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Second semester schedules go paperless, move online

January 16, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Each year, Coppell High School makes a large effort to reevaluate and catch up with technology. In the years past, students have received updated paper schedules following the close of the semester with a listing of their second semester classes. This year, second...

Newspapers need bailing out

Graphic by Haley Madigan.

December 7, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Times have changed; the world we live in today is dominated by cell phones, laptops, tablets and many more forms of communication technology, but it has gotten to the point to where people are starting to lose their jobs because technology is simply taking over. Print...

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...

Jasso ‘all-in’ for second year

Jasso 'all-in' for second year

October 3, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Now in his second year as Coppell High School’s principal, Jasso’s transition period is over and he is ready to implement his own vision for CHS. After serving as an assistant principal in Coppell from 2000 to 2005, Jasso departed to become the principal of Haltom...

Zuniga to represent senior class at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Photo by Rowan Khazendar.

May 3, 2012

By Thomas Hair Online Copy Editor Just the name “Ivy League” has students around the nation shaking in their boots. Thousands of students are spellbound by the allure of the ultra-selective Ivies from an early age and would give their left arm to be accepted to just one of them. Senior Jonathon...

GPS trackers: a new way to stop truancy

March 28, 2012

By Sarah Police Staff Writer Schools all around world struggle with getting their students to go to class, and Coppell students are no different. One school in Vitoria de Conquista, Brazil, however, is now taking extreme measures to ensure that their children come to school on time. According...

Keep Coppell Beautiful hosts eco-friendly events

November 1, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor On Nov. 12, Keep Coppell Beautiful (KCB) will be hosting an array of events in hopes to inform community members on ways to live in an environmentally friendly way. From 9 a.m. to Noon, KCB will be offering Coppell residents the chance to dispose of cell phones,...

It is time to stop and appreciate technology

October 25, 2011

Coleman Armes Staff Writer Earlier today someone said that the original iPhone was being handed out for free by some phone companies. If that is true or not it does not matter but it sure made me think and appreciate the technology that we have. Think back to 2007 when the first iPhone came...

Today’s tech

Graphic by Haley Madigan

October 21, 2011

By Sarah Police Staff Writer Let’s go back to the time when kids went outside to play for the love of the game. They would play for hours and hours without keeping score- just playing with each other and having fun. This generation, children are helping Tiny Wings soar the sky and assisting...

Gears of War 3

September 20, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Today, September 20th, Epic games released the final installment of the extremely popular trilogy Gears of War 3. If you are not familiar with the game trilogy, this third person shooter series follows the main character Marcus Fenix and his team of soldiers, Delta...

Comic: Three Walls #6

April 18, 2011

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Apple releases iPad 2

March 4, 2011

By Chase Porter Staff Writer With all the technology swirling around these days CHS students will surely have their hands on the iPad 2 as it made its debut just a few days ago. All the students here at CHS love technology and some of them are probably considering buying the newest ipad but lets...