• Cheer Bingo Night aims to continue tradition of old-fashioned fun

    Cheer Bingo Night aims to continue tradition of old-fashioned fun

    By Tuulia Koponen business/public relations manager @tuulipia Ever since varsity cheerleading coach Tiffany Ganss joined the Coppell High School cheerleading program in 2001 and even before that, Cheer Bingo Night has been a tradition; something always done to raise funds for the cheerleading program. “It’s all done through the [CHS Cheerleading Booster Club],” Ganss said. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Origin of Halloween dates back to unusual beginning

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]