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On June 10, the Coppell High School Cowboy Theatre Company announced Lisa Stucker and Grace Hellyer as the new head director and technical director for the 2022-23 school year. Stucker and Hellyer have worked together since 2018 at Grand Prairie High School, and take over the positions from previous head director and technical directors Karen Ruth and Brittany Young.

Theater department welcomes new head, technical directors

Saniya Koppikar, Entertainment Editor June 19, 2022

The curtain opened on a new era for the Coppell High School theater department on June 10 as Lisa Stucker and Grace Hellyer were named head director and technical director for the 2022-23 school year.  The...

All new design team producing next season’s band show “Archetype”

All new design team producing next season’s band show “Archetype”

Joanne Kim, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

Flags wave and instruments shine on the field as music floats through the stands, capturing the hearts and ears of audience members. The sound of typewriters overlay the music as band and color guard members...

Video: Chang celebrates art in her life

Shreya Ravi, Staff Photographer May 13, 2022

Coppell High School junior Emily Chang shares her favorite art projects and offers a piece of advice she would give to younger artists, along with much more. Watch The Sidekick staff photographer’s Shreya...

Coppell High School senior trumpet section leader Zain Zaidi practices in the CHS Band Hall on May 9. Zaidi placed second in the high school division at the National Trumpet Competition, which took place on March 30-April 2.

Zaidi scaling to great heights with trumpet

Srihari Yechangunja, Design Editor May 13, 2022

Though Coppell High School senior Zain Zaidi considers himself optimistic, he didn’t expect much when he joined the Coppell Middle School North band in sixth grade, considering he had no prior experience...

Coppell High School Color Guard concludes its performance of “Toy Factory” at the CHS Arena on April 3. CHS Color Guard won third place at the North Texas Colorguard Association (NTCA) state competition.

Color guard flying to new heights at NTCA

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager May 12, 2022

On April 3, members of the Coppell Color Guard sat anxiously awaiting the results at the North Texas Colorguard Association state competition. The guard needed to be in the top three in order to receive...

Coppell High School Madrigal Choir performs “April is in my Mistress’ face” by Morley in the CHS Auditorium for its Spring Concert on Tuesday. The concert featured songs performed by the CHS choir at this years UIL competition.

Final choir concert showcases sweepstakes performances

Iniya Nathan, CHS9 Editor April 27, 2022

The lights dimmed before the Madrigal Choir started the Coppell Choir Spring Concert with the song “Jesus bleibet meine Freude” by Bach on Tuesday at 7 p.m. the auditorium. This is the final concert...

Coppell seniors Purvi Dhasmana and Kaden Cox perform a scene from “The Children’s Hour” during the Senior Showcase on Saturday in the Black Box Theatre. The Senior Showcase celebrated all Cowboy Theatre Company seniors through highlighting solo and group performances.

Senior Showcase marks a beautiful end for talented actors

Maya Palavali, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

As the lights dim and the audience quiets, the buzz of anticipation grows as the show begins. The stage transforms as the actors swiftly slip into the first act, having the audience laughing in seconds....

Video: Wang paints himself in an introspective light through acrylics

Meghna Kulkarni, Staff Photographer April 4, 2022

Coppell High School junior Jeffrey Wang discusses the inspiration behind his artworks and shares a piece of advice for young artists. Wang received a Gold Seal for his acrylic piece “Tangled In The Web”...

Video: Celebrating influential female artists for Women’s History Month

Sruthi Lingam, Staff Photographer March 24, 2022

      Coppell High School AP drawing junior Richa Kanjani and Kantorei choir junior Amrina Albab share influential female artists in their life while recognizing the significance...

Coppell High School senior Shruti Shukla sings her favorite song, “Mere Dholna,” composed by Pritam Chakraborty, on March 8. Shukla has been singing Hindustani music since age 5 and takes exams administered by an Indian music organization, Pracheen Kala Kendra.

In the Spotlight: Shukla resonating with Indian culture through Hindustani music examinations

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager March 22, 2022

Despite not living in India, Coppell High School senior Shruti Shukla connects to her Indian heritage by singing Hindustani music. Her connection with music has transformed over the years from taking...

Coppell High School juniors Nivi Anandaraj, Destiny Wang, Ashley Zhang, Claire Wang and Megha Pazhayidathu perform “Five on Five” together on one marimba. The CHS Drumline and Coppell Middle School percussionists presented their annual “Purely Rhythmic” show on Saturday, featuring guest artist Team Islas.

Drumline innovates with back-to-back versatile pieces in “Purely Rhythmic”

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

Pale wooden stools, pure-sounding glass bottles and a hurricane siren were all unprecedented additions to the Coppell Drumline’s annual show “Purely Rhythmic.” This year’s performance was held...

Coppell High School junior Claire Wang plays the marimba while performing “Birds Requiem” at Pennington Field in Bedford on Sept. 18. The Coppell Drumline holds its annual Purely Rhythmic show on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Drumline to mesmerize audience with Purely Rhythmic

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

After months of preparation, the Coppell Drumline presents its annual showcase “Purely Rhythmic” at the Coppell High School Auditorium on Saturday at 7 p.m. This year marks a return to normal preparation,...

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