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Coppell High School senior Parker Jones accepts his award for performer of the year with North Texas Colorguard Association president Arthur Grossman on April 7 at CHS Arena. This is the first year NTCA has had the Scholastic Performer Award. Photo Courtesy Parker Jones

Jones’s colorguard journey leads to Performer of the Year crown

Aasritha Yanamala, Staff Designer May 17, 2024

The name echoes through the room from the speakers. As a thunderous combination of applause and cheers follow this announcement as Coppell Colorguard senior Parker Jones claims his Performer of the...

Coppell High School junior Varsha Vijay has served as the Coppell Choir secretary for the past two years and is a member of A Capella Mixed Choir. Vijay is in her seventh year of choir and further pursues her passions by being a part of the Dallas Symphony Children’s Chorus.

Vijay’s musical journey from classical Carnatic to choir cadences

Rhea Choudhary, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Walking out of her choir audition, among the chaos and chatter of other students’ voices, Coppell High School junior Varsha Vijay sighs with the weight lifted off her shoulders, thinking, “I gave it...

Coppell senior Raghav Hosalli has spent the past four years of high school dedicating their all to Coppell Choir. Hosalli has left an impact on the students and directors within the program.

Coincidence to crescendo

Niharika Tallapaka, Staff Writer May 6, 2024

Discovering a passion for something that would eventually create years of memories and experiences isn’t the easiest thing. Passions and finding your own talents can take years and some people don’t...

Coppell High School senior Scarlett Bilobenes works on webcomic Train of Whispers during the morning before school in E105. Bilobenes has been working on her webcomic since Junior year. Photo by Noor Fatima

Bliobenes brings dreams to life through webcomic Train of Whispers

Noor Fatima, Staff designer May 5, 2024

Coppell High School senior Scarlett Bliobenes appears from the outside to be a reserved figure as she finds every minute she can to draw on the Procreate app between assignments and during mornings...

Coppell High School senior Joshua Kim plays a series of warmup chords and progressions prior to playing a piece. Kim has been playing piano since age 10 and plans to major in piano at the University of Texas at Austin.

Kim composing his own story with piano

Yug Talukdar, Staff Writer April 30, 2024

A piano sounds through a stage as its keys are traversed by Coppell High School senior Joshua Kim, filling the air with a harmonious symphony of notes. Kim, by a pianist’s standards, started late....

Coppell High School senior Elise Howe as Marmie March, New Tech @ Coppell High Lucy Martinson as Beth, CHS junior as Sanjana Sreemushta as Jo, senior Olivia Willey as Meg kneeling besides Marmie and New Tech @ Coppell High junior Ellie Reese as Amy on the ground in the CHS Auditorium on March 8. The Cowboy Theatre Company production of “Little Women goes through the lives of the four March sisters during the Civil War as they transition from girlhood to womanhood.

Marching its way through UIL

Pranavi Ramineni and Elizabeth De Santiago March 21, 2024

As the lights dim, showcasing two young girls, familiar words echo: “Tell me a story, Jo.” In the Coppell High School Auditorium, the Cowboy Theatre Company brings the “Little Women” production...

Video: The seniors of Coppell Percussion

Rhea Chowdhary and Sri Achanta March 7, 2024

On Saturday, Coppell Percussion seniors performed their final Purely Rhythmic show. Watch video editor Rhea Chowdhary and editor-in-chief Sri Achanta’s video where the seniors reflect on their memories...

Video: CHS Percussion performs annual Purely Rhythmic Show

Isabella Callegaro Santos, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Purely Rhythmic is an annual show performed by the members of the Coppell High School Percussion program. It gives an opportunity to sixth to 12th grade students who are a part of the percussion program...

CHS9 Purely Rhythmic plays Chad Heiny’s “Beacon of Light” during Saturday’s performance in the CHS Auditorium. The annual Purely Rhythmic concert showcases rhythmic pieces performed by students from sixth through 12th grade in Coppell ISD.

Purely Rhythmic: A delicate balance of playful percussion, whimsical fantasy

Nyah Rama, CHS9 Editor March 4, 2024

The lights quickly dim. The room is illuminated by the glow of the blue LED lights taped down around the edge of the stage. The curtains begin to sprawl open revealing a bright orange backdrop and the...

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...

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