Coppell Student Media

Don’t dress to oppress

Don’t dress to oppress

Charlotte Vanyo, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019


Filed under Opinions

My mission in life is to make a difference - even a small one. Because of this, I try to be politically active in any way a 16-year-old can. I can often be found at town halls, rallies and marches.   Many people laugh at my activism and ask, “Does she really think she’s making a diff...

One step at a time: Osbornes combat Crohn’s through upcoming school walk

One step at a time: Osbornes combat Crohn’s through upcoming school walk

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After staying in the hospital during August with her son Ryne Osborne, who has been diagnosed with a rare illness, Coppell High School assistant principal Cindi Osborne returned to CHS in September with the warmest welcome: a walk.   The Osborne’s lives took a turn when 19-year-old Ryne was diag...

On the Spot: Coppell Best Buddies to host fundraising car wash

On the Spot: Coppell Best Buddies to host fundraising car wash

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

On Saturday, the Coppell Best Buddies club at Coppell High School will host its first car wash to raise funds for buddies, or those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   The car wash will also provide funding for the upcoming end of year party and member dues for the club. &...

Local students using art to help support cancer patients

Local students using art to help support cancer patients

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Lanterns were thrown into the air by people who travelled to the Shine Festival near Denton, and people enjoyed lemonade and art. This was Coppell High School senior Ruqiya Bankole’s view on Oct. 7 as she and two friends, CHS seniors Mateo Perez and Grace Kompany, held an art exhibit and sold lemonad...

Project Graduation asks for last minute donations

May 15, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Graduation is quickly approaching, and that means it is almost time for Project Graduation. For those not familiar with the event, Project Graduation is a safe, school sponsored graduation party where all the senior class meets up at a venue to celebrate graduation...

Registration for Beach volleyball tournament heats up

May 8, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer The weather is heating up here in Texas and that can only mean one thing: it is time for the 13th Annual Coppell Volleyball Beach Tournament. This annual team tournament benefits the Coppell Volleyball program and attracts hundreds of students and teachers for a day...

Nail salon donates to Relay for Life

April 16, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer As Relay for Life draws near, more and more teams are looking for ways to raise money. On Thursday, April 18th, the new nail salon, Deluxe Nail Spa, next to Smashburger, will be donating 30% of each customers bill to the Relay event. To have some of you bill donated,...

Sidekick Strides for Life 5K to be held Saturday

Sidekick Strides for Life 5K to be held Saturday

March 20, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer On Saturday, The Sidekick and Taylor's Gift is hosting the first Sidekick Strides for Life 5K and Fun Run at Andy Brown Park East to raise awareness for organ donation. The race begins at 8 a.m., and same day registration opening at 7 a.m. at the pavilion. There...

Grab some friends, pull a real fire truck to support ACA

February 19, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor The Coppell Fire Department always has your back, ‘round the clock, but now there is an opportunity for you to support them. The Fire Department is hosting a Fire Truck Pull event at Wagon Wheel Park on March 22. This will be Coppell’s first Fire Truck Pull event, though neighboring communities have hosted similar fundraisers. The Fire...

Coppell Fire Department to host inaugural truck pull

February 13, 2013


Filed under News Blog

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Fundraising is never an easy activity, but the Coppell Fire Department's fresh new idea is already gaining attention. To raise money for the 2013 Relay for Life Coppell event, the Fire Department will be holding a truck pull. The fundraiser is simple, all you have...

Hockey Notebook: Cowboys skating with four-game win streak on the line

Hockey Notebook: Cowboys skating with four-game win streak on the line

December 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

By John Loop Sports Writer After a devastating 5-4 loss to Garland/Bishop Lynch, in which their opponent stormed back in the third period with three goals to win the game, the Coppell Cowboys have strung together a four-game push without losing. Part of the reason the wins have piled up is the...

Sidekick staff picks up the pace in 5K planning

Sidekick staff picks up the pace in 5K planning

November 30, 2012


Filed under News

Editor's note: Due to a lack of registered participants, Saturday’s Sidekick Strides for Life 5K and Fun Run at Andy Brown Park East will be rescheduled for a date later in the school year. Payments will be returned to all who have registered. The Sidekick apologizes for the inconvenience and a...