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Dabney: A&F discriminates against employees, customers

May 31, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer American culture is over sexualized and superficial. In a world where girls starve themselves and even kill themselves for not feeling skinny, popular or beautiful enough, the media and advertisements fuel this fire, crush self-esteem and distort beauty. Retail sto...

Seniors to practice for graduation ceremony

Seniors to practice for graduation ceremony

May 28, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Graduation is senior students' culmination of 12 years of education and entrance into the real-world. It is one of the biggest events in their life and holds a big place in their hearts. Honoring and certifying nearly 700 kids is also a big production. Running it smoothly...

Seniors surprised to receive full rides

Seniors surprised to receive full rides

May 16, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Three Coppell High School seniors, Alyssa Rusch, Harini Suresh and Zeb White,  experienced the anticipation, surprise, unbelief and elation that come with receiving a full college scholarship. Each recipient came about his or her scholarship somewhat by chance....

Senior skip day tickets are now on sale

May 14, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer A senior year is not complete without graduation, a senior prank and, of course, a senior skip day. After the senior award ceremony next Tuesday, May 21, senior students do not have to attend classes for the rest of the day. The Student Planning Board planned a day...

Coppell High School named to Best High Schools in America by U.S. News and World Report

May 7, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Coppell High School is known for its overachievers- on the field, in the classroom and on the stage. The students' hard work and the administration's leadership leadership have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report. For 2013, CHS is ranked #319 on the Best...

Senior writes to end poverty in native country

April 30, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer WyzAnt Tutoring, the leading tutoring marketplace on the web, has opened its third annual college scholarship contest. In 300 words or less, applicants are to write in essay about how they will use their education to impact others. All essays must be submitted by...

Hall takes home only win for Latin Club

Hall takes home only win for Latin Club

April 24, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Sophomore Kelly Hall was the only CHS Latin student to place in her event at the Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) 2013 State Convention at Marcus High School on April 12-13. TSJCL is an organization dedicated to the study of Classics, namely Latin and Greek. She returned with an eighth place ribbon ...

Girl Scout Sing-along canceled due to low participation

April 16, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Since the days of Daisy Low, Girl Scouts and their leaders have been writing, singing, and playing songs that celebrate sisterhood and the fundamental ideals of Girl Scouting from their Girl Scout Song Book, the first of which was published in 1925. The Coppell Gir...

SAT practice test to prepare students

April 9, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer CHS Project Graduation is offering the last practice SAT test of this school year. It will be held on Saturday, April 13th at Coppell High School. Students will take the test in a real test environment, with time restrictions and guidelines, but colleges will not...

EMAC hosts CHS’ own film festival

April 4, 2013

Nikki Dabney Staff Writer For the last couple of months, many students across Coppell have spent their weekends and free time filming all over town, writing script and producing and editing their own short film for the upcoming CHS Film Festival. The Emerging Media and Communication...

New store tests its luck in Coppell

September 4, 2012

Businesses tend to thrive or bust in the Coppell Market. This summer, a new clothing store called Private Gallery took its shot at success. Located at 230 North Denton Tap Road, Private Gallery features all the boutique essentials: Hobo wallets, French Connection dresses, and Miss Me Denim. The st...