Coppell Student Media

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Choir members to perform at Region 31 Concert

Coppell High School choir performs at the 2018 Choir Fall Concert. On Saturday, choir members will perform at the First United Methodist Church in the Region 31 concert.

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

On Saturday, select members from Coppell High School’s very own choir will participate in the Region 31 concert at the First United Methodist Church in Grapevine.  Region 31 consists of Coppell ISD, Birdville ISD, Carroll ISD, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD and Hurst-Eul...

Dragon, eagle battle to form an identity through art

Coppell High School senior Jingchun Quan displays her certificate in front of her artwork at the Dallas Museum of Art on March 16. Quan was chosen to showcase her artwork, “Eagle Meets Dragon: A Clash of Cultures,” through a festival hosted by the Dallas Museum of Art.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Art means something different to every person due to their own varying personal experiences; Coppell High School senior Jingchun Quan used her own background and experiences to create award-winning art. Quan took a digital photograph, titled “Eagles meets Dragon: A Clash of Cultures”, which was selec...

Young Dallas activists advocate for change in March For Our Lives (with video)

Marching protesters lift their signs and lead chants in support of gun control. On Saturday, protesters gathered to speak out against gun violence in the March For Our Lives in Dallas.

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

March 25, 2018

DALLAS — On Saturday, more than 5,000 people joined together and raised their voices to advocate gun control reform at the March For Our Lives protest in downtown Dallas.   The Dallas March For Our Lives began promptly at 1 p.m. at City Hall. As protesters marched from the Dallas Police M...

New year, same resolve, courage to march

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2018

On Saturday, for the second year in a row, women came together to fight for a common goal, a goal they had hoped would be reached but believe was not in the year since President Donald Trump took office. This year’s Women’s March was fueled both by the anger and frustration pooled from last ye...

On the Spot: From students to speakers; “Pittsburg Six” take on Dallas convention as journalism celebrities

Pittsburg (Kan.) High School seniors Connor Balthazor, Patrick Sullivan, Kali Poenitske, Maddie Baden, Gina Mathew and and their adviser Emily Smith talk about the Booster Redux’s investigative adventure uncovering discrepancies in their principal’s resume leading to her resignation they had in March 2017. They led a session on Friday at the JEA/NSPA Fall High School Journalism Convention at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, which is being attended by Sidekick newspaper, KCBY-TV and Round-Up yearbook staff members.

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017

DALLAS - It all started with junior Maddie Baden noticing a couple discrepancies in her newly hired principal’s story.   It all ended with a trip to the White House correspondents dinner and the retirement of Destry Brown.   The whirlwind trip of the “Pittsburg Six,” of...

On the Spot: Journalists looking to go big at national journalism convention (with video)

The Sidekick staff members attend the 2017 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention’s opening ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Dallas on Nov. 16. Among nearly 5,000 other high school journalists, students are learning about how to become better journalists through various sessions led by professionals and educators in various fields at the convention.

Lili Lomas

November 17, 2017

DALLAS - Nearly 5,000  high school journalists and advisers bustled around the Hyatt Regency lobby  at the first day of the 2017 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention today.   For the 29 Coppell Student Media members in attendance, this scene was the introduction to a week...

Carlo’s Bakery takes the cake(with video)

Carlo’s Bakery takes the cake(with video)

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

DALLAS - A little slice of New Jersey has come to the Metroplex with the grand opening of the famous Carlo's Bakery newest location.   On a breezy spring morning, nothing sounds better to a “Cake Boss” fanatic than going to the bakery and ordering one of the legendary staple Carlo’s...

Spring into break and explore the top 5 local attractions

Spring into break and explore the top 5 local attractions

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Spring break. Two of the best words to any hard-working student’s ears after long hours at Coppell High School. Plan to stay in town and visit local favorites ranging from eating at Dallas food trucks to exploring Fort Worth for classic Texas fun; in a place like Coppell, the possibilities are endless. Make...

Sills witnesses history on fateful day in Dallas

Coppell High School U.S history teacher, girl's basketball and track coach Thomas Sills was nine years old on Nov. 22, 1963 when John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza in Downtown Dallas. Prior to that fateful day, Sills was a big Kennedy family fan, a passion that helped develop his love for history.

November 17, 2015

Coppell High School U.S history teacher, girl's basketball and track coach Thomas Sills was nine years old on Nov. 22, 1963 when John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza in Downtown Dallas. Prior to that fateful day, Sills was a big Kennedy family fan, a passion that helped develop his...

Get ready to have goosebumps

Get ready to have goosebumps

Riley Galloway, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

  DALLAS - Many have heard of the suspenseful comedy serie Goosebumps by R.L. Stines. With an astounding 62 sequels, Stine created a greatly popular series.   Through the prominence of Goosebumps, readers had high expectations for the featured film. I being one of them.   Amidst, Stine being known for his twist and turns, director Rob Lett...