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The Cowboy Theatre Company performs their production of “Trap” by Stephen Gregg during the dress rehearsal in the Coppell High School Black Box Theatre on Tuesday. “Trap” opens on Friday at 7 p.m.

Theater dabbling in new genre with “Trap”

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager October 21, 2021

Unsettling. Intriguing. A psychological thriller. These are all words Coppell High School theater director Karen Ruth uses to describe the Cowboy Theatre Company’s upcoming “Trap” production....

Lord Huron’s fourth studio album Long Lost released May 23 and is composed of 16 tracks. Lord Huron’s recording studio, the Whispering Pines Studio, inspired the album with its vintage aesthetics and eerie clouded history.

Lord Huron searches for Long Lost familiarity in time’s blur

Angelina Liu, Visual Media Editor October 21, 2021

Familiar arias that sail and sink evoke nostalgic and melancholic emotions, unearthing distant memories never experienced, yet close enough to cherish. Introspective lyrics echo romance and heartache,...

From home cooking to Chopped Junior: National platforms showcasing Neufeld’s love for baking

From home cooking to Chopped Junior: National platforms showcasing Neufeld’s love for baking (with video)

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer October 20, 2021

  Walking into the kitchen, the delicious aroma of banana bread fills every corner of the house. Looking at the timer with 10 minutes remaining, she quickly opens the oven door and places her...

Takeoff Festival supplies community with good time

Takeoff Festival supplies community with good time

Olivia Cooper, Staff Photographer October 14, 2021

https://youtu.be/LYEtuwqaoFk Watch The Sidekick photographer Olivia Cooper's video in the Takeoff Arts and Music Festival, in which Coppell Arts Center managing director Alex Hargis describes the achievement...

The Coppell High School varsity color guard prepares for the preliminary performance of “Carousel” at the 2021 Bands of America Super Regional Championships at Pennington Field in Bedford on Saturday. The CHS varsity band took fifth place in the BOA Super Regional Championships.

Hard work pays off on whimsical Carousel

Angelina Liu, Visual Media Editor October 12, 2021

BEDFORD - On Saturday, deafening silence encapsulated Pennington Field as a full audience sat in anticipation on green plastic bleachers awaiting Coppell’s performance. After several moments, an...

American rock band Greta Van Fleet released its latest album, “The Battle at Garden’s Gate”, on April 16, its first music release since winning a Grammy in 2018. The Sidekick staff writer Olivia Short writes about how the album presents a revival of 1970s rock with a modern twist.

‘The Battle At Garden’s Gate’: an ethereal journey into rock

Olivia Short, Staff Photographer October 7, 2021

Light from flickering candles slowly illuminates the room. Soft notes from a piano are followed by a voice that rings through the silence, a beacon that calls out to any who listen. A siren that bewitches...

Coppell High School Choir sings “Gloria” by Franz Joseph Hayden and “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” by Peter C. Lutkin as a finale at the Coppell Choir Fall Concert on Tuesday in the CHS Auditorium. It was the first in-person concert since the Winter Concert in December 2019. Photo by Aliza Abidi

Voices return to the stage

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer October 7, 2021

It had been 18 months since Coppell High School choir students shared the same stage. On Tuesday, this came to an end as the CHS auditorium was filled with people watching the choir perform at the fall...

The Coppell Choir fall concert on Tuesday at the CHS Auditorium marks the first live Coppell Choir concert in over a year. The Sidekick staff writer Minnie Gazawada previews the show. Graphic by Srihari Yechangunja

Choir returns for a live performance following year of virtual shows

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer October 4, 2021

After performing virtually during the 2020-21 school year, Coppell Choir has its fall concert at 7 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium, its first live performance after learning returned to the Coppell High School...

Coppell High School sophomores Anita Goodwin and Ryan Choi reenact the movie The Notebook at the “30 Movies in 60 Minutes” play in the CHS Lecture Hall on Friday. The production was put on by the Broadway Bound class and showcased two-minute comedic skits for 30 well known movies.

Broadway Bound astonishes audience with comical skits

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer October 2, 2021

As laughter erupts from the audience, the Coppell High School Cowboy Theatre Company’s Broadway Bound class finishes up its last skit based off of the Bee Movie, receiving applause from all. On Friday,...

Varsity drumline takes second at HEB Drumline Competition with “Birds Requiem” (with video)

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Videographer October 1, 2021

On Saturday, the Coppell High School varsity drumline competed at the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Drumline Competition in Bedford. The percussion is made up of two constituent parts—the front ensemble and the...

“30 Movies in 60 Minutes” performers rehearse their scenes in the Lecture Hall during seventh period on Thursday. “30 Movies in 60 Minutes” is the first production of the season and will be performed by Coppell High School’s Broadway Bound theater class with shows on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.

Broadway Bound to kick off season with ‘30 Movies in 60 Minutes’

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

After a month of preparation, Coppell High School’s Broadway Bound theater class is to perform its first production of the season “30 Movies in 60 Minutes” on Friday and Saturday in the CHS Lecture...

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