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Apps helping students reach new heights

Apps helping students reach new heights

October 15, 2013

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer Technology is changing everyday. New machines and devices are being created or modified to fit what people need today. Coppell High School is starting to join the change by giving all their students and staff members iPads. With these new devices, comes apps, and there are s...

CISD Middle Schools awarded IBM Grants

January 9, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor IBM (International Business Machines) awarded $15,000 in grants to Coppell ISD that will be used to encourage middle school girls’ interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math.) A $10,000 IBM Catalyst Grant will help CISD increase what they call ...

Technology kicks books to the curb

Graphic by Brian Hwu

November 7, 2011

By Sarah Police Staff Writer I’m one of “those” kids. The kid that doesn’t finish their homework because they were too caught up in a book. The one that instead of reading the history textbook will re-read the tragic downfall of Voldemort. You know the commercial for the Kindle with the guy and the girl and they’re debating Kindle vs. books? And then the girl says how she love...

Apple releases iPad 2

March 4, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer With all the technology swirling around these days CHS students will surely have their hands on the iPad 2 as it made its debut just a few days ago. All the students here at CHS love technology and some of them are probably considering buying the newest ipad but lets...

iPad reaches one-million sales

May 4, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer After only being on the market for less than a month, the iPad reached its one-millionth sale yesterday, May 3. This is a huge feat, as it took nearly three months for Apple to sell one-million iPhones when they first appeared.  The enormous amount of iPad sales in such a short amo...

Holding the future in your hands? Perspectives on iPad Image and video hosting by TinyPic

April 15, 2010

By Chris Nguyen Features Editor I have seen (and held and touched and tapped) the future and oh, it is beautiful. It’s Apple’s iPad. And I promise it’s amazing, and this is coming from a former skeptic. On the release date for Apple’s iPad, April 3, I drove to the Apple store at The Shops at Willow Bend in Plano to understand the...

GlobalPulse: Top 3 News Events from the week

April 4, 2010

By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor 1. US - Apple releases its greatly-awaited "iPad" to consumers. I always think of a really technologically advanced feminine product when I hear "iPad", however, that is defiantly not the case for this so-called "best travel gadget of 2010". The product is complete...

iPad: Now or later?

January 29, 2010

By Mike Pankonien Staff Writer It happened. Yesterday, Apple finally officially announced their latest product: the iPad. Essentially a 9 inch by 8 inch iPod touch, the iPad is being sold as a computer that's something more than a smart phone, but slightly less than a laptop. Although hardly...

The iPad-success or setback?

January 29, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer What’s bigger than an iTouch but smaller than an iMac?  That’s right, an iPad. This new and extremely innovative Apple product is the next best thing in computer technology.  Like a blown-up version of the iPhone, the new device has all the best features of a touch-screen com...