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Upcoming year brings new promises in entertainment

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas.

January 10, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer This past year, popular artist, Justin Bieber gave his dedicated fans exactly what they had been waiting for, a new album.  Teenage girls not only got gift from Bieber in 2012, but also Taylor Swift who released her new album Red.  But the music industry was not the o...

Countdown to Doomsday with the Top 10 Apocalyptic Movies

The Mayan calendar supposedly predicts the end of the world to occur this Friday, December 21, 2012. (MCT)

December 20, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer With the incredibly unlikely apocalypse coming on Friday, Dec. 21, it is a good time to look back on all the survival tips given to us by Hollywood. From zombies to natural disasters to nuclear warfare, the film industry has prepped us for the near impossible. 10. 2012 (2009) How could th...

“No Shave November” comes to a close this week

November 27, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Yes, after weeks of students growing out their facial hair for "No Shave November" most will finally shave it off on Saturday, December 1. If you are unfamiliar with the concept, many students, male and female, put down the razors for the month of November, to grow out...

Cowgirls look to end season with repeat state title

Cowgirls look to end season with repeat state title

November 17, 2012

By Sammy Robben Sports Editor No team had ever swept a match in the UIL state tournament. Tonight, the Coppell Cowgirls were the first. Tonight, the Cowgirls went up against the Clear Lake Lady Falcons in their state semifinals match. Despite the Falcons reputation as a comeback team, the Cowgirls...

Skyfall sets new standard for Bond movies

Daniel Craig returns as 007 today in Skyfall.

November 9, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer I went into Skyfall with high expectations for a James Bond movie, and I was not disappointed. Daniel Craig’s portrayal of 007 has never been working at a level like this. After Bond is accidently shot by fellow agent Eve on a mission to Turkey, he is pronounced ...

Affleck proves directing skills in ‘Argo’

October 19, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Ben Affleck’s third film as director, Argo, tells the declassified story of the mission to rescue six American diplomats from Iran as the Iranian hostage crisis unfolds. The film is loosely based off the account of Tony Mendez, a CIA specialist whom Affleck port...

Golf gears up to host friday night fiesta

Golf gears up to host friday night fiesta

October 16, 2012

By Christina Burke Features Editor The CHS Golf team has recently announced that they will be hosting a Mexican Dinner and Silent Action as a fundraising event for this school year. It will be taking place in the CHS commons on Friday, Oct. 26 before the Cowboy play their next home football game. Fr...

Carroll gets Sidekick callback

Carroll gets Sidekick callback

August 30, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer It may still feel like summer to students, but school has officially started in Coppell. I am happy to be starting my second year on staff here at The Sidekick and  look forward to writing many stories about events that are taking place in and around Coppell. S...

Bickham not bickering about upperclassman status

This is actually a picture from last year's Sidekick banquet that was towards the end of the year.  I'm the one in green.

August 29, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer While the temperature is still soaring over a hundred degrees and being up before 10:00 a.m. is still exhausting, summer is over and school is back in session.  Even though I am not particularly thrilled to be back to work (especially with two hours of homework on...

What will be different about 2012-13

August 27, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer As every new and returning member of The Sidekick, I am so relieved/excited/motivated to be back to work. My summer was great, but what makes me content with leaving it behind is that I have one more year to do what I love-find stories, share stories, and keep them...

Re-Opening ceremony to be held at Aquatic and Recreation Center

May 25, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After months of construction and renovation, the Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center recently reopened its doors. With state-of-the- art exercise equipment in the newly created fitness center and updates in their indoor aquatic center, the Coppell Aquatic and R...

Seniors gear up for Project Graduation

May 23, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer It is no secret. The seniors at Coppell High School are brimming with excitement for next week's graduation. Graduation marks the end of an important chapter in each of their lives and the start of a new one. Graduations across the nation are known for times of cel...