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A fighting message: Calvert warns students, community of prominent dangers of drug usage

Deputy Criminal Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney Rick Calvert speaks with an attendee at the annual Red Ribbon Week Committee Breakfast at the Wyndham Garden North Hotel in Dallas. The breakfast is hosted by different chambers annually to spread awareness about drug usage to local students and community leaders.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

November 14, 2018

DALLAS - When presented with suicide case in March of 2014, Deputy Criminal Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney Rick Calvert found out something just didn’t add up.   Upon investigation, Calvert learned the fate of Dallas teen Rian Lashley was not a suicide at all, but a homicide resulting f...

CISD prioritizing stadium security measures to keep staff, students safe

Beginning this year, security measures will be now more heavily enforced at the Buddy Echols stadium during athletic events for the 2018-2019 school year. This includes the enforcement of past policy concerning backpacks, pre-game searches, with the addition of monitoring from security personnel and local officers from the Coppell Police Department.

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

September 4, 2018

Beginning this year, security measures will be closely followed to ensure stadium safety during athletic events held at Buddy Echols Field.   Past requirements will be still be enforced, including the prohibition of backpacks and the use of only small handbags, diaper and medical bags at the sta...

Armed Guards in schools?

January 10, 2013

Miss America wouldn't approve. Ever since the tragey at sandy hook, controversy has ran amuck through the country on the basis of armed weappns? should they be outlawed? Some believe that rather than banning guns, schools should have armed guards at entrances to the building. According to Washington...

Police cracking down on drunk drivers in Coppell

Dec. 19, On-campus school officer Ricky Jimenez explains to junior Kyle Ash how wearing the fatal vision googles impairs your vision and how standardized field sobriety test works in science teacher Susan Shepperd's forensic science class. Photo by Rowan Khazendar.

January 9, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor While the rest of us were celebrating with our families during the 2012 holiday season, the Coppell and Carrollton police departments teamed up to ensure that drivers hadn't been getting too festive. The two cities entered a partnership campaign that would all...

Record number of “Texas 10 Most Wanted” fugitives arrested, one in Coppell

December 12, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor In a state as large Texas, there are so many outlaws, drug gangs and sex offenders that it can be extremely difficult to keep the populace in-the-know about each one that they should keep an eye out for. The Texas Department of Public Safety's solution to this was...

Coppell Fire Department open house promotes safety and fun

October 3, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer This Sunday, Oct. 7, from 1 to 5 p.m., the Coppell Fire Department will be holding an open house and safety fair.  The event will be at Fire Station three, which is located at 133 E. Parkway Blvd.  The goal of the event is to educate the community about injury prevention,...

City of Coppell ready to knock out National Night Out

September 19, 2012

by Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Every year, many of the bustling neighborhoods that make up Coppell come together to celebrate their neighbors and talk about plans to improve their neighborhood. Appropriately named National Night Out, this country-wide event brings neighbors together for a fun-filled...

Coppell police adopts new technology for safety

September 5, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Even though the living in the city of Coppell feels like living in a bubble, incidents occur.  Recently, the Coppell Police Department decided to use a new software package (Tip411) by CitizenObserver in order to share information more easily and quickly with Coppell's...

Seniors gear up for Project Graduation

May 23, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer It is no secret. The seniors at Coppell High School are brimming with excitement for next week's graduation. Graduation marks the end of an important chapter in each of their lives and the start of a new one. Graduations across the nation are known for times of cel...

Aquatic center receives Gold Award

Photo courtesy City of Coppell.

April 30, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The Coppell Aquatic Recreation Center has received the “Gold International Aquatic Safety Award.” This award represents that the aquatic facilities operate above industry standards as far as safety excellence and risk management. International Aquatic Saf...

Coppell police, high school to offer safety courses and workshops

January 11, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Even though the Coppell bubble may seem like the happiest place on earth, there are still dangers that many students face. To combat this, Coppell is offering several oppurtunities to become more safe. First off, the Coppell Police department is accepting application...

Trouble at Mattel?

November 8, 2010

Jane Kim Staff Writer When you hear the work Mattel, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most people, it would be toys, toys and more toys. Mattel is the maker of famous toy brands like Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price. Recently, they have run into some trouble; a few of th...