Coppell Student Media

  • Cowgirl volleyball playing McKinney Boyd in CHS arena on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
  • Picture day taking place on 9/21 and 9/22 in the CHS cafeteria during students' english class period

Annual PSAT testing held for sophomores, registered juniors

The PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is held on Wednesday in the large and small gym as well as classrooms throughout Coppell High School for sophomores and registered juniors, who are required to pay a $17 fee. The test allows testers to receive scholarship opportunities from national programs.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

October 12, 2018

Wednesday morning, the Coppell High School large gym hallway filled with lively and nervous chatter from the awaiting crowd of test takers of the school organized test, the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test).   Administered every October, the PSAT is open...

PSAT testing Wednesday for sophomores, juniors

Junior Lauren Milam takes a practice PSAT during lunch. Photo by Pranathi Chitta.

October 10, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta staff writer @prannydacheetah   On Oct.15, sophomores and juniors in the Coppell Independent School District will be taking the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, better known as the PSAT. The results of this test will determine if junior students will be a National...

PSAT scores released at school

December 13, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After much anticipation, the PSAT scores were released today during all English classes. Coppell High School students took the test on Oct. 17. The PSAT is the preliminary SAT test as well as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The test is most important...

PSAT prompts late arrival for seniors

October 16, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer On Wednesday, the seniors will arrive late and the underclassmen will commence testing for the PSAT. Students who did not register for the PSAT will be taking the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) in alternative. Dual credit students with a 1:20 pm class...

Today last day to register for the PSAT

October 12, 2012

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer Today is the last day to register for the PSAT that will occur on next Wednesday. Sophomores do not have to register or pay for the test as they will all take it with the juniors. Juniors must register for the PSAT and pay a $20 registration fee. If you do not r...

Juniors register for annual PSAT

September 25, 2012

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer The annual PSAT held at CHS on Wednesday, October 17th has already begun its registration. Students who are juniors must register online and pay a fee of $15.50. All sophomores will be taking the test, but do not have to register or pay. The PSAT is a good way for s...

Deadline for PSAT registration coming soon

September 21, 2012

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer The deadline for juniors who want to register for the PSAT, without a late fee, is Sept. 28. If you try to register after this date there will be a $5 late fee. The final day of registration is Oct. 12. The PSAT will be held during the school day on Weds., Oct. 17. S...

Juniors to register for PSAT

September 12, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Juniors can now register for the PSAT which will be taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 17. While not all juniors are required to register for the PSAT, counselors are encouraging students to register anyway. The cost for registration is $15.50and the last day to regis...

Stressful weeks ahead after winter break

December 15, 2011

by Tolu Salako Staff Writer Many students at CHS have been encountered with a massive amount of tests, quizzes and projects this week causing us to be overly stressed before our two week Winter break. With the break approaching in a mere two days, it is natural for students to be excited however...

PSAT scores are in for Juniors

December 13, 2011

by Chase Porter Staff Writer On Oct. 12, the junior class began their first steps toward college and senior year by taking the PSAT or the practice SAT. This test is just a taste of the actual SAT that most of the juniors will be taking later this school year and early this upcoming summer. The...

CHS National Merit Commended Scholars named

October 18, 2010

By Julia Kim Staff Writer Following the recognition of 17 CISD National Merit Semifinalists, the district named 28 National Merit Commended Scholars that are part of the 34,000 commended students nationwide. Sarah Cage, James Cao, John de la Chapelle, Aaron Fisher, Maxwell Frazier, Zach Getson,...


October 9, 2010

By Chris Cummins Staff Writer The SAT is currently offered in dozens countries around the globe, in thousands of testing centers in those same countries, and on average, to over two million students. Most college admissions officers rank it among the most important factors in determing admittance,...