Coppell Student Media

CISD students unleash inner artist through Cozby Library’s Storybook Contest

CISD students unleash inner artist through Cozby Library’s Storybook Contest

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Many Coppell ISD students became authors for the first time as they created picture books for the Cozby Library and Community Commons’ 2019 Storybook Contest, which concluded in February.   All students in grades K-12 were eligible. There were two age divisions - the first for those in f...

On the Spot: Localizing legislation (with video)

On the Spot: Localizing legislation (with video)

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under On the Spot

On Thursday night, the Cozby Library and Community Commons saw the gathering of local community leaders, first responders and residents in House District 115 for the first Town Hall and Legislative Update under State Rep. Julie Johnson.   Since her election to office in November, Johnson made it ...

Internationally best-selling author shares insights, inspires writers around Coppell

Internationally best-selling author shares insights, inspires writers around Coppell

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

June 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Although she usually writes for between five and 10 hours a day, best-selling author Julia Heaberlin is taking a break from the craft to promote her latest book, Paper Ghosts.   On Friday night, she visited the Cozby Library and Community Commons to meet fans and answer questions...

Passing the torch: Griffins make their mark on the city

Passing the torch: Griffins make their mark on the city

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After 26 years of service, Ken Griffin has retired as Coppell’s director of engineering and public works, while his daughter, Morgan Griffin begins her position as a librarian at the Coppell Cozby Library and Community Commons.   The Griffins family experiences a “passing of the torch” mom...

Mathieu inspires local book lovers, shares literary journey (with video)

Mathieu inspires local book lovers, shares literary journey (with video)

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From telling her mother stories to write down for her as a child to becoming a published author of four books, author Jennifer Mathieu has come a long way.   On Saturday, she made an appearance at the Cozby Library and Community Commons to speak about her writing history and her recent book...

Mathieu appearing Saturday at public library

Mathieu appearing Saturday at public library

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Writing a book is a solitary activity--months of being shut in a room, your eyes glued to a screen. On Saturday, author Jennifer Mathieu will break out of that shell when she visits Coppell to speak about her latest release: the young adult novel Moxie.   The event at the Cozby Library and ...

CHS celebrates 35th annual Banned Books Week

CHS celebrates 35th annual Banned Books Week

October 11, 2017


Filed under KCBY Videos, Multimedia, Uncategorized

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Coppell Public Library brings arts, community together at Open Mic event

Coppell Public Library brings arts, community together at Open Mic event

Briana Thomas, Staff Writer

February 11, 2017


Filed under News

The library, most commonly known as a place of silence - home to books, whispers and knowledge, should also be able to promote creative expression and talent.   This was the idea behind Open Mic Night hosted by the William T. Cozby Public Library on Thursday, at 7 p.m. The event worked as an ...

Shusterman visits students to spread divergent thinking

Shusterman visits students to spread divergent thinking

May 1, 2015


Filed under News

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04 Broadening the minds of the youth is a difficult task that some authors decide to take on and author Neal Shusterman is one of them. Author of dystopian science fiction novels such as "Unwind", "Challenger Deep" and "Telsa's Attic", his books feature...

Public library hosts Read to Rover

May 16, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer On May 18, the William T. Cozby Public Library will host Read to Rover, a reading program for elementary school students. Unlike many reading programs, Read to Rover involves children reading to specially trained dogs. The program's goal is to strengthen the literacy s...

Library helps teens find opportunities to give back

May 1, 2013


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By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Through groups such as National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society, students all around the high school are constantly on the search for volunteer opportunities.  Whether its for organization hours or just to give back to the community, volunteer opportunities around Coppell are a great way to...

Public library holds Open Mic Night

April 18, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer Looking for something fun to do on this Friday? The William T. Cozby Public Library has the perfect event for you! Coppell's public library is holding an Open Mic Night starting at 7:00 p.m. Musical groups of any kind can sign up for one of the 10 minute time sl...