Coppell Student Media

Pinning the problem: After Mack Beggs controversy, new implications made for future of Texas UIL rules, public debate over transgender issues

Pinning the problem: After Mack Beggs controversy, new implications made for future of Texas UIL rules, public debate over transgender issues

Meha Srivastav, Social Media Manager

April 25, 2017

The moment the boos were uttered, the entire crowd in the heated Allen High School arena heard it. The coaches. Viewers. Fans. Opponents. The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, ESPN, USA Today, CNN.   Almost everyone noticed it.   Except Mack Beggs.   The 17-year-old Euless Tr...

Life’s a “Picnic”: Theatre department debuts UIL One Act play

Life’s a “Picnic”: Theatre department debuts UIL One Act play

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Without leaving modern streets of Coppell, the audience members sitting the CHS auditorium were transported to the 1950s countryside of Kansas.   On Thursday night in the CHS auditorium, the theatre department performed its UIL One Act play “Picnic”, which will be also be performed at ...

Students awarded for performance in UIL One-Act play

Students awarded for performance in UIL One-Act play

Avery Davis, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016

On and off the stage, a lot of hard work goes into making the UIL One Act play a success. This year, Coppell High School’s UIL team performed Big Love, a play about a group of sisters running away from marriage contracts with their cousins from Greece. They take refuge in a large family in Italy unt...

One act play “The Servant of Two Masters” promises laughter, insight

One act play “The Servant of Two Masters” promises laughter, insight

March 25, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04   With a premise of a 40-minute play about a single day in Venice in 1753, nine Coppell High School student actors were put to the ultimate test when asked to perform for the first time in front of a live audience, only days before their University...

CHS athletics upgraded to new Class 6A

CHS athletics upgraded to new Class 6A

December 11, 2013

By John Loop Sports Editor Coppell High School has moved from Class 5A to the new Class 6A after the University Interscholastic League released the conference cutoff numbers for the 2014-2016 reclassification and realignment on Dec. 2. With current enrollment at 3057 students and counting, CHS will join some of the biggest schools in the state in the new conference. Enrollm...

New UIL rules limit full contact practice slate

New UIL rules limit full contact practice slate

May 15, 2013

By Alex Nicoll Sports Writer As concussions in sports become more prevalent among amateurs, the Universal Interscholastic League (UIL) is taking more cautionary measures to ensure the safety of players. The newest precaution comes at the price of old-fashion contact drills. Gone could the days...

Band students head to annual UIL competition this week

Band students head to annual UIL competition this week

April 17, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer This past week, Coppell band students have been in and out of the building as they go through their UIL concert band competition performances. UIL is an annual competition in which all five bands participate in separately.  Within this competition, each band is responsible for performing the pieces they hav...

All Coppell choirs take home UIL sweepstakes

April 11, 2013

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer Just yesterday buses loaded Coppell High School choirs A Cappella (Varsity), Kantorei (Varsity), Men’s Choir (Non-Varsity) and Bella Voce (Non-Varsity) so that they may participate in the region 20 UIL competition at Duncanville High School. The choirs prepared all...

UIL choir contest to take place Wednesday

April 8, 2013

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer On Wednesday of this week Coppell High School choirs will be competing in their UIL contest. Kantorei, Men's Choir, Bella Voce, and A Cappella will be hitting the stage after long practice and preparation taken this semester. Professor of Ensembles and Assistant Choral...

CON: UIL bends the rules to straighten out Athletes

CON: UIL bends the rules to straighten out Athletes

November 15, 2011

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Any student athlete would agree: it is not always easy balancing education and sports. Some students play more than one sport and take multiple difficult classes, and oftentimes, their grades start to slip. But, it is OK to fail, as long as they are performing well on ...

UIL One-Act stops at area, cast stays positive

April 16, 2010

Video by Taylor Vowell Story by Daphne Chen Original Video - More videos at TinyPic On April 9 and 10, CHS hosted the area UIL One-Act competition in hopes of advancing their own One-Act, the popular comedy Leading Ladies. Leading Ladies stars seniors Jacob Harpel and Jake McCready, who play two ...

CHS performs well at UIL District meet

March 30, 2010

By Melissa Brisco Staff Writer Last Thursday and Friday, six CHS students earned berths in the regional competition by placing at the UIL Academics District 6-5A Meet at Flower Mound High School. The Class 5A Region I Meet is April 23-24 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Students who placed in...