Coppell Student Media

Racial ignorance hurts students, adults nationwide

February 18, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Recently, I went to a Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition and I was quite surprised during the awards ceremony. When I was called onto the stage, the announcer failed to correctly pronounce my last name. She soon asked me to correct her and tell her...

Olympic opening ceremony continues to impress viewers

Olympic opening ceremony continues to impress viewers

February 11, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Most Olympic opening ceremonies occur the same way; announcing the participating countries, lighting the torch and a special performance from the host country. But there was something astounding about the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. There was not a moment where I could...

Caussey begins new semester with AP World History

Caussey begins new semester with AP World History

January 30, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer For many students, this is a new semester with new classes, but for Chris Caussey it is a new semester with teaching a new course. Caussey was an on-level and Pre-AP World Geography teacher, but now he has taken the place of Brian Rohloff, former AP World History-Blended...

Wait, when did my Facebook status become part of my college admission?

Wait, when did my Facebook status become part of my college admission?

November 14, 2013

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer You have probably been warned about how colleges may be monitoring Facebook activity in an attempt to learn more about an applicant. A recent New York Times story titled “They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets” brings up the issue of how colleges are incorporating social media into college admissions. Everytime I tweet, put a picture on Instagram or update my Facebook status, I now think a...

Coppell students kick off club with fundraiser

Coppell students kick off club with fundraiser

November 11, 2013

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Before school started, a student started a club, which has quickly gained members. Coppell High School sophomore Surabi Rao went to a grocery store and saw a flyer about a club called “Akshaya Patra”. Akshaya Patra is an organization which raises money to give...

Chitta experiences first musical performance

Chitta experiences first musical performance

November 1, 2013

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer I have a lot of friends who love musicals which makes me feel very left out when all they talk about is which character is which in different musicals. Needless to say, I was not prepared for what was to come. I decided Coppell High School’s performance of “The...

AP or IB: which to choose

AP or IB: which to choose

October 22, 2013

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement are both very competitive and prestigious programs at Coppell High School. International Baccalaureate (IB) is a 2 year program, which students can take in their junior and senior year. Coppell High School has adopted...