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Past to present: How Heritage Night continues to evolve, celebrate global diversity (with video)

Coppell High School Club Rhythm (left to right) junior Srija Uppu, junior Nupur Rishi, sophomore Maybelle Abraham, junior Shreya Bandopadhyay and sophomore Nikitha Gokaraju  perform a Bollywood melody on Friday night at Coppell High School in the commons. Heritage Night celebrates cultural diversity and brings students together to enjoy this distinction.

Nishant Medicharla, Export and Production Manager

March 30, 2019

The audience roared wildly as mega-hit Bollywood songs burst from the speakers. A moment of bliss, laughter and happiness bloomed over the audience and performers as people came together into one world.   From hip-hop Korean pop to traditional Middle Eastern dances, Coppell High School...

Heritage night to showcase cultural traditions, offer food trucks

Coppell High school junior Shreshtha Ray dances at Heritage Night 2018 in the CHS commons. On Heritage Night, people of different heritages show culture through dancing, singing and other performances. Heritage Night is tonight in the CHS commons at 6 p.m.

Nishant Medicharla, Export and Production Manager

March 29, 2019

This year marks the 14th year Coppell High School celebrates a night of diversity and culture. Heritage Night is today from 6-11 p.m. in the CHS commons. Heritage Night, held by the Junior World Affairs Council (JAWC), celebrates various cultures through dance, singing and instrument-playing. Ad...

Rocking the commons: Largest pool ever for Heritage Night celebrates diversity (with video)

Coppell High School senior Shruti Asodaria and Frisco sophomore Sindhu Kavaru perform a classical Indian dance during Heritage Night on Friday, March 24 at the Coppell High School commons. Heritage Night is an annual event hosted by the Junior World Wide Affairs Council that enables students from various walks of life to share a piece of their culture through dance, song and other creative outlets.

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

The audience started to take out their phones, turn on the flashlights and sway them in the air. There was a moment of peace and tranquillity which engulfed the audience.   From hip-hop Korean pop to traditional Indian dances, the Coppell High School Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC), s...

Outstanding talent and even more outstanding dreams for the future (with video)

Outstanding talent and even more outstanding dreams for the future (with video)

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

The bell rings and you hear loud music as students begin to rush down the halls in the same direction. They seem to be in a hurry, anxious, as if something is going on. You turn around and follow the crowd. The music gets louder and everyone gathers in a semicircle. You make your way through to the ce...

Heritage Night celebrates culture, diversity for 10th year

Heritage Night celebrates culture, diversity for 10th year

Amy Roh, Student Life Editor

February 29, 2016

By 8 p.m., the Coppell High School cafeteria is packed. A row of shiny steel containers of Indian food line the tables while rows of students in both casual T-shirts and vibrant, gold-seamed dresses line the seats and brick ledges.   Every year, Coppell High School’s Junior World Affairs...

Heritage Night grows into annual cultural showcase

Junior Aleesha Johnson sings Turning Tables by Adele at Heritage Night in the Coppell High School Commons.

March 5, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer For the past eight years, Heritage Night has taken place in the Coppell High School Commons, and every year without doubt, hundreds of students show up with high expectations in store for the night. This year, spectators were able to receive a glimpse of various Indi...

Heritage Night moves beyond one-hit-wonder

Senior Khadijah Adenwala auditioned for Heritage Night by singing 'What Makes You Beautiful' by One Direction. Heritage Night, hosted by the Junior World Affairs Council, will be Friday night, February 15th. Photo by Rinu Daniel.

February 5, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) is predominately known for its main event of the year, Heritage Night. Countries from all over the world are represented: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, England, Mexico, Nigeria, France, China, Hungary and North Korea. A...

Heritage Night promotes cultural unity

February 27, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer On the evening of Feb. 17, the Coppell High School cafeteria was consumed with students dressed in colorful attire representing their native country and food samples from different parts of the world. With times changing, countries, cities and schools have all become more culturally diverse. In order to promote the vario...

Heritage Day prepares to take students on cultural experience

February 23, 2011

by Divya Kumar News Editor With the abundance of cultures and ethnicities at Coppell High School, the annual “Heritage Night” is looked forward to with much excitement. Though it is done every year, certain features have been added to this year’s performances and exhibits to make it a greater...