Coppell Student Media

Self defense class teaches senior girls important skills

February 10, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer If you go to the Coppell Middle School East on a Tuesday night, chances are you will find high school girls karate-chopping and kickboxing throughout the gym. Coppell High School started offering a self defense course in 2004 for senior female students and has off...

Girls on the Run provides positive outlet for young girls

Girls on the Run provides positive outlet for young girls

December 11, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Despite sub-freezing temperatures and rain just beginning to fall, Galatyn Park in Richardson is packed with people ready to participate in the eighth annual Gobble Hobble 5K on Nov. 23. In the middle of the pack, a group of elementary and middle school-aged girls,...

Respira girls captivate audience with singing, dancing at Annual Dessert Show

Respira girls captivate audience with singing, dancing at Annual Dessert Show

November 15, 2013

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Respira, the latest addition to the Coppell High School’s group of choir programs, showed off its talent and proved itself to truly be a show choir, at the Annual Dessert Show on Nov. 7 and 8. “I loved getting ready and dancing in the dressing rooms and be...

Girls asking guys could be solution to homecoming stress

September 11, 2013

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer Not a week goes by since the beginning of August that my friends do not talk about being worried about not getting asked to homecoming. And as stressed as they are and after hours of talking out these fears the solution becomes simple: why not just ask a guy to homecoming? ...

Upcoming sorority information night seeks future pledges

April 2, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor As the school year draws to a close, our beloved senior class will be switching their gears from graduation to initiation as they begin to prepare for their college educations. Many senior girls have expressed interest in joining a sorority at their campuses in...

Basketball Notebook: Cowgirls venture through second half of district

Basketball Notebook: Cowgirls venture through second half of district

January 23, 2013

Stephanie Gross Sports Writer The new district season has been proven to be a rough start for the Cowgirls, as they continue their conference games for the season. The Cowgirls have a district record of 2-4 so far for the season and an overall of 11-18. The first win of the district season...

Cowgirls come out victorious against Irving

Cowgirls come out victorious against Irving

November 27, 2012

Stephanie Gross Sports Writer The Coppell Cowgirls varsity basketball team put up a good fight against the Irving High School lady Tigers and came out victorious. With good game strategy and much hustle the Cowgirls managed to stay ahead for most of the game. Only a minute into the game, senior...

Kind campaign returns to Coppell with documentary screening

November 6, 2012

By Christina Burke Features Editor Bullying is not a subject that is taken lightly in Coppell, let alone anywhere. More recently, the denomination of bullying within the world of females has begun to be looked into more than ever before. In 2012, two students at Pepperdine University, Lauren Parsekian...

Girls, guys lacrosse teams both register another win

April 18, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Last night, April 17th, both the Coppell High School girls and guys lacrosse team nocked another team out of their paths registering decisive  victories against tough opponents. The girls played Greenhill at Greenhill last night and had a tough battle for the first few qu...

Boys and girls soccer wrap up the season

Boys and girls soccer wrap up the season

April 12, 2012

By Chris Reagan Staff Writer Despite both the girls and boys soccer teams unexpected losses in the first round, each team played an exceptional season ending in a district championship for the boys and a close second finish for the girls. Boys soccer coach Chad Rakestraw did what few coaches a...

Finding Kind exposes hardships of girl world

Finding Kind exposes hardships of girl world

March 26, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer Hundreds of teenage girls and their mothers poured into the Coppell Middle School West Auditorium on March 20 to find kindness and stand together against girl on girl bulling. The smell of popcorn wafted through the room as it filled with anticipation for a docu...