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Mari Pletta
Mari Pletta is a senior and a third year photographer for The Sidekick. Outside of school she enjoys traveling and taking photos on vacation over the summer. She also plays the clarinet in the Coppell Band. If any questions or concerns please contact at [email protected] or @mari_pletta on Twitter.

Mari Pletta, Staff Photographer

May 15, 2020
Girls soccer takes home all-district awards for unfinished season (Media)
May 15, 2020
Individual district awards offer closure for unfinished boys soccer season (Media)
May 05, 2020
Looking back on unique soccer season (part 2) (Story)
May 05, 2020
Looking back on unique soccer season (part 1) (Story)
May 04, 2020
Kindness drives Cates’ success in theater, Silver Stars (Media)
Apr 03, 2020
Students uncertain about future of 2020’s state science fair (Media)
Mar 20, 2020
Athletes utilizing resources to stay fit without school practice (Media)
Mar 04, 2020
The Sportlight: Pandey shooting for varsity position (Media)
Feb 21, 2020
Lariettes, cheer host night full of performances (Story/Media)
Feb 18, 2020
Tigers corral Cowboys in district action (Story/Media)
Feb 18, 2020
Cowboys look to end drought against Nimitz (Media)
Feb 14, 2020
The Sportlight: Patel looking back on soccer as senior, venturing forward to engineering path in college (Media)
Feb 13, 2020
Travel club exposing people to the world within Coppell (Media)
Feb 09, 2020
Cowboys fail to break winless streak, fall 2-1 to Irving (Media)
Feb 07, 2020
Cowboys end match against Lewisville with scoreless tie (Story/Media)
Feb 03, 2020
Cowgirls open home schedule tomorrow against Mansfield (Media)
Feb 03, 2020
Cowgirls looking to steal win against Marauders (Media)
Jan 31, 2020
Cowgirls make breakthrough against Cardinals, 5-1 (Story/Media)
Jan 31, 2020
Left-footed leader (Media)
Jan 25, 2020
Coppell dominates Irving MacArthur but loses key player in first match of District 6-6A play (Media)
Jan 16, 2020
Cowboys sweep Irving Tigers, 61-54 (Story/Media)
Jan 13, 2020
Close win over Tigers gives basketball second district victory (Media)
Jan 12, 2020
Claire’s Corner: Don’t say never mind (Media)
Jan 07, 2020
Cowboys tie Frisco Heritage in exciting match, starting season off strong (Story/Media)
Dec 17, 2019
Choir’s 25th annual Madrigal Feast welcomes holiday season (Story/Media)
Dec 12, 2019
Q&A: Madlambayan immersing self in performing arts (Media)
Dec 07, 2019
“The Perfect Lie” highlights unpredictable 25th annual Madrigals feast (Media)
Nov 15, 2019
TMEA All-Region Honor choirs host a night full of performances (Story/Media)
Nov 11, 2019
Choir stirs emotion among audience in Region 31 Concert (Media)
Nov 05, 2019
Halfway to the goal: choir sees 15 singers pass region auditions (Media)
Oct 24, 2019
Students gleam in tie-dye during homecoming dress up week (Media)
Oct 17, 2019
Annual pumpkin patch attracts Coppell residents at Rejoice Lutheran Church (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2019
Coach’s box: Tennis coach fostering relationships, encouraging success for players (Media)
Sep 30, 2019
Making politics easy, one post at a time (Media)
Sep 27, 2019
Bingo! Popular annual cheer team fundraiser turns 20 (Story/Media)
Sep 26, 2019
Hunt to run for president of Texas Municipal League (Media)
Sep 20, 2019
The Sportlight: Clent bringing international knowledge to JV volleyball (Media)
Sep 16, 2019
Q&A: Stroud to teach students about rhetoric, reading (Media)
Sep 08, 2019
Faces of CISD: Sid Grant (Media)
Sep 04, 2019
Rockumentaries introducing 80s rock music to modern youth (Media)
Sep 01, 2019
What you missed this summer (1 of 3): CHS students receive new iPads (Media)
Aug 30, 2019
Cowboys open season with unfamiliar faces, same strategy (Media)
Aug 30, 2019
CHS Open House strengthens bonds between school, parents (Media)
Aug 27, 2019
Meet the new CHS: Parents experience campus changes at annual Curriculum Night (Story/Media)
May 17, 2019
Late score lifts Black past Red in annual spring football game (Media)
May 06, 2019
Spanish students prepare as AP exam nears (Media)
May 03, 2019
From flowers to faces, art show displays student talents (Media)
Apr 30, 2019
Cowgirls end season short against Keller in first round of playoffs (Story/Media)
Apr 26, 2019
On the Spot: Year of learning culminating in month of AP preparation (with video) (Media)
Apr 19, 2019
Coppell Band students enjoy annual Spring trip in Port Aransas (Story/Media)
Apr 17, 2019
Tapler breaks to nationals with 10-minute marvel (with video) (Media)
Apr 11, 2019
CHS students place second in state science fair with solution for the global water crisis (Media)
Apr 11, 2019
Track to sprint toward victory at district meet tonight, tomorrow (Media)
Mar 30, 2019
Cowgirls win bi-district match, moving on to second round of playoffs (Story/Media)
Mar 29, 2019
Cowgirls shoot past Indians in bi-district playoffs (Media)
Mar 28, 2019
Hulcy balancing athletics and journalism, shining in both (Media)
Mar 27, 2019
Cowboys stepping into playoffs with high hopes after district runner-up finish (Media)
Mar 25, 2019
New country, new opportunities (Media)
Mar 21, 2019
Flower Mound takes hold of top spot in district standings (Media)
Mar 21, 2019
Flower Mound takes district’s top spot in 2-1 victory (Story/Media)
Mar 21, 2019
On the Spot: Calvert hits home by presenting dangers of drug usage and addiction (with video) (Media)
Mar 02, 2019
Student of the Week: Wiegand paves path for coding (Media)
Mar 01, 2019
On The Spot: CHS enforces lunchtime off-campus policy (with video) (Media)
Feb 14, 2019
Cowgirls show off their strength after defeating Irving Nimitz with score of 6-1 (Story/Media)
Feb 13, 2019
Teacher of the Week: Sloane’s physics expertise allowing for hands-on learning experience (Media)
Feb 06, 2019
On the Spot: GT/English III students use creative approach with visual argument project (with video) (Media)
Feb 05, 2019
CPD’s self defense class provides important learning opportunities for senior girls (with video) (Media)
Feb 04, 2019
Cowgirls to play Lady Tigers, looking to extend win streak (Media)
Jan 28, 2019
New club celebrates campus cultural diversity (Media)
Jan 23, 2019
Video: AirPods vs Headphones (Media)
Jan 14, 2019
Cowgirls to face Paschal, primed for new Lady Panthers team (Media)
Jan 09, 2019
Cowgirls fight to the end, take a loss at first district game (Story/Media)
Dec 18, 2018
Trustees approve naming of Minton as new elementary school principal (Media)
Dec 10, 2018
Bracho relocates to Coppell, settles in soccer (Media)
Dec 07, 2018
Whimsical Winter (Media)
Dec 06, 2018
The Sidekick staff votes on the best of 2018 entertainment (Media)
Nov 13, 2018
Respira! dessert show kicks off the season with a variety of performances (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Korean Festival promotes unity in South Korea, United States (Media)
Oct 28, 2018
New Tech @ Coppell attracts students, parents to come see annual Haunted House and Fall Festival (Media)
Oct 27, 2018
Haunted halls of New Tech bring spine-chilling scares (Media)
Sep 23, 2018
Coppell High School cheer team hosts a night full of fun, food, and bingo (Media)
Aug 24, 2018
Coppell loses to McKinney High in four sets (Media)
May 07, 2018
Week of 05/07/18 (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Coppell bringing its talents to Round Rock (Media)
Apr 10, 2018
Week of 04/09/18 (Story)
Apr 07, 2018
Shutout over Skeeters sends Cowboys to regional tournament (Media)
Apr 04, 2018
On the Spot: Prom tickets now on sale (Media)
Apr 03, 2018
Baseball team opens series at home against W.T. White (Media)
Mar 28, 2018
Coppell takes first game against Lake Highlands (Media)
Mar 09, 2018
Seniors’ love for dance, acting paving way for college majors (Media)
Feb 20, 2018
Week of 02/19/18 (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Skyline no match for district leading Cowgirls (Media)
Feb 15, 2018
People with special needs get Night to Shine at St. Ann Parish (with video) (Media)
Feb 07, 2018
On the Spot: A life-changing signature for athletes (Media)
Jan 29, 2018
Week of 01/29/2018 (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Respecting all forms of storytelling (Media)
Jan 22, 2018
Week of 01/22/2018 (Story)
Dec 05, 2017
CISD implementing strategic design efforts to improve community involvement in education (Media)
Nov 09, 2017
CHS athletes sign on to continue their passion on next level (Media)
Oct 31, 2017
Coppell Rewind: A flashback to iconic points of interest, historical establishments (Media)
Oct 30, 2017
New Green book sets itself apart in innumerable ways (Media)