Coppell Student Media

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Coffee House

May 28, 2013 Clara Caussey's Academy English II classes put together the 2nd annual Coffee House on Friday May 17, 2013. The students presented their best pieces about the freedom and revolution from the unit they have been studying over the past few weeks. Anyone could attend the event,...

Academies to host second annual Coffee House

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas

May 14, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor Clara Caussey's Academy English II students have been pouring out their creativity into works of art that could revolutionize Coppell High School as they know it- at least that is their goal. After many weeks of hard work and preparation, the students will...

PSA, Coppell Lion’s Club corral books for elementary school

Boxes were decorated to collect the donated books. Photo by Lauren Ussery.

April 18, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer Libraries are a quintessential part of the layout of a school. Whether they are elementary school libraries chock full of beginner chapter books like “The Magic Tree House” or “Junie B. Jones” or high school libraries filled with classics like “The Great Gatsby”...

PSA collects books for underprivileged children

PSA collects books for underprivileged children

April 16, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor What would childhood be without stories to imagine, tell and read? Some underprivileged schools and libraries are struggling to provide books for their children, but there is a way for students to help with that. The Public Services Academy at Coppell High School h...

Academies flex their Fridays

Academies flex their Fridays

March 1, 2013

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Crowds of students accumulate in various areas throughout the school; design challenges, blood drives and various guest speakers fill the schedules of the busy academy students. Today marks the first day of Flexible Fridays. The idea behind the Flexible Fridays was t...

Academies to integrate AP

January 31, 2013

By Mabry Culp Staff Writer The biggest question on upcoming juniors and seniors mind is college. How to get in, apply, leave the nest, etc. AP classes are important to college applications and college credit, and now the Academies are implementing them into their normally Pre-AP curriculum. These...

TWU reps nurse education of PSA students

TWU and PSA students give blood and oxygen to an infant in hypothalamic  shock and elevated respiratory distress. Photo by Lauren Ussery.

December 7, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer The room buzzed with excitement as Coppell health science students gathered around the table in anticipation. Electronic infants lay on the table in a state of life or death. Texas Woman’s University college students clothed in scrubs walked the students step by...

Students aspire to donate 600 turkeys come Thanksgiving

Graphic By Sophie Nauyokas

November 7, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Each year, as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, a spirit of thankfulness and charity spreads across Coppell. Around this time, the Public Service Academy at Coppell High School leads the school in a turkey drive. With temperatures usually in the mid 40s ...

Third annual hometown hero race calls for public nomination

October 18, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer The time has come for Coppell to once again select their annual Hometown Hero, a tradition established three years ago by the Public Services Academy (PSA) of Coppell High School. This time around, there has been a change in the way the process works. In the past, the ...

Hometown Hero Nominees needed

October 10, 2012

Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer The annual Hometown Hero nominations are here again. With the PSA Academy encourging the entire community of Coppell to go online and nominate someone they believe would make an excellent Hero. PSA is hoping the nominations process will be more of a community event...

Public Service Academy under new leadership

New PSA lead Debra Johnson poses in her new classroom. Photo by Rinu Daniel.

September 24, 2012

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer The Academies at CHS received an unexpected new leader for the 2012-13 school year. Debra Johnson became the Public Service Academy (PSA) lead after the former lead, Brenda Brinkman, left Coppell High School to become the assistant director for New Tech High at Coppell. “I...

Academies host coffee house, revolutionary discussion

May 18, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer Upstairs D-hall will be transformed into an interactive display for student work tonight as the CHS Academy sophomores host a revolutionary coffee house discussion. This event is the latest product of their Project Based Learning (PBL) in english class and will be...