Coppell Student Media

  • Cowgirl volleyball playing McKinney Boyd in CHS arena on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
  • Picture day taking place on 9/21 and 9/22 in the CHS cafeteria during students' english class period

Is Wolf part of a trilogy?

April 9, 2013

by Jordan Thompson Staff Writer There was a lot to learn about Tyler, The Creator from his new album Wolf. But aside from the interesting music method Tyler introduced and the revelations about his true character despite his reputation, Wolf is also the missing puzzle piece of a well-thought-out...

Sidekick Strides for Life 5K to be held Saturday

Sidekick Strides for Life 5K to be held Saturday

March 20, 2013

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...

High school greek life

February 20, 2013

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Not everyone has to wait until college to pledge-to my dismay, high school sororities and fraternities do exist. While are not limited to southern states, high school greek life is much more common below the mason-dixon line. Many high schools in the “south”...

A taste of high school

February 20, 2013

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Feb. 7 was not the typical day for eighth grader Cody Masters. It was his first day at high school-and it was a little unexpected. Masters and his fellow Coppell Middle School West eighth graders would not be rolling with the motions of a typical middle school day; ins...

Forward Learning

February 6, 2013

By Jordan Thompson staff writer Most students at Coppell High School will admit to struggling with at least one of their core classes. Whether it be english, science, or my most dreaded enemy of the education world-math. It takes self discipline alone to get tutoring when a student knows they need...

Armed Guards in schools?

January 10, 2013

Miss America wouldn't approve. Ever since the tragey at sandy hook, controversy has ran amuck through the country on the basis of armed weappns? should they be outlawed? Some believe that rather than banning guns, schools should have armed guards at entrances to the building. According to Washington...

Cartoons of the 90s-dead and gone

January 9, 2013

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Cartoons of the 90’s-dead and gone The 1990s were a time for really great cartoons. “Rugrats”, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, “The Wild Thornberrys”, “Ed, Edd n Eddy” and “Hey Arnold!” are still remembered vividly today by students in high school-but...

Synopsis of a stressed young girl

Synopsis of a stressed young girl

December 12, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Stress is a ball and chain to our self-esteem, and I will never be the same since it was a part of me and who I was for a while. With stress, sleep only makes you more tired. People’s problems only wear you out. The anxiety eats away at your character, and things...

A senior’s studying tips

December 6, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer 1. Teach It – Studying in groups (and actually studying) can be so helpful. Find someone who doesn’t understand the topic and teach it to them. This exercise forces you to organize. 2. If reading a text book, don’t skip paragraphs – When you read through a...

What I missed about Coppell

Coppell High School students wear blue and orange at the Cowboys football game against Flower Mound on Oct. 19 in spirit of seniors Jacob Logan and Jonah Blackwell, who lost their lives earlier that week.

October 26, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer There is nothing wrong with a restless heart- if you are excited to get out of this town because you are ready for change, ready to see the world and discover yourself, by all means feed that ambition. But until graduation day comes, sit back and enjoy where you are-because...

Hurricane Isaac name under dispute

September 5, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Hurricanes are one of the most devastating natural disasters. The most concerning ones leave behind a legacy under a single name, whether it is Katrina, Andrew or Isaac. Hurricane Isaac, which, eerily enough, hit New Orleans seven years after Katrina, has caused quite...

What will be different about 2012-13

August 27, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer As every new and returning member of The Sidekick, I am so relieved/excited/motivated to be back to work. My summer was great, but what makes me content with leaving it behind is that I have one more year to do what I love-find stories, share stories, and keep them...