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On Dec. 2, CHS9 special education teacher Erika Chavez, pictured with CHS9 assistant principals Robert Goff, Jessica Lynch and Principal Dr. Cody Koontz, was announced CHS9 Teacher of the Year. Chavez has worked in Coppell ISD for five years, spending the last four at CHS9. Photo courtesy Emily Harrison

CHS9 Teacher of the Year chosen for phenomenal work

Iniya Nathan, CHS9 Editor February 7, 2022

On Dec. 2, all 2021-22 CHS9 Teacher of the Year nominees were waiting outside the library for the special announcement. A video began playing, announcing CHS9 special education teacher Erika Chavez as...

Coppell High School chemistry teacher Sorelle Kimball is congratulated in the main hallway of CHS on Friday. Kimball was announced as the 2021-2022 CHS Teacher of the Year.

Kimball announced as Teacher of the Year

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

Today, in Coppell High School’s C hall, GT chemistry teacher and chemistry department head Sorelle Kimball was named the 2021-22 CHS finalist for Teacher of the Year.  Kimball was a nominee...

CHS9 ESL facilitator and English I teacher Jessica Lynch was named 2020-21 CHS9 Teacher of the Year on Thursday. Lynch won Teacher of the Year while CHS9 Spanish teacher and golf coach Jason Spoor and principles of health science teacher Bill Borowski were nominees.

CHS graduate named as Teacher of the Year

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor December 11, 2020

Yesterday, in the CHS9 Auditorium, ESL facilitator, newcomer English I and Reading I teacher Jessica Lynch was named as the 2020-21 CHS9 Teacher of the Year.  Lynch was a finalist for Teacher of...

On Wednesday morning, CHS9 Cathy Douglas is awarded Teacher of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year at the ninth grade campus in the library. Douglas, with CHS9 Principal Cody Koontz,  Assistant Principal Chase Vaughn, and Assistant Principal Ashlee Graham is the first recipient of the award for the campus.

Modeling merit: First-ever CHS9 Teacher of the Year awarded to Douglas

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor December 5, 2018

Hands-on. Everyday champion. Funny. Growing. Caring.   When asked for a single word that describes CHS9 AP/GT Biology teacher Cathy Douglas on a simple but touching video - her students had...

On Wednesday morning, Coppell High School Special Ed Teacher Melissa Murray is announced as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year in the arena. Murray, with CHS Principal Dr. Nicole Jund, has been in the district for 20 years and has been teaching at the CHS for 13 years.

Openness, commitment characterize 2018-19 Teacher of the Year winner Murray

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor November 28, 2018

Utter surprise and joy overcame Coppell High School Special Education teacher Melissa Murray this morning as her name appeared on the arena jumbotron as year’s Teacher of the Year.   “I...

The family of Coppell High School weightlifting coach and outdoor adventures teacher Bill Parker supports him at the Teacher of the Year ceremony in the CHS Arena on Dec. 4. Bill Parker was awarded as Teacher of the Year for 2017 for his exemplary work ethic and success as a teacher and coach.

Parker wins Teacher of the Year for charisma, inclusiveness

Amelia Vanyo and Claire Clements December 4, 2017

Coppell High School Physical Education and Outdoor Adventures teacher Bill Parker set the crystal ball on his desk. “Anytime you’re confused about your grades, ask the ball, that’s where they come...

The Academic Recognition Banquet is annual event hosted by the Education Foundation that honors the Top 5 percent graduating senior students, along with a Coppell ISD teacher who has made the most positive impact on each students academic career and life.

Anderson takes home prestigious CISD 2017 Secondary Teacher of the Year

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer May 1, 2017

On Tuesday night, the Coppell Education Foundation hosted its annual Coppell Education Foundation Academic Recognition Banquet where Coppell High School campus Teacher of the Year, AP/IB Environmental...

Excitement abundant as administration, counselors announce Teacher of the Year nominations

November 18, 2014

By Kara Hallam Enterprise Editor @KaraHallam BREAKING- This year’s Teacher of the Year nominations have just been released. Today, Coppell High school administration and counselors visited...

Anatomy and Physiology teacher Jodie Deinhammer, pictured with her husband and son, was named 2013-2014 Coppell High School Teacher of the Year on Wednesday during fifth period.  Photo by Jena Seidemann

Deinhammer named 2013-2014 CHS Teacher of the Year

December 4, 2013

Anatomy and Physiology teacher Jodie Deinhammer was named 2013-2014 Coppell High School Teacher of the Year on Wednesday. The announcement was made during her fifth period class, led by Principal Mike...

Deinhammers class gets hands on with sheep hearts

Deinhammer’s class gets hands on with sheep hearts

December 4, 2013

Deinhammer's class gets hands on with sheep hearts, a set on Flickr.On Tuesday, Jodie Deinhammer's anatomy class got hands on experience while dissecting sheep hearts, lungs, and cow hearts. Photos by...

Klise, Seifert to launch series of college essay workshops

April 19, 2012

Klise, Seifert to launch series of college essay workshops by Thomas Hair Tuesday, April 17, 2012 In the article, Lex Anne Seifert was incorrectly referred to as 2010 Teacher of the Year. Seifert...

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