oak Fest to bring fall flair to Andy Brown East

October 17, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer This weekend, Coppell will be hosting its annual Fall Festival, Oak Fest. From 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday Oct 20, food, fun and contests will fill up Coppell's own Andy Brown East park. There is no cost to attend Oak Fest, but keep in mind, food vendors, games and co...

2012 Edgefest to take place Sunday

April 19, 2012

By Dyer Whitt Staff Writer On Sunday, April 22, 102.1 The Edge will be presenting the beloved rock festival, Edgefest. This year at Edgefest the day long concert will be showcased on two stages and features a multitude of popular artists. This year marks the 22nd reunion of the festival that will...

Band to go to DMI contest this weekend

October 27, 2011

By Annie Wen Staff Writer This week the CHS band will be heading out to Duncanville for the annual Duncanville Marching Invitational. This contest is held every year and 20 area bands are chosen to compete based on their past record of success. The CHS band has had a great marching season so far,...

Oak Fest falls back into old patterns

September 26, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor The annual Coppell Oak Fest will return on October 15 at Andy Brown Community Park East. The festival is full of food, family games, local community stands and activities such as bounce houses and inflatable slides. Free family activities include miniature train rides...