Upcoming Events
  • Softball vs. Plano // Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.
  • Girls Lacrosse vs. Parish // Wednesday
  • CISD Tenor/Bass Concert // Wednesday at 7 p.m.
  • Baseball vs. Plano // Friday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Boys Lacrosse vs. Southlake // Friday at 7:30 p.m.
  • CISD Job Fair at CMS West // Saturday from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Coppell Arts Center hosts Dog Days: Fashion Show and Adoption Event // Saturday at 10 a.m.
The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Capturing Coppell is a Sidekick series detailing events involving Coppell High School and Coppell ISD happening this week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2022-23 school year.
Capturing Coppell: 3/27 - 4/2
Sri Achanta, Executive News Editor • March 27, 2023

Today, Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meets at 6 p.m. in the boardroom of the Vonita White Administration Building for a board meeting. ...

Capturing Coppell is a Sidekick series detailing events involving Coppell High School and Coppell ISD happening this week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2022-23 school year.
Capturing Coppell: 3/20 - 3/26
Sri Achanta, Executive News Editor • March 20, 2023
Coppell junior wrestler Ava Payne does landmines during wrestling practice on March 4. Weight lifting bolsters athletes in countless ways by improving assets like strength as well as motivation and discipline.
A new upcoming in weight training
Araceli Reynoso, Staff Writer • March 28, 2023

A powerful feeling pulses through your body as the barbell is lifted off the ground. Feet and hands are in place, and form is good. The barbell...

Coppell High School senior high jumper Megan Judd trains at Buddy Echols Field on March 21. Judd set a school record of 5 feet, 9 inches on the high jump at Coppell Relays on March 4.
Trusting in the tune
Shrayes Gunna, Student Life Editor • March 28, 2023
Coppell senior pitcher Andrew Schultz pitches against Marcus at Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex on Tuesday. Coppell lost, 5-0, to Marcus.
Cowboys unable to keep up with Marauders in loss
Srihari Yechangunja, Executive Design/Interactive Editor • March 23, 2023
CHS9 French I and Spanish I teacher Fabienne Morel poses with her Monchhichi toy, a stuffed monkey beloved in all her classes for its regular appearance in lesson plans. Morel has been teaching at CHS9 since 2019 and is loved by her students for her engaging personality.
Morel embracing language learning beyond textbooks
Wendy Le, Staff Writer • March 15, 2023

Freshmen are immediately captivated by an enchanting display of gnomes adorning room C118 as they step in for their class. Each tiny figure reflects...

March being Women’s History month is a time to celebrate the influential women and the impact they have had in our lives.The Sidekick executive editorial page editor Manasa Mohan expresses her gratitude to her older sister, Namratha Mohan, for making her who she is today. Photos courtesy of Manasa Mohan
The woman who made me: Two are better than one
Manasa Mohan, Executive Editorial Page Editor • March 28, 2023

Twirling around in our backyard while an electric blue whale shaped sprinkler softly rains on our heads, my sister and I’s laughter rings out...

In film and television, many people ignore red flags or villainy in characters because of their looks. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief thinks that pretty privilege tends to cause lines to blur when viewing villains.
The beauty and the beast
Angelina Liu, Executive Editor-in-Chief • March 27, 2023
Coppell High School senior Mel Venegas received academic all-state award honors, recognizing student athletes who excel in class rank, GPA and SAT/ACT scores. Venegas is the president of CHS’s Eco Club and participates in sports medicine.
Venegas’ hardworking nature scoring goals, grades
Sukirtha Muthiah, Staff Writer • March 22, 2023

With early morning practices and late-night game days, Sports Medicine is not what most would consider an easy course. For Coppell High School...

Coppell High School senior art student Jiya Shah blends oil paints for her Art II - Drawing  metamorphosis project on March 20. Shah has been experimenting with different artistic styles and mediums since she was 4.
Shah mastering broad range of artistic techniques
Sruthi Lingam, CHS9 Visual Media Editor • March 28, 2023

At 3 a.m. on an arbitrary night during freshman year, Coppell High School senior art student Jiya Shah awoke to an intense “craving.” Shah...

Did You Know? Oranges
Did You Know? Oranges
Avani Munji, Staff Designer • March 24, 2023
SZA performed at the American Airlines Center on March 10 in a stop on her S.O.S world tour. Performing songs from her 2017 album Ctrl as well as the latest released S.O.S, SZA kept her audience engaged.
SZA takes Ctrl of American Airlines Center
Angelina Liu , Executive Editor-in-Chief • March 23, 2023
The Sidekick Crossword: March 22
The Sidekick Crossword: March 22
Sameeha Syed, Staff Photographer • March 22, 2023
Hot Takes with The Sidekick: Is Marvel or DC better?
Hot Takes with The Sidekick: Is Marvel or DC better?
Meghna Kulkarni, Social Media Manager • March 8, 2023
Volume 34 – Issue 4
Volume 34 – Issue 4
Plugging in... the Coding World
Plugging in... the Coding World
Douglas Zambrano and Trey Boudreaux March 22, 2023