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  • Commitment form for third nine weeks is available today for those changing their commitments, due Dec. 9
  • Dec. 11 is an early dismissal day in CISD (Elementary: 12:30 p.m., Middle: 1 p.m., High: 1:40 p.m.)

Holguin achieving singing dreams after last-minute switch

Coppell High School senior Annelise Holguin is the 2020-21 Coppell Choir president. Holguin was elected by choir students and directors.
Angelina Liu, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

Laughter and chatter subsides as the choir begins warming up together. Coppell High School senior Annelise Holguin knows these scales by heart, and each note fills her with satisfaction.  Holguin’s...

One day at the edge of a cliff…

One day at the edge of a cliff...
Srihari Yechangunja, Staff Designer November 20, 2020

Basics with Blanche: Three hairstyles for fall

Basics with Blanche: Three hairstyles for fall
Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager November 19, 2020 Looking for simple ways to style your hair this fall? The Sidekick social media manager Blanche Harris walks through three trendy hairstyles for fall.

Coppell choir takes on virtual performances, competitions

New Tech High @ Coppell junior Faiza Rahman practices a piece in Coppell choir director Bona Coogle's seventh period class on Nov. 2. With COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the Center for Disease Control, choir competitions and performances have been held online.
Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer November 10, 2020

Once the choir director instructed the singer to start their repertoire, unified voices would fill the room with a harmonious melody. However, COVID-19 altered this routine. The choir is adjusting to a...

Infinite intersection

Infinite intersection
Josh Campbell November 6, 2020

Mulan: be true to yourself

Mulan (2020). a remake of the 1998 animated film, premiered on Disney+ on Sept. 4. The Sidekick staff writer Yasemin Ragland enjoyed the film because of its feminist message, despite some criticism towards its historical accuracy. Graphic by Sally Parampottil
Yasemin Ragland, Staff writer November 6, 2020

Warning: Spoilers for Mulan (2020). While Mulan (2020) had some differences compared to the 1998 Disney animation (for example in this version, she has a younger sister; in the original poem, she has...

Boba, say hello to pumpkin spice

Pumpkin spice boba milk tea adds a fall twist on traditional milk tea. This iced creamy delicious drink can be enjoyed with family over the holidays and will not disappoint.
Angelina Liu, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

Boba milk tea is a delicious drink originating from Taiwan made from sweetened tapioca pearls added to traditional milk tea. It has increased in popularity in the Western Hemisphere in the last few years,...

Art keeping state beautiful

Coppell High School sophomore Ashley Zhang was chosen as one of 14 Texan students who will have their art featured on the 2021 Don’t Mess with Texas calendar. Texas artists from kindergarten to 12th grade compete in the statewide art contest.
Iniya Nathan, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

“Art has always been a thing I can go to when I’m feeling down. It’s a homey feeling, and it’s just been always something I’ve been comfortable with. It’s very relaxing and nice to do art.” Coppell...

McKenna’s ‘Zeros’ tours the galaxy

Declan McKenna released his sophomore album, Zeros, on Sept. 4. The Sidekick co-sports editor Anjali Krishna discusses the album’s riveting plotline and how it helps craft McKenna’s unique sound.
Anjali Krishna, Co-Sports Editor October 27, 2020

In a world in which Declan McKenna had no interest in singing, Zeros would still exist; not as an album but as the script for the best sort of a Netflix drama.  A ragtag team of misfits searching for...

Myers’ fascination for tech theater, acting experience fueling journey to president

Coppell High School senior Lauren Myers puts together the set for her scene in CHS theater department’s “Texas Terrifying Tales” at her house on Sunday. Myers has been heavily involved in the Cowboy Theatre Company throughout all four years of high school.
Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor October 23, 2020

Coppell High School senior drama club president Lauren Myers’ ardor for theater started when she moved from East Dallas and joined the program at Coppell Middle School West in eighth grade but has since...

It’s just hair

It's just hair
Ava Gillis, Staff designer October 23, 2020

American as apple pie

American apple pie is a fall staple for your kitchen. This hearty pie will make your season a happy one. Photo by Blanche Harris
Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager October 22, 2020

Holiday season is just around the corner—aromatic spices, warm hearty food and family with it.  This homemade apple pie recipe is the perfect fall dessert to eat while sitting back and enjoying the...

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