Coppell Student Media

London trip provides royal experience for Coppell band

London trip provides royal experience for Coppell band

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

Only feet from where they were standing, Coppell High School band students unexpectedly caught a glimpse of the Royal Family on their trip to London this spring break.   The Queen of England, Prince William, Prince Harry, Prince Philip and Kate Middleton gathered at Westminster Abbey for a m...

Chitta experiences colorful Holi, reflects on cultural event with friends

Chitta experiences colorful Holi, reflects on cultural event with friends

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

As I step into my shower, a rainbow of color trails behind me, reminding me of what an event I celebrated. Vigorously rubbing off the color from my hair, I am reminded of how my friends poured color powder on my head and how it will take some time for it to wash out.   Color run, a 5k run where colors are thrown ...

Malik releases first solo album, proves he has “mind” of his own

Malik releases first solo album, proves he has “mind” of his own

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

Exactly one year after he shocked the world by leaving one of the biggest boyband of our generation, One Direction, Zayn Malik has released his first solo album and it is well worth the wait. With 18 songs, “Mind of Mine” is a soulful album that is an obvious change from the pop music that Malik u...

Ferguson sings her way to prestigious UNT College of Music

Ferguson sings her way to prestigious UNT College of Music

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

With a jazz band previously nominated for six Grammys, the University of North Texas College of Music is a very highly rated musical program. After being a part of Coppell High School’s various choirs through the years, senior Jaden Ferguson will attend UNT College of Music in the fall with hopes to...

Band gaining “world class” experience through London trip

Band gaining “world class” experience through London trip

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

Parading through the streets and performing in one of the most famous venues in the city, the Coppell High School band is encountering London through a musical lens this spring break.   Every few years, the CHS band tries to go on an international trip to give students a more in-depth musica...

Best song remixes to get you hyped during spring break

Best song remixes to get you hyped during spring break

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

Spring break is fast approaching and that means a week to chill, hang with friends and have a week away from the pressures, homework and routine of school. No matter if you are going on an exoctic vacation or just binge-watching Netflix at home, nothing is better than having a playlist of some of your fav...

Coppell Student Media named 2016 NSPA Online Pacemaker Finalist

Coppell Student Media named 2016 NSPA Online Pacemaker Finalist

Shannon Morgan, Communications Manager

March 9, 2016

BREAKING - CoppellStudentMedia.com, the website for The Sidekick newspaper and KCBY-TV, has been named as a 2016 NSPA Online Pacemaker Finalist, the National Scholastic Press Association announced on Wednesday. A Pacemaker is the highest national award a high school journalism program can receive. K...

Spring into break and explore the top 5 local attractions

Spring into break and explore the top 5 local attractions

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Spring break. Two of the best words to any hard-working student’s ears after long hours at Coppell High School. Plan to stay in town and visit local favorites ranging from eating at Dallas food trucks to exploring Fort Worth for classic Texas fun; in a place like Coppell, the possibilities are endless. Make...

Art students master the competition, art displayed at Dallas Museum of Art

Art students master the competition, art displayed at Dallas Museum of Art

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

  A well-rounded student is one that typically excels in their classes and participates in extracurricular activities or competitions showcasing one of their passions. CHS AP art students Katy Yut, Allison Li, Taylor Stiff, Kimberly McDonald and Julie Choi competed and became finalists in the 201...

Take a seat, chill out with these acoustic covers of popular songs

Take a seat, chill out with these acoustic covers of popular songs

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Being a senior in high school means I know just how stressed out you can get when you have three projects, four assignments and two papers due all in one week. I have learned that one of the best ways to relieve this stress and to get focused on everything you need to do is to sit down, listen to so...

The Art of Respect: Learning not to take everything for granted

The Art of Respect: Learning not to take everything for granted

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

It is easy to take the smaller things in life for granted. From having a place to call home to simply being able to have a good dinner, people often forget that these things are rare to families in many cities and other countries.   Living in a place like Coppell, I feel like many teens have forg...

We mean business: CHS BPA qualifies for state competition

We mean business: CHS BPA qualifies for state competition

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

Typically when a competition is announced or heard of, it is a form of sports. This time, however, it is a competition of students who are training to be the future of the corporate world that are worth the attention.   Coppell High School’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) club attended ...