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May 10, 2013

Editorial Every 50 minutes, a bell rings and over 3000 students spill out into the main hallway of Coppell High School. In just a few blinks of an eye the hall is filled from wall to wall with a sea of bodies - flowing through the school like molasses. The congestion during CHS passing periods is...

Taylor’s Gift receives scholarship donation

Taylor's Gift receives scholarship donation

April 22, 2013

By Addy Buigas-Lopez Business Manager On March 23, dozens of athletes and volunteers huddled under the Andy Brown East pavilion as they waited to hear the signal for the end of a severe thunderstorm warning. After an hour delay, and entertainment from local band Backstage Disco, the three alarms sounded a...

Nail salon donates to Relay for Life

April 16, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer As Relay for Life draws near, more and more teams are looking for ways to raise money. On Thursday, April 18th, the new nail salon, Deluxe Nail Spa, next to Smashburger, will be donating 30% of each customers bill to the Relay event. To have some of you bill donated,...

Relay for Life fundraisers heat up

Relay for Life fundraisers heat up

March 26, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer With Relay for Life being only a month away, teams are beginning to start their fundraising. Teams are hoping to raise large ammounts of money and all proceeds each team makes goes to the American Cancer Society. Not only can you help out your team or a friend...

Coppell Fire Department to host inaugural truck pull

February 13, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Fundraising is never an easy activity, but the Coppell Fire Department's fresh new idea is already gaining attention. To raise money for the 2013 Relay for Life Coppell event, the Fire Department will be holding a truck pull. The fundraiser is simple, all you have...

CISD given award for financial responsibility

March 19, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The Dallas Business Journal has recognized Coppell ISD as a recipient of the Texas Comptroller’s 2011 Texas Honors Circle Award (THCA). The THCA is based on the Financial Accountability System of Texas (FAST) results and is awarded to those districts that score hig...

Three new movies to be released in theaters tomorrow

January 26, 2012

By Annie Wen Staff Writer With the new semester already in full swing a movie is the perfect way to take a break from all the stress of new classes and the piles of homework and just relax. Tomorrow, January 27 three new movies will be released to the public: The Grey, Man on a Ledge, and One...

Prom time

April 11, 2011

Chris Cummins Staff Writer Prom has come and gone, bringing with it a feast of photos for Facebook aficionados to gorge themselves on, as well as memories that (as we are told) will last a lifetime. In the days after the dance, however, one of the biggest topics of conversation was not the dance...

Vista Ridge Mall’s Cool School contest awards [email protected] $2,500

February 22, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager If you’ve visted Vista Ridge Mall recently, you might have noticed a wall dedicated to the Vista Ridge Mall’s Cool School contest with stickers of locals schools who are in the running for a money prize. New Tech High @ Coppell was a name doted on that wall, along...

Early bird doesn’t get the worm

May 26, 2010

by Melissa Brisco Staff Writer Early decision process causes financial concerns for students Finding the school of your dreams and place you are meant to be is a very serious undertaking. There are many factors contributing to this momentous decision, but there is one factor that can make or ...

Christmas cheer in the math department

December 4, 2009

The math department has decided to gather up money to donate to a Christmas angle tree.  But the math department has also decided to help spread the holiday cheer by turning this simple donation excersise into a raffel.  Up for grabs are two parking spots the math department gained in the turkey drive...

Dig for the Cure a big success

October 26, 2009

By Andy Tabor The Dig for the Cure program was another major success this year.  The Cowgirls were able to raise 15,067.81 dollars during the fundraiser.  The Cowgirls also collected over 3,700 dollars in t -shirt sales alone.  Players would sit on the stage in the cafeteria during lunch to...