Coppell Student Media

I live for me, not for you: The toxicity of ridiculing others’ interests

I live for me, not for you: The toxicity of ridiculing others’ interests

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2018

I love music. I jam out to multiple albums on my phone every day, keep track of and complain about the Billboard charts (probably too much for my own good) and love talking about music with anyone who will listen.   While I also love hearing others’ opinions on music, what upsets me most i...

Robbins exposes society’s ugly side in The Overachievers

Robbins exposes society’s ugly side in The Overachievers

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

    In New York, there are preschools with a lower acceptance rate than Harvard, where children with parents who are obsessed with their success levels are sent.  This is only one of the many shocking facts The Overachievers by Alexandra Robbins presents regarding the insanity of society tod...

Making it count: how end of school year should be spent

Making it count: how end of school year should be spent

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016

By Lili Lomas Staff writer   It is the beginning of May which means we we are in the home stretch of the school year. However, these last few weeks of school should be made the most out of, not overlooked.   We always complain about how high school is hard, how we are “overburdened” by ...

Seniors introduce Bhutanese Refugee club to help blend into American society, culture

Seniors introduce Bhutanese Refugee club to help blend into American society, culture

December 9, 2015

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah While much of the nation’s attention has been on Middle Eastern refugees, there is another country where 100,000 refugees are fleeing away from communal conflict. Two Coppell High School seniors have began the Bhutanese Awareness Council to safely...

Twins share high school experience

November 15, 2013

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer  Coming into high school having a twin brother can be both comforting and suffocating. There will always be someone there for you when feel upset and need someone to count on, but there will also be someone there when you mess up; someone that will see all of your...

High school encourages good grades, not passion

October 10, 2013

By Henriikka Niemi Staff Writer When attending an information session for the University of Southern California at the Marriott in Dallas this past Sunday, I found myself questioning all the classes I had taken throughout my high school career. We all wonder why we are forced to learn about the anatomy of ...

Boys Basketball notebook: Cowboys ready to outmuscle Duncanville

Boys Basketball notebook: Cowboys ready to outmuscle Duncanville

December 4, 2012

By John Loop Sports Writer The pressure is on for the Coppell Cowboys to hand Duncanville their second loss of the basketball season. Coppell (4-4) enters tonight's game against the Panthers (12-1) with two goals in mind: offensive rebounding and the transition game. "Coach calls it the 'games...

Michelle’s Musings: High school only what you make it

November 30, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief “You’ll realize in five years that high school doesn’t matter at all.” The sentiment was reiterated to me again and again by my relatives this past Thanksgiving. The words, meant to encourage me through the difficult college application process, made me wonder why everyone was so quick to deem an entire period...

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

May 24, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer Class of 2014 Where do I go if I have a question about something such as my schedule? If you have any problems such as a schedule change, lost item, or locker issue you can always go to the freshman office, which is located in the downstairs E hall on the left of the freshman stairs. “The counselors are really h...

Second languages become increasingly necessary

Second languages become increasingly necessary

May 18, 2012

By Dyer Whitt Staff Writer Someone once said, “If you speak three languages, you’re trilingual. If you speak two languages, you’re bilingual. If you speak one language — you’re American.” This humorous yet extremely truthful statement is becoming increasingly more apparent in today...

What I wish I knew at 14

What I wish I knew at 14

May 15, 2012

By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor I do not remember what I was wearing that day, where my locker was, or even my class schedule. But I do remember the feeling of being a small fish in a big sea, and walking across the senior bridge wondering how I was going to survive the next four years. I feel like ...