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Shivi Sharma
Shivi Sharma is a senior and Executive News Editor for The Sidekick. She is part of the IB Diploma Programme at CHS and also edits for Brown Girl Magazine. In her free time, Shivi likes to teach taekwondo, read and spend time with friends and family.

With any comments or concerns, contact her at [email protected].

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor

Dec 01, 2020
Mapping COVID-19: adopting manual, technological means of contact tracing (Story/Media)
Nov 18, 2020
Fronts of Coppell: Michelle Zenici (Story)
Nov 09, 2020
Goodwin uses Spanish speaking skills to assist local voters on Election Day (Story)
Nov 06, 2020
Biswas defeats incumbent president in Board of Trustees election (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
Election Day stirring speculation about delayed results in evolving political climate (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
Behind the Ballot: John Jun, City Council Place 5 (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Deputy city secretary discusses voter turnout, early voting (Story)
Oct 26, 2020
The Sportlight: Sagare using multisport experience to excel on course (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
District elevating Miller to coordinate fine arts programs (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
The Cowboy Spur – Episode 3 (Story)
Sep 28, 2020
Conducting local elections during pandemic (Story/Media)
Sep 21, 2020
Fighting for justice for all (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
Fronts of Coppell: Jeniece Paige (with video) (Story/Media)
Sep 07, 2020
Answering in-person schooling questions (Story/Media)
Sep 02, 2020
Secondary campuses conduct first virtual Curriculum Night (Story)
Aug 28, 2020
High school campuses to host annual curriculum night in live digital format (Story)
Aug 21, 2020
#CHSRelentless: Springer’s heart misses students on campus as school opens remotely (Story)
Jul 19, 2020
Dallas County postpones in-person school until Sept. 8 in new public health order (Media)
Jul 15, 2020
Coppell ISD proposes changes to grading, campus procedures in Draft Return to School Guide (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
District to provide flexible learning options for upcoming school year (Story)
Jun 05, 2020
Coppell organizes peaceful rallies alongside local, nationwide police brutality protests (Story)
May 16, 2020
The 2020 Sidekick Olympics (Story)
May 14, 2020
Rising to the top (Story)
May 14, 2020
Early endings, new beginnings (Media)
May 05, 2020
Stitching for safety (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
The Penny Podcast – Episode #047 (Media)
Apr 17, 2020
Keeping your distance (Story)
Apr 17, 2020
Affinity for math drives first year teaching AP Statistics for Portteus (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
Hang up your caps and gowns (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Wang Gang expresses gratitude for GT teacher through celebratory merchandise (Media)
Mar 25, 2020
Women’s Day event celebrates global culture through individual experiences (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
International IB exams canceled for 2020 Diploma, Course Certificate candidates (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
International SAT, ACT exams postponed due to COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 16, 2020
Texas suspends STAAR testing requirements for 2019-20 school year (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Algebra I Super Teachers receive district recognition for final project (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
National Foreign Language week celebrates cultures, voices in campus (with video) (Media)
Feb 25, 2020
Being a student journalist connects writing to my world (Story/Media)
Feb 23, 2020
“12 Angry Jurors” grips audience with tension, powerful themes (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Student-directed 12 Angry Jurors opening to audience (Story/Media)
Feb 19, 2020
Parasite sparks foreign film discussion with Best Picture win (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Tennis hosts 16 school annual Super Bowl tournament (Story)
Feb 08, 2020
Cowgirls dominate district meet, advance all wrestlers (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
Lesley Field undergoing $1.8 million construction (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Video: CHS9 Spring Showcase spotlights freshman campus facilities (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Spring Showcase highlights clubs, pathways at freshman campus (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Spring Showcase puts freshmen campus clubs, course pathways on display (Story)
Jan 24, 2020
IB Biology students advance 31 projects to regional Science Fair (Story)
Jan 24, 2020
Samsung Coppell warehouse investing $3.8 million in upgrades (Story)
Dec 19, 2019
Seniors benefitting from early decision system (Story)
Dec 18, 2019
Hawks cage Cowgirls in second district game (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
Cowgirls to battle Hawks in second district game (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
European champ to Coppell coach (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
United Nations-USA Dallas awards community for UN day (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Teenagers developing unconventional businesses (Story)
Oct 26, 2019
United Nations Day Dallas event commends, inspires community (Story/Media)
Oct 11, 2019
The Sportlight: Bhattacharyya balances tennis, multiple electives (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
North Texas teens rally for climate change action (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Bhattacharyya creates unique sound, expands repertoire (Story)
Sep 14, 2019
Cowgirls bring down Nimitz in first district match (with video) (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
On the Spot: Campus prepares for its largest College Night (with video) (Story)
Sep 07, 2019
Tennis loses to Highland Park, looks ahead to district matches (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
CHS9 Curriculum Night unites parents, teachers (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
CHS9 Curriculum Night unites with flexible format (Story)
Sep 01, 2019
The Penny Podcast – Episode #018 (Media)
Aug 28, 2019
Teacher of the Week: Salamone returns to high school campus with enthusiasm, expectations (Story)
Aug 22, 2019
CHS9 looks to implement smoother transportation system, pep rallies in second year (Story)
Aug 15, 2019
First day, part two (Story/Media)
Aug 12, 2019
Making CISD history (Story)
Jul 06, 2019
Murphy steps into role of Cowgirls head basketball coach (Story)
May 17, 2019
Both sides of the camera (Story)
May 17, 2019
Interactive: Volunteering within city limits (Story)
May 17, 2019
Path to success (Story)
May 04, 2019
Coppell swimmers snatch streak, “Golden Boot” from J.J. Pearce (Story/Media)
May 01, 2019
On the Spot: New policy exempts students taking AP exams from class finals (with video) (Story)
May 01, 2019
Swim team to host three-day meet, aim to wrangle Mustangs (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #013 (Media)
Apr 19, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #012 (Media)
Apr 17, 2019
“Coast to Coast”: Fame! show dazzles audience with variety of musical genres (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Clearing the smoke (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #010 (Media)
Apr 03, 2019
“The Mariachis” (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
Student of the Week: Looking back, looking forward – Leslie’s theater experiences inspire career (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
On the Spot: Cowgirls soccer earns third consecutive district title (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
CISD Board adopts final district border realignment plan (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Round-Up yearbook earns CSPA Gold Circles awards in multiple categories (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Chinestory builds understanding of language at Cozby Library (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Chinestory comes to Cozby Library tomorrow (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Choir seniors begin last semester with three advances to All-State (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
Q&A: New to CHS: Baker brings long-time appreciation for math to algebra classes mid-year (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
December Teacher of the Issue: APUSH teacher Scott Shelby on the importance of history (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
“Kids these days”: why older people should stop judging our generation as lazy (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
City Council swears in new police chief, committee members of all ages (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Madrigals Feast: comedic performance leaps off stage, attendees leave with holiday spirit and full stomachs (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
24th annual Madrigals feast to take place tomorrow night, Saturday (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
On the Spot: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in health sciences (with video) (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Making entertainment timeless: The one with Friends Thanksgiving episodes (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
Tiede chosen as November Teacher of the Issue, experience in art, design inspires excitement for future projects (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Student Council pumps up for fall with Pumpkin Carving Contest (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Glow-in-the-dark pep rally illuminates school spirit (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” breaks records, makes name for itself on Amazon (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Homecoming experiences stray from norm, many alternatives (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Cowgirls attempting to tame Lady Jaguars (Media)
Sep 18, 2018
Cowgirls claim victory against Nimitz (Media)
Sep 10, 2018
CHS Highlight: Carrie Sheffield and Camryn Rudd (Media)
Sep 06, 2018
From being chased by bears to teaching in Coppell: CHS science teacher Rebecca Wheatley takes on new adventures (Media)