Upcoming Events
  • Softball vs. Plano // Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.
  • Girls Lacrosse vs. Parish // Wednesday
  • CISD Tenor/Bass Concert // Wednesday at 7 p.m.
  • Baseball vs. Plano // Friday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Boys Lacrosse vs. Southlake // Friday at 7:30 p.m.
  • CISD Job Fair at CMS West // Saturday from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Coppell Arts Center hosts Dog Days: Fashion Show and Adoption Event // Saturday at 10 a.m.
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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

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...

Coppell High School sophomore Laasya Javvadi started her own cake making business in 2021. Javvadi enjoys fulfilling orders for numerous clients. Photo by Nyah Rama

Student of the week: Javvadi running reliable baking business as a sophomore

Manasa Borra, Staff Designer November 22, 2022

  Coppell High School sophomore Laasya Javvadi presents a two-layered cake meant to mimic an Indian Saree. Javvadi enjoys fulfilling orders for numerous clients. Photo courtesy Laasya Javvadi From...

Coppell High School junior Roma Jani rehearses a song during second period on Friday. Jani is an accomplished performer at CHS, currently participating in A Cappella, varsity mixed choir, and Madrigals. Photo by Aliya Zakir

Student of the Week: Jani singing her way through the pressure of school

Ishana Sharma, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Coppell High School junior soprano Roma Jani has been a part of choir since she was in third grade at Brooks Crossing Elementary in South Brunswick Township, N.J. Now, she is the CHS Choir vice-president...

Falak Art Studio owner Nisha Shah works with a committed team of instructors who teach art to people of different ages, ranging from children to adults. Falak Art Studio is a curriculum-based art studio in Coppell that teaches basic to advanced drawing and painting techniques in various artistic mediums.

Corners of Coppell: Shah helping the community through the medium of art

Sukirtha Muthiah, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

What began as a solution 19 years ago to stay at home with her newborn has now become one of the most successful art studios in the area. Coppell resident Nisha Shah’s passion for art has been with her...

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