Coppell Student Media

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

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 for an extended period of time before making a decision.   So it came as quite a shock to...

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 the stage in preparation for the judges’ announcement of winners.   CHS junior Ahilesh...

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 bouquets for the students who took part in the production of the musical that opened on Saturday. The...

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 higher levels. The Sidekick had the opportunity to receive some insight from CHS junior Anjana Parashar on her desire...

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 when I was in the eighth grade and danced the role of a Hungarian. Even then, I had only seen Act...

Anderson to attend The Juilliard School’s 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 patiently for acceptance letters are just some of the stressful activities students have to endu...

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

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 music. The performance was held at Chinmaya Mission Chitrakoot in Irving. Performers varied...

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

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 Convention's dance. A Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association...

Heritage Night moves beyond one-hit-wonder

Heritage Night moves beyond one-hit-wonder

February 5, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) is predominately known for its main event of the year, Heritage Night. Countries from all over the world are represented: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, England, Mexico, Nigeria, France, China, Hungary and North Korea. A...

Lariettes show their stuff

January 16, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Lariette showoff is the day before Valentine's Day, Wednesday February 13th at 7 p.m. The Lariettes are performing four dances as a team, the line officers are performing three, and the social officers have one dance. The Silver Stars also perform as well as the...

Students dancing their way to fitness with Zumba

December 12, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer As the winter months begin, the holiday desserts and foods are in abundance and it becomes more and more difficult to brave the elements and work out. Many of the fall sports have come to an end, and that leaves many Coppell High School students with the question of...

Glitter rains again with Ke$ha’s Warrior

December 5, 2012

By Stephanie Alexander Staff Writer Yesterday was the release date of Ke$ha's second studio album, Warrior. Warrior consists the same dance tracks that are all about being young and partying. Her single from the album, "Die Young", has been constantly in the airwaves since it dropped on Sep...