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District expanding community engagement with podcast, video series

Coppell ISD Trustee Leigh Walker discusses improving community engagement during the livestream of the CISD Board meeting on Monday. The meeting addressed the district’s focus on new communication and updates with the podcast.

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager

September 29, 2020

On Thursday, Coppell ISD launched the We Value podcast, available on all streaming services. New episodes will be released on the last Thursday of every month.  Each episode aims to share local examples of excellence in education. In this vein, the first two episodes include interviews with Execut...

Despite rain, community enjoys annual St. Ann’s carnival

From Sept. 7-9, the St. Ann Catholic Parish hosted its annual carnival right outside of the church on Samuel Blvd. Since 1993, families flock to the carnival every year to enjoy themselves on rides and eat a variety of food.

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor

September 12, 2018

The St. Ann Catholic Parish hosted its annual carnival this weekend, but this year was slightly different. Rain boots replaced sneakers and umbrellas made an appearance as well.   As they say, “the show must go on”, and that is exactly what happened as the carnival continued with games...

You can’t miss these DFW events this fall season

You can’t miss these DFW events this fall season

Tara Ansari, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

From chili festivals, concerts, ice skating, all the way to train exhibits; this DFW fall season is bringing many entertaining activities for its fellow citizens. Are you ready for the full force of holiday seasons?   12 Days Of Christmas at the Dallas Arboretum- Opened Nov. 8 Go celebrate ...

New venue Four Points hotel hosts 8th annual Chamber Taste of Coppell event

The Coppell Chamber of Commerce and Frost Bank hosted the eighth annual Taste of Coppell event last Sunday at the Four Points by Sheraton. Thirty-five restaurants and seven vendors participated in the event and the “Top Taste” award was given to  Fast and Furious (F&F) Express Japanese Grill.

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

November 15, 2017

As food is a universal and unifying factor all over the world, it is no surprise that the Coppell Chamber of Commerce’s annual Taste of Coppell event continues to grow with restaurants and attendees every year.   On Sunday, the Coppell Chamber of Commerce and Frost Bank partnered to present th...

Sample best food of city at Sunday’s 8th annual taste of coppell event

The Coppell Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 8th annual Taste of Coppell event this Sunday at the Four Points by Sheraton from 4-7 p.m. Local restaurants, event sponsors and businesses will be in attendance, including last year’s Golden Fork winner, Frost Cupcakery; tickets to the event cost $35.

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

November 11, 2017

Food ranging from all cultures, countries and tastes will be brought to Coppell at this Sunday’s 8th Taste of Coppell event from 4-7 p.m., hosted by the Coppell Chamber of Commerce.   Popular local business and restaurants will be in attendance at the event’s venue, the Four Points by Shera...

Sidekick staff picks up the pace in 5K planning

Sidekick staff picks up the pace in 5K planning

November 30, 2012

Editor's note: Due to a lack of registered participants, Saturday’s Sidekick Strides for Life 5K and Fun Run at Andy Brown Park East will be rescheduled for a date later in the school year. Payments will be returned to all who have registered. The Sidekick apologizes for the inconvenience and a...

Coppell Football ‘springs’ back into action

May 23, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer High School football is like its own religion  here in Texas. Everyone looks forward to the Friday nights when they can show up to Buddy Echols Field and watch their fellow classmates take on rivals. The High School Football season is quickly approaching with the Co...

HART dedicated to saving lives in Irving

October 25, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Video by Rumill Batts Did you know that five out of ten dogs and seven out of ten cats that are sent to shelters never find homes and are euthanized? Though there are over 3,500 shelters and hundreds more rescue groups in the U.S. that aim to save animals, 11,000...

Make a Child Smile deadline fast approaching

December 9, 2009

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer The City of Coppell is again hosting the Make a Child Smile program that offers some extra help to Coppell families during the holidays. For its twentieth year, Make a Child Smile allows members of the community to help their neighbors by donating gifts for Coppel...

“Community” one of the best new comedy series

October 14, 2009

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer Community college.  It’s a great place for transitioning from high school into the real world or to a university, and it also serves as a last chance for adults who wish to learn more.  However, over the years it has become a joke. This could not be made more...