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McCann dances way through Lariettes, Netflix show

Coppell High School junior Kennedy McCann practices a contemporary piece with the Lariettes during fifth period on Jan. 17 in the small gym. McCann was in the Netflix show “Dancing Queen” with the dance team Beyond Belief.

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

When Coppell High School junior Kennedy McCann's longtime dance company merged with a new one, she had no idea she would star in a Netflix show.  McCann, one of the CHS Lariettes junior lieutenants, starred in the Netflix docuseries “Dancing Queen”. The show released Oct. 5, 2018, during McCann’...

Posey sisters dance in their own ways

Helena Posey (left) and Charlotte Posey (right)  hug at a game. Helena, a Lariette, was there to support the team.

Wren Lee, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

Moving to the beat is what Coppell High School senior Helena Posey and freshman Charlotte Posey do for fun.   They may be sisters, but they both dance in two different ways.   Helena is a Lariette and Charlotte dances with the Misfit Dance Crew and the Millennium Dance Complex. Bo...

Annual Lariette Spaghetti Dinner to kick off prior to first home football game

Annual Lariette Spaghetti Dinner to kick off prior to first home football game

August 28, 2015

By Sloane Samberson Managing Editor @SloaneSamberson   The time for Friday night lights and the fringe has come again, and that does not only mean football games and halftime shows.   On Friday, Sept. 4, prior to the first home football game, is the annual Lariette Spaghetti Dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. i...

Lariettes head upstage to experience Broadway in New York City

March 25, 2015

Shannon Morgan staff writer @shannonlacyy Traveling all the way to New York City, Coppell High School’s Lariette drill team spent four days this past weekend honing their dance skills, sightseeing around the city and coming closer together as a team. “We took a dance class on Saturday morning...

Lariettes hold banquet this weekend

May 2, 2013

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After a fantastic year of leaping, kicking and turning, the Coppell Lariettes will hold their annual banquet on May 4. The banquet will be held at the Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West and will consist of eating, dancing and socializing. The Lariettes are Coppell ...

Week kicks off with Lariettes audition workshops, tryouts

April 16, 2013

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer The mornings of this week will be filled with loud music, dancing and endurance as the the Coppell High School Lariettes Varsity Drill Team will be hosting audition workshops all throughout the week from 7 to 8 a.m. with auditions on Friday, April 19 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Let's...

Lariettes travel to happiest place on earth

CHS Lariette drill team poses with Goofy after the conclusion of their mock audition in Disney World Saturday March 23.

March 29, 2013

By Natalie Gilbert Staff Writer Bright and early on March 22, the Coppell High School Lariettes drill team lugged their bags filled with jazz shoes, costumes and performance make-up to American Airlines Airport as they embarked on their trip to Orlando, Fla. With preparation and fundraising...

Lariettes end busy week at Timber Creek HS

February 13, 2013

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer The Lariettes wake up early every morning to practice into first period as they learn new dance routines and improve other routines for the upcoming competition or performance. With the Lariettes performing their annual Lariette Showoff tonight in the Coppell gym. The...



January 25, 2013

The kicks, splits and frills are a few things that come to mind when thinking of the Lariettes. The Lariettes are the spirit drill team of Coppell High School. These girls practice dance routines and kick lines every morning and perform during halftime shows and at competitions. “Dance is thei...

Lariettes show their stuff

January 16, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Lariette showoff is the day before Valentine's Day, Wednesday February 13th at 7 p.m. The Lariettes are performing four dances as a team, the line officers are performing three, and the social officers have one dance. The Silver Stars also perform as well as the...

Clancy dances her way to Creighton

Photo Courtesy of Mindy Clark.

May 3, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After leading the Lariettes as captain during her senior year, Kaitlin Clancy will continue her dancing at the collegiate level. After a rigorous audition process, Clancy was chosen out of 22 girls to be a part of the Jays Dancers at Creighton University, the college’s official dance team. A dancer since the age of 3, Clancy has a...

Lariettes complete first day of national competition

March 23, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer After excelling in two regional competitions, the Coppell High School Lariettes take on their final competition of the year. The Marching Auxiliaries National Dance Championship is being held in Fort Worth, Texas with over 70 different drill teams and dance studios co...