• May 27Final exams begin Tuesday, schedule has been emailed out to students

  • May 16Sand volleyball tournament to take place on May 30 at Coppell Sports Garden

  • May 2Baseball regional semifinals moved to Lubbock Christian Academy

Sidekick students to mentor fellow journalists in media convergence

April 16, 2011

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Thomas Hair Staff Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. – For the hundreds of journalism students gathered at the Marriot Hotel for the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, Friday was an extremely busy day. It was the... Read more »

Journalist’s experience inspires students

April 15, 2011

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Key note speaker Laura Ling shares about her experience being held captive in North Korea and the importance of journalism in the world. Photo by Aditi Shrikant. Crossing the border into hostile North Korea is not somethi... Read more »

Ling inspires with story of experiences

April 15, 2011

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Kelly Stewart Staff Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. - On Saturday at the JEA/NSPA Nation High School Journalism Convention in Anaheim, well-known reporter Lisa Ling gave an enlightening speech on her life and how she came to b... Read more »

Anaheim trip teaches staff about more than journalism

April 15, 2011

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Michelle Pitcher Opinions Editor ANAHEIM, Calif. - Whenever school clubs or teams go on a trip together, they always seem to return to the halls of CHS exhausted, slightly sunburned, but most importantly with a renewed sense... Read more »

Sidekick students continue to lead in Anaheim

April 15, 2011

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Lauren Ussery Centerspread Editor ANAHEIM, Calif. - In fall 2009, The Sidekick took a trip to Washington D.C. for the JEA/NSPA high school journalism convention. The 9 seniors and 2 juniors (editors, at the time) who atten... Read more »

Students pursue interests at National High School Journalism Convention sessions

April 15, 2011

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Thomas Hair Staff Writer Journalism is an incredibly diverse field, with numerous specialities ranging from television broadcasting to web page designing. At the 2011 JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention from Thursday April 1... Read more »

Universities use JEA/NSPA journalism convention to advertise

April 15, 2011

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Sammy Robben Staff Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. - To kickoff the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention on Thursday in Anaheim, Calif., a number of universities and groups set up booths to advertise to attending... Read more »

Lisa and Laura Ling to speak at convention

April 15, 2011

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Sammy Robben Staff Writer ANAHEIM, Calif.- Throughout the convention there will be three keynote speakers. One, Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times columnist, gave the keynote address at the opening ceremony tonight. Lisa Ling,... Read more »

Sidekick members travel to Anaheim

April 15, 2011

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Sammy Robben Staff Writer ANAHEIM, Calif.- Today 11 members of the Sidekick Newspaper staff traveled to Anaheim, California for the JEA/NSPA journalism conference. Tomorrow the staff members will be participating in a number... Read more »