Coppell Student Media

Coming home

Coming home

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

It is not uncommon for students to feel Coppell Middle School East Principal Laura Springer’s warm and upbeat energy, see her grin ear-to-ear while recalling each and every one of her students’ names as they reach in for a hug in the hallways.   Next year, it will be a norm.   ...

Coppell ISD names Jund principal of high school

Coppell ISD names Jund principal of high school

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

June 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Dr. Nicole Jund has been named principal of Coppell High School. Her hiring was approved by the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees on Monday night. “I have my doctorate in education, experience in being a high school administrator, a former high school teacher and coach and a background in being a campus...

Getting to know Ms. Thomas

September 4, 2014


Filed under Student Life

This year, Coppell High School students are experiencing an immense amount of change, both in the classroom and throughout the campus. Part of that change is new 11th grade assistant principal Jamila Thomas. The Sidekick’s Nicolas Henderson met with the new AP to discuss what she’s looking forwar...

Kellen leaves CHS, Brown takes over as associate principal

December 11, 2013


Filed under News

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Associate principal Michelle Kellen is leaving Coppell High School at the end of the semester after three and a half years here. “I will be going up to the Albany, N.Y. area for my next job,” Kellen said. “I am really excited about going up there because I love the north a...

Brad Hunt

January 31, 2013


Filed under News

Brad Hunt currently serves as Assistant Superintendent for Administration for Coppell ISD where he works with Dr. Jeff Turner on Strategic Plan initiatives and oversees human resources and communications. Hunt also works in the CISD Department of Student Services as Level II Hearing Officer and JJAEP...

Jeremy Varnell

January 23, 2013


Filed under News

Assistant principal Jeremy Varnell attended the University of Texas at Austin. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Latin and a Masters in educational administration from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. After college, Varnell worked at the University of Texas at Arlington in the admissions office for four years. ...

Jasso ‘all-in’ for second year

Jasso ‘all-in’ for second year

October 3, 2012


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By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Now in his second year as Coppell High School’s principal, Jasso’s transition period is over and he is ready to implement his own vision for CHS. After serving as an assistant principal in Coppell from 2000 to 2005, Jasso departed to become the principal of Haltom...

Hunt’s departure takes hilarious spin in student YouTube video

May 18, 2011


Filed under Entertainment Blog

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief Coppell High School has been mourning the loss of Brad Hunt as its principal - so much so that a student created a "Hitler finds out" YouTube video. For those who are not familiar, "Hitler finds out" is a video meme in which a person takes a famous clip from the m...

Principal Hunt does not shy away from current problems in recent newsletter

February 7, 2011


Filed under News Blog

Coleman Armes Staff Writer It seems that recently much of the talk at Coppell High School has been about drugs, alcohol and students' recent struggles with these. Principal Hunt did not try to hide this, but, instead, addressed it head-on in his recent February newsletter. In the newsletter, Hunt...

Memories grow at Storch memorial

May 21, 2010


Filed under News

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer Video by Drake McWhorter After losing one of their most beloved students, Coppell Middle School East has built an on-campus memorial site for eighth grader Taylor Storch. An oak tree, known as Taylor's Tree, was planted in the center of a student-designed garde...

CHS prepares to welcome freshmen

March 3, 2010


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Frances Ruiz Staff Writer While no thoughts are more terrifying to an incoming freshman than mercilessly being thrown over the senior bridge or having to eat the sack lunch mom packed alone in the bathroom, certain measures have been taken by Coppell High School and New Tech [email protected] to help students...