Coppell Student Media

  • Coppell Student Media publishing resumes Aug. 17
Coppell High School AP English III teacher Emily Pickrell holds a tutoring session over the topic of rhetorical analysis on Thursday in C hall. Pickrell tries to balance this year’s new changes whilst ensuring her students gain skills that can be used in future endeavors from her class.

Pickrell hoping students grow as thinkers, writers

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

Coppell High School AP English III teacher Emily Pickrell has taught at  CHS for three years and at Coppell Middle School East for two years. Every year, Pickrell finds herself fascinated by the new...

Coppell High School aerobic activities and dance I teacher Julie Stralow leads her sixth period class through aerobics warm-ups on April 23 in the small gym. Starlow was selected by The Sidekick staff as the sixth Teacher of the Issue for the 2020-21 school year.

Stralow strives to teach students to enjoy the movement of dance

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

Coppell High School dance and aerobics teacher Julie Stralow was selected by The Sidekick staff as its Teacher of the Issue. Starting her teaching career at CHS in November 2003 as a long-term substitute...

Coppell High School junior Sejal Goyal is the president of the Food for Thought Club and has a passion for spreading culture through food. The club educates youth about culture through a culinary field while giving back to the community.

Goyal sprinkling awareness on various holidays through food creations

Drishti Gupta, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

In October, Coppell High School junior Sejal Goyal started the Food for Thought Club, sponsored by Carla Martinez, with an intent to spread awareness of various holidays and traditions around the world....

Coppell High School senior Qiling Yeo organized the Virtual Club Expo in November. Yeo receives student of the week for helping put together zoom meetings alongside a Student Council representative and CHS head counselor Ann Cinelli for new CHS students in the fall semester. Photo by Nandini Muresh

Yeo constructing community for new students

Manasa Mohan and Nandini Muresh April 23, 2021

In April,  Coppell High School senior Qiling Yeo created a Zoom session in which new students to CHS could meet one another and interact to get to know each other better. With the help of lead counselor...

AP World History teacher Connor Blake lectures to his class during seventh period on Jan. 15. Blake was selected as Teacher of the Week for the 2020-21 school year.

Teacher of the Week: Blake bringing insight into classroom

Mel Venegas, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Coppell High School history teacher Connor Blake has taught in Coppell for three years since graduating from the University of North Texas. Officially beginning his career as a teacher here in Coppell,...

Coppell High School AP and honors chemistry teacher Courtney Crosby teaches a lesson on solubility during her second period class on Wednesday. Crosby has been selected for The Sidekick teacher of the week and has taught at CHS for two years.

Teacher of the Week: Crosby changing what “mistake” means for students

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

For the past three years, Coppell High School AP and honors chemistry teacher Courtney Crosby has emphasized the importance of her students understanding that making mistakes is one step in the right direction...

Coppell High School junior Rudra keeps tabs on volunteer hours and works on creating projects for the CHS EcoClub as secretary. The Eco Club’s goal is to bring together a community focused on helping the environment throughout Coppell.

Rudra Krishnamurthy

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Attending school from home whilst running a club has evident challenges, but CHS EcoClub secretary Rudra Krishnamurthy is determined to make his ambitious plans become reality at CHS.  Why did you...

Abhinav Yarlagadda

Abhinav Yarlagadda

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

CHS junior Abhinav Yarlagadda is the very first CHS EcoClub treasurer. Wanting to raise awareness for the simple things that people can do, Yarlagadda is set on establishing the club as one that makes...

Coppell High School sophomore Roma Patel leads the gardening committee for the CHS EcoClub through her position as vice president. The Eco Club’s goal is to bring together a community focused on helping the environment throughout Coppell.

Roma Patel

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

CHS sophomore Roma Patel is the EcoClub vice president for the 2020-2021 school year. Drawing from her experience last year as the CHS9 EcoClub president, she hopes to make a community where everyone feels...

Coppell High School junior Adarsh Pulasseri helps the CHS EcoClub meetings run smoothly with  his position as president. The Eco Club’s goal is to bring together a community focused on helping the environment throughout Coppell.

Adarsh Pulasseri

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Adarsh Pulasseri is the Coppell High School EcoClub president and dealing with the new normal high school experience has not been an easy feat. Pulasseri hopes to use his leadership skills to make the...

Coppell High School sophomore and EcoClub vice president Roma Patel, junior treasurer Abhinav Yarlagadda, junior president Adarsh Pulasseri and junior secretary  Rudra Krishnamurthy put together projects, volunteer opportunities and meeting in order to benefit our environment. The Eco Club’s goal is to bring together a community to better the environment throughout Coppell.

EcoClub Creating Sustainable Future

Manasa Mohan, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Junior Adarsh Pulasseri, sophomore Roma Patel, junior Rudra Krishnamurthy and junior Abhinav Yarlagadda comprise the EcoClub’s leadership team for the 2020-2021 school year. The group of four were elected...

KCBY-TV junior sports director Thea Massi works on an outline for a softball hype video in the KCBY studio on Tuesday. Massi uses KCBY as a way to further explore her love for media and broadcasting.

#SJW: Massi taking KCBY-TV Sports to the next level

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor February 24, 2021

As a freshman, KCBY-TV junior sports director Thea Massi was involved in volleyball, basketball and track and field. Now, as the sports director, Massi channels her passion for media and experience into...

Load More Stories