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Questioning the control of red lights

November 11, 2009


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By Natalie Hill, center spread editor Every Tuesday and Thursday, I reluctantly roll out of bed to make my way to North Lake Community College – North Campus. Normally about 30 minutes before class starts, I manage to open my eyes and can make my way to my car about ten minutes after. Always...

Kiki Camarena’s Sacrifice Fuels Red Ribbon Week Image and video hosting by TinyPic

November 11, 2009


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Story by Tyler Morris Webmaster Video by Jacob Harpel KCBY National Red Ribbon week took place on the week of Oct. 26 – Oct. 30 this year. Red Ribbon week promotes and supporting a drug free lifestyle. Students participate by wearing Red Ribbon week ribbons, dressing up, and staying drug free....

Cowgirls look for revenge against Hawks

November 10, 2009


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By Andy Tabor The Coppell Cowgirls look to defeat the Hebron Hawks for the first time this season in what is an incredibly important match.  This match decides which team will move on to the regional semi-finals. Hebron has beaten Coppell in the regular season twice, the first time in five games...

Red Jacket buttons show leadership at CHS Image and video hosting by TinyPic

November 10, 2009


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By Rebecca Fowler Sidekick Staff Writer and Bayley Zarrehparvar KCBY By now, everyone is familiar with Coppell High School’s Red Jackets, who were first introduced to campus last year.  They are the faces of CHS, hosting various events, giving the announcements and always being there to help...

As “Sesame Street” ages, audience changes

November 9, 2009


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By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer Nov. 10 marks the 40th anniversary of the beloved program “Sesame Street”, the longest running children’s show in television history. Premiering in 1969, the show was originally created to be an educational television show – a revolutionary idea at the time. Rather than a substitute for readin...

New community services requirements keep dual credit students busy

November 9, 2009


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By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer Signing up for dual credit, most seniors did not realize the workload that came along with a more flexible schedule, and many Government 2301 students have embarked on a project that takes many hours of outside class work to complete. “I have been using service ...

Ultimate Frisbee’s regular season comes to close

November 6, 2009


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by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer The last game of Ultimate Frisbee's regular season will be tomorrow, Saturday morning at 9 a.m. behind the field house. The top 6 teams will participate in a tournament-style playoff to be held November 7, this Sunday. Ultimate Frisbee, played for 3 Saturdays, is p...

CHS Falls Back

November 6, 2009


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Following Halloween, November 1st was daylight saving times--when you "fall back". Clocks are set an hour back, and people everywhere rejoice having another hour of sleep. One of the biggest effects of this phenomenon is that now, electronic clocks that automatically reset go back themselves, so time...

Bustle grows greater at CHS

November 6, 2009


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From Spanish Club socials to the TOMS shoe drive, there's a lot going on at CHS. In every corner of the school there seems to be some sort of event or activity going on. Whether its club meetings, play performances, or field trips, CHS has recently gotten very busy. Just this week Earth Space and Science has been hosting a bake sale every ...

Theme days help spread Red Ribbon Week message

November 6, 2009


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By Peter Sblendorio Staff Writer Coppell High School continues the old tradition of Red Ribbon Week this year, allowing students to dress up each day to follow a different theme. Red Ribbon Week is held every October to raise awareness about the dangers of drugs and alcohol in America’s ...

Project Graduation provides ACT practice Image and video hosting by TinyPic

November 5, 2009


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Story by Kelly Emerson, Sidekick Staff Photographer Video by Emily Denton, KCBY Staff Member High school students are accustomed to sleeping in on Saturday mornings, but on Oct. 31 nearly 90 students were on campus for a practice test that would help to prepare them for the real thing. Thes...

Hear ye! Hear ye! Madrigals prepare for feast Image and video hosting by TinyPic

November 4, 2009


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Story by Natalie Hill, centerspread editor Video by Kelly Marshall, KCBY staff member As the holiday season comes nearer by the day, as does the 15th annual CHS Madrigals’ Feast. Dressed in early 16th century clothing, full with tights, frock and cap, knights with armor and the usual court jeste...

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