• CHS Theatre Department prepares for another fascinating musical

    By Pranathi Chitta staff writer @prannydacheetah The Coppell High School Theatre Department is back with another great musical. CHS theatre students have been preparing for the fall musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” which opens on Friday and plays on Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 1 and 2. “I’m looking forward to it being a fabulous show,” CHS theatre director Lisa Tabor said. “The […]

    Thoroughly Modern Millie will open on Friday and play on Saturday, Sunday,  Nov. 1 and 2. Photo by Pranathi Chitta.
  • Historical marker program keeps history alive

    By Nicolas Henderson Staff Writer @happenstance98   On a typical north Texas summer afternoon, Coppell residents may find themselves enjoying nature under the shade of a beautiful oak tree at Grapevine Springs Park. What they may not realize is that Sam Houston camped under that very same tree in 1836. In a town known for constant growth and development, Coppell […]

    Grapevine Springs Park is home to one of Coppell’s historical markers. The farming community of Grapevine Springs was organized in present-day Grapevine Springs Park in 1832. The springs area was a campground and was apparently the location where Sam Houston signed a treaty with the local Indians. Photo by Sarah VaderPol.
  • STEM awarded InvenTeam grant, continues on journey to creating invention for special education students

    By Summer Crawford news editor @summercrawfordd When students walk by the Special Education room at Coppell High School, they are unaware of the complex, intricate activities taking place. The work going on in the room is far more than what meets the eye. Five years ago students from the CHS Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy were looking for […]

    STEM awarded InvenTeam grant, continues on journey to creating invention for special education students
  • 19th annual Holiday House coming in November

    By Sloane Samberson staff writer @sloane_avery The 19th annual Holiday House will be on Sunday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Coppell High School. Popular vendors include Stella & Dot, Silpada Jewelry, Kristen Jett’s Organic Accessories, Spirit Roundup by Laura Swaldi & Becky Carver, Origami Owl and Thirty One Gifts. New to this year is Spinning Wheels […]

    19th annual Holiday House coming in November
  • Red Jackets to give back to community by hosting blood drive

    Sai Sailaja Seshadri staff writer @saisailu97 One of the many important events at Coppell High School every year is the biannual blood drive. This year, the Red Jackets have taken on the task of organizing the first drive, happening at the end of this month. The blood drive will be on Oct. 29 in the CHS small gym from 7:30 […]

    Red Jackets to give back to community by hosting blood drive

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Coppell’s annual Oak Fest celebrates fall

Coppell’s annual Oak Fest celebrates fall

October 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Thomas Rousseau staff writer   Coppell’s annual Oak Fest was held on Saturday at Andrew Brown Park. The Oak Fest celebration had many concessions, art sales and live music. Many...

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Senior fullback Parker Wilson blocks as senior running back Charles West runs the ball. Photo by Mallorie Munoz.

Cowboys put Rebels down 62-7 at homecoming game

October 18, 2014 at 1:46 pm

By Shivani Burra staff writer @shiviburra Junior running back Brandon Rice scored 3 touchdowns and senior running back Charles West rushed over 100 yards as the Cowboys took...

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Photo courtesy of Terry Phillips

Mums through the ages; quick look back at earlier CHS mums, traditions

October 23, 2014 at 2:31 pm

Gabby Sahm staff writer @yoitsgoobs Today, when you look at mums we see fake flowers, layers upon layers of ribbons, bells, whistles, lights and let’s not forget the outrageous...

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Schools teach biased view of history, create misguided patriotism

Schools teach biased view of history, create misguided patriotism

October 14, 2014 at 8:43 am

By Thomas Rousseau staff writer “America the great”, we say. “Land of the free, home of the brave”, we shout. Encased in pride we forget that there is no coin without...

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Chipotle Cultivate Festival brings music, environmental issues to Irving

Chipotle Cultivate Festival brings music, environmental issues to Irving

October 22, 2014 at 6:57 pm

By Emma Cummins Drummer and singer for The Colourist, Maya Tuttle plays “Wishing Wells” at the Chipotle Cultivate Festival held in Irving, Texas on Saturday, October 18....