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McMurry receives recognition as first Substitute Teacher of the Month

Coppell High School substitute teacher Gene McMurry shares a warm embrace with Coppell adult learner Cole Bryant during third period on Oct. 21 at CHS. McMurry is Coppell Independent School District’s first Substitute Teacher of the Month.

Trisha Atluri, Staff Writer/Photographer

October 28, 2019

As the former mayor of Carrollton, Ky., substitute teacher Gene McMurry is used to having a community depend on him. This did not change when he moved to Coppell in 2015 and signed up for substitute teaching. McMurry, Coppell ISD’s September Substitute Teacher of the Month, primarily substitutes for S...

Beal finds fulfillment through SPED program

Coppell High School student Nathaniel Umlas  learns Intensive Teacher training (ITT) cards with special needs teacher, Ed Beal, in the new education room D101. Beal moved his special needs classroom from C hall to D hall this school year for a more spacious and accessible learning room for students.

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

When facing new changes, some may find it difficult to adapt and carry on their regular routines. However, Special Education (SPED) teacher, Eddie Beal, has responded with flexibility and a positive outlook towards the recent special needs classroom relocation this school year.     With relo...