Coppell Student Media

Mukund creates music blog to end high school with a bang

Mukund creates music blog to end high school with a bang

May 29, 2016


Filed under Student Life

By day student, by night a music blogger, this Coppell High School senior shows her appreciation for music through reviewing songs and albums on her blog. From remixes to pop songs, Aditi Mukund manages to reflect her opinions in passionate paragraphs on her blog.   “My intense love of music fueled me to cre...

Four years of high school teaches Chitta to not be afraid, face fears head on

Four years of high school teaches Chitta to not be afraid, face fears head on

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As the sun beats down on my skin and the metronome ticks in my ear, the sound growing louder by each tick-- tick tick, TICK TICK. It was becoming harder to lift my foot up and march in a fluid manner, however I fought through it and marched on.   My first peek at high school was freshman ...

Guide to a clean dorm room: get prepared for college with these organization tips

Guide to a clean dorm room: get prepared for college with these organization tips

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

As college is approaching, I have thought about the necessary chores and cleaning skills to possess in order to have a clean and tidy dorm room.   In recent observations, I have seen seniors specifically, who do not know the basics of house chores, such as cleaning the dishes or doing laund...

Chitta experiences colorful Holi, reflects on cultural event with friends

Chitta experiences colorful Holi, reflects on cultural event with friends

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016


Filed under Opinions

As I step into my shower, a rainbow of color trails behind me, reminding me of what an event I celebrated. Vigorously rubbing off the color from my hair, I am reminded of how my friends poured color powder on my head and how it will take some time for it to wash out.   Color run, a 5k run where colors are thrown ...

Students come together to share passions and experiences through TED Talks

Students come together to share passions and experiences through TED Talks

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under News

A genuine TED Talk consists of sheer passion translated into words. On February 28, Coppell High School students came together to speak about matters they feel most passionate about. From topics such as brain injury awareness to the film industry, students have been preparing their speeches over...

Scholastic Journalism Week: A day in the life of a journalist (with video)

Scholastic Journalism Week: A day in the life of a journalist (with video)

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOlhY_n3xAo&feature=youtu.be From writing to drawing, you can find anything in the newsroom. I have chosen this story to write this week, specifically, since it is Scholastic Journalism Week. I decided to shadow a couple student journalists this week as it is also the wee...

Jain creates computer labs in India, attracts many people

Jain creates computer labs in India, attracts many people

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Student Life

During the summer time, many students just want to relax. However, Coppell High School sophomore Pranjal Jain has come a long way by spending his summers giving back to his community in India.   When Jain visited his grandmother’s house in the summer of 2011, he got an idea that would significan...

The List App: Five reasons why the app will become the next trend

The List App: Five reasons why the app will become the next trend

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With over a million apps to chose from, it is hard to keep up with each service. However, the following list may add on to the stress of keeping up with all of it. Recently, thanks to my best friend, I came upon a new free app called “The List App,” created by The Office writer, producer and actor...

Public health vs. Civil liberties: Why this conflict can affect everyone in society

Public health vs. Civil liberties: Why this conflict can affect everyone in society

January 6, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah   I have always found the field of public heath interesting since the Ebola outbreak last summer.   I thought that public health was a field that did not have any complications to it other than trying to cure viruses and diseases....

Seniors introduce Bhutanese Refugee club to help blend into American society, culture

Seniors introduce Bhutanese Refugee club to help blend into American society, culture

December 9, 2015


Filed under Student Life

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah While much of the nation’s attention has been on Middle Eastern refugees, there is another country where 100,000 refugees are fleeing away from communal conflict. Two Coppell High School seniors have began the Bhutanese Awareness Council to safely...

Cheating becomes prevalent, the new norm (Video)

Cheating becomes prevalent, the new norm (Video)

November 3, 2015


Filed under News

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah   One snap is all it takes. Then one text. Maybe some money exchanged as well. And just like that, almost all your friends have answers to a test that you know you did not do well on. Although there have been many precautions put in...

Fall playlist that will get you ready for the season

Fall playlist that will get you ready for the season

October 26, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah When thinking of the fall season, the first thing that comes to mind is anticipation for the holidays. The following songs are some that get me prepared for the anticipation of the upcoming school holidays and festivities because of their mellow,...