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Cheating does not equalize the playing field

Cheating does not equalize the playing field

February 18, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Lance Armstrong, once the symbol of physical perseverance and triumph, became the face of deceit when he confessed to doping while training for his seven Tour de France titles. Not only did his confession tarnish his reputation, but it revealed the dishonest ...

TAKS test finally replaced with STAAR

February 20, 2012

By Dyer Whitt Staff Writer The dreaded TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skill) test which has been in affect for some time now in Texas is going to be replaced in hopes of more accurately testing students academic growth and level of readiness for a higher education. The STAAR or State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness,will begin with thi...

Useful SAT strategies for Saturday’s test

November 2, 2011

Many CHS students will be attending local schools this Saturday morning to take the SAT in hopes of scoring big for future plans in college. While some students who go in "blind" for the tests, meaning no prior knowledge or tutoring, the majority, including myself have been planning and studying religiously...

TeenScreen made available for freshmen

October 17, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Coppell High School is offering parents of 9th grade students the opportunity to have their teens participate in TeenScreen, a nationally-recognized wellness check-up program. The program, developed by Columbia University, it is designed to identify risk facto...

Final exam bell schedules

May 20, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer It’s finally time.  The end of the year is upon us, and that means final exams are, as well. For those taking exams, here are the bell schedules for June 2 and 3 and June 1. If you have zero absences, your final day of 1st,2nd,3rd,5th,6th and 7th periods is next Wednesday, May 26, ...

Last APUSH test brings sadness as well as joy

April 23, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Staff Writer Today, many juniors are cramming for an APUSH for the last time. Though this is mainly cause for celebration, a certain sadness hangs in the air for students of Jim Griffin knowing that he will never pass out a new syllabus again. He is retiring after this year. Although...

Upperclassmen prepare for SAT

January 22, 2010

This weekend, many juniors and seniors from across the metroplex will congregate at middle schools and high schools to participate in one of the most feared standardized test high school students must all face: the SAT test. For Coppell students, there are several places they will go. The closest...