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Coppell High School senior Ansh Lala serves as vice president for Coppell Band. Lala traveled more than 10,000 miles this summer, marching for the Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps and performing in more than 40 competitions.

Lala takes on Boston as youngest member of prestigious marching band

Namir Awan, Staff Photographer September 21, 2023

The Boston Crusaders, one of the best marching bands in the nation, expect tremendous results and commitment from the best talents in the United States. Coppell High School senior Ansh Lala’s time...

Coppell High School junior Sophie Caswell and New Tech High @ Coppell junior Sarvin Narang rehearse Coppell Theatre Company’s fall production “Harvey” in the Black Box Theatre on Monday. Rehearsals began on Aug. 28 and the show is set to be performed Oct. 6-7 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium.

Down the rabbit hole of “Harvey”

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

With cast members rehearsing lines, crew members building sets and stage managers overseeing it all, “Harvey” rehearsals are in full swing. “Harvey” is Coppell Theatre Company’s fall production...

Olivia Rodrigo’s sophomore album GUTS delves into complicated teenage emotions in a rock, punk-ish style, setting it apart from her pop heavy album SOUR. The Sidekick news editor Sahasra Chakilam shares her thoughts on Rodrigo’s GUTS-y new record.

Rodrigo entering a GUTS-y edge

Sahasra Chakilam, News Editor September 19, 2023

Being a teenage girl sometimes feels like a huge lump in your throat. That lump seconds before you cry. That lump when you’re red from embarrassment. That lump when you’re so filled with rage, all...

Fluorescent lights decorate the ferris wheel and other attractions at the St. Ann Catholic Parish Community Carnival. The 30th annual St. Ann’s carnival took place Sept. 8-10 in the parking lot of the church and provided entertainment, games, rides and food to attendees.

30th annual St. Ann carnival celebrates community

Ainsley Dwyer, Entertainment editor September 15, 2023

On a hot Saturday night in September, you may expect the residents of Coppell to be at home, at a park with their friends or at a restaurant eating dinner. But once a year, hundreds of the citizens of...

American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett died on Sept 1 after four years of fighting merkel cell skin cancer at 76. Coppell High School teachers and staff remember the  legacy Buffett is leaving behind through his music and charity.

Parrotheads celebrate legacy of singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett

Ainsley Dwyer, Entertainment editor September 8, 2023

Coppell High School students do not tend to think of their teacher’s lives outside of the classroom. But, teachers and staff enjoy attending concerts as much as the students at CHS. Many of the staff...

Community comes together at 33rd annual Lariettes Spaghetti Dinner

Sukirtha Muthiah, Business Manager September 1, 2023

The Coppell High School Lariettes hosted its 33rd annual spaghetti dinner this year. Guests participated in a raffle, purchased baked goods and enjoyed a delicious meal during the Lariettes’ largest...

A last 900dbye: Romeo’s new beginning

A last 900dbye: Romeo’s new beginning

Maya Palavali, Staff Cartoonist May 26, 2023

Video: Visiting local Indian restaurants

Video: Visiting local Indian restaurants

Douglas Zambrano, Staff designer May 23, 2023

There is an abundant number of local Indian restaurants around Coppell. Watch The Sidekick staff writer Bhavna Balaji and The Sidekick staff designers Trey Boudreaux and Douglas Zambrano visit Saravanaa...

The Sidekick Crossword: May 22

The Sidekick Crossword: May 22

Divya Sivalenka, Staff Writer May 22, 2023

A Coppell Band student wears the t-shirt of popular hard rock band KISS in the 1977-78 Coppell High School yearbook. Rock music is considered one of the most influential genres of music in the world and has impacted fashion, trends, slang and roles of women and minorities in the music industry.

Rock music’s evolution: Its influence on the world and Coppell

Ainsley Dwyer, Staff Writer May 19, 2023

Lingering in the aisles of Josey Records, my dad, Tom Dwyer, and I read the names on the divider between the CDs, labeled "Classic Rock." My dad pulls out various albums as he describes their releases...

Comfort shows and fan favorites repeatedly get canceled and removed from Netflix, prompting the question “why?” The Sidekick staff writer Caroline Moxley thinks viewers should understand the true reasons behind many cancellations and removals.

Netflix fan favorites receive the axe

Caroline Moxley, Staff Designer May 19, 2023

My thoughts grew muddled as my friend lamented that the well-known series “Friends” would soon leave Netflix.  On one hand, I am glad I will never receive another text saying, “I’ll call you...

Summer reminders

Summer reminders

Meghan Chiang, Staff Designer May 19, 2023

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