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Coppell High School Choir sings “Gloria” by Franz Joseph Hayden and “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” by Peter C. Lutkin as a finale at the Coppell Choir Fall Concert on Tuesday in the CHS Auditorium. It was the first in-person concert since the Winter Concert in December 2019. Photo by Aliza Abidi

Respira preparing to defy gravity at annual choir show

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer November 4, 2021

The combination of singing and dancing makes the Respira show choir stand out from the rest. After hosting choir shows virtually, Coppell High School Choir brings the show back to the stage on Friday and...

Video: Fine arts teachers opinions on modern trends

Video: Fine arts teachers’ opinions on modern trends

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

What do teachers think of the transformation of different fine arts fields online and the influence of technology on these fields? Watch The Sidekick staff writer Yaamini Jois' video about Coppell...

The Cowboy Theatre Company performs their production of “Trap” by Stephen Gregg during the dress rehearsal in the Coppell High School Black Box Theatre on Tuesday. “Trap” opens on Friday at 7 p.m.

Theater dabbling in new genre with “Trap”

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager October 21, 2021

Unsettling. Intriguing. A psychological thriller. These are all words Coppell High School theater director Karen Ruth uses to describe the Cowboy Theatre Company’s upcoming “Trap” production....

Coppell head band director Kim Shuttlesworth and color guard director Matthew Rummel conduct after school band rehearsal from atop the band director tower in the parking lot behind Buddy Echols Field on Thursday. Shuttlesworth was named the new Coppell ISD band director on April 26.

Shuttlesworth following love for music in mother’s footsteps

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor August 31, 2021

Growing up with a band director mother and playing trumpet in All-State band at Carthage High School, Coppell head band director Kim Shuttlesworth has been immersed in a world of music for decades. After...

Photo courtesy of the Dallas Museum of Art.

Dallas Museum of Art Pollock exhibition to set high expectations

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer November 18, 2015

The Dallas Museum of Art is holding an exhibition from Nov. 20 - March 20, featuring the work of late American artist, Jackson Pollock titled “Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots”. The upcoming exhibition...

Fine Arts AP test scores rank top in state

January 22, 2014

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer Students put your paintbrushes and pastels down. It is time to give a round of applause to Coppell High School’s Advanced Placement Fine Arts department which recently ranked...

Teacher travels world on high seas

September 18, 2013

  By Kara Hallam Staff Writer Eric Franklin, a new Coppell High School fine arts teacher, is not your average instructor. Franklin traveled all around the world before his job at CHS as a theater...

Smith to pursue musical theatre career at BWU

Smith to pursue musical theatre career at BWU

May 15, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Many children grow up watching animated Disney musicals like Beauty and the Beast, or even classic musicals such as Wicked or The Sound of Music. Senior Alex Smith enjoys...

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