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Taking incoming school year in stride

CHS9 student Reid Lucas prepares to pie CHS9 GT Geometry teacher Michael Wang during the pep rally at CHS9 on March 22. CHS9 Student Council held a competition where they nominated six faculty members, and whoever raised the most money would get a pie in the face at the pep rally.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Next year, a new generation of students will enter the halls of Coppell High School. This body of students will differ from others from the past 54 years, as they are the first generation coming from the Coppell High School Ninth Grade Campus (CHS9). CHS9, which opened in August, is a stepping stone for freshmen a...

Fresh look for historic campus (with video)

CHS9 Principal Cody Koontz cuts the red ribbon with Coppell ISD Superintendent Brad Hunt and other Board of Trustees members to signify the opening of the Coppell High School ninth grade campus. This new ninth grade center was a result of a remodeling of the former Coppell Middle School West.

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Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

Since the announcement of a new high school campus two years ago, the spotlight has been put on CHS9. The campus focuses on ninth graders and providing a secure environment for them, away from the upperclassmen.   At CHS9’s official grand opening on Wednesday night, it was evident why and who ...

Long-awaited freshman center opens its doors to both fresh feel, furniture

CHS9 freshmen make their way through the hallways after being released from fourth period on the first day of school at the newly renovated campus. By housing nearly 900 students and 80 faculty members, CHS9 hopes to avoid the issue of overcrowding seen at CHS and become a more tight-knit community within the school.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

August 15, 2018

This morning, anticipation for the converted freshman center, CHS9, reached an end as its first school year welcomes a bustling and bright-eyed school freshmen class.   Despite being an entirely new campus faced with the obstacles of transportation and scheduling, CH9 has ran into little pr...

Freshmen take different course registration route, choose favored career courses

Course registration forms were to be filled out and turned in. Photo by Pranathi Chitta.

January 22, 2015

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah Course registration for freshmen this year might seem a little different than before. Rather than graduating on the regular 4x4 plan for all current Coppell High School sophomores, junior and seniors, freshmen will be graduating on the endorsement...

Take One class pleases crowd

December 13, 2013

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer There is no better way to sum up the “Alice in Wonderland” play by Eric Franklin’s Take One class than saying it was absolutely amazing. Not a scene went by without drawing the audience’s laughter from these actors and actresses' outgoing performances. “Alice in ...

Possible exemptions allow for early summer

May 29, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer As the year wraps up, students become more and more eager to leave school and begin summer.  The one and only obstacle standing in the way of them beginning summer 2013 is finals.  While finals can be difficult and hard to juggle, one thing that can be helpful is...

Freshmen Survival Guide

June 1, 2012

John Loop Class of 2014 All right, Freshmen, listen up.You’re probably thinking, Woah! This school is waaayyy bigger than I thought it would be. Trust me, I’ve heard that one before. But don’t worry about it. You’ll get used to it in a hurry. You’ll stop noticing that it’s the epitome...

8th grade shadow days

February 7, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Today, February 7th marks the first of the three day long 8th grade shadow days. For the next couple of days all three middle schools will be visiting the high school for a tour around the school. Not only will they get a complete tour, the middle school students will also get a chance to visit so...

8th graders get a little taste of high school

January 31, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Tonight, January 31st, the eighth graders from all middle schools are welcome at the high school for the 8th grade expo. The expo will start at 6 p.m. and continue on until 8:30 p.m. All eighth graders are welcome to attend and it is encouraged to bring your parents ...

Renaissance returns to CHS

October 13, 2011

By Sarah Police Staff Writer Renaissance is a privilege for students who maintain high grades at CHS. Those who qualify will receive an extra long lunch to go out to eat with their friends on designated days. The first off campus lunch for this six weeks is Friday for students who have “red”...

Silver Stars continue to wow Coppell

September 23, 2011

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer Coppell High School's junior varsity drill team, the Silver Stars, have preformed at several different community and high school events in the past month. Though the team has only been together for a few months, they have delivered some fantastic performances. Before...

Freshman back to school dance

September 6, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer On Saturday, September 10th the Coppell High School Red Jackets will be hosting the Freshman back to school dance. The dance will be held in the large commons from 7 to 11. Tickets are being sold during all lunches this week and are only 5 dollars. The dance will have...