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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

Wofford recognized as CISD Secondary District Teacher of the Year (Video)

Sri Achanta, Executive Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2024

Coppell High School Sidekick adviser Chase Wofford was named Coppell ISD Secondary District Teacher of the Year on Friday. Wofford has taught at CHS for the past 19 years and is now in the running for...

On March 29, Beyoncé released her eighth studio album, sparking new conversations about the role of Black women in country music. The Sidekick entertainment editor Ainsley Dwyer delves into whether or not Beyoncé succeeded in creating a country album that is unique in her largely pop discography.

Column: Beyoncé tipping hat to Southern roots in “COWBOY CARTER”

Ainsley Dwyer, Entertainment editor April 30, 2024

On March 29, Beyoncé released her eighth studio album, COWBOY CARTER, an album experimenting with country music as well as other genres that has been in the making since 2019. She uses her majestic...

Coppell High School senior Anveshi Goyal thanks her DECA adviser, Richard Chamberlain, for constantly instilling confidence within her work. On Tuesday, Coppell ISD Education Foundation honored its 2023-24 CHS Distinguished Scholars and Honored Educators.

Class of 2024’s top students celebrated at annual academic recognition banquet

Sabah Uddin, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

On the third floor of Coppell’s VariSpace, Coppell ISD students, families and staff can be seen smiling, hugging, taking pictures and chatting excitedly with those around them. The anticipation is in...

Tapia tallying trail of debate accolades (with video)

Minori Kunte, Staff Cartoonist April 23, 2024

From Santa Clara to Coppell, Coppell High School sophomore Kaitlyn Tapia has had a passion for debate since fourth grade.  While residing in California, Tapia participated in her first debate camp...

A total solar eclipse will be visible from Coppell on Monday, a phenomenon that will not occur for another 293 years. To celebrate this marvel, Coppell ISD has planned an alternative schedule for the day to allow students and faculty to experience the eclipse as a community. File photo.

Experiencing totality

Sameeha Syed, Social Media Manager April 4, 2024

On Monday, a total solar eclipse will be visible from Coppell, a phenomenon that will not be visible to the community for another 293 years. For approximately four minutes, North Texas residents and...

Fewer students at Coppell High School are driving to school, with one-third of the student population of Coppell High School riding the bus. This change in students’ means of transportation has had ramifications on students’ ability to participate in co-curricular activities.

The route forward

Manasa Borra and Nrithya Mahesh April 1, 2024

The clock strikes 8:40 a.m. Lines of Coppell High School students stream down the sidewalk as they complete their walk to school. Bikes are fastened to the racks near buses unloading hundreds of students....

Coppell High School senior Yomna Elkayer assists Town Center Elementary School first grader Maxwell Pascoe with his math project in TCE teacher Erin Naughton’s classroom on March 6. Coppell High School’s teaching and coaching practicum offers a structured pathway for students to explore their interests and gain hands-on experience within real classroom settings.

Unlocking future educators: Inside Coppell’s teaching and coaching practicum

Rhea Choudhary, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

On a Monday morning, the sound of students chattering fills Town Center Elementary School third grade teacher Erin Naughton’s classroom.  As the door creaks open, heads turn and Coppell High...

Bart Rogers plays bass to “You Kill Me” by Baboon in his Coppell home office. Rogers has been the bass player for Baboon since 2010, previously playing between 1991-1994.

Rogers rocking the punk

Wendy Le, Podcast Producer March 22, 2024

Staying at strangers’ homes, living off of junk food and traveling across the country with a beige Ford Econoline van, also known as Mommy, purchased for less than $1,000: This was the early 20s of Coppell...

CHS9 English I teacher Erin Begle advises students on their class assignment on Feb. 28. Begle was named CHS9 Teacher of the Year on Dec. 1.

Begle named CHS9 2023-24 Teacher of the Year

Sohana Singh, Staff Photographer March 19, 2024

CHS9 English I teacher Erin Begle did not always know she wanted to be a teacher. However, her love for kids and the value of education drew her towards the career of her future. Begle was named the...

Video: The seniors of Coppell Percussion

Rhea Chowdhary and Sri Achanta March 7, 2024

On Saturday, Coppell Percussion seniors performed their final Purely Rhythmic show. Watch video editor Rhea Chowdhary and editor-in-chief Sri Achanta’s video where the seniors reflect on their memories...

Coppell High School is known to many students for its cheating culture, with people who speak up about it often called “snitches.” The Sidekick staff designer Nrithya Mahesh explores why speaking up can be so scary at CHS, and brings attention to the injustice. Photo illustration by Aasritha Yanamala

Column: To snitch or not to snitch?

Nrithya Mahesh, Staff Designer February 26, 2024

Answer choice: C I bubbled in my answer, my eyes bordered with bags that appeared after my long study session the previous night. As I look up to check the time, I notice two of my classmates whispering...

The Hopeful Neighborhood Project director of community programming Jennifer Prophete explains the benefits of observing positive aspects of ones community during the Discover the Gifts Session at the Tri-City Neighborhood Summit. On Saturday, the second annual Tri-City Neighborhood Summit was held at Lewisville Thrive in collaboration with the City of Coppell and the Town of Flower Mound to strengthen community bonds.

Second annual tri-city neighborhood summit promotes community awareness, relationships

Sahasra Chakilam, News Editor February 26, 2024

LEWISVILLE -- On a Saturday morning, in one single space, a multitude of community members and leaders from different neighboring cities came together to recognize the strengths of one another’s areas...

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