Coppell Student Media

Q&A: How band defines Sangerhausen’s sense of identity

Q&A: How band defines Sangerhausen’s sense of identity

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Music has always played an important role in Coppell High School senior Emilie Sangerhausen’s life. She has done band since middle school, and is on her seventh year in band.   What made you join band?  During elementary school, I started having experience with music and performing. I wanted to ha...

Trumpet ensemble makes history as first to win in new division of national competition

Trumpet ensemble makes history as first to win in new division of national competition

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

When the five high schoolers signed up to compete in the National Trumpet Competition, they did not expect to make history. They simply thought it would be a fun experience to play together. Yet on March 15-16, Coppell High School junior Terri Rauschenbach, seniors Trevor Holmes and Supratik Pochampa...

Holmes places first chair in state, keeps up with dynamics of music

Holmes places first chair in state, keeps up with dynamics of music

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

March 27, 2019

Coppell High School senior Trevor Holmes sat anxiously in the lobby as he waited for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Convention chair placements to be released. Finally, the results were posted on a board and upon first glance, Holmes quickly found his name at the top, meaning he ...

Marching to her own tune: Judd pursues future in music composition

Marching to her own tune: Judd pursues future in music composition

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

March 2, 2018

Music has always been a part of Coppell High School sophomore Anna Judd’s life.   Judd’s older brother, 2016 CHS graduate Ethan Judd, played percussion in school and her father, Dayton Judd, has played piano since he was 5.   Though Judd participated in sports, art and ch...

Students share excitement for upcoming Allen game

Students share excitement for upcoming Allen game

Lili Lomas, Sports editor, Digital content editor

September 13, 2017

With Coppell High School football playing state power Allen High School this Friday, students are preparing for the various aspects of the game from the halftime show to the support in the stands. They share with The Sidekick how they are building up excitement for the game.       Senio...

Band makes waves, memories on final competition in South Texas (with video)

Band makes waves, memories on final competition in South Texas (with video)

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

https://youtu.be/1oBTHImnDW8 On Friday morning, the five Coppell High School bands competed at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley during its spring trip. Each received outstanding results from three individual judges, concluding the band’s year with a success.   “We finished UI...

Coppell Band snare camera catches on field action

Coppell Band snare camera catches on field action

Hannah Tucker, Photographer

November 11, 2016

From Nov. 6 to Nov. 9 the Coppell High School Band attended the UIL State competition in San Antonio. This footage, which was filmed from a chest harness video camera, is from senior snare drum Eliana Yamouni's point of view  at a rehearsal on Tuesday. Video by Hannah Tucker.  ...

CHS band qualifies for state competition

CHS band qualifies for state competition

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

You snap to attention, back straight, eyes affixed slightly above the person in front of you, and instrument held neatly, now a reflex from months of preparation. It is 6:30 p.m. and unlike most high schoolers, you are not sitting at home doing homework; you are on the field practicing, perfecting a ...

Stepping in time with the Coppell Marching Band

Stepping in time with the Coppell Marching Band

Photographer, Hannah Tucker

October 16, 2016

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