Coppell Student Media

Dragon, eagle battle to form an identity through art

Dragon, eagle battle to form an identity through art

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Art means something different to every person due to their own varying personal experiences; Coppell High School senior Jingchun Quan used her own background and experiences to create award-winning art. Quan took a digital photograph, titled “Eagles meets Dragon: A Clash of Cultures”, which was selec...

Conflicting ideologies collide in award-winning artwork

Conflicting ideologies collide in award-winning artwork

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Light vs. dark, two sides to humanity: that became the focus of Coppell High School junior SreeVarsha Chinthapenta’s abstract painting, which is now on display at the Dallas Museum of Art. The painting, titled “Juxtaposition”, is an experimental, drawing that Chintapenta created at the beginning ...

The Sidekick Strip #4- “Spring has sprung”

The Sidekick Strip #4- “Spring has sprung”

Bella Mora, Graphic Design Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Comics

Spring into the new season with these delicious recipes

Spring into the new season with these delicious recipes

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

Spring weather in Texas may change at the snap of the finger, but on those sunny, perfect-weather days, nothing is better than enjoying a delicious meal outside. Whether you want to eat lunch with your family on the patio or spread out a blanket for a picnic at the park, these recipes will help you ma...

CHS theater chills audience with UIL One Act performance of “Property Rites”

CHS theater chills audience with UIL One Act performance of “Property Rites”

Sally Parampottil, Co-Student Life Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ten weeks of hard work by the Coppell High School theater department culminated in Wednesday night’s preview of the UIL One Act performance, “Property Rites” by Alan Haehnel. The 40-minute production was presented in the CHS auditorium and is the competition show used for the upcoming UIL One A...

Citizens experience sense of community with Spring Music Series

Citizens experience sense of community with Spring Music Series

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Friday night, the Square at Old Town was filled with activity; from children running around dancing to families enjoying live music under the stars, the Spring Music Series transformed the field into an area of community and camaraderie.   The Special Edition Band played covers from all different eras, ...

Purely Rhythmic breaks cultural barriers through music with Grammy nominee

Purely Rhythmic breaks cultural barriers through music with Grammy nominee

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Echoes of marimbas and rattles intensify the atmosphere as the music builds. One by one, percussionists join in with their own unique sounds to build up the beat, intriguing the audience.   At its loudest peak, the song pauses. As the audience holds its breath, the song flows into its next...

Captain Marvel smashes female stereotypes, burns through expectations with flying colors

Captain Marvel smashes female stereotypes, burns through expectations with flying colors

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

With expectations high in the wake of last year’s Black Panther, it is a welcome surprise that Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel, released today, goes all the way to reach them.   Both Black Panther and Captain Marvel share a number of similarities—while Black Panther shattered stereotypes...

Youth Art Month paints portrait of students, staff at CHS

Youth Art Month paints portrait of students, staff at CHS

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

March brings more than spring weather. It also brings Youth Art Month, a recognition and celebration of the value of art and art education. This school year, the theme is “Your art, your story”. Coppell High School art students and staff take Youth Art Month as an opportunity to reflect upon the i...

Special Edition Band to play at Old Town Coppell

Special Edition Band to play at Old Town Coppell

Karen Lu, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Friday at 7 p.m., the city of Coppell is hosting the Spring Music Series at the Square in Old Town Coppell.   The Special Edition Band will play a two-hour-long set with pop covers from different eras. Food trucks such as F&F Express, Easy Slider and Panda Express will be available du...