Coppell Student Media

Moolenijzer, Javeri impress at Bush Institute debate

October 23, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Over the years, Coppell High School Debate has built up a reputation as one of the top debate groups in the entire state under Coach Glenda Ferguson. Members of the Debate Team represented Coppell well at a series of economic debates for high school students hosted by the George Bush Institute on Saturday. The event spanned most of Saturday and Sunday at Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas. It was a busy day...

Biden, Ryan prepare for crucial Vice Presidential Debate

October 10, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor After a surprisingly impressive performance by Mitt Romney in the first Presidential Debate last Wednesday, the Vice Presidential Debate on Thursday has gained newfound importance. With Romney's momentum surging this week, it will be a chance for the Barack Obama campaign...

Jasso ‘all-in’ for second year

Jasso ‘all-in’ for second year

October 3, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Now in his second year as Coppell High School’s principal, Jasso’s transition period is over and he is ready to implement his own vision for CHS. After serving as an assistant principal in Coppell from 2000 to 2005, Jasso departed to become the principal of Haltom...

Ridiculous blown call costs Packers game, uproar over refs ensues

Ridiculous blown call costs Packers game, uproar over refs ensues

September 26, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Since the beginning of the NFL season, the familiar black and white uniforms of referees have dotted the field as usual, but with an unfamiliar set of faces occupying them. Hired by the NFL to officiate all of the games until an agreement can be reached with the normal,...

What gets in my Hair: racism still a problem at CHS, beyond

What gets in my Hair: racism still a problem at CHS, beyond

September 21, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Sometimes, just three words can permanently change your outlook. Even three words read on a tiny cell phone screen during a monotonous bus ride. It was a particularly bumpy bus ride. I was sitting there texting a friend of mine, unsuccessfully attempting to block out the screeching chatter of the freshman girls...

Welcome back, Coppell High School!

Welcome back, Coppell High School!

August 27, 2012

Welcome back, CHS! The 2011-12 school year was a record breaker here at The Sidekick, and it's only going to get better from here. Our goal, as always, is to make Coppell news readily available to our valued readers. A lot of change will be taking effect this year - at CHS and The Sidekick - a...