Coppell Student Media

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DECA arrives in Corpus Christi for state competition

March 1, 2013

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After many months of hard work and practicing, 19 Coppell High School students have headed to Corpus Christi, TX to compete in the state level of competition for DECA, an international student marketing organization. The district level of competition occurred in early...

Fort Worth Stock Show entertains all

Fort Worth Stock Show entertains all

January 22, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer If you are looking to unleash your inner Texan this year, the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is the perfect place to do so. In its 117th year, this 23-day event shows the Western history in a fun and unique way. The show opened Jan. 18 and runs until Feb. 9 and...

Hazardous chemical spill in Coppell leaves seven hospitalized

December 17, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Fire departments from four cities and DFW Airport's hazardous chemicals crew rushed to the site of a methanol leak at 1400 Belt Line Road in Coppell. Seven individuals at the site of the leak were delivered to a local hospital with symptoms of varying severity, but ...

Record number of “Texas 10 Most Wanted” fugitives arrested, one in Coppell

December 12, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor In a state as large Texas, there are so many outlaws, drug gangs and sex offenders that it can be extremely difficult to keep the populace in-the-know about each one that they should keep an eye out for. The Texas Department of Public Safety's solution to this was...

Process to find new Chamber President begins

November 27, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor President of the Coppell Chamber of Commerce, Tony Moline, surprisingly announced his resignation earlier this month in order to take up a position for the Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce. The City has already initiated the search for Moline's replacement, emphasizing...

Petition for Texas secession gains national attention

November 14, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer After the reelection of President Barack Obama, many Americans have started petitions in their state to secede from the union, while many states have petitions, not as many have exploded as much as the petition that was started for the state of Texas to secede. The petition, that was started in the "We The People" section of the White Houses website, has now gained over 104,000 signatures, all trying to get the state...

Texas Star does not disappoint

The Texas State Fair, which ended two weekends ago, features the Texas Star, which is the tallest ferris wheel in the Western hemisphere standing at 212 feet.

October 23, 2012

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer As you step into the ferris wheel, you feel the breeze, you see all the rides on the ground and of course you see Big Tex, who is now no longer standing. The business of the fair below all leaves your mind and the next ten minutes of your life are full of calmness.  Every year, each s...

Taylor compares recognized Texas colleges

Taylor compares recognized Texas colleges

September 6, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Ever since freshman year, students have the illusion that senior year would be the year; it would be a year to slack off, filled with no regrets. What previous seniors did not share is the amount of work it would take to apply to college. First, students have to...

Pay it forward through a weekend impoverished

(Left to right) New Tech graduates Nicole Bartley, Mattie Lonborg and Luke Williamson help out at the 2009 Poverty Simulation

April 2, 2012

By Tanner McCord Staff Writer Whether it is one of those typical Texas summer days or a freezing cold winter night, the vast majority of those reading this article will have the privilege of turning up the A/C or crawling under the sheets of a bed. Unfortunately, the homeless community of Dallas...

Latin students get in touch with classic civilization

February 21, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer This week is magnus for Latin students involved in the Texas Junior Classical League, or commonly referred to as JCL. The annual area competition will be held at Hebron High School this Saturday. Students have been prepping for two months, studying concepts like Geogr...

Dallas emerges from drought conditions

February 3, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer After a long summer of temperatures of over 100 degrees for 71 days in a row, the drought conditions in Coppell and the rest of North Texas are officially over. Over the summer, it rarely rained. Combined with the scorching heat, this created one of the worst droughts...

Texas Gov. ends presidential bid

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential hopeful, attended the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Business Speaks event Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the Marriott in Columbia. (Tracy Glantz/The State/MCT)

January 19, 2012

Mary Whitfill Features Editor Rick Perry, 11 year Texas Gov. is expected to leave the race for the GOP nomination on Thursday, two days before the South Carolina primary. Perry will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. central time. Perry almost quit the race after his embarrassing 5th place fin...