Coppell Student Media

Kendra gives back with Night for Nepal

Kendra gives back with Night for Nepal

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


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A bustling scene at the Southlake location of Kendra Scott unfolded as the student-led organization, Night for Nepal, hosted a fundraiser on Dec. 7 to raise money for its upcoming event.   Night for Nepal is a student-run non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in Nepal, after the...

Video: Coppell High School students speak on Student Council “New Year, New Me” week

Video: Coppell High School students speak on Student Council “New Year, New Me” week

January 16, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Student Life, Video

The Coppell High School Student Council is currently holding their "New Year, New Me" week which promotes healthy and fun habits to start off 2019. We spoke to CHS students about the week's meaning and their thoughts on it.

Q&A: Cosper joins CTE department, uses past experience to work with students

Q&A: Cosper joins CTE department, uses past experience to work with students

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Q&A's, Student Life

Students who walk into D117 have a new teacher and mentor to help prepare them for adult life: Coppell High School teacher Dana Cosper. As part of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) department, Cosper will be teaching Ready, Set, Teach!, Human Growth and Development and Interior Design.   ...

Q&A: New to CHS: Baker brings long-time appreciation for math to algebra classes mid-year

Q&A: New to CHS: Baker brings long-time appreciation for math to algebra classes mid-year

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Q&A's, Student Life

After a series of temporary teachers, six honors Algebra II classes finally have one to stay: Krissy Baker. At Richardson High School, Baker taught Pre-Calculus, which allows her familiarity with its prerequisite, Algebra II.   Why did you become a math teacher? I knew I always wanted...

December Teacher of the Issue: APUSH teacher Scott Shelby on the importance of history

December Teacher of the Issue: APUSH teacher Scott Shelby on the importance of history

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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AP United States History teacher Scott Shelby has been selected by The Sidekick as the December Teacher of the Issue. Shelby enjoys spending time with his family, and hopes students take away a love of history from his class.     How did you end up teaching history at Coppell High School? ...

Student entrepreneurs selling trendy clothes on the cheap

Student entrepreneurs selling trendy clothes on the cheap

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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Fashion has always been part of 2018 Coppell High School graduate Macy Kincaid’s life, and now she has a business to profit from this passion.   It began with an interview at the World Trade Center in Dallas that allowed Kincaid and CHS senior Kyla Freeman access to high-end clothes on whol...

Shattering group stereotypes: the duality of acting and athletics

Shattering group stereotypes: the duality of acting and athletics

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


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In a generic high school movie, stereotypes run rampant, from the pink clad popular chicks to the acne prone nerds. They are all stuck in their roles, and those who dare to step out of that role face severe repercussions.   Two major stereotyped groups are the athletes and the theater kids. The fo...

A fireproof heart: Beyer continues to serve others through health science department

A fireproof heart: Beyer continues to serve others through health science department

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Disregarding his past profession, Gary Beyer is quite prone to spark fires - those in the hearts of his students at least. With a background as a hardened firefighter, his story stands out as an inspiring tale for the young, scrub-wearing individuals he teaches.   Each piece of firefighter apparel and memora...

The Korean Wave

The Korean Wave

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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Blasting K-pop, laughing students and illegible tally marks on a small whiteboard describes a small glimpse of the atmosphere of Korean Culture Club (KCC).   Every Monday in room F101, the club welcomes students of all backgrounds to unite through one common interest: Korean culture. ...

Tiede chosen as November Teacher of the Issue, experience in art, design inspires excitement for future projects

Tiede chosen as November Teacher of the Issue, experience in art, design inspires excitement for future projects

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


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The Sidekick has selected Coppell High School art and design teacher Cameron Tiede as the November Teacher of the Issue. Tiede teaches AP 2D Design, Art 2 Photography, Art 2 Honors and Art 2 Digital Art and Media. He has had a variety of experience in artistic fields, bringing a lot to the classroom f...

From runner to nimble dancer: Mares finds passion in ballet

From runner to nimble dancer: Mares finds passion in ballet

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Student Life

It was an unlucky series of injuries on the Coppell High School cross country team that began senior Andrew Mares’s journey to becoming a dancer. After one too many accidents, his mother encouraged him to drop the sport.   To kill time, Mares signed up for what he thought was a hip-hop ...