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Bren Flechtner

Bren Flechtner, Photography Editor

Bren Flechtner is a senior and third year staffer on The Sidekick. In her free time, she enjoys sewing, taking photos and spending time with friends and family. She enjoys buying thrifted clothes and making them into a total different pierce of clothing. With comments and concerns, contact her @brenxmckay or [email protected].

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The Sidekick news editor and Coppell High School senior Christine Zacuai wears a traditional and formal Chin outfit, which is usually woven by a loom. Zacuai immigrated to Texas at 2 years old from Hakha, Myanmar.

[Photo] A dual identity

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor
May 10, 2019
The Sidekick executive sports editor Nicholas Pranske boards his first flight from DFW Airport to John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, Calif. on April 25th. Pranske attended the 2019 JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Anaheim, Calif.

[Photo] Winging it

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor
May 7, 2019
Coppell High School senior Mary O’Connor talks about the organization “Equality Now” for Goal 5: Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform in Angela Barnes’s seventh period Astronomy class. Students in Earth and Space Science and Astronomy classes picked one goal for which to create an action plan.

[Photo] Reaching beyond

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor
March 8, 2019
Coppell High School 2012 graduate Madiha Lakhani launched her own makeup brand, Madz Cosmetica, earlier this year.  Madz Cosmetica is selling liquid lipstick that is hypoallergenic, paraben-free, cruelty-free, vegan and hydrating.

[Photo] Monetizing Passion

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer
March 1, 2019
Lula B’s Oak Cliff Antique is one of the many thrift stores in the Metroplex, and is located 1982 Fort Worth Ave in Dallas. The popularity of thrifting has significantly increased over the past few years, with the environmental future of the world at the forefront of many minds.

[Photo] Setting a new trend

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor
February 28, 2019
Thirty-six percent said they made to feel the most important thing about them is their looks, which is influenced by society’s definition of beauty. The Sidekick Staff Writer Umama Suriya discusses her struggles with insecurities and how society has effected women.

[Photo] Beauty from within

Umama Suriya, Staff Writer
January 11, 2019
During fifth period, Coppell High School seniors Gabby Cavlcanti, Kendall Edmonds discuss a strategy for digital game English IV Asylum LA activity on Wednesday, Dec. 13th. The English IV teachers have worked on a new way for students to learn about tree well known books, “Hamlet, Othello, and Macbeth” is the main focus of the activity.

Asylum English IV: Escape Activity

Bren Flechtner, Photographer Editor
December 13, 2018
Coppell High School sophomore goaltender Romy Thibeault helps Junior Rookies at Dr Pepper StarCenter in Farmers Branch on Nov. 13. Thibeault works at the Dr. Pepper StarCenter where she coaches the Junior Rookies, a group of both boys and girls ages 9-14, bringing her signature personality to the rink.

[Photo] Fully immersed

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer
November 28, 2018
The Coppell High School football team played Southlake Carroll on Saturday at Dragon Stadium for Class 6A Region I bi district playoffs. The Cowboys fell to the Dragons 54-10, to end their 2018 season.

Cowboys lose to Dragons in first round

Bren Flechtner, Photographer Editor
November 20, 2018
Coppell players share a hug with assistant coach Blake Johnson after the playoff game at Dragon Stadium on Nov. 17. The Carroll Dragons ended the game, 54-10, over Coppell, ending the Cowboys’ season.

[Photo] Old foe ends Cowboys’ season

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor
November 19, 2018
Coppell sophomore running back Jason Ngwu evades defenders against Irving Nimitz at Joy & Ralph Ellis Stadium last Friday. The Cowboys play again tomorrow against Carroll at 2 p.m. at Dragon Stadium in Southlake.

[Photo] Survive and advance

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor
November 16, 2018
Coppell High School seniors show off their decorated, custom-made overalls at Buddy Echols Field. Seniors spend weeks, even months, choosing between fabrics, trims, patches - fabricating each detail for their overalls.

[Photo] Unity through creativity

Sarah Woo, Staff Writer
October 29, 2018
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