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The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

13 questions: Navya Singh (video)

Neha Nathwani, Staff Writer October 11, 2023

Coppell High School junior Navya Singh shares her opinions on what makes art valuable and how it can impact society. Learn more about how she handles doing art with other extracurriculars, as well as her...

Want to know more about… with Mashal Khan

Want to know more about… with Mashal Khan

Caroline Moxley May 6, 2023

  https://youtu.be/Tvb-Ip5r8AY Watch The Sidekick staff designer Caroline Moxley's video as she peeks into Coppell High School's chemistry and physics teacher Mashal Khan's classroom. What's...

Coppell sophomore Sydney Frieder listens to drill instructions during practice on Monday at Coppell Middle School North. Frieder is an attackman for the Coppell girls varsity lacrosse team and has overcome obstacles throughout her lacrosse career.

Student of the week: Frieder attacking obstacles

Ainsley Dwyer, Staff Writer March 31, 2023

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Samae Copa co-owner Sean Houston carves a design into glassware on March 13. Samae Copa specializes in customized engraved glassware which Houston owns with his wife, Amy Houston.

Corners of Coppell: Samae Copa carving a unique place within Coppell’s borders

Sannidhi Arimanda, Communications Manager March 25, 2023

Walking into the Irving Graphics Pro Expo trade show in 2022, Sean Houston arrived with the initial intent of beginning a wood carving business. Although Houston did not have much prior experience...

Coppell High School Spanish teacher Valerie Jade de Rios walks around the classroom as her AP Spanish Literature and Culture students read passages out loud from their textbooks during third period on Monday. Jade de Rios has been teaching foreign languages for 18 years and is in her first year of teaching Spanish at CHS. Photo by Sahasra Chakilam

Jade de Rios fostering comforting ambiance in classroom

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

After leaving her hometown in France and spending three years in Mexico City as a French teacher in 2005, Valerie Jade de Rios arrived in the United States to become a Spanish teacher. Jade de Rios has...

Coppell freshman JV defender Mohamed Ouedraogo dribbles against  Flower Mound at Buddy Echols Field on Feb 10. Ouedraogo has been invested in soccer for as long as he can remember and hopes to play professionally. Photo by Trey Boudreaux.

Ouedraogo following in his father’s footsteps, aiming for D1

Deepali Kanchanavally, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

  Follow Deepali Kanchanavally (@deepali0914) and @CHSCampusNews on Twitter. Location by Dave Tap by Lil Uzi Packs and Potions by Hazey Chicago Freestyle by Drake Classical...

Coppell High School sophomores Aayush Shah and Shreyes Ram hold a solar car engine on Wednesday. Shah is the President of the CHS Solar Racing Team, in which he explores alternative energy sources.

Student of the Week: Shah on road to success with solar car team

Deepali Kanchanavally, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

Coppell High School sophomore Solar Racing Team president Aayush Shah is passionate about many things, including researching the use of alternative energy sources in race cars and debating. The Coppell...

Coppell High School sophomore Drama Club member Komal Koranne greets other members of the club to begin the meeting on Wednesday in the CHS Black Box Theater. Koranne has the position of CHS9 liaison in which she aids the freshmen members to feel more comfortable in the new environment.

Student of the Week: Koranne paving the way

Sahasra Chakilam, Staff Photographer January 20, 2023

Whenever Coppell High School sophomore Drama Club CHS9 Liaison Komal Koranne walks into a room, it is likely she is approached by many due to her ever-present affability. Koranne is an avid member of the...

Coppell High School junior Jackson Cusano holds his Texas Association of Future Editors presentation detailing the career and life of Coppell Middle School East Principal Melissa Arnold. Cusano is The Sidekick’s student of the week and recently placed at the state TAFE competition. Photo by Shrayes Gunna

Student of the Week: Cusano’s love for education qualifies for state in TAFE

Manasa Borra, Staff Designer January 13, 2023

Coppell High School junior Jackson Cusano’s enthusiasm for teaching and dedication to his fellow students has helped him to advance to the state level of the Texas Association of Future Educators...

Concept 7 owner Frank Marott takes an individual portrait of Coppell High School senior lacrosse player Tom O’Hearn at the Coppell High School field house on Saturday. Marott has been a photographer for 25 years and serves the Coppell community.

Corners of Coppell: Marott focusing camera on Coppell

Meghna Kulkarni, Social Media Manager December 8, 2022

Living as a child in Saudi Arabia, Frank Marott sold skateboards on the side of the road. One day, he was approached by a man of stature who asked, “Are you the man that sold my son the skateboard? I...

Coppell High School senior Science Olympiad captain Mytri Nair talks to sophomore Abhiram Kanamariapudi and sophomore Harini Ramamurthy on how to maximize note sheets on Wednesday. CHS Science Olympiad is currently preparing to compete at its regional competition on March 4. Photo by Tvisha Jindal (TJ).

Student of the Week: Nair excelling in dance, science, robotics

Deepali Kanchanavally, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

Coppell High School senior Science Olympiad captain Mytri Nair is passionate about many things. She has been doing Bharatanatyam, a form of Indian classical dance, since she was 3 years old, and takes...

Coppell High School English II teacher Matthew Anderson writes notes on his iPad to teach his students how to structure a paragraph during seventh period on Thursday. Anderson is a new teacher this 2022-23 school year and was inspired by his past teachers to make his classroom feel like a home.

Anderson spotlighting student talent in classroom

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

  Coming into the 2022-2023 school year, a new face lights up the English department. Coppell High School English II teacher Matthew Anderson strives to make his classroom feel like a home. Inspired...

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