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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Life lessons from high school to carry Burke into future

Life lessons from high school to carry Burke into future

May 7, 2014

By Christina Burke Managing Editor As I reflect upon my high school experience, I realize that I have learned a lot of things in my four years at Coppell High School - not just the names of all the...

Fisher takes Grammys red carpet by storm with fierce makeover

Fisher takes Grammys red carpet by storm with fierce makeover

February 6, 2014

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Passer bys did a double take as Miley Cyrus walked around Los Angeles prior to last month’s Grammys but at second glance, they might have unknowingly seen Coppell...

On Sunday, the airport in St. Louis was coated in snow, making it hard for senior Kayleigh Smith and her family to get home. Photo courtesy Kayleigh Smith.

Frigid conditions extend winter break for local travelers

January 9, 2014

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Senior Kayleigh Smith and her family did not anticipate on spending their Sunday night trekking through snow to the nearest restaurant, but with the arrival of a surprise...

Candy Sheehan crosses the finish line of her Ironman Triathlon in November 2007 while being treated for breast cancer. Photo curtosey of Candy Sheehan.

Cancer combat successes inspire Coppell residents

December 11, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Twenty-four year-old Courtney Crosby, a 2007 Coppell High School graduate, was on a mission trip in Israel last February when she got the call from her mother. The...

Jermaine Carter performs in front of Faneuil Hall in Boston on Thursday evening to entertain pedestrians. Thirty-one representatives from The Sidekick, Round-Up and KCBY are in the city attending the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention. Photo by Sandy Iyer.

Carter’s beat lifts spirits of Bostonians from historic square

November 14, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor “We gotta rock it, don’t stop it, rock it don’t stop it.” BOSTON - Rising from the depths of the subway system, a sweet sound greets the ears of the Bostonian...

Photo by Regan Sullivan.

Students open up about unique religious practices

November 6, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Covered modestly from head to toe, sophomore Nesma Hassan attends JV basketball practice every morning, her custom uniform embracing her Islamic traditions. In...

Average Barbie brings better influence on young girls

Average Barbie brings better influence on young girls

October 23, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Although my five-year-old self did not have much sense of self worth at the time of my Barbie-playing days, I knew one thing: Barbie was pretty, and I wanted to be...

Photo by Christina Burke.

WALK THE MOON rocks the House of Blues

October 16, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Dedicated fans formed a line that wrapped around the House of Blues on Oct. 9, many of their faces painted in distinct tribal patterns, ready for the WALK THE...

State Fair says howdy to new Big Tex

State Fair says ‘howdy’ to new Big Tex

October 9, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor As Texans, we know that everything is bigger and better in Texas. This includes our renowned State Fair of Texas. The Fair is known nationwide for its wild rides...

Photo by Regan Sullivan.

Stiff recovers from rare illness

September 25, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor On July 7, senior Trevor Stiff brushed off his fatigue and headed off to his job waiting tables at St. Joseph’s Retirement Village, as usual. Approximately 24 hours...

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas.

Davis takes feminism one step forward

September 11, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Thus far in 2013, the United States has taken many baby steps toward several deserved equalities. Despite certain breakthroughs, feminism always seems to be left...

Burke expects great year as managing editor

Burke expects great year as managing editor

May 31, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor Hey CSM readers! Over the last two years, I have dedicated my time to The Sidekick and Coppell Student Media, and I would like to thank you on behalf of our...

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