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CHS9 language acquisition specialist Ashton Wright assists freshman Olivia Feng with her biology assignment during fourth period in C104 on Nov. 10. Wright provides academic support to students whose native language is not English.

Teaching more than a language

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer November 20, 2021

The most common example of a teacher is a student's day to day math, science, social studies or English teacher. But there are so many more teachers who go unnoticed, even though they are just as vital...

Coppell High School and New Tech High Class of 2011 will held a 10-year reunion on Nov. 27 from 7 to 11 pm. The event will cost $80 and tickets can be purchased on the event’s Eventbrite page.

Class of 2011 to celebrate 10-year reunion

Anushree De, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Judy Hong Furth remembers the Coppell High School Class of 2011 as one with a sense of humor.  “[Senior pranks] were a really big deal back then. And, I think every year there was some crazy thing...

CHS9 biology teacher Hannah Dooley explains the “creating a baby alien” assignment to freshman Joaquin Cedillo where students flip a coin to determine whether their alien receives a dominant or recessive trait in J116 on Thursday. Dooley was named the October 2021 Teacher of the Month for her passion to make learning engaging for her students.

CHS9 October teacher spotlight making transition into high school sciences more engaging

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

After a year of prior teaching experience as a STEM teacher at UME Preparatory Academy in Dallas, CHS9 biology teacher Hannah Dooley is finding new ways to make the first year of high school science...

Calendar options floated for next two school years

Calendar options floated for next two school years

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor November 19, 2021

Coppell High School senior anchors Lauren Beach and Rachel Breunle open show three of the 2021-22 season of KCBY. KCBY won first place in the National Scholastic Press Association Best of Show Broadcast competition for its third show of the 2021-22 season. Photo courtesy of KCBY.

KCBY named Best of Show at national convention

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor November 17, 2021

This past weekend, the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) announced its list of Fall 2021 Best of Show winners. KCBY-TV topped the list, taking first place in its category. “I was actually...

Got You Covered is a Sidekick series detailing five events happening at Coppell High School the following week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 11/15 – 11/21

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor November 15, 2021

Nov. 15 - Nov. 19 is Anti-Bullying Week, which is commemorated annually to bring awareness of bullying in schools.   The Coppell Color Guard is hosting auditions for the JV winter guard on Tuesday...

Tuesday evening, chief communications strategist Hannah Cook speaks to the Coppell City Council regarding the upcoming utility billing system. She discusses the benefits of using the new citizen self service portal.

Billing systems to switch, allowing for user efficiency

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, a presentation by chief communications Strategist Hannah Cook informed the public about the upcoming utility billing system conversion.  The project discovery...

Former Coppell High School Student Council sponsor Jonathan Denton discusses plans for the 2018 homecoming dance. With Denton’s recent resignation, pre-calculus teacher Lucy Grimmett and English teacher Benjamin Stroud have replaced him as student council co-sponsors.

Stroud, Grimmett named new student council sponsors

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer November 10, 2021

On Oct. 22, former Coppell High School AP environmental science teacher and student council sponsor Jonathan Denton left CHS for a job with College Board. Pre-calculus teacher Lucy Grimmett and English...

Got You Covered is a Sidekick series detailing five events happening at Coppell High School the following week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 11/8 – 11/13

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor November 8, 2021

The Coppell High School Student Council begins its first Thanksgiving food drive today to benefit Metrocrest Services. Students are encouraged to bring canned goods, dried food, toiletries, baby food and...

Video: Weekly press conference with Principal Springer

KCBY November 5, 2021

KCBY-TV and The Sidekick newspaper press conference with Coppell High School Principal Laura Springer from Nov. 4. Video provided by KCBY-TV.

Coppell South Asian seniors Rudra Raval, Jaserah Chowdary and Arsalan Rivsi wear culturally significant clothing while juxtaposing the classic American diner. In recent years, South Asian immigration has risen significantly within Coppell, and Coppell ISD continues to develop and diversify to accommodate new incoming students.

Making a new home

Sreeja Mudumby, Executive Editorial Page Editor November 5, 2021

“Oh, you live in brown town, bro.” “That place is peak brown town.” If someone lives in brown town, they are referring to a space that has been inhabited by a flux of South Asian immigrants...

The Cozby Library and Community Commons offers patrons with books, study spaces, movies and games. Last week, Courtney Ferrell’s English IV class visited the library to learn about the various spaces and resources available for students.

Opening a window of opportunities through the library

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

On a windy October afternoon, Courtney Ferrell’s English IV class headed towards Coppell’s Cozby Library and Community Commons, a small detour that marked many students’ first field trip in two years. By...

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