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Coppell High School junior Anish Karla talks to club members at the Drama Club meeting at the CHS Black Box on Wednesday. Karla was named one of 14 talents and received the formal title of Texas State Thespian Officer. Aliza Abidi.

Kalra takes spotlight as State Thespian Officer

Aliza Abidi, Business Manager January 24, 2023

Making Coppell High School history, junior Cowboy Theatre Company webmaster Anish Kalra will bring his theatrical talents to a national level this semester after receiving the formal title of Texas State...

Art as a skill

Art as a skill

Noor Fatima, Staff Designer January 18, 2023

Coppell Band brings ecstatic fanfare at annual winter concert

Coppell Band brings ecstatic fanfare at annual winter concert

Shreya Ravi, Staff Photographer December 15, 2022

Coppell High School Band held its  annual winter concert in the CHS Auditorium on Tuesday. Watch The Sidekick staff photographer Shreya Ravi’s video on a recap of the night.

Highlighting Musicians: Jesayen channels Bollywood, carnatic singing in choir

Highlighting Musicians: Jesayen channels Bollywood, carnatic singing in choir

Aliya Zakir, Convergence Editor December 15, 2022

With her passion for singing stemming from childhood visits to church, Coppell High School junior Anuncy Jesayen has music notes running through her veins. Making her mark in singing through classical...

Highlighting Musicians: Gudemella keys into his piano passion (video)

Highlighting Musicians: Gudemella keys into his piano passion (video)

Sannidhi Arimanda, Communications Manager December 8, 2022

Coppell High School senior Nischal Gudemella began his piano career at age 6. Watch The Sidekick’s communication manager Sannidhi Arimanda interview Gudemella to learn more about the inspiration for...

CHS9 Choir Director Katherine Conkovich conducts the choir as they sing “Carol of the Bells” in the Coppell High School auditorium during the choir winter concert on Thursday. Conkovich is a new member of the choir staff and works primarily at CHS9 and Coppell Middle School West. Photo by Shreya Ravi

Dedication is a key chord

Rhea Chowdhary, Staff Photographer December 6, 2022

A plethora of words exist in the English language, but there is only one that perfectly sums up CHS9 choir director Katherine Conkovich: dedication. Added to the 2022-23 CHS9 staff prior to the school...

Coppell Varsity Marching Band performs its show with the “Archetype” theme, having a variety of transformations and unique choreography. The band competed at Alamodome in San Antonio on Nov. 5 at the Bands of America Super Regionals Contest. Photo courtesy Samir Koppikar.

Band ends 2022 marching season excelling at Super Regional

Rhea Choudhary, Staff Photographer December 5, 2022

Standing at the conclusion of months of tireless preparation, Coppell Band waited under the echoing halls of Alamodome for its chance to take the field in the finals round of the Bands of America San...

Coppell High School seniors Claire Wang and Ashley Zhang play the marimba performing “Neon Dystopia” at Flower Mound Marcus High School on Saturday. Coppell Percussion was named winner of the Standstill 1 Silver Division of the 2022 Lone Star Drumline Invitational.

Coppell steals the light at Lone Star Classic

Sreehitha Moravaneni, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

FLOWER MOUND - With temperatures in the mid-40s, Coppell Drumline is up next to get on the field. Few words are said, as each percussionist is zeroing in on their focus in perfecting their individual talents...

Coppell High School Respira Show Choir performs “Whatever It Takes” by Imagine Dragons during the Respira Show. Respira’s annual fall dessert show, featuring the theme “Whatever It Takes,” was Saturday evening at the Coppell High School Auditorium.

Respira brings out vim, vigor on stage

Sahasra Chakilam, Staff Photographer November 7, 2022

The curtains open, the glowing lights hit the risers, illuminating the stage of the Coppell High School Auditorium. There, stands the faces of Respira, ready to roll and give whatever it takes. Respira,...

Respira members practice their ending pose and formation for a group piece on Tuesday. Respira’s directors and performers are working hard rehearsing during Tech Week for their annual fall show.

Respira’s ready on the risers

Rhea Choudhary, Staff Photographer November 4, 2022

The combination of singing and dancing makes the Respira show choir stand out from the rest. After months of preparation, with planning beginning in June, Coppell High School Choir dives into its “Tech...

Coppell Respira junior Aditri Tangeti performs “Live in Living Color” from “Catch Me If You Can” during the Respira on Broadway show on Nov. 7, 2021. Respira will host its annual fall dessert show with the theme “Whatever it Takes” on Saturday and Sunday.

Respira puts in “whatever it takes” for upcoming show

Sahasra Chakilam, Staff Photographer November 4, 2022

With the synchronicity of its dance moves and the cadence of its melodic singing, Coppell High School Respira choir is once again ready to present its endeavors this Saturday and Sunday for its annual...

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