Coppell Student Media

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  • Picture day taking place on 9/21 and 9/22 in the CHS cafeteria during students' english class period

Students find new fear in sickness hurting grades

January 30, 2014

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer As I write this, I find myself ridiculously sick. I have a speech sixth period so I refuse to go home any time before that. Last year for a journalism assignment, I had to write a column on how school pressure leads students to get seriously ill. This year it seems like ...

Hazardous chemical spill in Coppell leaves seven hospitalized

December 17, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Fire departments from four cities and DFW Airport's hazardous chemicals crew rushed to the site of a methanol leak at 1400 Belt Line Road in Coppell. Seven individuals at the site of the leak were delivered to a local hospital with symptoms of varying severity, but ...

Coppell fights for a world with more birthdays

May 6, 2011

Story by Jodie Woodward Staff Photographer Video by Kara Allison A world with more birthdays is the motivation behind the battle, and Relay for Life is how it is being fought. Luminaria, paper bags with candles inside commemorating cancer patients, lined the sidewalks of Wagon Wheel Park...

Flu season brings with it extra precautions

February 8, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Flu season peaks in American every year about the same time, February. And though each year brings new and different strains of the flu -as we saw last year with the infamous swine flu- this year proves to be an especially important year to watch for influenza. The...

The truth about swine flu: Mythbusters edition

November 9, 2009

By Ellen Cameron Staff Writer High school may be a Petri dish, but this year, Coppell High School has become a breeding ground for not only diseases, but for rumors about diseases as well. Last May, swine flu was treated like a biochemical weapon of massed destruction, and many schools shut dow...

Swine flu vaccine is on the way

October 8, 2009

By Yogesh Patel Graphic Artist As fears of a global epidemic of H1N1, better known as swine flu, increase, the pressure is on for the government to take action. The H1N1 virus is a strand of flu virus with a combination of human, bird, and pig strands. Because very few have been exposed to this...