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IB Environmental science and IB Aquatic science students tested the water at the Town Center pond for pollution and acidity on Oct. 11, 2023. The classes are using their results and research to actively devise a solution to the pollution in and around the pond.

IB science students work to improve local pond conditions

Elizabeth De Santiago, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

Ten years ago, science teacher Holly Anderson started a project with the Coppell High School IB Environmental Science class and the IB Aquatic Science class to examine natural algae and evaluate the water...

Coppell High School senior Tanya Nikan answers a question regarding local issues related to plastic use and pollution. Eco Club held the first Sustainability Summit in the CHS Auditorium on Wednesday, an event aimed towards raising awareness of plastic and sustainability methods in local communities.

Eco Club introduces inaugural Sustainability Summit

Sabah Uddin, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Eco Club held its inaugural Sustainability Summit in the Coppell High School Auditorium at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The Summit aimed to spread awareness and initiate change in Coppell’s community on issues...

Celebrating Black History Month at Cozby Library & Community Commons (video)

Greeshma Marathu and Minori Kunte February 29, 2024

Local community leaders Minister Crystal Bates, Valley Ranch Elementary School Principal Cynthia Arterbery and Harp Essence musician Grace Johnson elaborate on what Black History Month means to them and...

Coppell ISD recognized campus teachers of the year and new zoning of elementary schools in a school board meeting at the Vonita White Administration building on Monday.

Board discusses elementary zoning in Cypress Waters

Niharika Tallapaka, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

On Monday, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees discussed how zoning and transferring students in elementary schools would affect students, parents and school capacities near Cypress Waters.  Coppell...

The Coppell DECA chapter is recognized for its accomplishments and represents Februarys career and technological education Month. The Coppell City Council held its usual meeting on Tuesday night.

Council cancels upcoming municipal general election, declares February Career and Technical Education Month

Sohana Singh, Staff Photographer February 29, 2024

On Tuesday, the Coppell City Council approved the cancellation of the May 4 General Municipal Election. The offices of Mayor and Place 2, Place 4 and Place 6 are all unopposed on the ballot. Incumbents...

The Hopeful Neighborhood Project director of community programming Jennifer Prophete explains the benefits of observing positive aspects of ones community during the Discover the Gifts Session at the Tri-City Neighborhood Summit. On Saturday, the second annual Tri-City Neighborhood Summit was held at Lewisville Thrive in collaboration with the City of Coppell and the Town of Flower Mound to strengthen community bonds.

Second annual tri-city neighborhood summit promotes community awareness, relationships

Sahasra Chakilam, News Editor February 26, 2024

LEWISVILLE -- On a Saturday morning, in one single space, a multitude of community members and leaders from different neighboring cities came together to recognize the strengths of one another’s areas...

Got You Covered is a series from The Sidekick detailing events involving Coppell High School and Coppell ISD happening this week. It will be posted every Monday for the remainder of the 2023-24 school year.

Got You Covered: 2/26-3/3

Sahasra Chakilam, News Editor February 26, 2024

Today, Coppell ISD Board of Trustees meets at 6 p.m. in the boardroom of the Vonita White Administration Building.  On Tuesday, Coppell City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers at...

#SJW2024: The Sidekick staff shares what journalism means to them (video)

Rhea Chowdhary, Video Editor February 22, 2024

Happy Scholastic Journalism Week! Throughout this week, the Journalism Education Association celebrates student journalism and its impact on the community. The Sidekick staff shares what journalism means...

Coppell High School senior Ethan Camaret views the moon through a telescope during the Moon Party. The annual Moon Party was held on Wednesday at CHS Main Entrance and Commons for astronomy students to showcase their knowledge and celebrate the moon. Vibha Viswanath

Community basks in glory of outer space at annual Moon Party

Nrithya Mahesh, Staff Designer February 22, 2024

Children stare in awe into telescopes, jaws hanging as they marvel at the moon’s beauty. Parents and students galore peruse through lines of trifolds rich in information about various planets and galactic...

21 Coppell High School DECA Members qualified for the International Career Development Conference in Houston last week at the state conference. They advance to ICDC in Anaheim, Calif. from April 26-May 1 to compete against students globally. Photo courtesy Richard Chamberlain

DECA ties district record with 25 state finalists, sends 21 members to ICDC

Yug Talukdar, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

Within the crowds at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Coppell DECA members anxiously prepare for their event, perfecting their finishing touches to place well at the State Career Development...

Former U.N. ambassador and former two-term South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks to supporters at a rally event in the South Side Music Hall on Thursday. Haley came to Dallas as part of her 2024 presidential campaign as a Republican candidate.

Haley makes bold promises at Dallas rally

Nyah Rama, CHS9 Editor February 19, 2024

DALLAS - Nikki Haley, we love you! Those five words would soon become a recurrent phrase throughout the night. Chants of support and electrifying applause echo through the South Side Music Hall as Republican...

Candidates Cassandra Hernandez, Kate Rumsey and Scarlett Cornwallis (from left to right) stand with Raise Your Hand Texas Director of Political Strategies and Partnerships Matthew Hall (second to the left) at Coppell Arts Center on Tuesday. Cornwallis, Hernandez and Rumsey are all running for Texas House District Seat 115 and were invited to speak at the Raise Your Hand Texas open forum.

District 115 candidates discuss school vouchers, funding in public education forum

Sohana Singh, Staff Photographer February 15, 2024

Three new Democratic candidates - Scarlett Cornwallis, Cassandra Hernandez and Kate Rumsey - are on the ballot for the Texas House District 115 seat, along with the matter of the future of public education.  The...

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