Coppell Student Media

“Fighting with my Family,” Not an average wrestling movie

“Fighting with my Family,” Not an average wrestling movie

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Expecting another movie depicting the classic rise to stardom, I was pleasantly surprised with Fighting with my Family and main character 18-year-old wrestler Saraya Knight’s journey to becoming a part of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).      Fighting with my Family follows the Kni...

Ward to discuss novel on immigration Sunday at Cozby Library

Ward to discuss novel on immigration Sunday at Cozby Library

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After spending a year visiting immigrant children in shelters throughout Texas and California, critically-acclaimed author Amanda Eyre Ward will visit the Cozby Library and Community Library to discuss her literary life on Sunday at 2 p.m.   Her 2015 novel The Same Sky revolves around immigration and adop...

Black History Month: Meaning throughout African American music

Black History Month: Meaning throughout African American music

Andrés Bear, Coppell Student Media Web Producer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From Stevie Wonder to Michael Jackson, countless black musicians throughout history have found themselves in the position of being cultural icons and industry giants. All the more interesting, however, is the meaning behind music they have created.   Long before Woodstock or Coachella, the stor...

Setting a new trend

Setting a new trend

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Walking into a large thrift store packed with clothes, furniture and everything in between, it can take a long time for someone to find that perfect article of clothing; cheap, stylish and fitting.   For Coppell High School science teacher Rebecca Wheatley, the practice of thrifting started ab...

Studio Premier classes raise money for international competition through showcase

Studio Premier classes raise money for international competition through showcase

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Relationships. Something many seldom think much about, yet the topic of choice for the Coppell High School Studio Premier showcase, #relationships.   Just off the heels of Valentine's Day, the CHS theater students in advanced theater classes held a special night for students performances. The aim w...

Theater to hold showcase as fundraiser for students advancing to national competition

Theater to hold showcase as fundraiser for students advancing to national competition

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Wednesday, the Coppell High School Theater Studio Premier classes perform their show, “#relationships”.   Featuring both original stand-up comedy and verbatim theatre sets, the show takes audiences through several comedic skits dealing with relationships between friends, family, deiti...

The Sidekick Strip #2- “Professional Procrastination”

The Sidekick Strip #2- “Professional Procrastination”

Ryan Kim, Graphic Designer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Comics

“Thank u, next” review: Grande brings mix of emotions with album

“Thank u, next” review: Grande brings mix of emotions with album

Umama Suriya, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Saying thank u, next to her previous album, Ariana Grande brought into this world a new work of musical art after only five months from her previous one.   “How we made [the album, is what makes me so happy],” Ariana Grande said while she was on the Zach Sang Show. “I made it with my best friends o...

Lavigne sinks below expectations on ‘Head Above Water’

Lavigne sinks below expectations on ‘Head Above Water’

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

It is sometimes hard to believe Avril Lavigne has been in the music industry for 17 years, especially because much of her career has been built upon teenage angst and clinging to youth in a way that borders on obsessive. Love it or hate it, this has always been part of Lavigne’s image. Six years removed from her last album, however, Lavigne has separated from her second...

Inaugural Shots by Bhavya fashion show hits the catwalk running

Inaugural Shots by Bhavya fashion show hits the catwalk running

Kelly Wei, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

DALLAS - On Feb. 9, the lights came down at 6 p.m. at the Ervay Theater: a sleek, intimate black box where a catwalk had been fashioned to stretch down the center of the room, seats positioned on either side. Above, multi-colored lights swiveled back and forth, showering the room in a plume of luminary...

Powerful biographical play “The Diary of Anne Frank” comes to CHS Theatre

Powerful biographical play “The Diary of Anne Frank” comes to CHS Theatre

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Today, the Coppell High School theater department presented its first performance of “The Diary of Anne Frank”.   This play tells the classic story of Frank’s diary entries, which encompass moving into the secret annex with her family as they escape persecution from the Nazis. The s...