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Art as a skill

Art as a skill

Noor Fatima, Staff Designer January 18, 2023

Coppell High School sophomore Safiya Mohammed won CHS’s Hurricane Ian sticker design contest, organized by CHS art teacher David Bearden. The contest was open to all art department students and the top designs were sold as stickers, with all profits going to World Central Kitchen, providing meals to those affected by Hurricane Ian. Photo by Aliya Zakir

Art department’s sticker design competition aiding in Hurricane Ian relief

Nrithya Mahesh, Staff Designer November 28, 2022

A wave sticker, adorned with a unique design made by a fellow Coppell High School sophomore, decorates an iPad in the hallway. Beyond the engaging art and adhesive back, these stickers impact the lives...

CHS9 student Maya Dudhyala transfers her design from a paper to a slab during seventh period on May 6. Dudhyala has been doing art since kindergarten and plans on taking a variety of art classes throughout high school.

Dudhyala using art as a media of relaxation

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer May 13, 2022

Art classes involve continuing adding tiny details until a deadline; however, CHS9 student Maya Dudhyala takes art as both a hobby and elective to express her interests, creativity and challenge herself. What...

Video: Mundhenk finding release through art

Olivia Short, Staff Photographer March 21, 2022

In the latest episode of the 10 questions series, Coppell High School junior Payton Mundhenk talks about how expressing herself through art gives her release. The Sidekick staff photographer Olivia Short...

Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang is a ballerina, violinist, singer and a top 300 scholar in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, one of the most prestigious research competitions for high school students. Liang has been a ballerina since age 4 and danced in the Ballet Ensemble of Texas’ production of “The Nutcracker” in December.

In the Spotlight: Liang en pointe as a creative in STEM

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor January 27, 2022

Few are as multi-talented as Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang, who is a researcher, violinist, singer and ballerina.  Liang’s interest in science led her to be selected for the Simons...

The Ballet Ensemble of Texas dances at the Old Town Pavilion on Thursday night at the Art Sip & Stroll. The event is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Coppell Arts Council, and this year it is celebrated in conjunction with the grand opening of the Coppell Arts Center.

Sip & Stroll’s return reinvigorates local art scene

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 10, 2021

As the late-afternoon sunlight filtered through the trees behind the Coppell Senior and Community Center on Thursday, the Coppell Community Orchestra set the tone for the evening with an idyllic rendition...

Munagapati codes his way into a career of designing

Munagapati codes his way into a career of designing

Trisha Atluri and Precious Onalaja May 14, 2021

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The Bandan Koro African Drum & Dance Ensemble performs at Lewisville City Hall on Saturday at ColorPalooza. The event celebrated spring with art demonstrations, food trucks, local vendors, musical performances and interactive experiences.

Culture blooms at Lewisville’s ColorPalooza

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 19, 2021

Following the death of George Floyd, Coppell High School senior Ishita Sisodia finishes an oil painting on June 5 in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Local artists have put their talents to use by raising awareness and money for the movement through donation commissions and artwork.

Artists drawing support for racial justice

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager August 20, 2020

This past May, when the death of George Floyd rocked the nation and opened the eyes of a generation to racially motivated violence, Coppell High School senior Ishita Sisodia picked up her oil paints...

CHS9 student Ashley Zhang displays her VASE medals at CHS9. Zhang is one of four Coppell students whose artworks received a gold seal at the state VASE competition.

Sweeping the competition

Trisha Atluri, Staff Writer/Photographer May 14, 2020

With tedious hours spent gridding a 24x26 in paper, the anticipation of adding a gold leaf accent and grueling days spent waiting for layers of oil paint to dry behind them, four Coppell students received...

Coppell High School junior Jordan Cohen paints a flower on sophomore Arshi Sharma during A lunch in the Large Commons on Thursday. Students in National Art Honor Society throughout the day orchestrate art activities during all lunches today.

Artists painting it grand for Big Art Day

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

Students peer over each other’s shoulders as Coppell High School National Art Honors Society members dip their brushes into smooth, tiny paint containers. One more stroke of midnight blue paint and...

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