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Love for teaching drives beloved teacher to win regional science award

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.

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 teacher Cathy Douglas, the science fair is about more than just a tradition.   The ...

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 ants can been seen making tunnels through the dirt. There is only one place where you can see these amazing projects and more. Coppell Middle School North eighth grader Sara...

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 and food were fun, the students were not just there to eat and talk, they also looked at the moon and...

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. The students were able to launch their creations today. Students were given a rocket kit as well as...

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 and observe displays and exhibitions prepared by Coppell STEM students. There were workshops b...

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 vision of the future was clouded by the Dark Side. A new sequel trilogy, there will be. This shocking...

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 it's multi-lobed lungs.  The fetal pigs were bought for the purpose of  learning but would of otherwise...

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, & Science, is a fourth year science class developed by Ms. Binder that focuses on current events...

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 project-based sustainability competition for high school students encouraging the creation of solut...

Sustainability Expo today

April 29, 2011

Coleman Armes Staff Writer Today the annual Sustainability Expo is taking place at Coppell High School. Students will attend three classes that they have choosen after TAKS each focusing on going green, helping the environment and ways people plan to help the environment in the future. Although...

Biology students crack open secrets to hands on teaching

February 8, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Chirp, chirp. These friendly hollers are heard when students enter Sunny Richardson’s regular biology class. Pushed neatly against the wall of the classroom is a cage full of chicks, colored black, brown and crème, to be studied as a part of Richardson’s genetics unit. ...

Nutrition and Food Science class gets some changes

May 21, 2010

By Wren Culp Staff Writer When the economic crisis hit America, people knew it wouldn't be long before classrooms would be feeling the heat too. Everyone knew that at some point it would hit Coppell High School as well. That time has come. Nutrition and Food Science is a class where students...