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Self Defense Course Being Offered For Coppell High School Girls

Self Defense Course For Coppell High School Girls - Coppell, TX - The six-week course will begin Jan. 17.

Coppell ISD announces updated security guidelines for CHS Buddy Echols Field  Star Local Media

Coppell ISD announced Tuesday updated safety and security guidelines for Buddy Echols Field at Coppell High School. These guidelines are in place for ...

Mother Nature interupts Allen, Coppell with one team up 21-0  Star-Telegram

The football game between DFWVarsity's Class 6A No. 1 Allen and No. 6 Coppell was called due to lightning just as the two teams lined up to kick off the second ...

Coppell ISD opposes TEA performance letter grades | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Coppell ISD officials said they oppose the new Texas Education Agency program that assigns every school district in Texas a letter grade based on how well the ...

CHS Ninth Grade Campus officially opens | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

A few weeks after opening the new Coppell Middle School West, Coppell ISD officially opened the Coppell High School Ninth Grade Campus (CHS 9) ...

Rowdy's Route: Coppell senior inspires football team  FOX 4 News

The Coppell High School football team is pretty successfully at winning games with the help of a senior. He moved off the field this year to the sidelines, thanks in ...

Coppell ISD begins state police interaction course | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Before the end of the fall semester, all Coppell High School students will take the state implemented course on police interaction — “Flashing Lights: Creating ...

In with the new: CHS9 and new CMS West campus help district manage growth  Star Local Media

The first day of school started Aug. 15 for Coppell ISD, but this year's opening was a little bit different than last year.

Project graduation: CHS continues tradition of keeping high school seniors safe  Star Local Media

Graduation night can be the most exciting time for a high school senior, but it can also be a dangerous time.

CHS cheerleaders to hold annual cheer clinic | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell High School Cheerleaders will hold their annual Cheer Clinic for ages Pre-K through 8th grade on Oct. 14 from 1:00-3:30pm at Coppell High ...

Students ‘Packed Like Sardines’ At Coppell High  CBS DFW

COPPELL (CBS11) – Packed like sardines. That's what some students say they feel like after the first two days back in classes at Coppell High School. Coppell ...

UT And Coppell’s Connor Williams Likely First Round Pick In NFL Draft  CBS DFW

COPPELL, Texas (CBS11 SPORTS) – Connor Williams is considered one of the top offensive line prospects in this year's draft. For the past three months, the ...

CISD announces 33 national merit semifinalists | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Thirty-three Coppell High School seniors have been selected as 2019 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Coppell Best Buddies: Club opens door for special needs students to make lasting friendships  Star Local Media

For someone with learning and development disabilities, finding friends may not be the easiest thing to do. However a club at Coppell High School is not only ...

Coppell school board changes open enrollment policy | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to change its inter-district transfers policy, which will allow high school students living outside of CISD ...

Cowboys take Coppell HS grad, Texas OL Connor Williams with 50th pick

It's a homecoming for Texas offensive lineman Connor Williams. The Dallas Cowboys selected the Coppell High School grad with their second round pick ...

Candidate Q&A: Coppell ISD Board of Trustees | News  Star Local Media

Election Day for the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees will take place May 5. Early voting runs from April 23 to May 1. Below is a questionnaire for the council.

CISD makes changes to CTSO requirements | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Coppell ISD has made a change to its Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs), and several students disapprove of the decision.

School board approves ninth-grade campus name | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees voted to name the new ninth-grade campus Coppell High School Ninth Grade Campus (CHS9).

Coppell ISD school board approves teacher pay increase  Star Local Media

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution for the 2018-19 compensation plan Monday night, which includes a pay raise for all ...

KCBY named best student news program in the nation  Star Local Media

Coppell High School's student-led TV news program KCBY was recently named the best student-run broadcast newscast in the nation by the National Academy ...

Arrest Made After Student Robbed In Coppell High School Parking Lot  CBS DFW

Police made an arrest Wednesday night after a student was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of Coppell High School.

Coppell High School Alum Selected Third Overall in 2017 NFL Draft Pick  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas out of Coppell High School was selected No. 3 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.

Coppell special-needs student wasn't sexually assaulted in school restroom, police say  Dallas News

Coppell ISD officials are investigating allegations that an 18-year-old student with special needs was sexually assaulted Friday in a Coppell High...

No. 4 Allen (Texas) holds off Coppell (Texas), runs regular-season win streak to 47  USA TODAY High School Sports

Coppell (Texas) was the last program to hand Allen (Texas) a regular-season loss, an overtime decision all the way back on Sept. 28, 2012. With Coppell in ...

Racist note left on Coppell student's desk after Trump's election  FOX 4 News

Several students at Coppell High School claim they've been targets of discrimination ever since President-elect Donald Trump won on Election Day.

CHS organized Harvey fundraiser | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Coppell ISD students have started a fundraiser to help those, specifically students, displaced by Hurricane Harvey.

Allegations of racism surface at Coppell High | News  Star Local Media

Allegations of racism have bubbled up in schools around the DFW area since the Nov. 8 presidential election, with one of the most recent incidents surfacing at ...

Rotary Club of Coppell announces its 2018 Rotary Scholarship winners  Star Local Media

The Rotary Club of Coppell congratulates the Coppell High School graduating class of 2018. The club is exceptionally proud of the seniors that were chosen to ...

The “Core” Parks and Rec member:CORE facility manager says she's always enjoyed customer service  Star Local Media

If you've ever been to the CORE, you might see Sheri Belmont, one of the centers facility mangers, working to make sure everything works well for residents to ...

Coppells Mike DeWitt Given 2017 Landry Award Coach of the Year

Coppell's Mike DeWitt Receives Landry Award - Coppell, TX - The Coppell coach was presented with the 2017 Landry Award Coach of the Year. The ceremony ...

Student Robbed In Coppell High School Parking Lot  CBS DFW

Police are looking for a suspect after a student at Coppell High School was robbed in one of the building's parking lots. The student was not hurt.

Students, parents protest outside Coppell High after sexual assault case closed  Star Local Media

Parents and students took to the streets around Coppell High School on Wednesday morning in protest of actions they say were not taken by the school district ...

Despite spring break, 3 North Texas schools expected to protest gun violence  WFAA

Despite most Texas schools being on Spring Break, three North Texas high schools plan on participating with students across the nation today in protest of gun ...

Parents voice concern over Coppell High School football program  Star Local Media

Numerous parents voiced concerns regarding the Coppell High School football program at Monday's Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meeting, with allegations ...

School Board votes for Coppell Middle School West | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

After several discussions and board meetings, the Coppell ISD board of trustees voted to name the new middle school Coppell Middle School West at Monday ...

Jumping to success: CHS9 principal talks love of students, sports  Star Local Media

Cody Koontz is principal of Coppell ISD's newest campus CHS9. When he found out the district was opening the campus, he jumped at the opportunity to ...

Alleged Gunman Identified in Shooting of Coppell High School Standout  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Coppell police are releasing the name the gunman who shot a recent high school graduate as he played basketball with friends.

Coppell High School continues tradition of the Plunger Boy  Star Local Media

Coppell High School continues its tradition of the Plunger Boy for the 2015 season.

Family Says Kids Belong In Coppell ISD; District Says “No”  CBS Local

Fighting for their children to go to school, a Coppell family feels the school district is stalking them to prove they do not belong.

Coppell High School to add new arena, upgrade field house  Star Local Media

The Coppell City Council approved a zoning change Tuesday night to make room for several new buildings at Coppell High School.

Autistic high schooler allegedly sexually assaulted by three classmates in bathroom  The Tab

UPDATE. Police have released a statement: “The Coppell Police Department was made aware of an incident that occurred earlier that day at Coppell High ...

Class of 2017 graduates, district bids farewell to principal, superintendent  Star Local Media

Editor's Note: See more photos and video from the CHS Class of 2017 graduation on

Former Coppell football player gets probation after being accused of raping 2 women at knifepoint  Dallas Morning News

A former Coppell High School football star accused of raping two women at knife point at his home in separate incidents has been given probation in...

Block schedule proposed for CHS, freshmen center in 2017-18  Star Local Media

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees was presented a proposal that would do away with the standard bell schedule and move toward a block schedule for the ...

Coppell High Student Creates Crisis Response Team  CBS DFW

A senior trained a 120-member student volunteer emergency response team.

Coppell High School reported to have 36 National Merit Semi-Finalists  Star Local Media

The National Merit Scholarship Program announced Tuesday that Coppell High School had 36 students named as National Merit Semi-Finalists.

CISD announces 22 National Merit semifinalists | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Approximately 16000 names were recently announced as semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit® Scholarship Program and 22 of them are from ...

Were anti-immigrant flyers circulated by DFW group considered free speech or a crime?  Fort Worth Star Telegram

A look at the Patriot Front, the group that circulated anti-immigrant flyers in north Arlington. Now, after investigating the June 5 incident for the last two weeks, ...

Coppell ISD ranked among best in state | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

In a state wide poll of the best public high schools in Texas, Coppell High School was rated as No. 18.

Coppell ISD moving toward solution for growth | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell ISD (CISD) Board of Trustees unanimously approved six recommendations by the district staff Tuesday regarding facility and growth concerns.

Coppell ISD considering allowing SROs to store rifle inside school  Star Local Media

The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees is considering permitting school resource officers to bring rifles onto the campuses they monitor.

With track runner's suicide, death hits Coppell High School twice in a week  Dallas Morning News

Still coping with the presumed drowning of a football star on Sunday, Coppell High School students were hit with a second death last night. After learning that ...

Will luck be a lady as Lyric Stage wraps up 1st season with 'Guys and Dolls' at new Majestic home?  Dallas News

After 25 years of producing new and classic musicals, Lyric Stage is finally doing Guys and Dolls, the 1951 Tony Award-winner with hummable tunes...

Coppell police say alleged sexual assault at CHS not 'criminal' situation  Star Local Media

Update: Coppell police released a statement Tuesday afternoon indicating that allegations of sexual assault at CHS did not meet the criteria for criminal charges.

Basketball: Former Denton standout Luster now enrolled at Guyer  Denton Record Chronicle

The start of basketball season is still about two months away, but Guyer will enter the season with a new face in its backcourt as one of the top young.

Rivals adizero Combine: Dallas takeaways

Recruiting Analyst. Nick Krueger joined as a multimedia producer in 2011 and has covered recruiting in the state of Texas since 2016. He also ...

Addams Family production continues at CHS | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

There's still time to catch Coppell High School's production, "The Addams Family." After two successful performances, CHS theatre will put on more ...

Former Coppell HS band director dies | News  Star Local Media

The Coppell High School community is mourning the loss of former band director Scott Mason, who died Saturday morning.

Coppell HS ranked among best high schools in the country  Star Local Media

Coppell High School was recently ranked as one of the best high schools in the country by Newsweek.

6A photos: Allen celebrates win vs. Coppell; Plano rushes past Rowlett; Wylie edges Lake Highlands  Dallas News

Allen High School football players celebrate a win over Coppell High School at Eagle Stadium in Allen, TX, on Sep. 15, 2017. (Jason Janik/Special Contributor)

Five 6A QB breakout candidates for 2018, including a few rising stars  Dallas News

Jason Janik/Special Contributor. Horn player 3, Jermaine Givens, holds off Coppell player 19, Xavier Brown, during a Class 6A division I playoff game between ...

Coppell ISD names Hunt lone finalist for superintendent  Star Local Media

Over the past two weeks, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees has been interviewing candidates for the position of Superintendent of Coppell ISD.

Boys basketball preview: No. 1 Guyer set on competing for state title  Denton Record Chronicle

After spending most of last season as the No. 1 team in Class 6A, Guyer enters 2018-19 as the top 6A squad in Texas. But the Wildcats have a new.

CHS cheerleaders to host annual bingo night | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell High School Cheerleaders will host their annual Cheer BINGO Night on Sept. 22 from 6:00-9:30pm at Coppell High School in the Commons.

64 Dallas-area HS students featured in DMA exhibition  Park Cities People

The artwork of 64 Dallas-area high school students is being featured at Dallas Museum of Art Young Masters Exhibit. Presented by the O'Donnell Foundation, ...

CHS cheerleaders to hold annual cheer clinic Oct. 15  Star Local Media

The Aloha International Spirit Champion and NCA National Champion, Coppell High School Cheerleaders will hold their annual Cheer Clinic for ages Pre-K ...

From “Coppell Baseball Star” to “Coppell Lead Pastor” | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

GracePoint Church, celebrating 121 years of serving Coppell this year, recently hired a new lead pastor, Chad Kettler. Chad grew up in Coppell and has lived ...

Solomon Thomas opens up about his sister’s suicide: “She was my best friend”  The Mercury News

49ers defensive lineman hold overnight walk Saturday in Dallas to benefit American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Coppell High School band begins fundraising drive | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell High School Band kicked off its 2015 Fundraising Drive by receiving a donation from Anamia's Tex-Mex restaurant.

Project displays dangers of drinking and driving to Coppell's high school students  Star Local Media

The Shattered Dreams project involves a mock crash that shows the dangers of driving while intoxicated.

Coppell student researching cancer with UTSW scientist | Carrollton Leader  Star Local Media

When Bhoomika Kumar was in the eighth grade she became a cancer researcher. Now, as she prepares to go into her junior year at Coppell High School, she is ...

New band director, principal eager to begin work in Coppell ISD  Star Local Media

Gerry Miller was approved as Coppell High School's new band director, and Laura Flynn will take over as principal of Mockingbird Elementary.

Former Coppell ISD substitute teacher arrested | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell ISD reported Thursday that a former substitute teacher has been arrested.

Coppell High School percussion has strong showing | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Coppell High School's percussion awarded in Plano competition.

Coppell names new swim coach | Sports  Star Local Media

When Coppell's swimming and diving team takes to the pool in 2016, it will do so under the direction of a new head coach after Coppell recently named Marieke ...

Coppell High School broadcasters win top state honor  Star Local Media

A typical work week for KCBY journalists includes more hours than a part time job, but the students who man the controls at Coppell High's TV station say their ...

Coppell Is One Of The Best Places To Live In The Country, Money Magazine Says  KERA News

Coppell is one of the best places to live in the country, according to Money magazine.

Keller Williams to host 4th annual car show  Star Local Media

Keller Williams DFW preferred, has announced details for the 4th annual Coppell Car Show. This year's event will take place in Old Town Coppell on Sept.

Coppell High School band to perform at farmers market  Star Local Media

Attendees of the Coppell Farmers Market will be able to see and hear the award-winning Coppell High School Band, including the color guard, on June 27 ...

Coppell ISD honors 24 National Merit Semifinalists | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Coppell ISD made history Monday, announcing 24 Coppell High School seniors were named National Merit Semifinalists – the largest group in the school's ...

Coppell student struck by vehicle | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell Police Department confirmed that a male student was struck by a vehicle shortly after 8 a.m. Friday morning.

Coppell parent brings lawsuit against UIL over policy on transgender athletes  Star Local Media

Jim Baudhuin's teenage daughter wrestles for the Coppell High School wrestling team. She's established friendships with the other athletes on the team, and ...

Family, friends mourn Coppell teen who's presumed drowned  Dallas Morning News

For most of the day Monday, Jacob Logan's brick home in Coppell was a busy place. Neighbors planted flowers in the front yard. High school football teammates ...

The Landry Award  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

The Landry Award recognizes the top high school football player (any position, any division, any school within the 32-county viewing area) in North Texas who ...

CHS Madrigals Choir to host night of performance, feasting  Star Local Media

The Coppell High School Madrigals Choir cordially invites the public to attend a night filled with a feasting and music. Held at the Coppell High School ...

Coppell summer athletic camp schedules | Sports  Star Local Media

Baseball. June 23-26 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for incoming students grades 2-4 and from 10 a.m. to noon for incoming students grades 5-7. July 28-31 from 8 a.m. ...

Coppell, Texas Mayor Jayne Peters and Daughter Killed in Murder-Suicide  CBS News

"It Appeared to me There Had Been Some Thought Behind All of This," Says Official.

Usage of field space a hot topic at Coppell Parks Board meeting  Star Local Media

Disputes over field usage for the Coppell Development Academy and the Coppell Youth Soccer Association were heard at Monday's Park Board meeting.

Pinkerton Elementary a candidate for IB status | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Pinkerton Elementary principal Kristi Mikkelsen said she understands Coppell ISD's high standards. That's part of the reason why she wants her school to be ...

Three players from North Texas picked in top 6 of NFL Draft  WFAA

Three players hailing from North Texas high schools were selected in the first six picks of the NFL Draft Thursday night.

Hudl Top 5: Texas' longest runs  USA TODAY High School Sports

With the high school football season back in full swing, we're taking a look at some of the best plays nationwide. Thursdays mean its time for the longest runs ...

CHS football player arrested, charged with assault | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

Coppell High School senior Charles West was arrested by the Coppell Police Department in January after being accused of aggravated assault with a deadly ...

Coppell ISD names 2015 teachers of the year | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

The Coppell ISD honored 15 teachers who were named 2015-16 Campus Teachers of the Year.

10 things to know about Solomon Thomas: From having a crush on Beyoncé to the death of a close friend  Dallas News

Here are 10 things you might not know about NFL draft prospect Solomon Thomas.1. He went to Coppell.

Bond election possible for Coppell ISD in 2016 | Coppell Gazette  Star Local Media

A bond election in May of 2016 could be a possibility for the Coppell ISD (CISD) as officials look for potential solutions to accommodate growth, most notably at ...

Texas schools using pro-style GPS monitoring of player movement, may be reaping benefits  USA TODAY High School Sports If you've seen footage of practices from different professional sports in recent years, at some ...

Coppell ISD hopes to generate revenue by accepting students from outside district  Dallas Morning News

The Coppell district is opening enrollment to elementary students who live in Coppell but attend other districts.

Ohio State and USC to practice at two DFW high schools for Cotton Bowl Classic  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Here are the highlights of the week-long Cotton Bowl schedule for both the USC Trojans and Ohio State Buckeyes.

At science fair, sales skills help | Education  Dallas Morning News

Photos and a list of the grand-prize winners and runners-up from Saturday's Beal Bank Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Fair Park.

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