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Coppell Lariettes perform their finale as a fan enthusiastically jumps up from their seat. The Lariettes Spring Show was performed on Friday at 7pm to showcase the dancers’ skills from the year.

Lariettes leap through time with Spring Showcase

Minori Kunte, Staff Writer April 24, 2023

Lariettes dazzled audiences on Friday and Saturday with thrilling performances that took viewers on a journey through the past, present, and future. To set the scene, screens on both sides of the stage...

CHS9 student Arisha Hasan teaches class at Milaana Dance’s studio on Jan. 20. Hasan is the youngest instructor at the studio, working alongside her mother.

Three generations, one love for dance

Tracy Tran, Staff Writer/Photographer March 24, 2022

Closing her eyes, her body naturally felt the rhythms of the song. Tiptoeing in small movements, she explored her new happiness in dancing. The 3-year-old Arisha Hasan started dancing as if she was born...

Techies lead the way for “The SpongeBob Musical”

Techies lead the way for “The SpongeBob Musical”

Trisha Atluri and Olivia Cooper February 15, 2022

Follow Trisha (@trish_atluri) and Olivia (@liviaaaooo) and @CHSCampusNews on Twitter.

Coppell High School juniors Graham Gorman and Lauren Beach portray the villainous couple, Plankton and Karen the Computer, in the Cowboy Theatre Company’s production of “The SpongeBob Musical.” The show opens on Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium and runs until Feb. 6.

Bringing in the Bikini Bottom days

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor January 28, 2022

The generation that grew up with SpongeBob SquarePants will portray the iconic cartoon characters in the Cowboy Theatre Company’s upcoming production of “The SpongeBob Musical.” Tonight, middle...

Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang is a ballerina, violinist, singer and a top 300 scholar in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, one of the most prestigious research competitions for high school students. Liang has been a ballerina since age 4 and danced in the Ballet Ensemble of Texas’ production of “The Nutcracker” in December.

In the Spotlight: Liang en pointe as a creative in STEM

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor January 27, 2022

Few are as multi-talented as Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang, who is a researcher, violinist, singer and ballerina.  Liang’s interest in science led her to be selected for the Simons...

CHS9 freshman Aishwarya Anandkumar began dancing at age 3 and has experimented in numerous Indian and American styles. She currently is part of the CHS9 Silver Stars and takes classes at the Sur Sangam dance company and Dance Machines dance studio.

Anandkumar whirling her way forward

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

The à la seconde.  Revered. Sought after. Finally accomplished.  The à la seconde turn had been a goal for Coppell freshman Aishwarya Anandkumar, a dancer since age 3, for almost five years––five...

Coppell Community Chorale alto Deb Wood performs in the main hall of the Coppell Arts Center on Oct. 23. The chorale hosted its fall concert, Legendary, in which choir ensembles covered songs by well-known musicians.

Chorale echoes voices of legends

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor November 10, 2021

Follow Trisha (@trish_atluri) and @CHSCampusNews on Twitter.

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...

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