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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Headlines about celebrities and their private jet use have been in the news recently. The Sidekick executive design/interactive editor Srihari Yechangunja has uncovered that Coppell High School’s very own Cowboy Carl may be a celebrity of interest in this vital issue.

The Twist: Cowboy Carl found using private jet

Srihari Yechangunja, Executive Design/Interactive Editor October 5, 2022

The Twist is a humorous column about life in Coppell. Please be warned that any and all disdain towards any topic is due to the writers’ similar situation as adolescents (even though we feel so much...

Coppell High School senior trumpet section leader Zain Zaidi practices in the CHS Band Hall on May 9. Zaidi placed second in the high school division at the National Trumpet Competition, which took place on March 30-April 2.

Zaidi scaling to great heights with trumpet

Srihari Yechangunja, Design Editor May 13, 2022

Though Coppell High School senior Zain Zaidi considers himself optimistic, he didn’t expect much when he joined the Coppell Middle School North band in sixth grade, considering he had no prior experience...

Coppell junior defender Malkam Wallace defends senior middie Logan Hazlewood at practice on Tuesday at Lesley Field. Wallace is a dual sport athlete that portrays commitment and savors bonds with his teammates.

Wallace embodying genuinity, enjoying brotherhood on the field

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager March 24, 2022

Hustling on the football field during the fall. Defending the Coppell lacrosse team during the spring. As a dual sport athlete, Coppell junior long stick midfielder Malkam Wallace never has a moment...

Coppell High School junior TSA president Apurva Betgar, senior TSA treasurer Adarsh Pulasseri and junior Kadhir Vivekanandan Kalavathy work on their VEX Robotics project in Mike Yakubovsky’s third period practicum in engineering class on Tuesday. Betgar has grown from a shy individual to a strong leader and challenges the stigma around women in STEM.

Insecure to bold: Betgar transforms from timid member to vocal leader

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager March 22, 2022

A shy, hesitant 5-foot-3 girl enters a room full of guys that are technology enthusiasts. She tenses up and scans the room to see if there is anyone else that looks like her. Then CHS9 freshman Apurva...

Coppell High School senior Shruti Shukla sings her favorite song, “Mere Dholna,” composed by Pritam Chakraborty, on March 8. Shukla has been singing Hindustani music since age 5 and takes exams administered by an Indian music organization, Pracheen Kala Kendra.

In the Spotlight: Shukla resonating with Indian culture through Hindustani music examinations

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager March 22, 2022

Despite not living in India, Coppell High School senior Shruti Shukla connects to her Indian heritage by singing Hindustani music. Her connection with music has transformed over the years from taking...

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater will perform Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Coppell Arts Center. The family-friendly show includes 30 pets performing a variety of stunts. Photo by Trisha Atluri

World-famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater comes to Coppell

Anushree De, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

For more than 15 years, Gregory Popovich has been touring the world with his troupe of renowned performers. But the talented crew that Popovich performs alongside is unique. The cast of Popovich Comedy...

Gay-Straight Alliance embracing gender, sexuality diversity on campus

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer December 16, 2021

”There's a goal I actually want to have with the club is to educate people on what it really means to be gay or queer or a part of LGBTQ community,” CHS Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) president junior...

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 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 12/13 – 12/18

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

The Coppell Winter Band concert is today, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Coppell High School Auditorium.  The Coppell City Council has its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. at  Coppell Town Center...

Coppell senior forward Michelle Pak dribbles against Hebron on Feb. 6 at the Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls play their first scrimmage this year against Lebanon Trail at Buddy Echols Field Monday at 7:30 p.m.

New teammates, head coach to begin play against Lebanon Trail

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager December 10, 2021

A new head coach along with new teammates, as 17 seniors on the varsity team graduated last year, get ready to play a new opponent.  On Monday, the Coppell girls soccer team faces Lebanon Trail at...

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 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 12/6 – 12/11

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

Coppell High School students who received A’s or B’s for the previous semester will receive Red Honor Roll Lunch on Tuesday.  Coppell High School has STAAR retesting for English I, algebra I, U.S....

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 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 11/15 – 11/21

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor November 15, 2021

Nov. 15 - Nov. 19 is Anti-Bullying Week, which is commemorated annually to bring awareness of bullying in schools.   The Coppell Color Guard is hosting auditions for the JV winter guard on Tuesday...

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 2021-22 school year.

Got You Covered: 11/8 – 11/13

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor November 8, 2021

The Coppell High School Student Council begins its first Thanksgiving food drive today to benefit Metrocrest Services. Students are encouraged to bring canned goods, dried food, toiletries, baby food and...

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