Coppell Student Media

“Dear Santa”: 28 years of letter writing tradition bonding all walks of life in education

“Dear Santa”: 28 years of letter writing tradition bonding all walks of life in education

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

December 14, 2018

Despite the boisterous and lively clamor, Coppell High School senior Sam Madhanmohan remains quiet.     “It feels like just yesterday,” Madhanmohan said.   Remembering his first-ever visit to CHS being the ‘Holiday Wish Letters’ field trip in kindergarten, Madhanmohan didn’t realize th...

Valentine’s Day cynicism diminished by girl power

Valentine’s Day cynicism diminished by girl power

Mallorie Munoz, Managing Editor

February 12, 2016

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, the feelings toward the day are split. Some partake in romantic nights out, while others engage in built-up cynicism and hatred for the holiday. I have good news. For the ladies, no matter your relationship status, there is a holiday even greater than Valentine’...

Simple Mexican recipe putting a twist on holiday leftovers

Simple Mexican recipe putting a twist on holiday leftovers

December 1, 2015

By Lili Lomas Staff Writer   Every year after a delicious holiday feast, many people have lots of leftover turkey or ham that they do not know what to do with. This simple recipe for Tortas (a Mexican version of a sandwich) has been the solution for generations in Mexican families, as it...

Family candy recipes cure holiday sweet tooth

Family candy recipes cure holiday sweet tooth

December 1, 2014

By Sloane Samberson staff writer @sloane_avery Growing up, my dad’s parents always had abundant pecan trees with large, flavorful pecans. Bags upon bags of pecans would fill up during the Fall, ready to be used in pies, candies and cookies during the holiday season. When my mom’s parents...

GracePoint students make connections to Passover in Christian religion

GracePoint students make connections to Passover in Christian religion

April 18, 2014

By Christina Burke Managing Editor In place of its usual Wednesday student service, GracePoint Church in Coppell put on a special event in honor of the oldest holiday in the world - Passover. This unique service took place in The Student Center across from GracePoint Church on Wednesday night. Passover...

How To: Make a Homemade Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

October 28, 2013

By Tuulia Koponen Staff Writer Autumn: the time of changing leaves, cooler weather, sweaters and of course Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Instead of spending countless dollars purchasing the latte and countless time standing in line throughout this season, make one from home with this DIY Starbucks Hol...

GracePoint Church hosting special Easter events

March 26, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Easter is one of the most important events of the year for any church, but this year GracePoint Church (formerly First Baptist Church Coppell) is taking extra steps to ensure that they are offering the most exciting and enriching Easter experience possible - for members...

Sleigh rides given in Old Town Coppell

December 18, 2012

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Every year through Dec. 30th, a large sleigh built and owned by, Dale Smart, is used to give people of all ages, the opportunity for a joyful ride and a chance to look at Christmas lights and homes in Old Town Coppell. The sleigh, thought to be the largest of its...

Not enough room for all holiday specials to air

December 10, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Since the beginning of the film industry, the holidays have been overrun with movies and television specials. Many of which have warmed our hearts and will stay there. But as each holiday season passes by, a new wave of specials air on every network. The beloved Rudolph the...

Gallery: Christmas lights in Coppell

Gallery: Christmas lights in Coppell

December 6, 2012

Vibrant Christmas lights and holiday displays are lighting up the city of Coppell, sending out the holiday spirit to all. Photos by Rachel Bush.

Rolling Oaks lights up holiday season

December 3, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer The smooth granite of the headstones protrude from the vivacious green grass, the overhead trees provide shade for the mourners. Visitors place delicate dove ornaments on the Memorial Tree as they pay a visit to loved ones during the holiday season. Holidays are...

Coppell parade ushers in Christmas spirit early

Coppell parade ushers in Christmas spirit early

November 28, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Already, wooden santas and lighted reindeer are making their way up in the lawns of Coppell residents. December is still over 4 weeks away, but the city of Coppell is eager for the arrival of this winter holiday. This Saturday, December 1, the city will be head...