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Disconnected from modern history

Today marks the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil feels her perspective on the tragedy is less emotion-based because she did not experience it and resembles more of that felt towards any other pivotal event in American history.
Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2020

I can’t tell you where I was and what I was doing on Sept. 11, 2001.  I wasn’t born until Sept. 2, 2002.  Because I never experienced life prior to the attacks, I cannot understand the difference...

Caussey begins new semester with AP World History

Mr. Caussey teaching his new AP World History-Blended class in the library. Photo by Sandy Iyer.
January 30, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer For many students, this is a new semester with new classes, but for Chris Caussey it is a new semester with teaching a new course. Caussey was an on-level and Pre-AP...

Carter’s beat lifts spirits of Bostonians from historic square

Jermaine Carter performs in front of Faneuil Hall in Boston on Thursday evening to entertain pedestrians. Thirty-one representatives from The Sidekick, Round-Up and KCBY are in the city attending the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention. Photo by Sandy Iyer.
November 14, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor “We gotta rock it, don’t stop it, rock it don’t stop it.” BOSTON - Rising from the depths of the subway system, a sweet sound greets the ears of the Bostonian...

Keep Coppell landmarks from becoming history

The Eagle Lake Rod and Gun Club is currently being restored after years of neglect. Members of the club wanted to preserve the history instead of tearing it down. Photo by Elizabeth Sims.
November 30, 2012

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer Recently, I was driving down the streets of Coppell and looking around at all the half-empty strip malls, numerous fast food restaurants and sub-divisions. I became...

Coppell vs Southlake game dates back

October 13, 2011

By Chris Reagan Staff Writer Coppell High School is buzzing with talk about the always anticipated yearly football game against Southlake on Friday, but how many actually know the history between...

Black History Month

February 23, 2011

By: Chris Cummins Staff Writer While to most people February may be known as the month of love, it shares this title with something that’s just as important. February is Black History Month, and...

AP Euro and you

February 23, 2011

Mike Pankonien Staff Writer AP European History; sounds like a hard class right? Sounds like hours and hours of reading, memorizing and analyzing with a cranky old history professor right? You...

A small tribute to… gum

April 30, 2010

by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer We all love gum. We love to have some, share some, ask everybody in our class for some. Some of us like to stick gum on other people’s things, or play with our a-b-c...

What happened to April Fool’s Day

April 1, 2010

By Gaby Moran Staff Writer Back in the good old days of elementary school, every holiday, nation-wide or obscure, was celebrated. But now that those kids grew into teenagers, holidays, like April Fool’s...

History vs. history: Difference more than just capitalization

January 26, 2010

Ellen Cameron Staff Writer I like history. I greatly dislike History. The difference in capitalization, then, represents the difference between what has happened in the past and man’s warped view...

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