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Coppell junior courtesy runner Carter Fields returns to first base in a rundown, scoring senior right fielder Will Rodman in the process against Keller yesterday at Denton Guyer. The Cowboys lost the decisive Game 3 on Saturday, 7-1, and ended their season as Class 6A Region I semifinalists after losing Game 1 on Thursday, 5-2, and winning Game 2 on Friday, 6-5.

Tale of Two Tides: Baseball bows out in regional semis after thrilling series loss to Keller

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

DENTON - Coppell baseball knew that, coming into this series, Keller would be the toughest team it would have to face if it wanted to secure the lucrative trip to state. The series highlighted by the...

This year, students have been able to experience both in-person and online education. Coppell ISD is considering a virtual academy as a learning choice or 2021-2022 based on community interest and possible state allocated funding.

The future of local education

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor May 15, 2021

When Coppell High School sophomores searched for their testing rooms on May 8 for English II STAAR testing, many of them were navigating the building for the first time. It is yet another effect of the...

Lohiya transforming self-taught skill into inspired masterpieces

Lohiya transforming self-taught skill into inspired masterpieces

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager May 14, 2021

As the persistent clicks of the sewing machine bounce off the blush-colored walls of her study, Coppell High School sophomore Mehak Lohiya settles into an easy rhythm.  Just minutes before, Lohiya...

Generation Z has experienced several significant events that have exposed them to the real world. The Sidekick editorial board discusses why this new generation calls for a different way to educate and to learn.

Editorial: Our futures are not a group project

Editorial Board May 14, 2021

Generation Z is an x variable in the equation of the modern world. The oldest Gen Z is 24 years old, the youngest is 9. Not only are we mostly in the dark about what makes us unique as a generation, we’re...

Coppell High School Round-Up adviser Sallyanne Harris discusses the end of year banquet with CHS senior section editor Naomi Kho in the yearbook room on May 6. Harris is retiring at the end of this school year after nine years of teaching at CHS.

Gentle personality, strong soul: Harris leaves legacy at Coppell after nine years of shaping student journalists

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

A107 safe haven. “Yerd Herd.” Familial feelings.  Even though she realized the power of creating impactful relationships with her students late, Coppell High School Round-Up adviser Sallyanne Harris...

Coppell senior midfielders Bain Carter, Tyler Wendel and Jacob Dashner embrace after fulltime is called in the 2021 THSLL State Championship on Sunday at George Turner Stadium in Humble. Coppell became the THSLL Class A State Champions after defeating Dallas St. Mark’s, 10-8, and Vandergrift, 5-4, in the Class A State Championships on Saturday, at Kingwood High School, and Sunday, at George Turner Stadium.

Lacrosse becomes state champion after defeating Vandergrift in a physically heated, low-scoring affair

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

In a humid weekend trip to Humble, Coppell played in the THSLL Class A State Championship round and faced both Dallas St. Mark’s and Austin Vandergrift as the underdog. The Cowboys embraced their...

Common microaggressions against the Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community can snowball into violent hate crimes, as evidenced by the Atlanta spa shootings on March 16. The shootings sparked a nationwide reaction against racism and spurred local organizers into action.

COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act passes following waves of anti-Asian sentiment

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor May 6, 2021

On April 22, the United States Senate passed a bipartisan COVID-19 hate crimes bill to enact protections for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.  The bill is a concrete step from the...

Coppell High School 2009 graduate Jim Pagels died on April 9 in Washington, D.C. in a bicycle accident. Pagels loved Dallas professional sports, senior shenanigans, playing varsity tennis and producing comedic segments for KCBY-TV.

“Creative genius, master storyteller”: Pagels’ individuality lives on in stories after bicycling accident

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor April 29, 2021

On April 9 in Washington, D.C., Coppell High School 2009 graduate Jim Pagels died in a five-car chain reaction crash while cycling, leaving those who knew him devastated. Pagels was an urban economist,...

Coppell senior golfer Chelsea Romas finishes a swing on Sept. 23. The Coppell girls varsity golf team won first place at the Class 6A Region I Tournament to advance to the state tournament.

Cowgirls golf conquers regionals, advances to state after six year absence

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

A strong start on the first day of the Class 6A Region I Tournament allowed the Coppell girls golf team to become the regional champions. The tournament took place at Tangle Ridge Golf Course on Monday...

The Coppell Assistance League prepares for its 11:30 a.m. meeting on Thursday on the Palio’s Pizza Cafe patio. The ALC’s mission is to help transform the lives of children and adults through community programs.

Assistance league, Assisteens providing support through philanthropic programs

Drishti Gupta, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Bright faces and radiant smiles unfurled across the room as Assisteens and Assistance League members strolled in with their crossword puzzles to play with the senior citizens.  Surrounded by young,...

Coppell High School 2020 graduate Angeli Smith and New Tech High @ Coppell senior Cole Ramirez protest the death of Daunte Wright at the intersection of Denton Tap Road and Sandy Lake Road yesterday. The group held signs at the intersection to educate passersby on Wright’s murder and fighting racial injustice.

“We’re going to keep fighting”: Locals protest in response to Wright’s death

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor April 15, 2021

Every time cars honk and passengers holler at the busiest intersection in Coppell, Coppell High School 2020 graduate Angeli Smith jumps and waves the two signs in her hands. The names of two Black men...

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