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

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.

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 nothing but good things to say for the first-ever CHS9 Teacher of the Year recipient.   H...

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

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.

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 was in shock,” Murray said. “It was just a wonderful feeling.”   The CHS arena ro...

Parker wins Teacher of the Year for charisma, inclusiveness

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.

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 from.”   Parker is engaging in the way he interacts with students, and his charisma as...

Anderson takes home prestigious CISD 2017 Secondary Teacher of the Year

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 student's academic career and life.

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 Science teacher Holly Anderson was named the 2017 Coppell ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year.   The e...

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 the nominees during fifth and sixth period. Tomorrow morning they will be recognized for their excellence at the staff meeting. The follow...

Deinhammer named 2013-2014 CHS Teacher of the Year

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

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 Jasso and the CHS drumline. Deinhammer was amoung 11 nominees, who were announced at a faculty meet...

Deinhammer’s 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 Alyssa Frost....

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 did not win this award in 2010, but in 2006. It has since been corrected online....

Henson named 2011-2012 CHS Teacher of the Year

November 30, 2011

  By Sarah Police Staff Writer During third period on Wednesday, a group of approximately 50 people followed Principal Mike Jasso to the English hall. Jasso was accompanied by several assistant principals, teachers and counselors. Jasso finally stopped outside English teacher Tracy Henson’s ...