Coppell Student Media

GPS club ups its altitude

GPS club ups its altitude

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Every Wednesday, the Coppell High School Got Passion for Science Club (GPS) studies all about the ocean in preparation for the annual National Oceans Sciences Bowl in Galveston.   However, when the bowl was moved to Boulder, Colo. due to Hurricane Harvey and the team was drawn out of a hat as o...

Q&A: Droz furthers love for art, earns profit

Q&A: Droz furthers love for art, earns profit

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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Babysitting, tutoring and working fast food restaurants are all common ways high schoolers fatten their wallets. However, Coppell High School senior Isa Droz channels her passion into a more unique method of earning money: selling original designs on Redbubble.   Redbubble is a website ...

Humans of CHS: Skyler Zheng

Humans of CHS: Skyler Zheng

Wren Lee, Executive Design Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under Humans of CHS, Student Life

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A love of learning: Mobley finds her place in classroom

A love of learning: Mobley finds her place in classroom

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Grace Mobley, a senior at Coppell High School, finds herself surrounded by children in a classroom five years from now.     “I always knew I was going to be a teacher because I didn’t think anything else was right for me,” Mobley said. “I always love to be with kids and I [am] ba...

Brown evading typical high school experience, ends up on app store

Brown evading typical high school experience, ends up on app store

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Wanting to spend his free time in a productive way, Coppell High School junior Ryan Brown made something which would show off his technological skills. He created a game on the app store called EVADE.   The objective of EVADE is to pilot a small ship through the blackness of space, dodging...

Writers gain opportunity to get feedback for work in creative writing club

Writers gain opportunity to get feedback for work in creative writing club

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The room is quiet as students take turns reading aloud from their laptops or iPads. They are reading their short stories. After the student has finished reading, others give positive comments and suggestions.   Opportunities such as this are made possible through the Creative Writing Club at Coppell...

Beal finds fulfillment through SPED program

Beal finds fulfillment through SPED program

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Student Life

When facing new changes, some may find it difficult to adapt and carry on their regular routines. However, Special Education (SPED) teacher, Eddie Beal, has responded with flexibility and a positive outlook towards the recent special needs classroom relocation this school year.     With relo...

Coppell Motor Sports Club revs up for a new year

Coppell Motor Sports Club revs up for a new year

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

January 7, 2018


Filed under Student Life

  The Coppell Motor Sports Club workshop is one of the rather remarkable places found at CHS. One can sense the buzz of excitement as one enters the Coppell Motorsports Club workshop. Often filled with the bustling of people and lively noises, the feeling of curiosity and innovation always ...

Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Joining band, color guard, the drill team or the cheer team your freshman year of high school can be a terrifying thing.   With the 2017 Coppell High School football season ending with a 35-34 loss to Round Rock Cedar Ridge on Dec. 2, the seniors involved with Friday night lights are saying go...

Supporting fellow students by giving the shirt off of their backs

Supporting fellow students by giving the shirt off of their backs

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Walking through the halls of Coppell High School, it is common to see colorful shirts with clever alliteration, such as ‘Hoop Hottie’ or ‘Swimming Sweetie’ on them. These shirts, known as supporter shirts, are a CHS tradition students and teachers proudly wear.   “In high school...

Pickrell excels in immersing students in language

Pickrell excels in immersing students in language

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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Honors Spanish II and III teacher Trent Pickrell breaks through the challenging and tedious boundaries of learning a new language by actively engaging his classes, making him The Sidekick’s December Teacher of the Issue.   Teaching at Coppell High School for four years now, Pickrell is known for his welcoming an...

Lifestyle change alters perspective for two CHS seniors

Lifestyle change alters perspective for two CHS seniors

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  Two years ago, Coppell High School seniors Giulia Carmellino and Ariana Ramirez stepped up to made a life changing decision: going vegan.   Veganism is a lifestyle prohibiting use of animal byproducts, including but not limited to meat, dairy, egg, leather and wool, as well as an...