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Exam schedule for finals week announced

January 11, 2012

By Seth Slover Staff Writer With semester exams taking place next week, students are turning their attention to studying for exams.  The schedule (last link) is organized by class periods - not subjects. There is no school on Monday the 16th, so, as a result, exams will begin later than some previous ...

Girls basketball looks to shoot forward in district play

January 3, 2012

By Seth Slover Staff Writer One of the most daunting tasks for a teams is to make up ground in order to catch up in the standings.  Currently with a record of 5-9, the Cowgirls basketball team is looking to get things going in district play. "We played a bunch of really good teams in non-district play," junior forward Kara Williamson said.  "We have a losing reco...

Pearl Harbor, 70 years later

December 7, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer Americans throughout the country are commemorating the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor today.  Many years later, Japan's attack at Pearl Harbor still draws a great deal of respect and attention on its anniversary. Media coverage will take place throughout the day,...

Wrestling team ready to take down competition this season

The Coppell varisty boys wrestling team warms up for a day of practice by running a few laps around the track. Photo by Ivy Hess.

December 7, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer When an individual or a group desires to excel at something, goals have to be in place and the bar has to be set high from the start.  With a new season recently underway, the Coppell wrestling team has its expectations set as high as ever. “We have two goals this season, as always,...

Praise for famous musicians has gone too far

Graphic by Brian Hwu.

November 28, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer In a day and age where the music industry is overwhelmingly glorified, musicians are idolized.  While the notion of idolizing famous, successful individuals is nothing new, the degree to which they are adored is perhaps extreme. The hip-hop and rap industry epito...

Coppell student quickly developing as a rapper

Aspiring rapper Raymond Hart, commonly known as “Lil' Ray”, poses for the camera. Hart released his first album “Relentless” last October and is continuing to release new rap singles every couple of weeks. Photo by Trevor Stiff.

November 10, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer In a country where musical talent is abundant, it can be difficult for young musicians to succeed.  Coppell junior Raylon Hart knows that, but it is by no means stopping him. Hart, a rapper under the name of “Lil’ Ray,” has been rapping since age 12. “I...

Cowgirls win thriller against Hebron

November 9, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer A highly anticipated game met and exceeded its hype.  Coppell and Hebron fought for the right to advance to Abilene for the fourth round. Game one and game two were close and highly entertaining.  Game one began with Coppell jumping out to an early lead, just to see...

Volleyball to face Hebron in third round of playoffs

November 7, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer In what will be its third game of the 2011 state playoffs, the Cowgirl volleyball team will play the Hebron Hawks on Tuesday at Plano West High School.  This regional quarterfinal match will undoubtedly be a very competitive one. Hebron, the division 8-5A winner with...

Students weary of school, ready for break

November 2, 2011

Seth Slover Staff Writer "I am so ready for Thanksgiving break," Junior Lizzie Bell said. She is by no means the only student who feels this way. As the school year persists, now into the month of November, many students are beginning to "hit a wall" when it comes to school.  Naturally, most...

Relay for Life kickoff meeting coming up

Coppell residents participate in Relay for Life in order to fight against cancer.

November 1, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer The American Cancer Society Relay for Life has become a staple in the Coppell community over the years.  Relay for Life has fought, increased awareness and fundraised for cancer for nine years. With the anticipation of this year’s rally in April, a Relay for L...

Volleyball senior night results in win

October 26, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer Seniors Bear Bass, Sarah Arnold, Kristen Dickerson and Kierra Holst could not have asked for a better way to end the regular season of their senior year.  By cruising to a relatively easy victory over Denton Guyer, the volleyball team can now look forward to the playoffs. The...

Social networking defining a generation

Social networking sites such as Facebook are blurring the identities of many people in this generation. Graphic by Brian Hwu

October 25, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer How many times have you checked Facebook today?  What about Twitter?  Many people in our generation seem to be defined by social networking. Perhaps far too over-hyped and over-discussed, social networking has a remarkable impact on society.  The obvious effects consist ...