Coppell Student Media

Starting off new after leaving New Tech

Starting off new after leaving New Tech

September 17, 2013

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer High school is tough. With all the different level classes and extracurricular activities students are taking these days, they barely have time to breathe. Think about how stressful it would be to transfer to a totally new high school just after your freshman year. So...

Local gyms offer fun ways to exercise

February 21, 2013

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer For students looking for fun ways to stay fit, Coppell's local gyms offer a variety of ways for students to stay in shape. In addition to the gyms' wide range of exercise equipment such as treadmills and elliptical machies, group fitness classes offer members the perfect...

A taste of high school

February 20, 2013

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Feb. 7 was not the typical day for eighth grader Cody Masters. It was his first day at high school-and it was a little unexpected. Masters and his fellow Coppell Middle School West eighth graders would not be rolling with the motions of a typical middle school day; ins...

Love is in the air at the CHS library

February 12, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer With Valentine's Day approaching this Thursday, people begin to purchase special gifts for their loved ones. Anything from cards to chocolates to stuffed animals are taken down from the shelves and purchased for their special someone. This year, however, Coppell...

8th grade students take a peek into CHS life

January 30, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Everyone at CHS has successfully made the transition from middle school to high school, and most students have discovered that the transition is not always smooth. New classes, new friends, new sports and new teachers can make the transformation quite daunting. Fortunately,...

Cartoons of the 90s-dead and gone

January 9, 2013

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Cartoons of the 90’s-dead and gone The 1990s were a time for really great cartoons. “Rugrats”, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, “The Wild Thornberrys”, “Ed, Edd n Eddy” and “Hey Arnold!” are still remembered vividly today by students in high school-but...

Semester exams arrive next week

January 9, 2013

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer This time rolls around twice every school year, it is filled with students cramming in as much studying as possible, drinking caffeine and stressing over the upcoming tests in each class on their schedule. Next week is finals week for the fall semester, and while the...

Cost of college is a price worth paying

Cost of college is a price worth paying

December 14, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer It seems like every year, high school becomes more and more of a pre-college. Every class becomes a college-prep course and every sport is pushing its athletes towards college scholarships. As students, we have been hammered with the importance of college since...

Students dancing their way to fitness with Zumba

December 12, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer As the winter months begin, the holiday desserts and foods are in abundance and it becomes more and more difficult to brave the elements and work out. Many of the fall sports have come to an end, and that leaves many Coppell High School students with the question of...

CISD joins, leads new consortium of high-performance districts

December 4, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Over the decades, Coppell Independent School District has cultivated an identity as a model for districts trying to improve their growth management, student performance, and incorporation of more technology. Rapidly rising from humble beginnings as a small, rural distric...

Carroll encourages future voters to explore political landscape

Carroll encourages future voters to explore political landscape

November 28, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer This year’s presidential election definitely provided entertainment and gave the people something to watch for about a three months before the Nov. 6 election, but it also provided a lot frustration for those that had to listen to the many politically uninformed kids. T...

Environmental Science students gear up for Coppell Nature Park

November 12, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Students in Mrs. Anderson's AP Environmental Science classes are taking an all day trip tomorrow to evaluate the state of Healthy Habits Grand Prairie Restoration by collecting data to be analyzed in the classroom. The students will be traveling by bus to Coppell Nature...