Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: IB Biology I classes sustaining life in new mesocosm project (with video)

On the Spot: IB Biology I classes sustaining life in new mesocosm project (with video)

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

August 28, 2018


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Today in Rebecca Wheatley’s IB Biology I classroom, lively chatter and energy surround the room as students shuffle soil in containers and arrange various cacti, seeds, and leaves all in preparation for their mesocosm project.   With the objective to sustain itself for four weeks, students mu...

Next generation of IB graduates learns more about program through introductory meeting

Next generation of IB graduates learns more about program through introductory meeting

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

February 13, 2017


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Each year, Coppell High School sophomores are faced with the decision of selecting International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses for their next two years of high school. Many consider joining the IB program because of its prestige and international recognition but are hesitant because...

AP/IB art students paint with a purpose at showcase

AP/IB art students paint with a purpose at showcase

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

May 30, 2016


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On Thursday night, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) art students of Coppell High School had a chance to showcase their work. The showcase featured the work of IB Visual Arts, AP 2D Design, AP Drawing and AP 3D Design students. There was a variety of paintings, sculptu...

Vergien empowers others to want to learn, revealed in IB World Magazine

Vergien empowers others to want to learn, revealed in IB World Magazine

April 20, 2015


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By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alexdalton04   Starting out with a literature/education blog to voice opinions over how English classes should be approached, Coppell High School International Baccalaureate English I and Gifted and Talented English II  teacher Michael Vergien found a way to ex...

IB hall alive and full of joy this holiday season

December 19, 2014


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By Gabby Sahm staff writer @gabbysahm To celebrate the early release before the holiday break, today the International Baccalaureate hall is full of music and friends as the teachers and students band together to play some songs together. Drums, piano and a trumpet are just some of the instruments on show...

Bhatt starts new journey as IB teacher

September 12, 2014


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Shruthika Pochampally staff writer @shruthreddy In addition to new administration staff, many new teachers have joined Coppell High School for the 2014-2015 school year. Richa Bhatt, a Pre-AP Biology and IB Biology teacher, has begun her journey as an IB teacher for the first time (International...

AP or IB: which to choose

AP or IB: which to choose

October 22, 2013


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By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement are both very competitive and prestigious programs at Coppell High School. International Baccalaureate (IB) is a 2 year program, which students can take in their junior and senior year. Coppell High School has adopted...

International Baccalaureate

International Baccalaureate

January 23, 2013


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The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is one of many friendly, albeit very rigorous, academic associations students have the opportunity to join. Classes designated as IB often involved discussion-based and free response-based curriculum to foster academic initiative. IB is a two-year program...

IB Econ works to dim struggles of third-world entrepreneurs

IB Econ works to dim struggles of third-world entrepreneurs

October 5, 2012


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By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief Manuel Ernesto did not have the means to open a general store near his home in Nicaragua. He did not have the means, that is, until students at Coppell High School made his dream possible. Since the spring of 2011, CHS economics students have been working with Kiva, ...

IB sells sunglasses for charity

September 18, 2012


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By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Every good idea starts somewhere. You  might have seen a large portion of the school wearing sunglasses today- and no, it wasn't just because it was Frat Tuesday. Senior IB Economics students are selling official Coppell High School sunglasses for five dollars...

Seniors share wisdom with upcoming students

January 30, 2012


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By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor All of the academic options Coppell high school offers can be a bit overwhelming to upcoming and current high school students. To give first hand knowledge and experience when it comes to programs such as IB, AP, New Tech, and Academies, Coppell has gathered sen...

Students begin process of deciding which classes to take

January 6, 2012


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By Caroline Carter Staff Writer With the course registration beginning, students have started the process of deciding which classes to take along with deciding whether or not to be in Duel Credit, IB or AP classes. Though it may seem scary, it can be less stressful to decide which classes to ...