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Coppell High School senior trumpet section leader Zain Zaidi practices in the CHS Band Hall on May 9. Zaidi placed second in the high school division at the National Trumpet Competition, which took place on March 30-April 2.

Zaidi scaling to great heights with trumpet

Srihari Yechangunja, Design Editor May 13, 2022

Though Coppell High School senior Zain Zaidi considers himself optimistic, he didn’t expect much when he joined the Coppell Middle School North band in sixth grade, considering he had no prior experience...

Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang is a ballerina, violinist, singer and a top 300 scholar in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, one of the most prestigious research competitions for high school students. Liang has been a ballerina since age 4 and danced in the Ballet Ensemble of Texas’ production of “The Nutcracker” in December.

In the Spotlight: Liang en pointe as a creative in STEM

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor January 27, 2022

Few are as multi-talented as Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang, who is a researcher, violinist, singer and ballerina.  Liang’s interest in science led her to be selected for the Simons...

Coppell High School AP psychology teacher Kristia Leyendecker has worked at Coppell ISD since 2014. Leyendecker was inspired to get her teaching degree through her nine to 10 years of working in municipal government in Illinois, responsibilities in Human Resources and teaching Bible study.

Teacher of the Week: Leyendecker normalizing mental illness through caring guidance

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager January 22, 2021

For the past five years, Coppell High School AP psychology teacher Kristia Leyendecker has educated students about the importance of caring about mental health. Leyendecker began teaching as a substitute...

Biology honors/GT teacher Cathy Douglas guides students as they work on a pig dissection. Douglas recently won a 2018 Southern Methodist University Teacher Award. At the Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair at SMU on April 4.

Love for teaching drives beloved teacher to win regional science award

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer May 22, 2018

Each year, the science fair is held at high schools all around the country. It is a reoccurring and bland tradition that people almost always groan at the mention of. However, for Coppell High School science...

Students take creative projects to next level

March 19, 2014

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer Tall poster boards stand from end to end. Spots of artificial blood can be seen splattered all over a board, catching people's eye, while at another table scurrying...

Earth Space Science classes gaze at the stars

January 23, 2013

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Tonight, students from Earth Space Science (ESS) classes met up at the CHS student parking lot to socialize, eat hot dogs, burgers and tofu burgers. While the friends...

Physics students launch rockets

November 29, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer For the past week, the Conceptual Physics classes have been constructing rockets as they begin their unit in applying basic rocketry principles with Newton's Laws....

Engineering Expo draws huge crowds

November 8, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor The STEM Academy at Coppell High School hosted its fifth annual Engineering Expo on Sunday. People filled the Commons from 2 to 5 p.m. to learn more about engineering...

Star Wars: the Essential Readers Companion by Pablo Hidalgo (Del Ray, $29.95) is a guide to Star Wars Expanded Universe in literary form. (Del Ray/MCT)

The force is strong with Disney’s new Star Wars sequels

October 31, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor A decade ago in a press conference far, far away, George Lucas swore that the saga was finished, that there would never be another Star Wars film. It appears that his...

Photo Gallery: Anatomy students give new life to fetal pigs

Photo Gallery: Anatomy students give new life to fetal pigs

August 29, 2012

With similarities to the human anatomy, CHS Anatomy students classes dissected fetal pigs today to get an hands-on learning experience of the pig's  structure such as the location of the muscles or...

Star party proves as a hit among students

December 9, 2011

By Dyer Whitt Staff Writer Yesterday, the Coppell High School ESS class celebrated their love for astronomy with a party and gathering behind the softball fields. ESS, which stands for Earth, Space,...

APES students launch sustainability initiatives

October 13, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor AP Environmental Science (APES) classes are becoming ‘agents of change’ as they participate in the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. The challenge is a...

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