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“Dear Santa”: 28 years of letter writing tradition bonding all walks of life in education

“Dear Santa”: 28 years of letter writing tradition bonding all walks of life in education

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

December 14, 2018


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Despite the boisterous and lively clamor, Coppell High School senior Sam Madhanmohan remains quiet.     “It feels like just yesterday,” Madhanmohan said.   Remembering his first-ever visit to CHS being the ‘Holiday Wish Letters’ field trip in kindergarten, Madhanmohan didn’t realize th...

Letters to Santa connects elementary and high school students

Letters to Santa connects elementary and high school students

December 14, 2015


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By Wren Lee Staff Writer @LeeLaurenWren   On Dec. 15, kindergarteners and first graders from Cottonwood Creek Elementary will come to Coppell High School and engage in the timeless ritual of writing letters to Santa.   High schoolers of all grades are going to have the opportun...

Kindergarten students write letters to Santa with help of seniors

December 18, 2012


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By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Today during second period the K4 class at Cottonwood Elementary visited Ms. Neal's senior AP English IV class to get help writing their letters to Santa. This tradition started more than 20 years ago when Mockingbird Elementary kindergarten teacher Maggie Meginnis...

Santa’s Mailbox awaits children’s wish lists

Santa’s Mailbox awaits children’s wish lists

December 10, 2012


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By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Little boys and girls huddle over their papers, their adolescent words scribbled over the page as the frantically write down their wishes. Ideas burst through their mind as they list idea after idea with a smile on their face. Santa Claus sees you when you’re sleepin...

Public library hosts holiday events

Public library hosts holiday events

December 7, 2012


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By Caroline Carter Staff Writer Though the weather may not reflect the current holiday season, Coppell has already had numerous events occur since the start of December. The William T. Cozby Public Library will be participating in the holiday festivities and  hosting numerous events this month. ...

Jingle Bell Run will be a fun race for all ages

December 16, 2011


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By Caroline Carter Staff Writer On Dec. 21, the 2011 Jingle Bell Run will take place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. This will be a very fun event for all ages as there is a 1 mile race as well as a 5k. Part of the fun is also seeing everyone dressed up as reindeers, elves and Santas. The race will ...

“A Hometown Holiday” event happening this Saturday

December 1, 2011


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By Annie Wen Staff Writer As December rolls in the city of Coppell is welcoming the holiday feel. Decorations are being put up, present shopping time has begun, Starbucks is offering holiday drinks and Christmas music is being played everywhere. This Saturday December 3 Coppell will be having its...

Easy ways to get into the spirit

December 7, 2010


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Ashley Attanucci Web Manager The holidays -- our favorite time of year is finally right around the corner. Hannakuh has begun, Christmas is only two weeks away, the weather is cold and snow has already begun to fall (on Sidekick online, of course). Make the most of your December and let the cheer...

Santa to appear in Coppell twice this weekend

December 11, 2009


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by Melissa Brisco Staff Writer Santa will make two stops in Coppell this weekend. Saturday, Dec. 12, from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m., J. Macklin's Grill in Coppell will be hosting a Breakfast with Santa. There will be four different breakfast options available all for five dollars each. After the breakfast...