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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Blanche Harris

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager

Blanche Harris is a senior and social media manager for The Sidekick. At school, she is the Choir Historian for Coppell Choir. Outside of school, she loves to travel, listen to music, sing, and watch New Girl. You can contact her at [email protected] or on Twitter @blanchegang.

All content by Blanche Harris
The Cozby Library and Community Commons provides Coppell residents with tools for e-learning, research, activities and more. The Sidekick social media manager Blanche Harris argues the importance of libraries and how they are an indispensable resource. Photo illustration by Tanvee Patil.

Don’t shelf the library

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
March 9, 2021
Coppell High School social media marketing, sports and entertainment marketing and INCubator teacher Brian Simpson is the founder of Triumph Sports, a camp that uses sports to share Christian teachings. Simpson used his experience creating Triumph Sports to teach multiple business-related classes at CHS.

[Photo] Entrepreneur turned high school teacher

Shreya Beldona, Executive enterprise editor
March 3, 2021
The Sidekick social media manager Blanche Harris manages posting content on Instagram and Twitter. For Scholastic Journalism Week, Harris shows how her love of journalism merges with social media.

#SJW2021: Security in social media

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
February 28, 2021
In a survey of 12,043 U.S. adults conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2019, it was revealed that Republicans had more than twice as much distrust when compared to Democrats in a sample of 30 news sources. As trust in the media has hit historic lows in the past four years, political polarization has been increasing. Graphic by Blanche Harris

[Photo] Waging an inevitable war (Part 2)

Avani Kashyap, Daily News/Assignment Editor
February 26, 2021
Coppell High School students play in the freshly fallen snow near Buddy Echols Field yesterday. This afternoon, Coppell ISD announced via email that all campuses will be closed through Friday due to inclement weather.

[Photo] District extends school closures through Friday

Avani Kashyap, Daily News/Assignment Editor
February 16, 2021
Coppell special teams coordinator Christopher Lackey has been involved in multiple pursuits such as fishing, the Marine Corps, weight training and MMA fighting before coaching football. With his diverse experiences, Lackey utilizes his skillset to coach at Coppell.

[Photo] Fisher, corps, fighter, coach

Shreya Beldona, Executive enterprise editor
February 5, 2021
10 questions with The Sidekick

10 questions with The Sidekick

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
December 6, 2020
Coppell High School seniors Catherine Fuselier and Soleil Ramirez wear senior overalls to school for spirit day on Oct. 30. Last week, each day had a theme for Red Ribbon and Homecoming week.

Dress up days boost school spirit

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
November 6, 2020
Coppell High School English II teacher Stephen Patino engages with sophomore Madison Larson during fifth period in his classroom on Oct.19. Patino is a first-year teacher at CHS and was selected as the second Teacher of the Issue for the 2020-21 school year.

Teacher of the Issue: High praise for Patino

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
October 27, 2020
Coppell junior wide receiver Anthony Black and senior wide receiver Gavin Osteen runs their routes at the Highlander Stadium on Oct. 9. Coppell will travel to Plano on Friday for its first district game.

[Photo] A new beginning

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor
October 22, 2020
American apple pie is a fall staple for your kitchen. This hearty pie will make your season a happy one. Photo by Blanche Harris

American as apple pie

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
October 22, 2020
Coppell senior center Febechi Nwaiwu, senior offensive linemen Austin Darcy and sophomore offensive lineman Trevor Timmerman prepare for a play against Highland Park at Highlander Stadium on Oct. 9. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil believes linemen are essential to football but often go underappreciated.

[Photo] The bottom line

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief
October 21, 2020
Coppell senior defensive back Will Kraus drops in coverage against Highland Park at Highlander Stadium on Oct. 9. Coppell lost to Highland Park, 42-36.

Rally falls short against Scots

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
October 19, 2020
Coppell senior linebacker Marcelo Estrada collides with a Highland Park player while Coppell senior defensive back Will Kraus watches on at the Highlander Stadium last night. Coppell fell to Highland Park 42-36.

[Photo] Cowboy down

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor
October 10, 2020
Many teenagers use their phones to interact with others, and while there are the positives of having fun, social media can take a toll on their mental health.  Many teenagers enjoy social media but it is a dangerous habit and negative thing.

Con: Social media is infecting us

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
September 24, 2020
On Sept. 1, Coppell High School Principal Laura Springer announced new Zoom video requirements. Coppell ISD students participating in both distance and in-person learning are required to join a Zoom for the first 15 minutes of class.

New Zoom class video rules reigniting learning

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
September 11, 2020
Time is a concept perceived differently by each person. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil explores the phrase, “time is relative,” while commenting on the fact that COVID-19 has made time fly by this year.

[Photo] Opinion: A sign of the times

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief
August 27, 2020
Video: Breaking the ice remotely

[Video] Video: Breaking the ice remotely

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager
August 25, 2020
Coppell High School senior Cole Krautkramer is No. 9 in the class of 2020. During high school, Krautkramer was president of the National Honor Society at CHS and a part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.

Cole Krautkramer

Blanche Harris, Staff Photographer
May 14, 2020
Jars of jam sit on The Sidekick staff member Blanche Harris’s kitchen counter on April 6. While home during COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, Blanche and her family have been following a family tradition of making homemade jam.

Raspberry Jam

Blanche Harris, Staff Photographer
May 2, 2020
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