Coppell Student Media

Nail salon donates to Relay for Life

April 16, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer As Relay for Life draws near, more and more teams are looking for ways to raise money. On Thursday, April 18th, the new nail salon, Deluxe Nail Spa, next to Smashburger, will be donating 30% of each customers bill to the Relay event. To have some of you bill donated,...

Relay for Life fundraisers heat up

Relay for Life fundraisers heat up

March 26, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer With Relay for Life being only a month away, teams are beginning to start their fundraising. Teams are hoping to raise large ammounts of money and all proceeds each team makes goes to the American Cancer Society. Not only can you help out your team or a friend...

Luminaria sales light the way for relay preparations

Luminaria sales light the way for relay preparations

February 26, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor With the annual Relay for Life of Coppell rapidly approaching, everyone in the city, even those not participating, are welcome to purchase Luminaria to light the walkway on the night of the event. Luminaria serve the purpose of representing and honoring loved ones...

PSA walks alongside Salamone at Relay for Life

PSA walks alongside Salamone at Relay for Life

May 8, 2012

By Kristen Shepard and Kilian Bresnahan Staff Writer and KCBY Staff Member Coppell’s annual Relay for Life never fails as an emotional and impactful night for many cancer research survivors. But at this year’s Relay for Life, one group felt especially empowered. At the opening ceremony...

Relay for Life raises awareness for new generation

Relay for Life raises awareness for new generation

May 4, 2012

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor While the people who attended Relay for Life had a fun night of games and togetherness, the soft lights of the luminaries lining the small track were a sobering reminder of why the hundreds of people gathered - to raise money to fight cancer, a disease killing thousands of people every year and affects thousands more. People of all ages turned out on April 28 t...

2012 Relay for Life begins tomorrow

April 27, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer Beginning tomorrow, children, students and adults from the community will participate in the 10th anniversary of Relay for Life. With the goal of raising money to help find a cure for cancer, community members are eager to make a difference. Relay for Life will oc...

Fighting breast cancer one lap at a time

April 23, 2012

By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor To Coppell residents, relay for life has always been an event that means much more then tents being pitched and games being played. It is a time to come together and remember the lives of those we have lost from breast cancer and celebrate a cure with every lap...

Multiple new donation opportunities installed at Horseshoe

April 16, 2012

By Thomas Hair Online Copy Editor The home stretch of the school year is finally upon us, and it seems the pace of CHS has been cranked up several notches. Most scurry by the Horseshoe several times per day, but few ever stop to examine the many new donation opportunities there this week. The...

Cancer efforts come full circle with Relay For Life

Cancer efforts come full circle with Relay For Life

March 28, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Certain annual events have different meanings to different people. For Coppell High School English teacher Laura Salamone, a cancer survivor, this event is Relay for Life. “My experience with cancer has really changed my perspective on life,” Salamone said “I appreciate the little things now, a...

Sign ups begin for this year’s Relay For Life

February 17, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer One thousand five-hundered. This is the number of Americans that die from cancer every day. Many people are willing to stand up for this cause, and on Saturday, Apr. 28, they can do just that by participating in Relay For Life of Coppell. From now until this event takes place, 106,500 ...

Relay for Life kickoff meeting coming up

Relay for Life kickoff meeting coming up

November 1, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer The American Cancer Society Relay for Life has become a staple in the Coppell community over the years.  Relay for Life has fought, increased awareness and fundraised for cancer for nine years. With the anticipation of this year’s rally in April, a Relay for L...

Coppell fights for a world with more birthdays

May 6, 2011

Story by Jodie Woodward Staff Photographer Video by Kara Allison A world with more birthdays is the motivation behind the battle, and Relay for Life is how it is being fought. Luminaria, paper bags with candles inside commemorating cancer patients, lined the sidewalks of Wagon Wheel Park...