Coppell Student Media

  • Cowgirl volleyball playing McKinney Boyd in CHS arena on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
  • Picture day taking place on 9/21 and 9/22 in the CHS cafeteria during students' english class period

Storms stir up Coppell wildlife

Storms stir up Coppell wildlife

April 10, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer For the first time in 11 years, Coppell students were ordered to duck and cover due to the threat of a tornado on April 3. The remarkable storms not only sank their teeth into a number of cars and sky lights, but they also injured and in some cases killed dozens of ducks and ...

Schools go the extra mile to prepare for Storms, Tornadoes

April 9, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Each school year, Texas high schools are required to carry out a certain number of disaster readiness drills. Though schools take these drills very seriously, officials hope that the school will never need to perform the drill in spite of a real disaster. When...

Community assists in animal rescue

Robin Rutherford rescues a medium black dog after the extreme storms on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Robin Rutherford.

April 6, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After the extreme storms and tornados on Tuesday, many animals were left either lost or hurt in the streets of Coppell. Fortunately, Coppell Animal Services and other community members came to the rescue of these animals. As of Thursday, Coppell Animal Services r...

New Tech hit hard by strong hail storms

Photo courtesy Blake Bryan. Large hail at New Tech High School, shattered many windshields on Tuesday. Including the car of sophomore Blake Bryan.

April 5, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Violent, ominous storms bringing hail, gusty winds, drenching rains and multiple tornadoes rolled through North Texas on Wednesday and Coppell residents, students and teachers are left to deal with the aftermath of the storms. At CHS around 1:30, students were made aware of a dangerous storm system moving through th...

Retirement home in Arlington severely damaged by storms

April 4, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer The Green Oaks Nursing Home in Arlington suffered serious damage from the storms that hit Tuesday, causing students in Coppell to duck and cover. The home’s rehabilitation wing lost most of its roof and many of its walls were in crumbles. According to the Arling...