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On the Spot: CPD’s self defense class aims to protect senior girls

Coppell High School police officer and Corporal Diane Patterson talks about the self defense program provided by the city to teenagers and adults alike who desire to learn to protect themselves in stressful situations. Having this class gives a chance for Coppell High School students to complete the program before going off to college.

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

January 10, 2018

For the 13th year, the Coppell Police Department is sponsoring a self-defense class for senior girls at Coppell High School to learn the basics about protecting themselves.   The course takes place in the City of Coppell’s Life Safety Park near Old Town and will last six weeks, beginning on J...

Self defense class teaches senior girls important skills

February 10, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer If you go to the Coppell Middle School East on a Tuesday night, chances are you will find high school girls karate-chopping and kickboxing throughout the gym. Coppell High School started offering a self defense course in 2004 for senior female students and has off...

Self-defense class teaches life saving skills

Seniors Shelby Jurca and Mallory Osigian practice defensive movements. Photo by Elizabeth Sims.

February 15, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer You are walking through a parking lot on a dark night. You are no more than 10 feet from your car when a strong hand grabs your wrist. In a panic, you try to pull your wrist away and run, but your attacker is too strong and you cannot go anywhere. Would you know how ...

Seniors learn to defend their ground

December 12, 2011

By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor With seniors beginning to plan out their college decisions for next year and where they will end up going, CHS is trying to take steps to prepare the senior class for their new independence. One step Coppell takes is Senior Self Defense classes. These classes...

CHS Senior Girls Get Tough With Self-Defense Course

January 8, 2010

Maddie Walters Staff Writer While most CHS seniors are preparing for college by sending in housing deposits and finishing up last minute admissions, several senior girls will be bettering themselves by taking a self-defense course sponsored by the Coppell police. The course will begin Jan. 20...