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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Coppell High School junior class president Alex Cooper is a multisport athlete as she is a member of the swimming and track teams. Cooper has carved space for herself as a leader in both school and swim team after moving to Coppell in eighth grade.

Student of the Week: Cooper concentrating on connections to lead in swimming, school

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

Neon yellow, pink and green sticky notes line the hallway etched with a straight-to-the-point message: “Vote Alex Cooper for junior class president.” For slips of paper so small, it was a bold move...

Coppell varsity sophomore swimmer Sean Li competes in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke at the Coppell Family YMCA on Monday. The annual Vaquero Battle returned from a year of hiatus featuring a cannonball competition and fun student/teacher games.

Vaquero Battle reinforces community through a bounty of fun

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

The air in the YMCA is scented with chlorine that immediately hits the crowd. There is a sudden eruption of applause and laughter, which with one glance from the stands to the pool, a brash yellow meets...

Coppell High School senior Lili Lomas performs a synchronized swimming jump at Westside Aquatic Center in Lewisville. Lomas has enjoyed being a part of this sport for several years and is finding a happy ending to her career.

My happy ending: Why I am not continuing synchronized swimming in college

May 15, 2018

If I could pinpoint the moment I decided not to pursue synchronized swimming (synchro) in college it would be two years ago at a competition in Mesa, Ariz. as I clung to the pool wall staring at a...

On Friday, Jan. 26, Coppell high school varsity swimmers competed at the districts meet. 24 swimmers have made it to regionals, which is considered a great improvement from last year.

CHS swimmers make a splash at district meet (with video)

Claire Clements, Staff Writer February 1, 2018

From 6:30 to 8:45 AM, the Coppell High School varsity swim team has slaved away at the pool since before school started in August. Finally, their hard work paid off, on Friday at the District 8 swim meet. The...

Coppell High School senior Daniel Chang practices his butterfly stroke on Tuesday at the YMCA, where the swim team practices every morning. Chang transitioned from taekwondo to swimming at the start of his junior year.

Moving from South Korea to Texas, Chang transitions from taekwondo to swimming

Farah Merchant, Student Life Editor December 12, 2017

His legs hurt from pounding against the water, yet he continued to swim, thrusting his arms to gain a meter more. At that point he was so acquainted with the cool water that it had become his second...

Coppell High School sophomore Ethan Koshy practices diving off of the three-meter platform at Westside Aquatic Center in Lewisville on Dec. 6. Koshy is the only diver on the CHS swimming and diving team and outside of school is on the No. 1 diving team, GC Divers, in the nation. Photo by Lili Lomas.

The lone diver: Koshy brings national experience as sole member of CHS diving

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor December 12, 2017

Coppell High School sophomore Ethan Koshy has a section of Coppell sports reserved specifically for him. He is the only diver for the CHS team so he quite literally puts the “diving” in “Coppell...

Chlorine may make the water cleaner, but comes at price

Chlorine may make the water cleaner, but comes at price

December 18, 2015

Avery Davis Staff Writer @avery2018   Swimmers are used to the small amounts of chlorine used to kill the bacteria that would otherwise thrive in the public water of the pool. But as with...

Re-Opening ceremony to be held at Aquatic and Recreation Center

May 25, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After months of construction and renovation, the Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center recently reopened its doors. With state-of-the- art exercise equipment in the...

Swim team attends district meet in Southlake

January 27, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer On Jan. 28, the Coppell High School varsity swim team will attend a district competition in Southlake. The meet is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. and will be held at the natatorium...

Coppell swimming places at North Zone Invitational

November 30, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Coppell High School’s swimming and dive team recently took 10th place at the North Zone TISCA Invitational at the Lewisville ISD Natatorium in The Colony. 14 boys...

The annual fundraiser of “flocking” returns

November 9, 2011

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer The Coppell Swim Team's annual  tradition of "Flocking" is back! I noticed this when my neighbors were flocked, and the next night my house was flocked as well. Five...

Swim team’s annual fundraiser begins

November 4, 2011

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer Next week, it will not be uncommon to see yards of house in Coppell covered with pink flamingos. The CHS swim team will begin their annual Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser...

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