Post Tagged with: "Tradition"

Kindergarten students write letters to Santa with help of seniors

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Today during second period the K4 class at Cottonwood Elementary visited Ms. Neal’s senior AP English IV class to get help writing their letters to Santa. This tradition started more than 20 years ago when Mockingbird Elementary kindergarten teacher Maggie Meginnis contacted AP English IV teacher Kim Pearce about taking her students to the high school to […]

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Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas with contributions from Jordan Bickam

Origin of Halloween dates back to unusual beginning

By Jordan Bickham The thought of Halloween conjures up images of haunted houses, costumes and candy, but the holiday did not begin this way.  In fact, Halloween began thousands of year ago with the Celts, a group of people inhabiting Ireland who celebrated a day called Samhain.  This day, Nov. 1, was to celebrate what they considered the “new year;” […]

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Annual community events for 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Goodbye winter 2010, hello new year’s spring! With the ushering in of cheery weather, the City of Coppell has published its dates for yearly family-fun traditions, like the upcoming EGGstravaganza, a free egg hunt at Wagon Wheel Park starting at 11 o’ clock on April 23, open for parents and their children up to ten-years-old. Join […]

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Thanksgiving tradition sheds light on life changes

Thanksgiving tradition sheds light on life changes

Michelle Pitcher Opinions Editor My family is insane, and our family gatherings are nothing short of expectations. Every Thanksgiving, my dad’s side of the family comes over to our house, and we do the tradition as we have always done. Turkey, ham, green bean casserole, football games on television and an outdoor scrimmage: this is what Thanksgiving means to me. […]

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New outlook on old tradition

Paige Wilson Ast. Business Manager Tradition is defined as the handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, information, etc., from generation to generation, especially by word of mouth or by practice. However, I see it as a way to keep people ignorant of discovering new things and a reason to live in the past. Personally tradition can either go into […]

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