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Student Spotlight: Sophomore Danielle Garcia

October 15, 2009


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Sophomore Danielle Garcia What organizations and extracurriculars are you involved in? Lariettes Drill Team, Mock Trial, and President of the Soldier Club What is your favorite color/movie/band/food? Green, Transformers, The band Broken Side, spaghetti What is you favorite class? Why? AP ...

Debate and Speech make NFL “100 Club”

October 15, 2009


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The Coppell Speech and Debate program has been placed in the prestigious "100 Club" by the National Forensic League for achieving 100 or more degrees last year.  The program has now been placed in top 10% of NFL chapters nationwide. Degrees serve as points for individual participants in the program.  ...

Photo Gallery: IB Hike

October 15, 2009


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Photos by Viviana Trevino IB (International Baccalaureate) students went on a hike with Mr. Vergien to enjoy nature. The hike took about two hours and had a very muddy trail. [Gallery=27]

Coppell Celebrates Columbus Day

October 15, 2009


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While there have been no notable religious holidays lately, last Monday, the 12th, was the secular holiday of Columbus day. While controversy has erupted in past years about the dubious nature of Columbus "discovering" America, the day was nonetheless celebrated. Coppell schools had the day off Friday...

Tips for preventing the flu

October 15, 2009


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by Caitlin Conner Staff Writer Flu season is in full swing and many students are feeling its effects. These simple steps can help students avoid the flu and stay in school. 1.Most importantly, wash your hands. Hum “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” or another short tune to ensure that you have...

Mean girls ruin high school experience

October 15, 2009


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By Mary Whitfill High school is supposed to be four of the best years of our lives where we get to relax, make great friends and learn things that will continue to help us as we progress through life. What is often left out is the number of ‘mean girls’ lurking behind every corner. I hadn’t noticed the ex...

& the countdown begins…

October 14, 2009


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By Luciana Mendes Staff Writer As the 2009-10 school year progresses, there is much for students to keep in the back of their mind.  This Thursday is “Wear your favorite jersey” day, and Friday is game day for Coppell who, after a tough loss to Southlake Dragons, will take on the Hebron Hawks...

Why did Coppell lose to Southlake? Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 9, 2009


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Coppell v. Southlake Still have an opinion you didn't get to express in the live chat? Continue the discussion here....

Frozen yogurt shops to open in Coppell

October 8, 2009


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Finally, we yogurt crazed Coppellians don't have to venture across highways to get our frozen yogurt fix, because frozen yogurts places are opening right in our own Coppell. There are 2 coming soon, 1 called Yogurt Zone in the place of Super Suppers in the plaza of Express Fitness, and the 2nd beside...

Pep rally glows with school spirit

October 8, 2009


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By Melissa Brisco Copy Editor “57!” “53!” echoed through the CHS gym as students got pumped up for tomorrow night’s big game against our biggest rival, the Southlake Carroll Dragons. Today’s pep rally was a very different; it was a glow in the dark pep rally. “We wanted to keep...

Irreligious Holidays Haunt October

October 8, 2009


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This has been the first full week of October, which is also known as National Popcorn Poppin' month. This is particularly appropriate given the volume of horror movies played in the months preceding Halloween at the end of October. This is also National Newspaper Week, so The Sidekick would like to ...

My take on IB

October 8, 2009


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By Julia Kim Staff Writer It is rather nice to participate in the new program that intruded this year, International Baccalaureate, and I urge all underclassmen to partake in this advantageous program. There are too many benefits. 6.0 classes. College credit. IB Diploma. Outstanding staff. In...

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