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Kalvacherla named the Sidekick Sports’ student-athlete of the year

Kalvacherla named the Sidekick Sports’ student-athlete of the year

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

This school year, Coppell High School senior Vinay Kalvacherla has managed to not only remain a part of Coppell’s varsity tennis team for his third year in a row, but also secure the rank of no. 2 in the 2016 senior class, making him The Sidekick Sports’ Student-Athlete of the Year.   B...

Rising to stardom; KCBY-TV garners local and national awards

Rising to stardom; KCBY-TV garners local and national awards

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

Lately, the KCBY-TV program at Coppell High School has been on a roll, garnering multiple awards at local and regional contests and national conventions.   After winning the prestigious NSPA Pacemaker award also known as the “Pulitzer Prize” of high school journalism in November, the...

Magical experiences, awards at 2015 fall JEA/NSPA convention

Magical experiences, awards at 2015 fall JEA/NSPA convention

November 20, 2015

Rachel Buigas-Lopez Editor-in-Chief @rachelbuigas ORLANDO, Fla. - The sunshine state greeted The Sidekick and KCBY staffs with 80 degree weather, a cookie from the DoubleTree hotel and a bright blue “Media Magic” shirt. The 2015 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention did no...

What is Empire Trust? Christian organization awards student athletes through scholarships

What is Empire Trust? Christian organization awards student athletes through scholarships

April 5, 2015

Video by Blake Snawder and Samuel Dumar By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac What is Empire Trust? This is the question so many Coppell athletes and students have. The organization has a large following on social media and while kids love the “shoutouts” they get, not many know the mission behind this organization. “We really try to give [scholarsh...

Texas Art Education Association announces new winners

February 18, 2014

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer Most students start out their doodling on notes or making little sketches on paper when the teacher is talking. Many of them do not think much of it, but some students discover that they have a natural talent for art. The Texas Art Education Association is taking s...

Band travels to state competition, brings home 124 medals

May 29, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Anyone who has been to a Coppell football game, pep rally or band concert knows that the CHS band is full of talent. Each year, at the State UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest, the CHS band does especially wall. This year, 167 students in the CHS band program travel...

Superlatives voting right around the corner

April 2, 2012

The naming of Superlatives is one of the most quintessential traditions of the American high school experience. Every school year, as the final months begin to arrive, the entire student body of Coppell High School votes on who the most distinguished students were. Categories such as "Most Involved"...

Ogbogu quickly gaining recognition

Ogbogu quickly gaining recognition

September 7, 2011

By Seth Slover Staff Writer Junior Chiaka Ogbogu embodies the definition of the word “determination.”A raw athlete with God-given ability, Ogbogu has refined her skills and developed her talent. Having played on the seventh grade C team and eighth grade B team at Middle School North, Ogbogu has escalated up the ladder of volleyball success, now a second-year ...

Freshman’s science project earns national recognition

August 29, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Although Rohan Panaparambil just started his freshman year at CHS, he is still being recognized for his 8th grade science fair project.  Panaparambil has been named as a semifinalist in the 2011 Broadcom Masters, a program of Society for Science and the Public. He is...

The senior awards ceremony honors the hard work of many students

May 23, 2011

Abby Drake Staff Writer The 2011 senior class has worked very hard for the last four years. Tomorrow, the entire class finally gets the recognition they deserve. The senior awards ceremony is a long-standing Coppell High School tradition that brings together seniors, their parents, underclassmen a...

Final senior bulletin details end of year dates, graduation

May 12, 2011

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief The year isn't quite over yet, seniors: there are still a few dates and events to attend before finally bidding CHS "adieu". The counseling department is trying to help you stay organized with the final senior bulletin, which includes important dates and information on ...

Sidekick predicts winners for 52nd Grammys

January 29, 2010

By Chris Nguyen Features Editor Let's not get anything confused. The Grammys are by and large the worst awards show of the four, otherwise known as the EGOT (Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, Tonys) by "30 Rock" fans. They are long, drawn-out and unlike the Oscars or even Emmys, do not try to even ...