Coppell Student Media

Variety of financial aid options to help seniors beat debt, enjoy college

Variety of financial aid options to help seniors beat debt, enjoy college

May 22, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Despite all of the fun and festivities of senior year, one thing has been lingering in the minds of each graduating student and their parents: money. With interest rates on undergraduate loans expected to rise from 3.86 to 4.66 percent within the next year, according to a r...

Passion for journalism found through experiences in D115

Passion for journalism found through experiences in D115

May 13, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Though my four years of high school have been a whirlwind of experiences, assignments and activities, one thing has remained constant: D115, more specifically The Sidekick newspaper’s classroom. Ironically, I almost did not join The Sidekick staff at all. I came...

Hitz designs, creates her own prom dress, finishes just in time for big dance

Hitz designs, creates her own prom dress, finishes just in time for big dance

April 11, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor With prom a day away, seniors are finalizing plans to make sure everything is just right for the big dance. For senior Kenzie Hitz, these finishing touches involve putting the last few stitches in her handmade prom dress. Hitz began this endeavor after searching...

Cowboys fall to Scots, 8-5

Cowboys fall to Scots, 8-5

March 29, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor The Coppell Cowboys varsity lacrosse team fell to the Highland Park Scots 8-5 after a hard fought battle on Friday night at Lesley Field. The Cowboys came out strong in the first half of the game, leading 4-3 at half-time. Senior Nick Hruby scored the first goal of the game. ...

Lacrosse Preview: Cowboys vs. Highland Park

Lacrosse Preview: Cowboys vs. Highland Park

March 28, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor After taking down McKinney Boyd 12-2 on March 19, the Coppell Cowboys varsity boys lacrosse team is set to play the Highland Park Scots tonight at 7:30 p.m. The Cowboys are entering with a record of 9-1 and Highland Park holds at 7-2. With an 8-7 overtime loss to the Sco...

Lutz uses personalized programs, passion to train athletes

Lutz uses personalized programs, passion to train athletes

March 7, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor With 10 years as a police officer in the Chicago metropolitan area and another 15 years as an executive in the restaurant industry under his belt, it seems that founding, not one but two, running clubs would be the furthest thing from Highland Village resident Bra...

Science fiction becomes fact for engineering students through 3D printer

Science fiction becomes fact for engineering students through 3D printer

February 14, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UHawmxjlXk By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Centimeter by centimeter, the printer produces the small black gear to match the model glowing on a nearby computer screen. However, this is not a simple picture of the model. This is a very real, fully usable gear ...

William T. Cozby Public Library redesign to be next step in Coppell 2030 plan

William T. Cozby Public Library redesign to be next step in Coppell 2030 plan

January 31, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor As students grab a drink from the coffee bar, they head to the green screen in a sound proof video room to get to work on a class project. Soon, these amenities will be available to students at the William T. Cozby Public Library. When the Coppell 2030 plan...

Weix finds lifelong passion through fencing

Weix finds lifelong passion through fencing

January 14, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Most little boys have pretended they are a brave knight riding into battle with a gleaming sword drawn at one point in their lives. Typically, those daydreams fade with time and these boys grow up to exchange their imaginary swords for footballs and hockey sticks. ...

Girls on the Run provides positive outlet for young girls

Girls on the Run provides positive outlet for young girls

December 11, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Despite sub-freezing temperatures and rain just beginning to fall, Galatyn Park in Richardson is packed with people ready to participate in the eighth annual Gobble Hobble 5K on Nov. 23. In the middle of the pack, a group of elementary and middle school-aged girls,...

Kim, Rohde receive honorable mention for Multimedia Feature Story of the Year

Kim, Rohde receive honorable mention for Multimedia Feature Story of the Year

November 17, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor BOSTON- After three days filled with convention-going, sight seeing and bonding, the 2013 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention was capped off with an awards ceremony to recognize the best works in publication and individual categories. KCBY...

Jimenez applies experiences from military to protecting, serving school

Jimenez applies experiences from military to protecting, serving school

November 6, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Protect and serve. These two words are often put together, but very few truly know what it means to live these out daily. For student resource officer Ricky Jimenez, these words are the foundation of his job, protecting students and faculty at Coppell High Schoo...