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Ayane Kobayashi, Staff Designer March 5, 2021

Rap music is often associated with negative connotations such as violence and gangs. The Sidekick staff writer Varshitha Korrapolu thinks rap music is a powerful genre that should be relieved of its cynical views.

Opinion: Give it a listen, think again

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Piercing sounds blaring through speakers.  Unpleasant sensations. Noise. Disturbance. Unreal.  Those songs are usually about profanity, shattered young love or substance abuse right? This is...

Families exit the Coppell Arts Center after the Coppell High School Cowboy Theatre Company’s annual Senior Showcase on Friday. The Senior Showcase features seniors expressing themselves through two monologues.

Theater broadcasting performances for annual Senior Showcase

Sreeja Mudumby, Communications Manager March 1, 2021

Last Friday, Coppell High School Cowboy Theatre Company hosted its annual Senior Showcase. The shortened version of the event was held at the Coppell Arts Center. “I really liked the bonding experience...

Coppell High School senior M.J. Green displays the locs and beads hairstyle in the Black Box Theater at CHS on Wednesday. Green is a student in theater and the historian for the Drama Club and hopes to be an archivist.

Black History Month: Green transfers confidence from the stage to future career

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

In many households with young children, you might hear the snip of scissors as they give a doll a haircut. However, in the Green residence, Coppell High School senior M.J. Green kept their dolls pristine.  Since...

The Cowboy Theatre company will be hosting its annual senior showcase tomorrow at 7 p.m. Though the event is guest list only, it can be viewed live on CHS Theatre’s Vimeo channel.

CHS theater to broadcast performances for annual senior showcase

Sreeja Mudumby, Communications Manager February 25, 2021

On Friday, the Cowboy Theatre Company is hosting its annual spring senior showcase, a production including all seniors in Coppell High School theater performing monologues and acts. The event begins at...

In the Netflix series Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, Darius Bowman and five  other teens go from complete strangers to a team in order to survive the 2015 Isla Nublar incident. The Sidekick staff writer Yasemin Ragland thinks that it’s good to see Jurassic World from a different point of view.

“Camp Cretaceous” season one has unexpected ending

Yasemin Ragland, Writer February 22, 2021

  By Yasemin Ragland Warning: Spoilers for “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” Netflix, Universal Studios and DreamWorks Animation released the first season of the CGI-animated series Jurassic...

Coppell High School sophomores (now juniors) Kelly Kim, Eden Kim and New Tech High @ Coppell senior (now 2020 graduate) Marlee Moe play the flute at the Mid-Winter band concert last year in the CHS Auditorium. The annual concert showcases every band including CHS9 bands (Symphonic and Concert), Symphonic Band 1, Symphonic Band 2, Concert Band 1, Concert Band 2 and Wind Symphony. This year weather concerns have forced the band to turn to individual performances rather than a full showcase.

Weather concerns force band to change February concert to individual performances

Anette Varghese, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

On Thursday, Coppell Band Director Gerry Miller, after consulting with the other members of the band staff, announced via email that the February band concert scheduled for Saturday would be pushed...

Coppell High School senior Akhil Aitha plays the marching bass drum on Feb. 8 in the CHS parking lot outside the band hall. In addition to percussion, Aitha makes music outside of school by singing and producing beats on his computer.

From tragedy to melody: Aitha evolving in music creation

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager February 17, 2021

Three weeks after the release of his song, “Na La Lenu,” Coppell High School senior Akhil Aitha woke up to find the music video had been viewed 3,500 times. The song, released Jan. 10, is Aitha’s...

Coppell High School senior Elena Hewett wears patterned pants, a turtleneck, a chain and an assortment of rings at CHS on Thursday. Students at CHS went from wearing supporter shirts and Lululemon to mom jeans and Doc Martens since the pandemic.

Alt kids have taken over

Lilly Gorman, Visual Media Editor February 13, 2021

Think Coppell High School but add a bit of color customizer, beanies and Yerba Mate. This is what this past year has brought to the table for our suburban adolescent community.   It is no secret...

#Starworld: Abigail Turner rifling with color

February 5, 2021

The Starworld video series is published every Friday showcasing the talents of a Coppell resident. This week, Coppell senior Color Guard captain Abigail Turner was selected. Turner began Color Guard in...

Coppell High School freshman Roma Jani, junior Natalie Bennett, senior Swetha Tandri, junior Joseph Mathew and senior Rishab Pulugurta reached All-State for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) and will attend the convention from Feb. 11-13. The five Coppell choir students will perform in various choirs such as mixed choir, treble choir and tenor-bass choir.

5 Coppell students secure spots in TMEA All-State choir

Nanditha Nagavishnu, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

For more than 20 years, Coppell ISD high school choirs have taken part in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State choir. As one of the highest distinctions for Texas high school singers...

Drawbacks of bad posture

Drawbacks of bad posture

Josh Campbell, Staff Designer February 5, 2021

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