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  • Cross country District 6-6A championship at North Lakes Park Oct. 15
  • Football vs. Hebron Oct. 15
  • Volleyball vs. Hebron Oct. 15
  • Kaleidoscope Oct. 16
  • Coppell Community Orchestra Spanish Flair Concert Oct. 17
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth performs her album For the Girls in concert at the Coppell Arts Center on Saturday. The Takeoff Music Festival officially opens the arts center as a performance and entertainment venue for Coppell residents.

Chenoweth brings Broadway home

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 12, 2021

Despite her famously small stature, Broadway alum Kristin Chenoweth has no problem commanding the attention of more than 400 people with her larger-than-life stage presence.  Chenoweth, best known...

The Ballet Ensemble of Texas dances at the Old Town Pavilion on Thursday night at the Art Sip & Stroll. The event is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Coppell Arts Council, and this year it is celebrated in conjunction with the grand opening of the Coppell Arts Center.

Sip & Stroll’s return reinvigorates local art scene

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 10, 2021

As the late-afternoon sunlight filtered through the trees behind the Coppell Senior and Community Center on Thursday, the Coppell Community Orchestra set the tone for the evening with an idyllic rendition...

Coppell senior middle blocker Aley Clent blocks against Euless Trinity at the CHS Arena on Tuesday. The Cowgirls swept the Trojans at Middle School Night, 25-11, 25-21, 25-10.

Coppell models Cowgirl fight at Middle School Night

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 3, 2021

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Coppell High School Principal Laura Springer greets Coppell junior Akshaya Dinakaran on Wednesday. Coppell Independent School District began the 2021-22 school year on Monday.

Springer celebrates #CHSReset as district opens for in person school year

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor August 18, 2021

The 2021-22 school year at Coppell High School opened fully in person for the first time since March 2020. CHS Principal Laura Springer expands on returning to campus, curriculum plans and successes in...

On July 7, the Coppell Board of Trustees approved Coppell High School assistant principal Cindi Osborne as the new principal of Victory Place @ Coppell. Osborne replaces outgoing principal Jeff Minn, who is now in Frisco ISD.

Osborne named new Victory Place @ Coppell principal

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor August 6, 2021

On July 7, the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees named Cindi Osborne as the new principal of Victory Place @ Coppell principal. Osborne replaces Jeff Minn, who is leaving for an administrative position at...

Munagapati codes his way into a career of designing

Munagapati codes his way into a career of designing

Trisha Atluri and Precious Onalaja May 14, 2021

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The residents of a diverse town like Coppell are blessed with a variety of appearances and manners of speaking and style of dress. However, those who deviate from the norm are deemed irresponsible or unrespectable. The Sidekick advertising and circulation manager Trisha Atluri argues that this shouldn’t be the case.

Throw away the handbook of respectability

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager May 12, 2021

Don’t judge a book by its cover. An age-old adage passed down between generations and the moral of countless children’s books, this lesson is ingrained in our minds from the day we can comprehend...

Coppell senior midfielders Bain Carter, Tyler Wendel and Jacob Dashner embrace after fulltime is called in the 2021 THSLL State Championship on Sunday at George Turner Stadium in Humble. Coppell became the THSLL Class A State Champions after defeating Dallas St. Mark’s, 10-8, and Vandergrift, 5-4, in the Class A State Championships on Saturday, at Kingwood High School, and Sunday, at George Turner Stadium.

Lacrosse becomes state champion after defeating Vandergrift in a physically heated, low-scoring affair

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

In a humid weekend trip to Humble, Coppell played in the THSLL Class A State Championship round and faced both Dallas St. Mark’s and Austin Vandergrift as the underdog. The Cowboys embraced their...

Got You Covered is a Sidekick series detailing five events happening at Coppell High School the following week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Got You Covered: 4/26-5/2

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor April 26, 2021

Seniors can pick up their caps, gowns and announcement orders from the library classroom tomorrow from 12-3 p.m. Photo IDs are required for pickup and tassels and stoles will be available to purchase.  ...

Beyond the Ballot: Meet the 2021 Coppell ISD Board of Trustees candidates

Beyond the Ballot: Meet the 2021 Coppell ISD Board of Trustees candidates

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor April 20, 2021

Coppell voters will elect Places 6 and 7 on the Coppell ISD Board through spring elections. Current CISD Board Place 6 Nichole Bentley is running for re-election and CISD Board Place 7 Tracy Fisher, Sonal...

Coppell residents stretch to cool down today at Andy Brown Park East during the charity workout held by Get You In Shape Fitness. Donations go to the Taylor Storch Memorial Scholarship, which was founded by the family of the former Coppell Middle School East eighth grader Taylor Storch after her death in 2010.

“Purpose out of pain”: Charity workout honors Storch’s legacy

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 17, 2021

On Monday, the late Taylor Storch would have turned 25 years old. Instead, her life was cut short by a fatal skiing accident in 2010 before she had the chance to graduate middle school.  In her memory,...

Coppell junior runner Aunna Aguirre and sophomore runner Lillian Egger practice relays at Buddy Echols Field on Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, the Coppell girls track and field team placed second at the District 6-6A Meet, while the Coppell boys placed fifth.

Track relinquishes district title in grueling meet

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager April 12, 2021

For the first time in five years, the Coppell track and field team failed to earn the district title. Instead, Flower Mound swept the women's side, and Flower Mound and Hebron took top two in men’s varsity...

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