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Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth performs her album For the Girls in concert at the Coppell Arts Center on Saturday. The Takeoff Music Festival officially opens the arts center as a performance and entertainment venue for Coppell residents.

Chenoweth brings Broadway home

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 12, 2021

Despite her famously small stature, Broadway alum Kristin Chenoweth has no problem commanding the attention of more than 400 people with her larger-than-life stage presence.  Chenoweth, best known...

The Ballet Ensemble of Texas dances at the Old Town Pavilion on Thursday night at the Art Sip & Stroll. The event is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Coppell Arts Council, and this year it is celebrated in conjunction with the grand opening of the Coppell Arts Center.

Sip & Stroll’s return reinvigorates local art scene

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor September 10, 2021

As the late-afternoon sunlight filtered through the trees behind the Coppell Senior and Community Center on Thursday, the Coppell Community Orchestra set the tone for the evening with an idyllic rendition...

Coppell High School junior Kennedy McCann practices a contemporary piece with the Lariettes during fifth period on Jan. 17 in the small gym. McCann was in the Netflix show “Dancing Queen” with the dance team Beyond Belief.

McCann dances way through Lariettes, Netflix show

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer January 30, 2020

When Coppell High School junior Kennedy McCann's longtime dance company merged with a new one, she had no idea she would star in a Netflix show.  McCann, one of the CHS Lariettes junior lieutenants,...

Senior Sidekick staff writer Nanette Pottoore discusses the top trends of this decade. She reviews popular phrases and memes such as Nyan Cat, vines and more. Graphic by Shriya Vanparia.

Decade Wrap-up: How internet culture evolved society

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer December 19, 2019

Rise and Shine. In this story, I’m going to spill the tea on why the 2010s was an exciting decade for online trends and fads. The internet brought together many people through dances and memorable...

Claire Clements, The Sidekick editorial page editor, talks about her experience as a dancer and explains why she decided to quit. Before quitting in September 2017, Clements danced for eleven years.

Reflecting on a year without dance; a quitter does not equal loser

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor October 3, 2018

I do not consider myself to be a spontaneous person.   Ranging from what socks I am going to wear today to what colleges I am going to apply for, I like to sit and think hard about something...

Talent meets modesty at the CHS Talent Show

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer February 5, 2018

On Friday, students displayed their talents for the annual Coppell High School Talent Show through a variety of acts from fusion dances to drawing. As the show came to a close, the performers ascended...

42nd Street opening brings “Broadway extravaganza”

42nd Street opening brings “Broadway extravaganza”

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor October 31, 2016

From the parking lot to the seats of the auditorium, proud family members of the cast and crew of Coppell High School’s theater department’s 2016 musical, “42nd Street” carried in congratulatory...

A unique focus on the Indian culture

A unique focus on the Indian culture

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer February 21, 2016

Students throughout Coppell High School have found a unique soul for Indian dancing. As part of their culture, Indian girls take dance classes and prepare for upcoming recitals and hope to move up onto...

Changes visible in Ballet Academy of Texas’ production of “The Nutcracker”, but still a hit

December 8, 2014

By Tuulia Koponen Business/Public Relations Manager @tuulipia The last time I had gone to see my former dance studio, The Ballet Academy of Texas, put on its production of “The Nutcracker” was...

Anderson to attend The Juilliard Schools dance program

Anderson to attend The Juilliard School’s dance program

April 29, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Every year, high school seniors have to make the gruelling decision of where they want to apply to school. Filling out applications, sending in scores and then waiting...

Musical Medley performers. Photo by Pranathi Chitta.

Musical Medley performers help “Make-A-Wish” come true

April 25, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Two hundred people for an audience was not a barrier for the Musical Medley concert performers. The performance consisted of a variety of acts from Bollywood to American...

Student journalists sport costumes at the annual JEA/NSPA convention dance on Nov. 16. Photo by Kristen Shepard.

No tea at this Boston party: Journalists put down notepads for convention dance

November 16, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Editor in Chief BOSTON - A cow, Miley Cyrus, Santa Claus and Iron Man made an appearance at the Sheraton Boston Hotel on Friday for the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism...

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