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Trumpet ensemble makes history as first to win in new division of national competition

Coppell High School senior Supratik Pochampally, junior Terri Rauschenbach and senior Trevor Holmes stand with CISD Trumpet Instructor Dr. Jared Hunt in the CHS band room. The Ensemble won first place in the Trumpet Ensemble Division at the National Trumpet Competition on March 16 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

When the five high schoolers signed up to compete in the National Trumpet Competition, they did not expect to make history. They simply thought it would be a fun experience to play together. Yet on March 15-16, Coppell High School junior Terri Rauschenbach, seniors Trevor Holmes and Supratik Pochampa...

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 ...

Ranks or GPA should not replace students’ names, identities

Graphic by Josh Martin

February 14, 2015

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah Instead of a simple hello, my class is greeted with a “What’s your rank? Nice knowing you too.” Usually, one asks another their name, but not too long ago, it feels like it changed. Within eight hours of ranks and grade point averages being...

Respira heads off to Branson for competition

Respira heads off to Branson for competition

March 28, 2014

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer  Today, the all girls show choir Respira,  traveled to Branson, Mo. for a competition where they will sing and dance in front of hundreds of people with other selected show choirs. They are set to perform throughout the day tomorrow. Coppell High School juniors Madison Picke...

Business Professionals of America club proceeds to state level with 63 CHS students

February 6, 2014

Every year, over 50 Coppell High School students participate in the annual Business Professionals of America regional competition. Coached and guided by Graphic Design and Animation teacher Cindy Wolfe and Computer Science teacher Jan McClintock, a handful of Coppell students made the state competition. Coppell...

Band students head to annual UIL competition this week

CHS band students compete at UIL this week.  Graphic by Jordan Bickham.

April 17, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer This past week, Coppell band students have been in and out of the building as they go through their UIL concert band competition performances. UIL is an annual competition in which all five bands participate in separately.  Within this competition, each band is responsible for performing the pieces they hav...

Coppell band continues Solo and Ensemble success

March 27, 2013

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer A record of 174 member of the Coppell Band have advanced to the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest, which will be taking place on May 25 and 27 in Austin, TX. The new record breaks the previous record of 171 students. The number of students being sent from Coppel...

Lariettes show their stuff

January 16, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Lariette showoff is the day before Valentine's Day, Wednesday February 13th at 7 p.m. The Lariettes are performing four dances as a team, the line officers are performing three, and the social officers have one dance. The Silver Stars also perform as well as the...

Coppell Gifted Association holds annual writing competition

October 16, 2012

Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer The fifth annual Creative Writing Competition is right around the corner. Having Fiction, Non-Fiction and Poetry categories, this competition is a great place to show off your writing talents. The winner will have their piece published in the spring of 2012. This...

Police Department Motorcycle Competition rallies $20,000 for MetroplexCOPS

April 11, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer In between stopping crimes, the Coppell Police Department has been busy at work planning and coordinating their 4th Annual Coppell Police Motorcycle Competition. Held on Saturday, March 31,2012 the event attracted an estimated 4,000 people, both officers and onlookers. This training and competitive e...

Sidekick staffers to compete in North Texas contest

February 24, 2012

Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor Your very own CHS newspaper, The Sidekick, is participating in the Dallas Morning News 21st Annual Journalism Day and Competition. Last year, they brought home the awards for Best Website and Best Newspaper in this North Texas competition, and this year the staff h...