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Plans for new arena keep Coppell sports competitive

An archiectural sketch of Coppell Arena, a new addition to the Coppell High School campus in the fall of 2016. the arena was part of the bond package that passed in May 2013. Photo courtesy of Sid Grant.

April 1, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Senior heavyweight and recent state champion wrestler Roger Moe will not be on campus to experience the changes that will come along with the renovation and expansion of Coppell High School’s athletic facilities. Moe does think that eliminating the boys’ wrestling pra...

Winter weather strikes Coppell

Feb. 6, On Thursday, Coppell was hit with snow flurries covering the campus in white. School continued as usual all day. Photo by Sandy Iyer.

February 6, 2014

By Jay Carroll Business Staff Thursday morning students woke up to snow on the roads, minor car accidents and students sliding all over the road in their cars as the snow has continued to fall throughout the school day. Many students have been speculating about whether or not there will be early...

Deinhammer named 2013-2014 CHS Teacher of the Year

Anatomy and Physiology teacher Jodie Deinhammer, pictured with her husband and son, was named 2013-2014 Coppell High School Teacher of the Year on Wednesday during fifth period.  Photo by Jena Seidemann

December 4, 2013

Anatomy and Physiology teacher Jodie Deinhammer was named 2013-2014 Coppell High School Teacher of the Year on Wednesday. The announcement was made during her fifth period class, led by Principal Mike Jasso and the CHS drumline. Deinhammer was amoung 11 nominees, who were announced at a faculty meet...

Jimenez applies experiences from military to protecting, serving school

Student Resource Officer Ricky Jimenez poses in front of the fuel truck he drove while he served in Iraq. Photo courtesy Ricky Jimenez.

November 6, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Protect and serve. These two words are often put together, but very few truly know what it means to live these out daily. For student resource officer Ricky Jimenez, these words are the foundation of his job, protecting students and faculty at Coppell High Schoo...

New Red Jackets ready to be face of CHS

Junior Lilly Balsamo holds up her Red Jackets acceptance letter. The next class of Red Jackets will consist of 33 students. Photo courtesy Lilly Balsamo.

May 23, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer Though their red sport coats make the seniors serving as Red Jackets easy to pick out in a crowd, finding the “stand out” juniors from a group of 140 applicants to fill their positions next year has been a long, three-part process that began in February. Now, after filling out an a...

Hill sets example of hard work, volunteerism within community

March 2, 2013

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer   It takes organization and a great sense of responsibility to help run a school system.  But it takes a person who takes delight in meeting new people, who gathers as much information to make beneficial decisions and a person who holds a genuine interest in the...

CISD joins, leads new consortium of high-performance districts

December 4, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Over the decades, Coppell Independent School District has cultivated an identity as a model for districts trying to improve their growth management, student performance, and incorporation of more technology. Rapidly rising from humble beginnings as a small, rural distric...

Special luncheon to honor National Merit Commended Students

October 30, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Every year, there comes a time in October when every high school student in America must sit down and complete the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). This test is more than just a way to get out of class or practice for the "real" SAT. For many students, it...

Year in review

May 25, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer The 2011-2012 school year has been a great one at CHS full of new faces, new activities and recognitions. Looking back on the highlights, it has been a pretty eventful year in the Coppell bubble that will not be forgotten just because it is summer vacation. Aug 22- Jas...