Coppell Student Media

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Gracie Blackwell
Gracie is a senior and third year staffer for The Sidekick newspaper. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, watching movies and traveling. With comments or concerns, contact her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter @graciebwell.

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager, Social Media Manager

May 25, 2018
Interactive: Best Places to Workout in Coppell (Part 4 of 5) (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Meet the candidates: CISD Board of Trustees election to be held May 5 (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Video: Mixed show choir Vivace! to bring back rock and roll (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
15 Q’s with Mr. Holmes (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Sidekick, KCBY media programs recognized at April Board meeting (Story/Media)
Apr 14, 2018
15 Q’s with Mr. Gilliland (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
Video: Students, faculty share plans for three day weekend (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
15 Q’s with Coach Bourg (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Behind the cloud: Digging through the vaping industry locally, nationally (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Video: Cowgirls soccer to play third playoff game against Sachse (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
15 Q’s with Ms. Moore (Media)
Mar 28, 2018
Video: Springing into a new movie season (Story)
Mar 25, 2018
Rocking the commons: Largest pool ever for Heritage Night celebrates diversity (with video) (Media)
Mar 20, 2018
On the Spot: Scholarship season in progress for seniors (with video) (Story)
Mar 19, 2018
15 Q’s with Ms. Graham (Media)
Mar 18, 2018
Trip around the world: students open up about their spring break (Story)
Mar 14, 2018
On the Spot: Spring break renovations underway at Coppell High School (with video) (Story/Media)
Mar 13, 2018
Week of 3/12/18 (Story)
Mar 08, 2018
Students’ artwork on display at Dallas Museum of Art through prestigious program (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
15 Q’s with Mr. Orlopp (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
15 Q’s with Ms. Tabor (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
15 Q’s with Ms. Fruithandler (Story)
Feb 24, 2018
Anxiety among teens: disorder increasingly prevalent nowadays (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
15 Q’s with Mrs. Wheatley (Story)
Jan 17, 2018
On the Spot: CHS students bundle up for historic cold week (Story)
Jan 09, 2018
On the Spot: Flu season in full swing at CHS (Story)
Oct 11, 2017
On the Spot: Annual PSAT test gives juniors opportunity to qualify for scholarships (with video) (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
15 Q’s with Mr. Bowden (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
Battle of the Sexes film review (with video) (Story/Media)
Sep 21, 2017
On the Spot: District changes start time to accommodate tardy bus riders (with video) (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
Helping victims of Harvey: how to spot a scam (Story)
May 26, 2017
The fight for Peru: Spanish classes raise money for less fortunate through trial program (Story/Media)
May 23, 2017
From high school choir to college musician: Kim to major in music in worship (Media)
May 20, 2017
Bhattacharya develops public speaking skills through speech competition (Story)
May 15, 2017
Singing and dancing galore: Vivacé! breaks “loose” in its spring performance (Media)
May 10, 2017
Misfit defenders prove to be strong family in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Story)
May 10, 2017
Treating your mom right (with video) (Story/Media)
May 06, 2017
Concert on the Lawn creates high spirits of honoring Old Town (Story)
May 04, 2017
Concert on the Lawn to celebrate anniversary of Old Town Coppell (Story/Media)
Apr 27, 2017
15 Q’s with Mr.Whitfield (Story)
Mar 25, 2017
Carpe diem: community of Latin students compete extensively, gain invaluable life experiences (Media)
Feb 23, 2017
15 Q’s with Mr. Wofford (Story)
Jan 27, 2017
15 Q’s with Mr. Simpson (Story)
Jan 04, 2017
15 Q’s with Mr. Varnell (Story)
Dec 07, 2016
Everybody has a story, this is Mia’s (Story)
Nov 28, 2016
Respira choir “Runs the World” by delivering empowering performance at Dessert Show (Story)
Nov 17, 2016
Respira Choir to ‘Run the World’ at annual Dessert Show (Story)
Nov 11, 2016
Vegetable pasta salad to satisfy your after school cravings (with video) (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Hullababoo brings community together for early Halloween (with video) (Story)
Oct 28, 2016
Maximum proposal price of new middle school discussed at board meeting (Story)
Oct 24, 2016
Pharmacy internship proves to be good medicine for Varghese (Story)
Oct 06, 2016
UNICEF Fest to give back to children in need (Story)
Sep 21, 2016
Spine-tingling, haunting activities to do this Halloween (Story)
Sep 13, 2016
Evans wittles more than an ordinary pen (Story)
May 27, 2016
Hong builds friendships, passion through Japanese martial art (Story)
May 26, 2016
Alice Through the Looking Glass brings adventure, beautiful imagery to the screen (Story)
May 19, 2016
Coppell Community Chorale ends season with explosive concert (Story)
May 11, 2016
Coppell Community Chorale to host final concert Mood Music (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
North Texas Teen Book Festival brings the fangirl out of book lovers (Story)
Apr 15, 2016
Town Center Elementary to host annual Texan Hoedown (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
Bourbon pursues passion for music; accepted into prestigious music school (Q&A) (Story)
Mar 29, 2016
Spring into cleaning with the best tips (Story)
Mar 08, 2016
“Fuller House” brings nostalgia to fans of late 80s sitcom “Full House” (Story)
Feb 20, 2016
Music’s biggest night honors legends, shows off new talent (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
Alzheimer’s event brings awareness to the community (Story)
Feb 10, 2016
Best Super Bowl 50 Commercials (Story)
Feb 03, 2016
Best snacks to eat during Super Bowl 50 (Story)
Jan 21, 2016
Panic! at the Disco releases its fifth album, “Death of a Bachelor” (Story)
Jan 07, 2016
The Sidekick names Jersey Mike’s best sub shop in Coppell (Story)
Dec 17, 2015
Light up the holidays with the best places to look at Christmas lights (Story)
Nov 30, 2015
“Roll” into the holidays with Pumpkin Rolls (Story)
Nov 19, 2015
Choi flies high with winning artwork at local aviation museum (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
Coppell’s Closet pays it forward (Story)
Oct 21, 2015
Latshaw uses passion for animals to spread awareness (Story)
Sep 15, 2015
Singing out loud with Sheeran (Story)