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International SAT, ACT exams postponed due to COVID-19

CollegeBoard and ACT have canceled national March and April testing dates to June and July because of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Both organizations will offer students full refunds for the next testing they sign up for.

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

March 17, 2020

The CollegeBoard and ACT organizations, which run the SAT and ACT international college entrance exams, respectively, announced Monday that they will be canceling future testing dates due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  Both CollegeBoard and ACT will provide full refunds to students who have signed up fo...

Straight from the seniors: CHS seniors offer academic, college-related advice

Straight from the seniors: CHS seniors offer academic, college-related advice

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

While walking these halls for four years, one thought has loomed over the minds of many: college.   A lot of what we do as students is to contribute to where we will be for the next four years. The classes we take and the extracurricular activities that we participate in are often driven...

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...

SAT rescheduling disappoints test takers

December 8, 2013

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer Many students sighed in frustration while others sighed in relief as they read the Facebook announcement that the Dec. 7 Standardized Achievement Test was cancelled due to inclement weather this past Friday. The roads of Coppell were completely iced over by an over...

Shah makes perfect SAT score

September 6, 2013

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer For someone who recently accomplished the astonishing feat of making a perfect score on the SAT, Coppell High School senior Kavi Shah is remarkably modest. Although many high school students today strive for perfection, the path to a perfect, or 2400/2400, ...

SAT practice test to prepare students

April 9, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer CHS Project Graduation is offering the last practice SAT test of this school year. It will be held on Saturday, April 13th at Coppell High School. Students will take the test in a real test environment, with time restrictions and guidelines, but colleges will not...

Students prepare for upcoming SAT

March 7, 2013

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer Though the first day of spring break is this Saturday, many students will be spending their morning taking the SAT. The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions. For some juniors, this will be their first time to take the test, but others took the SAT...

January SAT scores posted

February 14, 2013

By Mabry Culp Staff Writer Nervous juniors and seniors filled the halls today at Coppell High School as weeks of anxious waiting for SAT scores finally paid off. Standardized test scores are a mandatory part of college acceptance. Along with GPAs, they are one of the most looked at parts of a...

College entrance exams cast good light on CISD students

October 24, 2012

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief Results from the 2012 SAT and ACT examinations were released recently, and CISD saw tremendous growth in performance. A record number of students took the SAT last year, with 86 percent sitting in on at least one exam. The mean score for CISD was 1696, exceeding...

Knowsys summer registration begins

April 11, 2012

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer With the SAT being a huge portion of one’s high school careers, SAT workshops and classes are a must in obtaining a high score. This summer, Knowsys is hosting their annual SAT classes for only $650. The class will take place at Coppell High School two times a week...

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...

Useful SAT strategies for Saturday’s test

November 2, 2011

Many CHS students will be attending local schools this Saturday morning to take the SAT in hopes of scoring big for future plans in college. While some students who go in "blind" for the tests, meaning no prior knowledge or tutoring, the majority, including myself have been planning and studying religiously...