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Making learning easy

Coppell High School senior EZ tutor Stephanie Wendt, tutors a client Tuesday after school in the Coppell Public Library. EZ tutor is a student organization that offers tutoring to families in Coppell for low prices as well as with flexible locations.

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

  An idea to help struggling students while also earning valuable business experience has developed into an expansive tutoring organization: EZ Tutor. EZ Tutor, a student run company, offers tutoring to families in Coppell and Irving for their school classes as well as standardized test prepar...

Q&A: Nascimiento on her move from Brazil to Coppell

Coppell High School sophomore Laura German Do Nascimiento moved from São Paulo, Brazil to Coppell, Texas on Sept. 5th, 2016. Nascimiento has expressed a love for the United States and feels that it has impacted her in a positive way.

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

New faces, new experiences and a new country. This is what Laura German Do Nascimiento had to face upon arrival at the United States. Laura is a new sophomore who moved from São Paulo, Brazil to Coppell on Sept. 5. She hasn't been here for that long but she already thinks highly of the United States...

Evans wittles more than an ordinary pen

Coppell High School junior Emily Evans works on creating one of her many homemade wooden pens. Evans has been making unique pens since her 16th birthday after receiving a lathe, which is a device that is used to shape wood while being rotated on an axis. Photo courtesy Emily Evans.

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

Drilling holes, carving wood and handling brass are just some of the things that you would find Coppell High School junior Emily Evans doing in her free time, in order to make her own handcrafted wooden pens.   In July, Evans was gifted a lathe from her parents for her 16th birthday. A lat...

Patterson brings classic cars “back from the dead”

Patterson brings classic cars

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016

After inheriting a 1966 Ford Mustang, Coppell High School sophomore Joey Patterson has been bringing the 1950s and 60s back to life through his hobby of repairing classic cars.   Six years ago, Patterson’s father bought a 1966 Ford Mustang and after turning 16, Patterson soon began taking ...

AP teachers give AP advice

AP teachers give AP advice

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

When I took Advanced Placement (AP) Art history, I thought that I had the class in the bag. Sure I studied here and there, but I wasn’t doing the reading every night, nor was I always following the syllabus in order to do the recommended studying. When the test came along, I participated and...

Mexican students see positives coming from Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico

Pope Francis arrives for afternoon mass in Juarez, Mexico, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. (Max Faulkner/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

February 23, 2016

Although far from the thousands of people who gather to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis on his trip to Mexico, Mexican students at Coppell High School feel the impact of his visit as well.   Ever since his rise to the head of the Catholic Church, the Argentine pontiff has made Latin American ...

How to declutter life the Konmari way

The librarians have much to deal with as clutter piles up on their desks.

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

Every student - well, anyone for that matter - faces a disorganized environment every day, whether it be their binders, bags, closets, rooms or even living spaces. What is worse is you can end up falling behind and losing things when you remain in this disorganized state.   To help, Marie Kondo, an organizing consulta...

Latshaw uses passion for animals to spread awareness

Coppell High School senior Sierra Latshaw kisses a dolphin during SeaWorld camp at Sea World San Antonio. She has attended an intensive two week course over the summer that trains campers to be counselors at SeaWorld. Photo courtesy Sierra Latshaw.

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Coppell High School senior Sierra Latshaw is a youth advisory council member for SeaWorld and has had a passion for animals ever since she was young. Q: What do you do as a youth council member? A: As a member of the council, I have to attend monthly conference calls in which we go over major ...

Deaf ASL substitute brings beneficial learning experience

Deaf ASL substitute brings beneficial learning experience

October 20, 2015

  https://vimeo.com/145424712 By Lili Lomas Staff Writer Only a few weeks into the school year, learners of American Sign Language (ASL) are getting a first hand experience with the hearing impaired world through their deaf substitute teacher.   Earlier this semester, ASL teacher Dawn Clyburn left s...

Some sell hamburgers, some sell knives; working for Vector Marketing is not your typical high school job

Some sell hamburgers, some sell knives; working for Vector Marketing is not your typical high school job

October 2, 2015

Coppell High School senior Corey Sparrow and CHS alumnus David Jackson participate in "phone time" under assistant manager in training, Zach Hull's instruction. During phone time, sales representatives make calls in order to set up demonstrations to show the product Cutco. Photo by Alex Dalton.   By...

Traditional American college not the path for Yamada

Traditional American college not the path for Yamada

May 13, 2015

By Shannon Morgan Staff Writer @shannonlacyy Deciding to revisit her roots, Coppell High School senior Mio Yamada has chosen to attend Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan for college. While a year or even a semester abroad seems daunting to some college students, Yamada will be spending the next f...

11-year-old culinary creationist from Coppell lands spot on MasterChef Junior

MASTERCHEF: Contestant Ryan Kate in the “Junior Edition: Easy As Pie” episode of MASTERCHEF airing Tuesday, Jan. 13 (8:00-9:00PM ET/PT) on FOX. CR: Greg Gayne / FOX. © FOX Broadcasting Co.

January 12, 2015

Video by Madyline Baucum and Marisa Thakady. http://vimeo.com/116868073 By Sloane Samberson staff writer @sloane_averys You may have seen a familiar face on the MasterChef Junior’s premiere last Tuesday, Jan. 6. Coppell Middle School West sixth grader Ryan Kate Brandenburg is one of...