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Coppell High School service dog London takes a  walk around the CHS campus on Thursday. CHS service dogs are trained to calm and provide comfort to special needs students.

High school sweetheart edition: Pawfect friend brightens schooldays

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer May 13, 2022

Being side by side, a silent assistant carefully observes the students without leaving eyes for a second, keeping the professionalism in the job. A small movement would immediately be caught in his...

Coppell High School CTE teacher and DECA adviser Richard Chamberlain teaches marketing strategies during his seventh period class on April 12. Chamberlain was selected as The Sidekick’s Volume 33 Issue 6 Teacher of the Issue.

Teacher of the Issue: Woo! Chamberlain championing a business-minded curriculum

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor May 11, 2022

As passing period winds down, a teacher stands taller than the rest, dressed from head to toe in black. His attire is a conscious choice, one that makes him recognizable from the rest of the Coppell High...

An ode to The Sidekick’s graduates

An ode to The Sidekick’s graduates

Aliya Zakir, Social Media Manager May 11, 2022

As eighth graders in Coppell ISD fill out their ninth grade course selection form, many opt for traditional electives geared towards band, theater or art. A select few take the opportunity to join a journalism-based...

Coppell High School senior Lily Arancheril committed to Nova Southeastern University’s seven-year doctor of osteopathic medicine program. Admitted students follow a three-year study in any undergraduate major, and receive their bachelor’s degree after their first year of medical school.

Arancheril, Konatam accelerating to medicine by choosing elite program

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager May 9, 2022

Coppell High School seniors Lily Arancheril and Shravya Konatam committed to the seven-year accelerated BS/DO bachelor’s of science/doctor of osteopathic medicine  program at Nova Southeastern University...

Coppell High School senior Sven Collins committed to a three-year program at RWTH Aachen University for computer science in Germany. Collins plans on taking a gap year in which he will serve as a Congress-Bundestag youth representative, studying and working abroad due to his vocational interests.

Committing the challenge

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor May 6, 2022

The Coppell High School senior class, much like its predecessors, will spot the United States with college commitments spanning most of the 50 states, but only a few will go abroad. CHS offers its junior...

AP comparative government and politics is a one semester course at Coppell High School offering students the ability to gain insight into countries and their global affairs. Throughout the course, students participate in various projects, activities and assignments tailored to global politics.

Crash Course CHS: AP comparative government and politics

Aliya Zakir and Anette Varghese May 6, 2022

Crash Course CHS is a Sidekick series in which student life editor Anette Varghese and social media manager Aliya Zakir answer questions about CHS courses.  In this edition, Varghese and Zakir talk to...

Coppell senior valedictorian Mira Jiang reads one of her favorite books, War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. Jiang is an novelist, musician and dancer as well as philanthropist.

Jiang writing her Fantaisie Impromptu

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Immersed in her own world, Coppell High School Class of 2022 valedictorian Mira Jiang crafts her newest novel in one of her two rooms. Its blue walls dotted with Winnie the Pooh decals from her home’s...

13 Questions with Cameron Tiede

13 Questions with Cameron Tiede

Aliya Zakir and Sannidhi Arimanda May 4, 2022

Watch The Sidekick staff photographer Sannidhi Arimanda and social media manager Aliya Zakir’s video as they take a peek into Coppell High School fine arts teacher Cameron Tiede’s classroom and personality....

Cottonwood Creek Elementary School’s weather station was proposed by CCE dyslexia therapist Leslie Helwig in efforts to provide a hands-on learning opportunity for students. The weather station was installed in February and students use it before getting ready for the Cottonwood Creek News Network show in which the daily weather, lunch and announcements are reported on.

Helwig channeling inner meteorologist through weather station at CCE

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager April 30, 2022

A morning of sunshine, an afternoon of wind and an evening of rain.  The weather in Texas can be crazy sometimes.  In elementary school, students at every grade level learn about the weather. A...

Coppell High School senior Om Agarwal wrote a physics textbook, AP Physics I Mechanics: Crash Course, to aid  struggling classmates. Agarwal balances a tutoring business at his house where he teaches AP physics, AP chemistry and AP calculus while being the president of the Creative Problem Solvers Club in India.

Establishing a momentum of leadership

Sreeja Mudumby, Executive Editorial Page Editor April 19, 2022

The first thing that Coppell High School senior Om Agrawal noticed in his physics classroom was the swinging pendulum. While other students dreaded the concept, Agrawal saw it as an opportunity.  When...

Coppell High School AP calculus BC teacher Terry Osborne teaches factorials during third period on Thursday. Osborne is a new teacher at Coppell, but is already known for his unique sayings and dedication.

Osborne’s step by step approach to teaching calculus

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

What is harder than brain surgery or rocket science? To AP students, their calculus classes might feel harder. To Coppell High School AP calculus AB and BC teacher Terry Osborne, making calculus easy...

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