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Transitioning into high school can be a daunting task for oncoming middle school students. This can intensify when students are dealing with the troubles of a poor state of mental health that can come along with a pandemic.

Pandemic makes for challenging one-year experience for freshmen

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor May 13, 2021

“This year has been crazy.”  CHS9 student Sunya Ajani began the first nine weeks of her freshman year virtually and switched to in-person school in the second nine weeks for the remainder of the...

CHS9 DECA advisor Kim Porter, students Shreya Rastogi, Tanya Nikam, Roma Jani, Srihith Thotapalle, Anushree De and CHS9 DECA adviser William Harrington are sponsored by Bailey Orthodontic this school year. Due to COVID-19, DECA students are navigating a new chapter and preparing for online competitions while operating between remote and in-person school.

Freshmen DECA dominates district

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor January 29, 2021

December marked the beginning of competition season for members of Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA).  But for many this year, changes to the competition in terms of virtual participation...

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.

Taking incoming school year in stride

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...

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Fresh look for historic campus (with video)

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....

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.

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

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...

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

Freshmen take different course registration route, choose favored career courses

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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