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On June 6, the Board of Trustees approved Coppell High School associate principal Melissa Arnold as the principal of Coppell Middle School East. Arnold has worked for Coppell ISD since 2005 and became an assistant principal in 2013. She was elevated to associate principal in 2017.

Arnold named principal of CMS East

Sri Achanta, Executive News Editor June 11, 2022

After working at Coppell High School as associate and assistant principals, Melissa Arnold and Chris Gollner will be joining the Coppell Middle School East and Denton Creek Elementary faculty as the new...

Southlake Carroll senior courtesy runner Brady Miller slides to score Carroll’s second run in Game 1 of the Class 6A Region I semifinals at Dallas Baptist University’s Horner Ballpark on Thursday. Carroll swept the series, winning Game 1, 4--0, and Game 2, 6-0, on Friday night.

Proksch, Herring lead Dragons to shutout sweep of Cowboys

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 28, 2022

  DALLAS- For decades, the deep-rooted rivalry between Coppell and Southlake Carroll has created electric atmospheres and even more intense ball games. Carroll, a perennial powerhouse, boasts...

Coppell High School service dog London takes a  walk around the CHS campus on Thursday. CHS service dogs are trained to calm and provide comfort to special needs students.

High school sweetheart edition: Pawfect friend brightens schooldays

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer May 13, 2022

Being side by side, a silent assistant carefully observes the students without leaving eyes for a second, keeping the professionalism in the job. A small movement would immediately be caught in his...

There are many events in high school that many consider as important to attend to “complete” the high school experience, but students may feel pressured to attend these events. The Sidekick editorial board thinks students should be able to do what makes them happy to have fun in high school instead of succumbing to peer pressure.

Editorial: The DIY high school experience

Editorial Board May 12, 2022

Four years of high school culminate at the end of a student’s senior year. It is a time to celebrate the end of an era and usher in a new chapter. However, this coming-of-age experience is often determined...

Coppell High School senior and band head drum major Wes Booker plays the bassoon during band rehearsal on April 19. Booker has recently been honored as a Texas Music Educators Association musician and will be attending University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music in the fall.

The beat goes on

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated from its original version. On November 4, the night before the Coppell High School marching band was meant to perform its program “Carousel” at the Bands...

Coppell senior valedictorian Mira Jiang reads one of her favorite books, War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. Jiang is an novelist, musician and dancer as well as philanthropist.

Jiang writing her Fantaisie Impromptu

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Immersed in her own world, Coppell High School Class of 2022 valedictorian Mira Jiang crafts her newest novel in one of her two rooms. Its blue walls dotted with Winnie the Pooh decals from her home’s...

Coppell High School senior Sage Priest performs a scene from “Into the Woods” during the Senior Showcase on Saturday in the CHS Black Box. Priest participated in the show to mark the end of her high school experience.

Following a dream: theater journey of Priest

Maya Palavali, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

A tiny fourth grader looks at the stage she helped build. In the warm glow, she stands entranced as she watches her brother, Coppell High School 2018 graduate Wyatt Priest, transform into another person...

Singer Aditya Prakash performs at the Aditya Prakash concert at the Coppell Arts Center on Friday.

Prakash pushes music to new limits

Anushree De, Staff Writer May 2, 2022

To listen to an improvised segment of the concert, click on the box to the right.  Three…two….one…and then the art unravels. Slowly at first, but getting louder with each drum beat and guitar...

Coppell senior center fielder Carter Fields slides to score the Cowboy’s sixth run against Marcus on Saturday at Coppell ISD Baseball/Softball Complex. Coppell defeated the Marauders, 9-6, in a tiebreaker game to clinch the first seed in District 6-6A.

‘Best game of the year’

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 1, 2022

The Coppell baseball team has been in the same position time and time again. In its second game against Flower Mound Marcus, they were down by two runs. Friday night against Flower Mound, they were down...

Cottonwood Creek Elementary School’s weather station was proposed by CCE dyslexia therapist Leslie Helwig in efforts to provide a hands-on learning opportunity for students. The weather station was installed in February and students use it before getting ready for the Cottonwood Creek News Network show in which the daily weather, lunch and announcements are reported on.

Helwig channeling inner meteorologist through weather station at CCE

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager April 30, 2022

A morning of sunshine, an afternoon of wind and an evening of rain.  The weather in Texas can be crazy sometimes.  In elementary school, students at every grade level learn about the weather. A...

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