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Heritage Night celebrates culture, diversity for 10th year

Heritage Night celebrates culture, diversity for 10th year

Amy Roh, Student Life Editor

February 29, 2016

By 8 p.m., the Coppell High School cafeteria is packed. A row of shiny steel containers of Indian food line the tables while rows of students in both casual T-shirts and vibrant, gold-seamed dresses line the seats and brick ledges.   Every year, Coppell High School’s Junior World Affairs...

Heritage Night grows into annual cultural showcase

Junior Aleesha Johnson sings Turning Tables by Adele at Heritage Night in the Coppell High School Commons.

March 5, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer For the past eight years, Heritage Night has taken place in the Coppell High School Commons, and every year without doubt, hundreds of students show up with high expectations in store for the night. This year, spectators were able to receive a glimpse of various Indi...

JWAC T-shirts to support Children International

February 28, 2013

By Mabry Culp Staff Writer Bake sales, car washes, garage sales, and races are all common ways to raise money, but one of the more popular and effective methods in Coppell is to sell T-shirts, and Junior World Affairs Council has taken selling shirts as a way not only to help the club, but others...

Heritage Night moves beyond one-hit-wonder

Senior Khadijah Adenwala auditioned for Heritage Night by singing 'What Makes You Beautiful' by One Direction. Heritage Night, hosted by the Junior World Affairs Council, will be Friday night, February 15th. Photo by Rinu Daniel.

February 5, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) is predominately known for its main event of the year, Heritage Night. Countries from all over the world are represented: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, England, Mexico, Nigeria, France, China, Hungary and North Korea. A...

Holi celebration gives a colorful new perspective

Holi celebration gives a colorful new perspective

March 30, 2012

Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Andy Brown Park East was a sight to see last weekend. It was not the usual scenic view of the lake and trees that made it a sight - it was the cluster of kids and young adults running around covered in all the colors of the rainbow. These rainbow-plastered kids were...

JWAC hosts the annual Holi celebration

March 7, 2012

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer After the annual and succesful Heritage Night that the Junior World Affairs Council hosted, they are at it again and are preparing for even a bigger event, Holi. Holi is annual celebration on the day after the full moon in the Hindi month  in which they celebrate sp...

Increase of culture based clubs

November 30, 2011

Tolu Salako Staff Writer CHS is full of diversity consisting many different  religions, cultures  and ethnicities. With many new clubs arising such as the Bollywood Dance Club, which meets every Wednesday in the commons, students now have the opportunity to learn more about different cultures...

Rice speaks with council members, students in Ft. Worth

Rice speaks with council members, students in Ft. Worth

November 10, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Former Secretary of State under the George W. Bush administration Condoleezza Rice traveled to Fort Worth on Wednesday to speak to influential council members and students regarding her time in office and the release of her new book, No Higher Honor: A Memoir of ...

‘Drew’ Life

May 27, 2010

By Julia Kim Staff Writer An alarm sounds off at 7 a.m. A senior hurries out of bed. He packs his tennis racket and Red Jacket, books and bags. And after changing into his scrubs, he frantically rushes to the hospital to begin his school day, just another typical one following his hectic schedule. Varsity...

Seniors provide relief with”Poets on Shirts’ Fundraiser

April 15, 2010

Video Credit Aleya Noor By: Renee Rohani Business Manager With senior year nearing its end, some senior friends decided they didn’t want to leave Coppell High School without leaving their mark. Seniors Suwetha Amsavelu, Satvika Ananth, Daphne Chen, Jessie King and Chris Nguyen came up ...

Poets on Shirts red v-necks have finally arrived

March 23, 2010

By Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer All Poets on Shirts T-shirts are now in! After a two-week wait the red American Apparel v-necks (If I shall stop one heart from breaking… I shall not live in vain –Emily Dickenson) have finally arrived. The beige and black T-shirts have been on campus at all l...

Poets on Shirts gives voice to victims of Chile earthquake

March 3, 2010

Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor Last week on Feb. 27, an 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit central Chile, devastating the lives of its citizens through its sheer destruction. Aid has been flowing in to help the Chile citizens, and the Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) of Coppell High School has...