Coppell Student Media

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Standardized testing tests the patience of students, teachers

Graphic by Haley Madigan.

April 19, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer When my Pre-Calculus teacher joked that the school year ends in March because testing begins, I could not help but realize the truth of the statement. After March, teaching slows and test preparation hits the ground running. Teachers frantically remind students...

End of year, beginning of stress

May 24, 2012

By Tanner McCord Staff Writer Test in math and physics, final Sidekick deadlines, projects and papers due in multiple classes, read this book for English class. Oh, and here is your final review. May the cramming begin. Every year it happens, the unavoidable mass of projects and tests that pil...

‘Final’ week of 2011-2012 approaches

May 24, 2012

By Tanner McCord Staff Writer Beginning on Friday, seniors will begin the process of final exams so that they can graduate next week. Seniors will take their very last final at CHS on May 30. The final schedule has been announced. Finals will begin next Wednesday with first, fourth and seventh per...

TAKS week brings changes in schedules, student moods

April 23, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer It's that time of year again: TAKS Week. For the seniors and freshmen lucky enough to escape the state-mandated TAKS tests, this week will be a quick and easy one complete with four consecutive days of late arrival. For Coppell High School's sophomores and juniors,...

Juniors take EOC test

April 7, 2011

Chase Porter Staff Writer Today, April 7, Juniors and selected freshmen classes took the EOC test or the End of Course Exam that will replace the TAKS tests in the coming years. The EOC, which is similar to the TAKS in which it is split into science, english, math and history sections. I, myself being a member of the junior class, had the displeasure of taking the EOC test today in the small gym. I found it...