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Mayor Hunt sees bright future ahead for Coppell

Mayor Hunt sees bright future ahead for Coppell

October 29, 2015

Jessica Jun Staff Writer @jesse_jun16   Karen Hunt has served on the Coppell City Council since 2008 and was elected Mayor of Coppell in 2012. The Sidekick’s Jessica Jun had the opportunity to capture her unique insights about the future and outlook of Coppell, especially with new c...

Brad Hunt

January 31, 2013

Brad Hunt currently serves as Assistant Superintendent for Administration for Coppell ISD where he works with Dr. Jeff Turner on Strategic Plan initiatives and oversees human resources and communications. Hunt also works in the CISD Department of Student Services as Level II Hearing Officer and JJAEP...

New Lee Elementary plans underway

New Lee Elementary plans underway

November 9, 2012

  By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Former Lee Elementary students collectively shed a tear as their childhood memories of arts and crafts and monkey bars were converted into a modern and technology oriented high school. The transformation occurred with the promise to create a new Lee Elementary in the future. That time has come. Durin...

Hunt files against Tunnell for Coppell Mayor

Photo courtesy the City of Coppell.

March 5, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Councilman Karen Hunt has filed to run against Marsha Tunnell for the position of Coppell mayor. Current Mayor Doug Stover will not be seeking reelection next year. Karen Hunt has served on Coppell City Council since May of 2008 and has worked as a banker in DFW for over 30 years.  She is currently the Coppell Market President for F...

PSA awards Springer title of Hometown Hero

October 23, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Everyone knows someone who has made an impact on the world around them. From motivational stories to heart warming work in the community, those who strive to make a difference in Coppell are now being recognized. The Coppell High School Public Service Academy (PSA)...

Open enrollment brings new students to CISD

Open enrollment brings new students to CISD

September 25, 2011

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor CISD elementary schools are seeing some new faces this year with the help of Open Enrollment. A plan implemented by the board of directors to increase enrollment in Cottonwood Creek and Town Center elementary schools (known as open enrollment) is allowing students who do not live in the district to a...

Hunt becomes new face of DCCCD

May 21, 2010

 Satvika Ananth Staff Writer If you happen to drive down state highway 114, brace yourself for a surprise, because you may see the friendly face of Coppell High School Principal Brad Hunt staring back at you from a billboard. Hunt, a former student at a Dallas County Community College, was selected...

CHS prepares to welcome freshmen

March 3, 2010

Frances Ruiz Staff Writer While no thoughts are more terrifying to an incoming freshman than mercilessly being thrown over the senior bridge or having to eat the sack lunch mom packed alone in the bathroom, certain measures have been taken by Coppell High School and New Tech [email protected] to help students...

Dorhout sheds dragon skin to become proud Cowgirl

September 26, 2009

By Loren Hughes Staff Writer Last December, Coppell High School’s former associate principal P.J. Giamanco turned in his red and black for Southlake green. This year, the school’s new associate principal Leanne Dorhout has done the complete opposite, transforming from a Dragon to a Cowboy. Before com...