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The official student news site of Coppell High School

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Booster club buttresses IB program through multiple avenues

Booster club buttresses IB program through multiple avenues

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager December 10, 2021

Many co-curricular activities, from sports to fine arts, have booster clubs at Coppell High School. But did you know that the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, an academic organization, has...

Coppell High School International Baccalaureate History of the Americas teacher Kyle Dutton provides a lesson overview during fourth period in classroom B221 on Oct. 21. Dutton has been teaching at CHS for 28 years and is retiring after the 2021-22 school year.

Dutton graduating to retirement after 30 years

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor October 27, 2021

Beginning his teaching career at Coppell High School in 1991 after teaching at Mansfield Middle School for two years, International Baccalaureate History of the Americas teacher Kyle Dutton has taught...

After returning to full in person school, Coppell High School students have been facing academic and emotional challenges.  Coppell ISD is working to bridge learning gaps caused by COVID-19 by emphasizing learner choice and interaction.

Molding to the new normal

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor October 4, 2021

For many Coppell ISD students, the 2020-21 school year began in the silence of their bedrooms in front of a screen. Fast forward, and the school year finished in the same place, with only a screen to connect...

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees reviewed the district’s current $7 million deficit and possible ways to reduce expenditure on Monday night. The board discussed cutting Coppell High School’s International Baccalaureate Program, requiring CHS students to take release periods and closing New Tech High @ Coppell as possible options.

Board reevaluating programs due to $7 million budget deficit

Avani Kashyap and Shivi Sharma December 11, 2020

At a special meeting of the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees on Monday evening, the board discussed options to alleviate the district’s current $7,239,447 budget deficit. Some major factors contributing...

International Baccalaureate (IB) exams have been canceled internationally due to the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting over 200,000 students worldwide. The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) will release FAQs and additional details regarding the cancellation to IB schools and coordinators by Friday.

International IB exams canceled for 2020 Diploma, Course Certificate candidates

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor March 23, 2020

Today, the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) announced the cancellation of all IB exams internationally that were scheduled from April 30 through May 24 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The...

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

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor August 28, 2018

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...

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

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...

Coppell High School junior Giuliana Vargas presents her artworks to principal Mike Jasso during the AP/IB art showcase on Thursday. Vargas’s chosen concentration was two-dimensional art.

AP/IB art students paint with a purpose at showcase

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer May 30, 2016

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...

Michael Vergien finds preparation for his classes a vital factor for his students to achieve the high level thinking he requires of them. Photo by Chelsea Banks.

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

April 20, 2015

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...

IB hall alive and full of joy this holiday season

December 19, 2014

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...

Bhatt starts new journey as IB teacher

September 12, 2014

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...

Graphic by Julie Bordonaro and Josh Martin

AP or IB: which to choose

October 22, 2013

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...

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