Coppell Student Media

Construction project of Cypress Waters expected to bring changes

Construction project of Cypress Waters expected to bring changes

September 30, 2013

By Tolu Salako Editorial Page Editor Driving down Denton Tap Road, citizens of Coppell may notice the huge sign to the right and see the development of new housing and apartments set to be completed by fall 2014: Cypress Waters. The development of Cypress Waters has been a long five-year process, and ...

Indie pop/alternative artists music lovers can all enjoy

Indie pop/alternative artists music lovers can all enjoy

September 12, 2013

By Tolu Salako Editorial Page Editor Sometimes we need the raw and realistic music and not the constantly overplayed music we hear on 106.1 when waiting in traffic to leave school. Artists such as Lorde, Sayde Price, San Cisco and Oh Land are happy mediums that almost all teenagers will love.  L...

Stability outweighs passion regarding future careers

Stability outweighs passion regarding future careers

September 6, 2013

By Tolu Salako Editorial Page Editor I like finding derivatives, not learning about the different parts of the cell. I like finding the area under the curve and not the different structures of viruses. I like journalism and not learning about how enzymes help break down proteins. But sometime in th...

The Great Gatsby craze dies down

May 10, 2013

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer As of last week, The Great Gatsby, was all students could talk about after the premiere of Iron Man 3. Students were excited to see one of their favorite school novels being adapted into a motion picture. However, word spread around quickly that Gatsby, would not quite reach their ...

2012-2013 TLC Graduation this Friday

April 17, 2013

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer In September, 32 students from both New Tech and Coppell High School met at Town Center for their initiation into Teen Leadership Coppell. Seven months later, these members will be graduating from this program. Many memories will be cherished amongst members such as ...

Club Yearbook photos being taken today

February 15, 2013

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer There are dozens of clubs and activities at CHS including National Honor Society, Junior World Affairs Council, KCBY and many more! All throughout the school day, students will have to leave class approximately 10 minutes before the announced scheduled time. One ...

Band breaks another record with 19 All-State qualifiers

Band breaks another record with 19 All-State qualifiers

February 6, 2013

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer In August, around 350 band students were given three pieces of music that they would soon have to know like the back of their hand. They would master every rhythm and every note before playing these three pieces in front of judges in the All-State process. The process of getting to All-State i...

TLC finalizes spring fundraising event

February 2, 2013

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer Since September, members of Teen Leadership Coppell have discussed their spring fundraising ideas to benefit a non-profit organization. This year, TLC has decided to fundraise for Taylor's Gift. In the winter, TLC was leaning towards hosting a community benefit c...

Darker films gain popularity as years progress

Darker films gain popularity as years progress

January 24, 2013

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer It used to be all about the happy endings, where the two lovers live happily ever after and the audience leaves the theatre in a relatively good mood. However, movies are no longer as happy-go-lucky as they were before, and those screened in theatres today are a lot darker, an...

Hulcys continue annual Christmas lights tradition

December 20, 2012

Story By Tolu Salako Coppell Christmas Lights from Coppell Student Media on Vimeo. Video By Kiley Bratton Every household has a different tradition for the holiday season and the Hulcys have a tradition that is quite unique than most. For five years, the Hulcys have put up their Christmas lights a...

Galleria Dallas hosts annual tree lighting event

December 7, 2012

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer For all the figure skaters in the area, Dec. 8, 15, and 22 are the dates that all should look forward to. The Galleria will host their tree lighting ceremony by bringing in champion figure skaters from across the world to kick off the holiday season. This year some...

Coppell annual holiday parade this Saturday

November 30, 2012

By Tolu Salako Staff Writer On Saturday Dec. 1, Coppell will be hosting their annual holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m. The parade will go through Parkway Blvd. and end at Town Center Blvd. Many CHS students will be participating in the parade including the CHS ban...