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  • The Senior Awards ceremony is May 23 in the arena

  • CISD Night at the Ballpark is May 25

  • Six Flags tickets are on sale for $36 during all lunches.

DECA brings record competitors to international competition

DECA brings record competitors to international competition

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This year, the Coppell High School DECA chapter had a record number of 28 students advance to the annual International Career Development Conference (ICDC) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.   Held from April 21-25, the conference allowed students to present either oral or written proj...

CISD Teacher of the Year: An award only for the best of the best

CISD Teacher of the Year: An award only for the best of the best

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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Countless teachers have won the acclaimed Coppell ISD Teacher of the Year award. This year’s recipients excel in blazing their own path in the education world.   Appreciation of teachers in modern-day America is at an all-time high. Schools across the nation are adopting a platform of ac...

Coppell community gathers in Andy Brown East for annual Red and Black Run to Fund

Coppell community gathers in Andy Brown East for annual Red and Black Run to Fund

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


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The sun was shining, runners were nearing the finish line for the 5K and Coppell citizens were cheering loudly for their fellow residents.   The annual Red and Black Run to Fund took place on Saturday at Andy Brown East. The Coppell ISD Education Foundation (CEF) hosts the annual event...

Bentley, Sethi among fresh faces to join Coppell Board of Trustees in season election

Bentley, Sethi among fresh faces to join Coppell Board of Trustees in season election

Kelly Wei, Art Editor, Entertainment Editor

May 7, 2018


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  Results for the Coppell Council, Board of Trustees and mayor from Saturday have been released.   Coppell voters elected Nichole Bentley and Manish Sethi to the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees, while also re-electing Tracy Fisher to the board. For Coppell Council in Place 6, a run off election b...

Video: Coppell Municipal Election brings out eager candidates, voters

Video: Coppell Municipal Election brings out eager candidates, voters

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

May 5, 2018


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Today, the city held its General Municipal Election for the city council and CISD school board, bringing out both candidates and eager voters to Town Center. Candidates running for city council include Karen Hunt (Incumbent Mayor), Davin Bernstein (Mayor), Biju Mathew (Place 6) and John Jun (Place 6...

Decision day calls for senior appreciation

Decision day calls for senior appreciation

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Colorful flags with popular colleges such as Stanford and UT-Austin line the wall in the Coppell High School commons as seniors are seated in the front tables during lunch.   In Texas, today is the day seniors make one of the most important decisions of their lives - which college they pl...

The driving force behind campus security

The driving force behind campus security

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In 2013, a student was hit and killed by a parent turning around in the parking lot at Bryan Adams High School in Dallas where he was catching a connecting bus to Townview High School. “He was caught between the car and the curb as kids were going into school,” said Coppell High School Marketing...

Becoming one with nature: Camp Pike offers spiritual opportunities for current freshmen, juniors

Becoming one with nature: Camp Pike offers spiritual opportunities for current freshmen, juniors

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

While summer is a great time to relax and recuperate after school is over, from July 13-21, current freshmen and juniors have a rare chance to challenge themselves physically and spiritually with activities at Camp Pike.   Camp Pike is a one-week program in which middle and high schoolers travel t...

Meet the candidates: CISD Board of Trustees election to be held May 5

Meet the candidates: CISD Board of Trustees election to be held May 5

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

April 27, 2018


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As of 12 p.m. Friday, Balki Chamkura (Place 2) did not reply to The Sidekick. We will update this article if he replies with responses.   From teachers to local business owners, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees candidates have an array of experiences to draw upon for their future role as...

CHS students take advantage of unique education opportunities at North Lake College

CHS students take advantage of unique education opportunities at North Lake College

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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Today, beside the horseshoe, numerous Coppell High School students were lined up to register for dual credit and summer classes at North Lake College. When talking to upperclassmen, some may be bewildered to hear how often they are not on the CHS campus during the school day. Many juniors and seniors...

Sidekick, KCBY media programs recognized at April Board meeting

Sidekick, KCBY media programs recognized at April Board meeting

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

April 24, 2018


Filed under CISD Board Meetings, News

The Sidekick and KCBY members were recognized for their high achievements in student journalism at last night’s board meeting.   The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees honored Coppell High School’s student media programs following their award wins from the JEA/NSPA Spring National High Sch...

Board of Trustees forum emphasizes community engagement, combats cheating

Board of Trustees forum emphasizes community engagement, combats cheating

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

April 23, 2018


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The Coppell ISD Parent-Teacher-Organization held a Board of Trustees Candidate Forum in the Coppell High School Lecture Hall on Tuesday night.   The forum covered introductions, question and answers and closing statements from each of the seven candidates running: Manish Sethi and Balki Cham...

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