Coppell Student Media

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Amelia Vanyo
Amelia is a senior and has been a part of The Sidekick for two years. This year she is serving as the paper's Editor-In-Chief and Executive News Editor. When she's not working on or editing a story she is usually rehearsing with the Youth Chorus of Greater Dallas. You can contact her at [email protected] or follow her on twitter @ameliavanyo.

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-In-Chief, Executive News Editor

May 25, 2018
Placing purpose over profit (Story)
May 25, 2018
Trustees discusses school safety in wake of tragedy at Santa Fe HS (Story/Media)
May 22, 2018
Let the trumpets sound (Story)
May 04, 2018
The driving force behind campus security (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
This is what democracy looks like (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Video: Sidekick staff pulls together to export issue five (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Behind the cloud: Digging through the vaping industry locally, nationally (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
Nation-wide reaction to gun violence (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
It could have happened to us (Story)
Feb 02, 2018
I was bullied because of my anxiety (with video) (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
New year, same resolve, courage to march (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
Senior Spotlight (Media)
Dec 04, 2017
Parker wins Teacher of the Year for charisma, inclusiveness (Story)
Nov 25, 2017
Second half surge races Cowboys past Jaguars as state title dreams remain alive (Story)
Nov 24, 2017
Cowboys thank friends, family for support as they head into round two of playoffs (with video) (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
On the Spot: Journalists looking to go big at national journalism convention (with video) (Media)
Nov 17, 2017
On the Spot: From students to speakers; “Pittsburg Six” take on Dallas convention as journalism celebrities (Story/Media)
Nov 09, 2017
Blurred circumstances: From campus to company, consequences for vaping cross loose lines (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
Coppell City Council moves forward on plan for Coppell Arts Center, prepares for the holidays (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
On the Spot: Former ATF, SWAT agent warns against using drugs at Red Ribbon Week Kickoff Breakfast (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
Overalls tradition meant to be personal, rewarding experience (Media)
Sep 21, 2017
Raisin Pumpkin Bread to spice up fall (Story/Media)
Sep 18, 2017
Jund jumps into school year at Coppell High School (with video) (Story)
Sep 14, 2017
Defining a country (Story/Media)
Sep 13, 2017
Coppell Cowboys to face Allen Eagles head on with high hopes (video) (Story)
Sep 13, 2017
City Council approves “National Preparedness Month,” awards bid of reconstruction of Town Center Boulevard (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
A new hope (Story/Media)
Aug 31, 2017
Retail gas stations fill with cars as gas prices rise (Story)
Aug 01, 2017
CISD’s hunt for new leader ends with familiar face (Story)
Jun 16, 2017
Popelka resigns from Coppell ISD board of trustees after one year (Story)
Jun 01, 2017
Demonstrators gather outside CHS to show support of victim of alleged campus incident (Story)
May 25, 2017
Standardizing a slur: Use of “retard” in its pejorative form turns word into derogatory term (Story)
May 23, 2017
From high school choir to college musician: Kim to major in music in worship (Story)
May 22, 2017
Alford Advances: Rising sophomore chosen to be a 2017-2018 drum major (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
Scientists react: March for Science radiates positivity in show of support. (Story)
Apr 21, 2017
Where my passion and I collide (Story)
Apr 12, 2017
In the eye of the hurricane: Convention serves as reminder that in the toughest of times, journalism is stronger than ever (Story)
Apr 12, 2017
The Birthday Boy: Freshman Villalobos a unique character of local baseball team (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
Popping the bubble: What teens will remember about their great city (Story)
Apr 03, 2017
Cowboys settle into a win (Story)
Mar 26, 2017
Big things to do in the Big Apple: A go to travelers guide to New York City (Story)
Mar 23, 2017
Showing no rust after layoff, Cowgirls lasso Lady Rams in convincing win (Story)
Mar 10, 2017
Book break: Good reads to catch up on during spring break (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Local production of Little Mermaid is a sea of costumes, stage makeup (with video) (Story)
Mar 02, 2017
Swim over to First United Methodist Church’s production of “The Little Mermaid” (Story)
Feb 23, 2017
The whistler: Music offers Chadaga insight on human connection, personal expression (Story)
Feb 17, 2017
Germany Reacts: International review of President Donald Trump’s first few weeks in office (Story)
Feb 01, 2017
Cowgirls take win in their bond, match against Lake Highlands (Story)
Feb 01, 2017
Hitting all the right notes: Coppell sends second most band students to music convention (Story)
Jan 31, 2017
Big protest brings bigger success: March succeeds in giving women strength for next four years (Story)
Jan 17, 2017
Imposters in the newsroom: Fake news sweeps nation, confuses readers (Story)
Jan 07, 2017
Block schedule pilot wraps up on cold winter day (part 3 of 3) (Story)
Jan 06, 2017
Campus warms up to pilot schedule after slow morning commute (part 2 of 3) (Story)
Jan 05, 2017
Campus experiences first taste of new block schedule format (part 1 of 3) (with video) (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
Counterproductive conversation: Misusing vocab of mental illness undermines true meaning (Story)
Dec 02, 2016
Cluttered (Story)
Nov 17, 2016
Coppell marching band snags spot in state finals (with video) (Story)
Oct 20, 2016
Keeping up with a tricky tempo (Story)
Oct 17, 2016
T-Shirt Epidemic (Story)
Sep 26, 2016
Mum’s the word (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
The Mercy Run: a run to remember (Story)
Sep 21, 2016
Cowgirls snatch up fourth district win in front of thrilled fans (Story)
Sep 16, 2016
New Associate Director takes his place in Coppell Choir’s crescendo to success (Story)
Sep 14, 2016
A bright new spin on the St. Ann’s Carnival (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
Construction on Denton Tap impacting student safety (Story)