Coppell Student Media

On the Spot: Annual luncheon recognizes qualifying National Merit students

On the Spot: Annual luncheon recognizes qualifying National Merit students

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, On the Spot

Hours of preparation, outside training and rigorous studying are just some of the demands and sacrifices students make to achieve their dreams of academic success. After their hard work, these dreams become realities for 92 students at CHS. On Thursday, the school held its annual National Merit luncheon...

A leg up

A leg up

Reid Valentine, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Sports

Lauren Kellett is 15 years old. She is also a major contributor on Class 6A varsity sports teams (soccer and track) which entails competing with legal adults that are 18 years of age or older; and she really doesn’t care.   “I was ready to compete,” Kellett said. “I am used to play...

Anamias spices up the competition, wins “Best Tex-Mex” in Coppell

Anamias spices up the competition, wins “Best Tex-Mex” in Coppell

Aubrie Sisk, Communications Manager

May 8, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Best of Coppell

Walking into Anamia's Tex-Mex, it is easy to see why it has won “Best Tex-Mex” two years in a row in The Sidekick’s Best of Coppell. Anamia’s is always full of Coppell residents, even on weeknights when most restaurants are empty, enjoying chips and salsa while watching the waiters make tablesi...

A ‘twisted’ sense for hunger; Twisted Root Burger Co. awarded Best Burger

A ‘twisted’ sense for hunger; Twisted Root Burger Co. awarded Best Burger

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Arts & Entertainment, Best of Coppell

Located in a prime spot of Coppell’s community and history, a franchise burger joint has become distinctly local to Coppell residents.   Twisted Root Burger Company, located at 505 Houston St., has been serving its hearty, half-pound hamburgers since June. Menu options are not only unique ...

(Fro) Yo

(Fro) Yo

Meha Srivastav, Social Media Manager

April 28, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Arts & Entertainment, Best of Coppell

Step 1: Take a cup (one size fits all at Tappy’s).   Step 2: Proceed to the frozen yogurt dispensers and push the chosen handle downwards with maximum vigor. Repeat for each flavor, preferably, until the cup is flooded. (Tip: Try a little of each flavor to achieve a delicious goop.) &nb...

Local Diner’s classic food and retro appearance attracts customers

Local Diner’s classic food and retro appearance attracts customers

Tara Ansari, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Arts & Entertainment

  Local Diner is not only the go-to breakfast spot in Coppell, but one of the community’s favorite hangouts.   Offering a relaxed pick for either a classic American breakfast or lunch on retro styled counters and booths, Local Diner offers a perfect meal for everyone. ...

Mi Cocina wins Coppell’s new restaurant with unique take on Tex-Mex

Mi Cocina wins Coppell’s new restaurant with unique take on Tex-Mex

Wren Lee, Staff Designer

April 26, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Arts & Entertainment, Best of Coppell

You might expect Mi Cocina to have traditional decor and classic cuisine, but Coppell’s newest Tex-Mex restaurant is not traditional at all, and that is what makes it stand out. From the moment you step in 110 W. Sandy Lake Rd. Suite 112, you enter a modern, 21st century restaurant. The fake fire ...

Chick-fil-awesome

Chick-fil-awesome

Reid Valentine, Staff writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Arts & Entertainment, Best of Coppell

“Can I have a three strip meal with a sweet tea along with an individual spicy chicken sandwich? Extra Chick-fil-A sauce please.”   I have placed this order quite literally hundreds of times at varying Chick-fil-A locations, yet the spot on 483 E Round Grove Rd. in Lewisville is Copp...

Donut Palace renowned as community staple for classic, comforting breakfast

Donut Palace renowned as community staple for classic, comforting breakfast

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Arts & Entertainment, Best of Coppell

One of Coppell’s oldest donut shops, Donut Palace has been located at 600 E Sandy Lake Rd. #126 since its opening on April 15, 1985. Over the past 30 years, the shop has become a community favorite and a hotspot for weekend breakfast.   Donut Palace serves a wide variety of tastes with their selectio...

Starbucks provides welcoming, productive environment with coffee

Starbucks provides welcoming, productive environment with coffee

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Arts & Entertainment, Best of Coppell

For those stressful nights and morning pick me ups, Starbucks is the place to get a freshly-brewed cup of coffee.   The popular coffee company has a wide variety of drinks that are guaranteed to satisfy your caffeine cravings, ranging from cappuccinos, tea, lattes and more.   If you’...

Smoothie Factory rises above others as delish, convenient, healthy alternative

Smoothie Factory rises above others as delish, convenient, healthy alternative

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under 2017 Winners, Arts & Entertainment

In a world dominated by unhealthy, harmful food in the name of convenience, Smoothie Factory provides delicious and healthy options to fulfill your craving for something sweet.   With a menu “fit for you”, all menu items are customizable to your liking and needs with “smoothie boost...