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Board reevaluating programs due to $7 million budget deficit

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.
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 IB exams canceled for 2020 Diploma, Course Certificate candidates

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.
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...

AP/IB art students paint with a purpose at showcase

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.
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...

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

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.
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...

AP or IB: which to choose

Graphic by Julie Bordonaro and Josh Martin
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...

International Baccalaureate

International Baccalaureate
January 23, 2013

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...

IB Econ works to dim struggles of third-world entrepreneurs

Senior Nojan Mansoory buys sunglasses in support of the micro-finance KIVA from IB Economics senior Rikki Varshney during lunch. Photo by Rinu Daniel.
October 5, 2012

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...

IB sells sunglasses for charity

September 18, 2012

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...

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