Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: Tensions rise between U.S., Iran as the new year begins (with video)

On the Spot: Tensions rise between U.S., Iran as the new year begins (with video)

Nanette Pottoore

January 8, 2020

Within three days into the new year, relations between Iran and the United States worsened when a U.S. airstrike, ordered by President Donald Trump, killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq.  Multiple memes about the situation and going into a possible war have taken over social media platforms s...

Decade Wrap-up: How internet culture evolved society

Decade Wrap-up: How internet culture evolved society

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Rise and Shine. In this story, I’m going to spill the tea on why the 2010s was an exciting decade for online trends and fads. The internet brought together many people through dances and memorable memes. This decade brought forth a variety of trends that will impact many generations to come.  ...

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Offseason pushes coaches to improve on their athletes

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Mile-runs, gyms, and more workouts. As Coppell transitions from fall sports to winter sports, fall season coaches are working to improve their athletes in preparation for the next season.  Coppell tennis coach Rich Foster helps motivate tennis athletes during the offseason by encouraging socials a...

Choir stirs emotion among audience in Region 31 Concert

Choir stirs emotion among audience in Region 31 Concert

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

GRAPEVINE - The audience is silent as choir members on stage show their talents, by singing a variety of music with the help of instruments in the background.  These individuals advanced to perform the Region 31 Concert at First United Methodist Church in Grapevine, which consisted of students from...

Choir members to perform at Region 31 Concert

Choir members to perform at Region 31 Concert

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

On Saturday, select members from Coppell High School’s very own choir will participate in the Region 31 concert at the First United Methodist Church in Grapevine.  Region 31 consists of Coppell ISD, Birdville ISD, Carroll ISD, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Hurst-Eul...

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

New district provider resolving semester’s WiFi problems

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The first two months of school, parts of Coppell High School had little to no WiFi. For weeks, classes had to endure learning without WiFi and service. This affected teachers’ agendas, student satisfaction and learning ability.     The district worked with a technology company called Xirru...

Q&A: How band defines Sangerhausen’s sense of identity

Q&A: How band defines Sangerhausen’s sense of identity

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Music has always played an important role in Coppell High School senior Emilie Sangerhausen’s life. She has done band since middle school, and is on her seventh year in band.   What made you join band?  During elementary school, I started having experience with music and performing. I wanted to ha...

Kadari crosses the country

Kadari crosses the country

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

After 15 years of living in one state, one town, one house, moving from Illinois to Texas in the middle of my high school career was not something I was happy about.   The decision had been somewhat sudden - announced near the beginning of the summer that we would most likely be moving a...

What 4 years in D115 has shown me

What 4 years in D115 has shown me

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016

Going into high school I was very confused. I had just spent three years in band playing the flute but had realized that I did not want to continue playing in high school. Since I was not a part of anything else, I felt lost.   I knew I liked little things like reading and writing but I did ...

Kodros deals in 2-0 win to keep Coppell No. 1

Kodros deals in 2-0 win to keep Coppell No. 1

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

The Trinity Trojans (11-10 overall, 2-7 district 7-6A) had an ample amount of chances to win the Tuesday night contest at the CHS Complex against the No. 1 nationally ranked Coppell Cowboys (21-0, 7-0), yet junior pitcher and LSU commit John Kodros wasn’t having any of it. A final score of 2-0 had...

Simple Mexican recipe putting a twist on holiday leftovers

Simple Mexican recipe putting a twist on holiday leftovers

December 1, 2015

By Lili Lomas Staff Writer   Every year after a delicious holiday feast, many people have lots of leftover turkey or ham that they do not know what to do with. This simple recipe for Tortas (a Mexican version of a sandwich) has been the solution for generations in Mexican families, as it...

High school is not a torture chamber

High school is not a torture chamber

September 23, 2015

By Farah Merchant Staff Writer   Place of education or torture chamber?   This is what I constantly asked myself during my entire freshman year when I was piled with homework, extracurricular activities, clubs and so much more. This is also what I expected when I reentered Coppell High School ...