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District to provide flexible learning options for upcoming school year

District to provide flexible learning options for upcoming school year

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor July 8, 2020

In its weekly email newsletter, Coppell ISD announced that it will allow families to choose between in-person and remote learning for the 2020-21 school year. Families will commit to their choices for...

Look good, feel good: A positive quarantine lifestyle

Look good, feel good: A positive quarantine lifestyle

Lilly Gorman, Photographer May 16, 2020

Self-isolation has created changing in our daily lives but The Sidekick's Lilly Gorman has some helpful reminders on how to remain positive during these challenging times.

On May 2, Metroplex Medical Centres conducted COVID-19 antibody testing at Coppell High School. The drive-through testing administered 450 tests to Coppell residents, first responders, healthcare providers and essential workers.

Volunteers conduct mass COVID-19 antibody testing on campus

Avani Kashyap, Staff Writer May 15, 2020

On May 2, in the midst of rain and 25 mph winds, volunteers spent their day conducting COVID-19 antibody tests at Coppell High School. The drive-through testing, organized by Metroplex Medical Centres,...

Coppell High School senior class president Leo Swaldi gives his speech at virtual graduation at Event Technology Services on Wednesday. CHS is holding a virtual graduation ceremony on May 28.

CISD to hold in-person graduation for the class of 2020

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

On May 12, an email from Coppell ISD Superintendent Dr. Brad Hunt to the class of 2020 confirmed plans for an in-person graduation. According to the email and the CISD website, the ceremony will be held...

CHS9 is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and distance learning began on March 23. Freshmen are completing school work online prior to their transition to the Coppell High School campus for the 2020-21 school year. Photo by Shivi Sharma.

Early endings, new beginnings

Sreeja Mudumby, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

When the Coppell High School ninth grade campus freshmen walked out of the campus doors, they were ready to finish off the rest of the year before going to the bigger high school with more people, and...

Participants from across the world sing, dance and play instruments to the song “We are the World” by USA for Africa. Coppell High School 2017 graduate Ryan Storch and company Gallery Furniture partnered to create a video as a way to unite people across the world.

Storch encouraging global unity through Twitter challenge

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Amid worldwide confusion and fear, Coppell High School 2017 graduate and current Texas A&M University student Ryan Storch partnered with Gallery Furniture to help unite the world through the universal...

Texas Governor Greg Abbott is ordering the reopening of selected businesses across the state. The Sidekick staff writer Yasemin Ragland thinks we should move slowly, agreeing with Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, as coronavirus cases continue to increase.

Coppell: Let’s stick together while we’re apart

Yasemin Ragland, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Texas Governor Greg Abbott started reopening state restaurants, movie theaters, malls and more beginning on May 1. He thinks that we can both kickstart the economy and continue to be healthy in our everyday...

Students will have the opportunity to return items belonging to Coppell High School on May 21-22. Items include iPads, textbooks, and library books.

How seniors/those moving from CISD are going to return items amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer May 13, 2020

As the school year is coming to an end and with students off campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students are left wondering what to do with items that belong to Coppell High School.   “[The school]...

Coppell High School senior Justin Dodd receives his first gifts from the Adopt a Coppell High School Senior 2020 program. The program seeks to celebrate seniors living in Coppell by nominating students and sending them personalized gifts from adopters.

Adopt a Coppell High School Senior 2020 bringing seniors recognition, celebration

Avani Kashyap, Staff Writer May 12, 2020

The Coppell High School class of 2020 has missed out on numerous senior events due to COVID-19. From prom and graduation to various banquets, celebrations to commemorate their high school years are now...

Chipotle is one of many businesses in Coppell offering takeout and delivery options. Effective since May 1, restaurants, retail stores and movie theaters in Texas are allowed to open at 25% occupancy following the governor's orders.

Businesses reopening at 25% occupancy following governor’s orders

Jillian Moore, Staff Writer May 12, 2020

Effective since May 1, many businesses were allowed to reopen in-person services with specific guidelines to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Although initially remaining closed following the order,...

The onset of COVID-19 has started taking a negative impact on the mental health of many Americans. The Sidekick staff writer Meer Mahfuz explains the emotional toll it has taken on him personally and discusses a silver lining in all of this.

Hidden toll of COVID-19: Mental Health

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 8, 2020

Every morning I wake up feeling trapped. Every night I go to bed feeling trapped. Trapped inside my house. Trapped in a monotonous routine. Drowning in a pool of never-ending thoughts. Losing my sense...

Video: Isolation workout with Samantha Freeman

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer May 8, 2020

As self-isolation fatigue kicks in, The Sidekick staff photographer Samantha Freeman remains active by stretching and working her muscles as she normally would for tennis practice. This nine-step exercise...

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