Coppell Student Media

Cowboys strike back, corral Grapevine 3-1

Cowboys strike back, corral Grapevine 3-1

March 31, 2014


Filed under Spring Sports

By Mark Slette Staff Writer On a stormy night at Grapevine’s Mustang-Panther Stadium on  Thursday evening, the Coppell Cowboys (19-1-2), ranked No. 1 in state, began its run to state taking on Grapevine (7-3-3) in the Class 5A Region I bi-district playoffs. The only problem was the defending cha...

Kellen leaves CHS, Brown takes over as associate principal

December 11, 2013


Filed under News

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Associate principal Michelle Kellen is leaving Coppell High School at the end of the semester after three and a half years here. “I will be going up to the Albany, N.Y. area for my next job,” Kellen said. “I am really excited about going up there because I love the north a...

ICE! at the Gaylord wows Wilkinson

December 3, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Nothing screams “Happy Holidays” like a nine-degree room and huge, elaborate ice sculptures. The Gaylord Texan Resort hosted its 10th annual ICE! show, with this year’s theme being The Nutcracker. The sculptures you see at ICE! are all carved by 40 master...

St. Ann craft fair helps kick off holiday season

November 22, 2013


Filed under News

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer With floors covered in glitter, bows and price tags, it is evident the holiday season is here. On Nov. 16, St. Ann Catholic Parish held its 10th annual Mothers of Young Children (MYC) craft fair. “The craft fair is held to raise money that supports mothers with...

Middle school media gets taste of high school publications

November 8, 2013


Filed under News

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer The Emerging Media and Communications (EMAC) Academy is preparing its students for a future job in the multimedia field. On, Oct. 30, they set their sights on a younger generation. Yearbook and media students from Coppell Middle Schools East, West and North ca...

Racism evident in Greek Life

October 7, 2013


Filed under Opinions

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Ever since I was a little girl, I always listened to my mom talk about her sorority days at Oklahoma State University and how she made her best friends in the Alpha Delta Pi house. I could only wait and hope that I too would meet my closest friends. Now that I...

Color guard acts as team, family

October 2, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer The family aspect of any sport or art is important, especially in Coppell. Coming together as a team improves it as a whole. The 2013-2014 color guard team is trying extra hard to do that this year. “I was in the band last year and this year I am in both band...

Graduation draws near

May 28, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer As the 2012-2013 school year draws to a close, the seniors prepare to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. This year's graduation will be held at the University of North Texas Coliseum on June sixth. Graduating students will be expected to to be dressed...

A star beyond the basketball court

May 21, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Though most of us here in Coppell root for the Dallas Mavericks as our favorite basketball  team, we may have to consider Kevin Durant and the rest of the Oklahoma City Thunder as our second favorite. Following Monday's tornado in the Oklahoma City suburbs,...

Summer school classes begin registration

May 14, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Summer is right around the corner and some students are preparing themselves for Summer school. To register for Summer classes, students are asked to go online and register by June tenth. Late registration will take place June 13th at Coppell High School from eight...

College Ambassador applications avaliable

April 30, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer As the 2012-2013 school year draws to a close, staff members, faculty and students begin to prepare for the upcoming year. The entire school is familiar with the very frequent visits from college's all over coming to Coppell to talk to interested students. The...

Storch family hosts book signing

April 23, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Through tragedy, good things may come. A local Coppell family, the Storch's, lost their daughter Taylor in a skiing accident three years ago. After the accident, the Storch's made the decision to donate Taylor's organs and started the Taylor's Gift organization...