Coppell Student Media

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In celebration of Student Press Freedom Day, The Sidekick advertising and circulation manager Trisha Atluri delves into the world of student journalism with her experiences as a writer, photographer and designer. Atluri highlights the importance of student newspapers during unprecedented times.

#SJW2021: An oasis amidst desert

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager February 26, 2021

Currently, there are more than 13,000 students enrolled in Coppell ISD. 13,000 stories to tell and one newspaper staff to tell them. As news deserts across the country grow, local journalism is left...

File photo At the 2011 Dallas Morning News High School Journalism Day and Awards at SMU, The Sidekick won Best Newspaper and Coppell Student Media won Best Website.

Coppell sending 12 students to DMN Journalism Day

April 8, 2012

From Staff Reports A Coppell High School record 12 students have been selected as finalists for the 2012 Dallas Morning News High School Journalism Day and Awards. As finalists, they are invited...

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...

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CHS academics soar above other local high schools

September 13, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor While new students tentatively walk the halls of unfamiliar schools and new policies are implemented into the interworking of administration, Pulitzer Prize winning...

Dallas Morning News gives top awards to The Sidekick

April 20, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor The Sidekick was named ‘Best Website’ as well as ‘Best Newspaper’ at the 20th annual Dallas Morning News High School Journalism Day 2011. As well as the group...

What I learned at Dallas Morning News Day

March 12, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Staff Writer On Wednesday, I traveled with seven other newspaper students to SMU in Dallas where we all attended Dallas Morning News Day. The event consisted of two sessions where we...

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