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Coppell High School senior Divya Ghanta has been involved in choir for five years, displaying her dedication and passion to the arts. Apart from being in various Coppell Choir ensembles including Madrigals and A Cappella, Ghanta has also made many outside of school ensembles such as the 2023-24 TMEA All-State Treble Choir and the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas. Photo by Rhea Chowdhary.

Chasing high notes

Niharika Tallapaka, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

As the soft stage lights hit the stage in the Coppell High School Auditorium, an angelic voice hits the air. The audience members sit in awe, watching her sing with a face filled with expression and effortless...

Hammers discovers the world through art (video)

Noor Fatima, Staff Designer January 31, 2024

Neel Hammers is a sophomore at Coppell High School who excels at art and design. He finds inspiration through art classes and hopes to pursue it professionally. Watch The Sidekick graphic designer Noor...

From southern roots, “9 to 5” resurfaces workplace equality with 70s flair

From southern roots, “9 to 5” resurfaces workplace equality with 70s flair

Minori Kunte, Staff Cartoonist January 26, 2024

One by one, alarm clocks blare throughout the auditorium, capturing the attention of the audience and transporting them to a familiar occurrence for the average working adult. Dolly Parton, one of...

Coppell High School senior Olivia Willey prepares to play Doralee Rhodes on Thursday in the final dress rehearsal of Coppell Cowboy Theatre Company’s spring musical “9 to 5.” “9 to 5” is playing in the Coppell High School Auditorium Friday to Sunday.

“9 to 5”: What a way to make a show

Marli Field, Staff Photographer January 24, 2024

While walking into the backstage section of the theater, affectionately called the Bat Cave by members of the Coppell High School “9 to 5: The Musical” cast and crew, you’ll find along the side of...

Notelove marketing director and Coppell High School junior Sophie Depew shows participants how to play the Vibraslap at the Music & Me showcase hosted by Notelove at the Coppell Cozby Library & Community Commons on Saturday. Notelove DFW’s mission is to provide people with the opportunity to experience the joy of music, without cost being a barrier.

Notelove DFW striking a chord of change

Rhea Choudhary, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

In the heart of Coppell on Saturday morning, a crescendo of compassion and melody is echoing through the front room of Coppell Cozby Library and Community Commons during Notelove’s “Music and Me”...

New Tech High @ Coppell sophomore Piper Baranowski performs in the ensemble of “Potion Notion” on Thursday during the final dress rehearsal of Coppell Cowboy Theatre Company’s spring musical, “9 to 5: The Musical.” Baranowski’s love for performing arts has inspired her to join Coppell High School’s Acapella Choir and theater programs.

Baranowski’s passionate pursuit for the performing arts

Neha Nathwani, Staff Writer January 23, 2024

As New Tech High @ Coppell sophomore Piper Baranowski sings on a wooden stage, the rhythms of her rich voice dance around the room and into the hearts of those in the audience.  In an imaginative world...

Coppell senior Divya Ghanta and junior Sweetie Ansah act as Sofia and The Minstrel during the Madrigals Feast. Coppell Choir hosted the 29th annual Madrigals Feast at the CHS Commons on Friday and Saturday.

Madrigal Choir embodies medieval spirit for 29th annual Madrigal Feast

Riya Prasad and Deepika Kumar December 14, 2023

Hear ye, Hear ye! Coppell High School Madrigal Choir’s production of “Follow Me in Merry Measure” was brought to life at the Madrigals Feast on Friday and Saturday. The CHS Commons took on a medieval...

Coppell High School senior stage manager Sarah Myers works in the control booth of the CHS Auditorium on Nov. 29, where she spends time giving cues to actors and stagehands. Myers plays an integral role in the CHS theater program as stage manager, making sure all of the departments shows run smoothly.

Far from spotlight but still shining, Myers excels as stage manager

Yug Talukdar, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

As the lights of the theater dim and the curtains are drawn open, New Tech High @ Coppell senior Sarah Myers, Cowboy Theatre Company stage manager, carefully watches, making sure the process is flowing...

New Tech High @ Coppell senior Preston Johnson serves as Coppell Choir Madrigals King. Johnson has been devoting time to practice music for five years and plans to continue through an education at University of Texas at Arlington.

Music in his veins, Johnson spreading his love for song

Ainsley Dwyer, Entertainment editor December 7, 2023

Nimble fingers move up and down the key. The music flows without any hesitation suggesting the player has been playing for years. True to the style of jazz, the tunes are guided by the soul. The music...

Coppell High School sophomore Makayla Arnold performs “The Winner Takes It All” from “Mamma Mia” on Saturday at the CHS Auditorium. The performance was a part of the  Cowboy Theatre Company’s Jingle & Mingle Variety Show fundraiser.

Theater Variety Show fundraiser brings community together through celebration of talent

Riya Prasad, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Going once, twice and sold!  From lavish chocolate cakes to stand up comedy, the Cowboy Theatre Company’s Jingle & Mingle Variety Show fundraiser differed greatly from the general idea of what...

Coppell High School senior Ana Jesayen serves as Coppell Choir vice president, Vivace! dance captain and Madrigals Queen. Jesayen is in her seventh year of choir and uses singing to tell her story.

Jesayen ignites emotion one song at a time

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

In church, a 1-year-old is unable to stop crying from the overstimulation of the vast environment around her. Her mother sings softly in her ear, pacifying her restless screams, as she allows herself to...

Coppell junior percussionist Sophie Depew performs “An Ancient Observer” at halftime on Nov. 10. Depew won the Percussive Arts Society Texas Chapter’s Day of Percussion high school individual competition in April for her marimba performance and plans to go into the music field after high school.

Determination, dedication, devotion

Nrithya Mahesh, Staff Designer December 5, 2023

Melodies flow like ocean waves, calming and emotive. Coppell High School junior percussionist Sophie Depew moves across the marimba, treating it as an extension of herself. It’s hard to not be enchanted...

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