Coppell Student Media

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


Filed under Student Life, Video

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.

Teacher of the Week: Anderson love for environmental science with focus on future

Teacher of the Week: Anderson love for environmental science with focus on future

Arman Merchant and Laura Amador-Toro

May 7, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Video

The Sidekick has selected Coppell High School Environmental Science AP/IB teacher Holly Anderson as this week’s Teacher of the Week. Watch to find out about how she made the transition from middle school to high school, hobbies, her favorite part about teaching in her class and her advice to students. ...

Student of the week: Vasquez excelling in photography, music, soccer

Student of the week: Vasquez excelling in photography, music, soccer

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Q&A's, Student Life, Video

Coppell High School senior Jacob Vasquez has been selected as The Sidekick's student of the week due to his interest in music, photography and soccer. His photography can be found on his Instagram (@_jacobvasquez_) and his music on his SoundCloud, with the username "ashenxmusic".    ...

Student of the Week: Khowala shows passion for tennis

Student of the Week: Khowala shows passion for tennis

Rishitha Penmetsa and Rishika Rakwal

April 8, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Video

Coppell High School junior Ruchika Khowala was chosen as The Sidekick's Student of the Week due to her participation at the Kemah Tennis Invitational. She placed fourth, alongside her doubles partner, CHS senior Suzuka Nishino.

Questions with The Sidekick: Mrs. Zugaro

Questions with The Sidekick: Mrs. Zugaro

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under 15 Questions with The Sidekick, CSM Video Series, Multimedia, Student Life, Video

Watch as AP Statistics teacher Michele Zugaro answers 10 questions in her classroom during a typical afternoon after school. Learn about her favorite sports, who inspired her to teach statistics and what she looks forward to most in her retirement.

Student of the Week: Thompson balancing fine arts, journalism and athletics

Student of the Week: Thompson balancing fine arts, journalism and athletics

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Video

This week, The Sidekick has chosen Coppell High School sophomore Juliana Thompson as the Student of the Week. Thompson explains the joys and difficulties of being in theater, KCBY and ultimate frisbee at CHS.

Teacher of the Week: Alexander-Blythe managing both teaching, motherhood

Teacher of the Week: Alexander-Blythe managing both teaching, motherhood

Rishika Rakwal and Rishitha Penmetsa

March 8, 2019


Filed under 15 Questions with The Sidekick, Multimedia, Student Life, Video

The Sidekick has selected Coppell High School English III AP/GT teacher Melissa Alexander-Blythe as this week's Teacher of the Week. Watch to find out about how she has adjusted to motherhood, her favorite book to teach in her class and her advice to seniors.

Student of the Week: Wiegand paves path for coding

Student of the Week: Wiegand paves path for coding

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Video

This week, The Sidekick has chosen Coppell High School junior Victoria Wiegand as Student of the Week. Wiegand dives deep into the purpose of Girl's Coding Club, the importance of coding and the representation of women in the field.

Teacher of the Week: Hauske describes life as art teacher, VASE competition

Teacher of the Week: Hauske describes life as art teacher, VASE competition

Christine Zacuai and Sofia Guerrero

March 1, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Video

For this Teacher of the Week, Executive News Editor Christine Zacuai interviews Coppell High School AP Art History, Drawing, IB Visual Art and Drawing II teacher Michelle Hauske. On Feb. 9, the CHS art department's annual competition Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) had 48 total regional medalists...

Student of the Week: Simon expresses personality, passion for music

Student of the Week: Simon expresses personality, passion for music

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under 15 Questions with The Sidekick, Q&A's, Student Life, Video

The Sidekick’s Student of the week Abigail Simons answers 15 questions about her personality and passions. Dig deeper into her weekend activities, love for music and her dream career.  

Presidents Day weekend provides opportunity for rest, relaxation (video)

Presidents Day weekend provides opportunity for rest, relaxation (video)

Sofia Guerrero, Bailey Lai, and Andrés Bear

February 13, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Student Life, Video

With Presidents Day coming up on Monday, students and staff have a longer weekend to spend with family and friends, as well as to catch up on sleep and schoolwork. Watch to see what Coppell High School students and teachers have in store for these four days.

Teacher of the Week: A look inside CHS history teacher de Waal’s classroom (video)

Teacher of the Week: A look inside CHS history teacher de Waal’s classroom (video)

Sofia Guerrero and Andrés Bear

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Video

Coppell High School history teacher Diane de Waal describes her classroom and why it is her "happy place." Watch to find out about the classroom's features, such as student work, costumes, posters and even a telegram from 1963.