Coppell Student Media

The most neglected meal of the day: Students prioritize schoolwork over morning meal, skip breakfast to sleep in

The most neglected meal of the day: Students prioritize schoolwork over morning meal, skip breakfast to sleep in

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 25, 2016

You’ve heard the saying about breakfast. We’ve been fed the cliché since kindergarten. Despite society’s emphasis on the importance of the first meal of the day, many still do not eat a “complete, balanced breakfast”. In fact, many teenagers skip breakfast altogether. The reasonin...

The helpful companion; wearable technology grows prevalent with students

The helpful companion; wearable technology grows prevalent with students

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

Through football practice, the school day and sleeping, a smart tracker could become a student’s most helpful friend.   Other than tracking steps, calculating stairs climbed, keeping tabs on water intake and saving allotted calories, this gadget has typically becomes an important tool with mai...

Public health vs. Civil liberties: Why this conflict can affect everyone in society

Public health vs. Civil liberties: Why this conflict can affect everyone in society

January 6, 2016

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah   I have always found the field of public heath interesting since the Ebola outbreak last summer.   I thought that public health was a field that did not have any complications to it other than trying to cure viruses and diseases....

Cortisol collapse: tips on how to get a better night’s sleep

Cortisol collapse: tips on how to get a better night’s sleep

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

  Not everyone is an insomniac, but you do not need to be one to feel the effects of stress on your ability to have a good night's sleep. Remaining homework hanging over your head, restless thoughts about the week ahead, struggles with your relationships at school; there are many possibilities of why...

Fast food restaurants in Coppell are too convenient

Fast food restaurants in Coppell are too convenient

April 29, 2015

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer @SloaneSamberson In central Coppell, you can drive less than 1,000 feet from one fast food restaurant to find yourself at another one. Wendy's is across the street from Taco Bell. Sonic is less than half a mile from both of those. Drive south from Sonic and there...

Healthy dessert blogger cures sweet teeth with new cookbook

Healthy dessert blogger cures sweet teeth with new cookbook

March 2, 2015

Photo Courtesy: Katie Higgins By Sloane Samberson staff writer From email address to blog URL to cookbook title, Chocolate-Covered Katie has evolved to be one of the most well known sources of healthy dessert recipes. Created by Katie Higgins back in 2007 around the time she graduated from...

Smashburger: Coppell’s newest and best burger joint

Smashburger: Coppell’s newest and best burger joint

April 11, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor There was a time, not long ago, when the golden arches of McDonald’s defined the American burger industry. Fast, cheap and greasy – that was the only option. Within the last few years, however, we have witnessed the rapid boom of trendy “better burger” establishments providing a higher quality, al...

FUMC Coppell to host special eldercare seminar

February 26, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor If there is one thing that everyone on Earth has in common, it is that we all have parents. The love and appreciation for one's parents is a feeling many can identify with. It is because of this feeling that individuals work so hard to care for their parents as they...

Tips to stay healthy during cold and flu season

December 12, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer With Christmas break just around the corner, the winter sniffles and illnesses are already in full force at Coppell High School. It is important to stay healthy around this time of year, and it may seem hard as you are crammed together next to people sneezing and coughing...

Environmental Science students gear up for Coppell Nature Park

November 12, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Students in Mrs. Anderson's AP Environmental Science classes are taking an all day trip tomorrow to evaluate the state of Healthy Habits Grand Prairie Restoration by collecting data to be analyzed in the classroom. The students will be traveling by bus to Coppell Nature...

Coppell Fire Department open house promotes safety and fun

October 3, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer This Sunday, Oct. 7, from 1 to 5 p.m., the Coppell Fire Department will be holding an open house and safety fair.  The event will be at Fire Station three, which is located at 133 E. Parkway Blvd.  The goal of the event is to educate the community about injury prevention,...

Seniors gear up for Project Graduation

May 23, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer It is no secret. The seniors at Coppell High School are brimming with excitement for next week's graduation. Graduation marks the end of an important chapter in each of their lives and the start of a new one. Graduations across the nation are known for times of cel...