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Coppell police officers and firefighters bow in remembrance of the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, at the Patriot Day Ceremony at the Coppell Town Center on Friday. Saturday is the 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks which took down the World Trade Center towers in New York City, as well as hijacked planes which crashed into the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania.

Remembering 9/11

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor September 11, 2021

In Coppell, it began with the silence.  “On the field, one of the coaches looked up and said, ‘There’s something happening. There are no planes,’” Coppell High School anatomy and physiology...

Today marks the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil feels her perspective on the tragedy is less emotion-based because she did not experience it and resembles more of that felt towards any other pivotal event in American history.

Disconnected from modern history

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2020

I can’t tell you where I was and what I was doing on Sept. 11, 2001.  I wasn’t born until Sept. 2, 2002.  Because I never experienced life prior to the attacks, I cannot understand the difference...

17 years after 9/11 lies a lifetime of grief along with unbreakable kinship (with video)

Karen Lu, Staff Writer September 12, 2018

Before the steps of Town Center Hall on the morning of Sept. 11 stand police officers, firefighters, paramedics and citizens of Coppell gathered under the peppering of rain and gloomy sky to commemorate...

Senior Rachel Watley and teacher Coach Z went all out today in remembrance of 9/11 by dressing in patriotic colors, stars and stripes. Photo by Nicole Messer.

9/11 recalls different memories for CHS

September 11, 2013

By Stephanie Gross Staff Writer On Sept. 11, 2001 America was changed forever. So many innocent people lost their lives during that tragic morning in New York City and so many lives were affected...

Riots over independent film continue to rock the Arab world

September 18, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor In recent years, the Arab Spring shook the foundation of many Middle Eastern countries. Now, another wave of violence and rage has swept the already-precarious Arabic...

A day of remembrance with the city of Coppell

September 10, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer September 11th is a big day in history that will affect Americans for many years to come, this devastating event has created a big impact on the lives of civilians today....

Freedom Tower to shadow over dark past

April 5, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer It has been over 10 years since the horrible September day when terrorists crashed two American Airlines planes into both of the Twin Towers in New York. Americans and the...

Wait is over, Gridiron greats return

September 13, 2011

John Loop Staff Writer The first week back on the gridiron had its ups and downs, as NFL fans got their much-needed influx of football since the 130-day labor standoff started. The league kicked off...

Band to honor victims of 9/11

September 9, 2011

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer With the ten-year anniversary of 9/11 approaching this Sunday, Coppell High School’s and Jesuit’s band planned a special pre-game performance to honor those who...

Osama bin Laden killed in CIA operation

May 1, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor Osama bin Laden, perpetrator of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, was announced dead Sunday night. Bin Laden was killed by a CIA-led operation....

A Party in the U.S.A

September 13, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer This past weekend for Coppell was marked with everything Homecoming –the parade, the football game and, for students, the Homecoming dance, appropriately themed “Party...

Photo Gallery: September 11th Pep Rally

September 11, 2009

CHS held a Sept. 11 pep rally to get ready for the game against the Highland Park Scots. Gallery by Tyler Morris

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