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Coppell Student Media

Sketching the scribbles to self-expression (with video):

Anushree De, Features Editor April 4, 2024
Walls are decorated with tie-dye projects and self portraits. Clay sculptures of animals line the tables. The laughters of students comparing their artwork bounces off the walls. Enthusiasm is abundant in the classroom of Wilson Elementary School art teacher Alejandra Quiñonez. 
Pydisetti, Wang triumph at Scholastic Art and Writing competition

Pydisetti, Wang triumph at Scholastic Art and Writing competition

Nrithya Mahesh, Staff Designer April 27, 2023

The clock rings 4 p.m. as senior Shraavya Pydisetti nervously refreshes her email. Peers crowding around her laptop, the scene seems like a reaction to a college acceptance email. In reality, Pydisetti...

Coppell High School sophomore Melora Dominic created artwork titled “Fading.” Dominic qualified for State VASE for her art piece “Floral Photoshoot” last year and continues to use art as her creative outlet.

Student of the Week: Dominic channels creativity through art

Divya Sivalenka, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

Coppell High School sophomore Melora Dominic utilizes her passion for art to escape from her day-to-day hassles. Although it was originally a box she ticked off when selecting her elective class at the...

Kondapalli draws a scene of a market using chalk pastels during the inclement weather day on Tuesday. Coppell and the DFW area was hit with winter precipitation starting on Monday, leading to temporary school closures. Photo courtesy Amolika Kondapalli.

Kondapalli painting the snow away

Nrithya Mahesh, Staff Designer February 1, 2023

Snow, sleet and ice fall heavily onto the streets of Coppell, coating roads in a blanket of white. While many enjoy their day off sitting in front of the TV, Coppell High School senior National Art Honor...

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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