Coppell Student Media

Pep rally glows with school spirit

October 8, 2009

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

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

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...

CHS donates blood, saves lives Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 8, 2009

By Julia Kim Staff Writer National Honor Society partnered once again with Carter BloodCare to organize the blood drive at CHS that took place in the south gym on Wednesday, Oct. 7. This was the first of two blood drives at the high school, the next to follow in spring. NHS officers volunteered...

State Fair continues strong this season

October 8, 2009

By: Mary Whitfill Staff Writter The Texas State Fair is known across the nation as the home of the biggest Ferris wheel in the country, the best shows and the fattiest foods. We who live in Dallas take pride in knowing that for one month, our festivities are revered across the country.    The fired food contest is ...

Swine flu vaccine is on the way

October 8, 2009

By Yogesh Patel Graphic Artist As fears of a global epidemic of H1N1, better known as swine flu, increase, the pressure is on for the government to take action. The H1N1 virus is a strand of flu virus with a combination of human, bird, and pig strands. Because very few have been exposed to this...

My Bucket List

October 7, 2009

With all these college admissions essays and questions asking me about what I want to do with my life, if there was a movie made about me, what it would be called and what would the story line would be and so many other questions that an admissions officer would never need to know about me, I find myself...

Live chat on Southlake Carroll vs. Coppell transcript

October 7, 2009

On Wednesday, October 7,2009, people on both sides of the Coppell-Southlake divide convened to discuss predictions for the Friday game. Read a complete transcript of the live chat below and continue the discussion in the comments below! Read More »...

KCBY plus Sidekick equals convergence Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 6, 2009

Story by Tyler Morris CSM.com Webmaster Video by Ryan Clancy, KCBY This school year, Coppell’s student newspaper, The Sidekick, and the student led television station, KCBY, are joining together to start implementing a new form of news and media. It’s called convergence media. “Convergence...

Cheerleader Bingo Night a success once again

October 6, 2009

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer A long running tradition, Cheerleader Bingo Night was back at CHS on Friday, October 2nd. From 6- 9:30 p.m., grandparents, parents and students filled the cafeteria to test their luck. Bingo Night is a way for cheerleaders to raise money for its booster club and...

Senior Class shirts on sale

October 6, 2009

Graduating class of 2010 now has the opportunity to purchase class t-shirts. Class officers selected the final shirt design based on the ballots that were passed out during the senior class meeting on Wednesday, September 30. T-shirt orders are being taken during all lunches on the stage October 15-16...

New change in cell phone policy

October 6, 2009

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer The end of this summer was bittersweet for CHS students, a time to say goodbye to summer nights and hello to old friends and teachers. But as the new school year approached, students grew even more excited to reconnect with friends via cell phone use during school. Last...