Coppell Student Media

  • CISD has an early release day on March 12
Author Susannah Charleson reads a short section in her latest book Where the Lost Dogs Go at the Cozby Library and Community Commons on Sunday. The story highlights the importance of keeping pets in a secured area.

New York Times Bestselling author enlightens dog lovers

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer September 18, 2019

“The heart will find what the eyes can no longer see,” author Susannah Charleson said. Every person in the room stared up at the author, captivated as they hung on to her every last word. On...

Book of the week: Every Day by David Levithan

Book of the week: Every Day by David Levithan

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor April 11, 2019

Sometimes we wish we could be someone else, but in Every Day by David Levithan, the main character, A, wishes he could just be himself for once. A wakes up in a different human’s body each morning,...

The Sidekick’s Wren Lee reviews Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu for the upcoming authors event at William T. Cozby Public Library on Feb. 24.. She also connects the novel with the Riot Grrrl movement, which is an underground feminist punk movement that originated in the 1990s.

Mathieu creates fictional feminist revolution based on personal experiences

Wren Lee, Executive Design Editor February 16, 2018

Young adult fiction’s latest feminist sensation Vivian Carter is ready to fight back.   Moxie is a young adult fiction novel written by author Jennifer Mathieu, who has written various other...

Sidekick staff writer Pramika Kadari holds a copy of The Overachievers by Alexandra Robbins. The Overachievers is a nonfiction book that explores the problematic pressures of today's society, focusing on eight high school and college students’ lives.

Robbins exposes society’s ugly side in The Overachievers

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer December 8, 2017

    In New York, there are preschools with a lower acceptance rate than Harvard, where children with parents who are obsessed with their success levels are sent.  This is only one of the many...

North Texas Teen Book Festival will be on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. There will be over 80 middle grade and young adult authors in attendance.

Book lovers to attend North Texas Teen Book Festival

Wren Lee, Staff Designer March 3, 2017

Signed books burst from bags as attendees will walk around the Irving Convention Center, leaving one panel and heading towards another. The North Texas Teen Book Festival has arrived for its third year....

Hopkins regales CHS students with her books, life stories

Wren Lee, Designer February 3, 2017

You would never think author Ellen Hopkins has gone through life’s hardships because her attitude is bubbly and bright. She smiles easily and leans in to whisper as if she has known you all her life....

Storch family hosts book signing

April 23, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Through tragedy, good things may come. A local Coppell family, the Storch's, lost their daughter Taylor in a skiing accident three years ago. After the accident,...

Taylor's Gift celebrates Donate Life Month with colorful new releases

Taylor’s Gift celebrates Donate Life Month with colorful new releases

April 3, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor Paint, share, go. In these three simple steps, anyone can help the Taylor’s Gift Foundation celebrate National Donate Life Month. April is National Donate Life...

Book Review: The Power of Six

Book Review: The Power of Six

November 29, 2011

By Annie Wen Staff Writer The Power of Six, the sequel of Pittacus Lore’s bestselling book I Am Number Four, has been a big hit to fans of Lore’s new series ever since it came out last August. Photo...

Pretty Little Liars sweeping CHS

January 31, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager "PLL, PLL! PLL's on tonight!" If you follow the show, there's no doubt that you know what those three innocent letters stand for. It calls for watching parties, not soley...

Fowler reviews “Dear John”, both book and movie

February 10, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer “What does it mean to truly love another?”  This is the question posed in Nicholas Sparks’ praised novel Dear John, recently made into a film which is now No.1...

“Dear John” premiere this weekend

February 5, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer So I basically loved Dear John.  The book, I mean, by Nicholas Sparks. I have yet to see the movie, but I will today at approximately 3:30 and am really looking forward...

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