Coppell Student Media

Q&A: Stroud to teach students about rhetoric, reading

Q&A: Stroud to teach students about rhetoric, reading

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Coppell High School English teacher Benjamin Stroud brings with him a love for English, a master’s degree in higher education from the University of North Texas and plan to complete 18 hours of English instruction to teach dual credit courses in his first year at CHS. How did you begin teaching at Coppell High Sc...

Physics teacher Sloane displays superhero qualities as the school year unfolds

Physics teacher Sloane displays superhero qualities as the school year unfolds

Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Coppell High School physics teacher Stephanie Sloane isn’t just your friendly neighborhood teacher at CHS. Clues in her classroom like the poster on the wall that plasters Avengers in bright red hint that she is an avid Marvel fanatic.  However, more than just a fan of the movies, Sloane admires the...

Park highlights enthusiasm for makeup with Instagram account

Park highlights enthusiasm for makeup with Instagram account

Shravya Mahesh, Entertainment Editor

September 13, 2019

A dab of blush, a swipe of lipstick, a touch of highlighter. Just 10 minutes, and Coppell High School junior Jamie Park is out the door, makeup done and confidence at a high.  To Park, makeup is more than a side hobby or part of a daily routine. It is a passion and an important form of self-expr...

Local farmers market serves as starting point for growing French bakery

Local farmers market serves as starting point for growing French bakery

Anvitha Reddy, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Every Saturday morning since 2003, vendors from across the Dallas area have sold their locally produced goods at the Coppell Farmers Market. As a 501(c)3 registered non-profit organization, the Coppell Farmers Market strives to develop relationships between vendors and the community by encouraging...

buildOn trek to Africa allows CHS students to explore cultural similarities

buildOn trek to Africa allows CHS students to explore cultural similarities

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

In the arid climate of Ndiob, Senegal, Coppell High School seniors Reina Raj, Shreya Agarwal and Coppell’s buildOn club co-founder Ananya Pagadala wrapped up their construction for the past five days.  Wiping the sweat from their brows, they couldn’t help but smile at the school they started...

Teacher of the Week: Salamone returns to high school campus with enthusiasm, expectations

Teacher of the Week: Salamone returns to high school campus with enthusiasm, expectations

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor

August 28, 2019

Former seventh and eighth grade English teacher Laura Salamone has returned to Coppell High School to teach Honors English II/English IV for the 2019-20 school year. Salamone taught at CHS for the 1994-95 and 2010-2013 school years, staying with her children [Gabrielle, 22, Lia, 20, Marisa, 18, Ava, 1...

Ashok pursuing engineering dreams

Ashok pursuing engineering dreams

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

Coppell High School senior Suprita Ashok participated in programs for NASA in Houston and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York last summer. She is involved in engineering at CHS and hopes to pursue electrical engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

Teacher of the Issue: Ruedi providing support through roles of administrative assistant, mother

Teacher of the Issue: Ruedi providing support through roles of administrative assistant, mother

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School administrative assistant Anne Ruedi was selected by The Sidekick as the May Teacher of the Issue. She came to CHS after substituting in Coppell ISD, primarily Coppell Middle School East, for four years. Along with serving in a supportive role, Ruedi has six children, the youngest of...

Student of the Week: Sun succeeds in fine arts through photography, drawings

Student of the Week: Sun succeeds in fine arts through photography, drawings

Sofia Guerrero and Sally Parampottil

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School sophomore Sidney Sun started taking photos from a young age. She is currently in the digital art and media class and has been recognized for her work.

Both sides of the camera

Both sides of the camera

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

A camera lens trains its eye on its subject, and there is a beat of silence as the image focuses and sharpens. Coppell High School senior Peyton Wallace is used to being on both sides of this exchange, as an anchor for KCBY-TV and photographer. However, that is not the limit of Wallace’s artisti...

Path to success

Path to success

May 17, 2019

Coppell High School offers a multitude of classes geared towards career clusters. From health science to education, students can find the paths they wish to take after graduating from college. These paths, both academic and nonacademic, can be pursued through multiple colleges throughout the nation.