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Turning a new page: Living in an age where reading about tough issues is the new normal (Part III)

Turning a new page: Living in an age where reading about tough issues is the new normal (Part III)

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Opinions, Showcase

Editor’s note: This story is a part of The Sidekick series on the #MeToo movement and sexual harassment.   It is uncomfortable, sensitive and difficult to talk about in everyday life, but in the end, it is real and we as a society need to talk about it.   Sexual harassment and...

Four books to help you fall into reading over break

Four books to help you fall into reading over break

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the weather grows cooler and days grow shorter, there is no better way to spend your free time than with your nose in a book while drinking hot chocolate and hiding under blankets. Prepare to kick back and relax with these four books that are sure to keep you reading for hours on end over the upcom...

Bowden’s monstrous love for literature allows for connecting poetry with life

Bowden’s monstrous love for literature allows for connecting poetry with life

Lina Pyon, Co-Social Media Manager

April 26, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Green slime, posters of horror movies and figurines of Frankenstein are the first things that stand out in Matthew Bowden’s room. Bowden teaches GT/Ap English IV and Creative Writing, and has been teaching at Coppell High School for 19 years, adding more and more to his collection. “Ever sinc...

Teacher Feature: Teachers struggle to teach literature “by the book”

March 11, 2011


Filed under Opinions, Student Life

Zach Sherman English Teacher Sometimes English teachers ruin books. We emphasize quantity more than quality, discuss too many “devices,” refuse to let a book be a book. When I say “we” I really mean “I” because I know I’ve done this and regretted it later. I’ve wanted students to see so much that, ironically, I...

Prepare for AP exam, read up!

April 15, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer With AP tests next month, students planning to take the AP Literature exam are brushing up on their book smarts—their knowledge of novels, that is.  With a massive list of over 340 books appearing on the test at one time or another, it can be challenging and overwhelming...

Kindle kindles my aversion

January 4, 2010


Filed under Entertainment Blog

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer If you haven’t heard of the Kindle yet, you will. Largely growing in popularity, this little device is greatly altering the way we read and gain information.  It is an electronic book reader produced by Amazon which allows users to purchase books directly from the d...

C.L.A.M. deadline Friday

December 17, 2009


Filed under News

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer The C.L.A.M., Coppell Literary Arts Magazine, deadline for submissions is this Friday, Dec. 18. All pieces of writing and photography can be given to Mr. Bowden in C231 on a CD, flash drive, e-mail or hardcopy, though electronic submissions are preferred.  The C.L.A.M. accepts work from both CHS teachers and students from all grades. In addition, subscribers are welcomed and will receive a business ad in ...