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Flags not lowered to honor American hero

When U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was shot and killed at a Texas shooting range early this month, Governor Rick Perry did not order flags to be flown at half-mast. While the nation hung their heads in grief, flags remained flying high. Many believe the correct honor and respect was not given to this American hero. Photo by Nikki Dabney.

March 1, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer When our nation suffers from a tragedy or loss of an American hero, all government buildings, public schools and military bases are ordered to fly their flags at half-staff. This is a symbolic way for the country to grieve and show its respect. When Texan U.S. Nav...

A Party in the U.S.A

September 13, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer This past weekend for Coppell was marked with everything Homecoming –the parade, the football game and, for students, the Homecoming dance, appropriately themed “Party in the U.S.A”. While students were dancing Saturday night away at the Omni Mandalay Hotel...

Memories grow at Storch memorial

May 21, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer Video by Drake McWhorter After losing one of their most beloved students, Coppell Middle School East has built an on-campus memorial site for eighth grader Taylor Storch. An oak tree, known as Taylor's Tree, was planted in the center of a student-designed garde...