Coppell Student Media

Love for teaching drives beloved teacher to win regional science award

Love for teaching drives beloved teacher to win regional science award

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Each year, the science fair is held at high schools all around the country. It is a reoccurring and bland tradition that people almost always groan at the mention of. However, for Coppell High School science teacher Cathy Douglas, the science fair is about more than just a tradition.   The ...

Grand opening of Andy Brown Park West

Grand opening of Andy Brown Park West

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

On Saturday, the final addition to the Andy Brown Park West, the soccer fields, opened. Youth softball and soccer players stood excitedly by during the event, ready to see the new fields they were going to be playing on. All of their parents were just as excited. “The bleachers are my favori...

The new normality of test prep: leveling the standardized testing playing field

The new normality of test prep: leveling the standardized testing playing field

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

The previously unheard of eight day school week is the reality for many students at Coppell High School with countless weekends being spent at Karen Dillard’s College Prep.   A program comprised of 14 two ur SAT, PSAT/NMSQT verbal and math scheduled classes, weekly workshops for practice, ...

The wait is over: Sonic reopening today after summer renovations

The wait is over: Sonic reopening today after summer renovations

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 7, 2016

As students made their way to Coppell High School for mid-summer school activities, they may have been surprised to see that Sonic, a long-time after school staple, had been demolished.   In May 2016, Coppell City Council approved plans for construction to  begin over CISD’s summer break ...

“If there is a word I can leave you with tonight, it’s transformation.”

“If there is a word I can leave you with tonight, it’s transformation.”

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

    On Tuesday night, Coppell Gifted Association brought to light the new demands of our current and future workforce through a presentation held at Coppell High School.   The future of students does not demand kids with expert knowledge on content, but rather students wh...

City Council to raise health and lower tax

City Council to raise health and lower tax

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016

  While the students of Coppell High School were taking a break from schoolwork, Mayor Hunt and the Coppell City Council were busy working on this year’s upcoming budget changes, proposed tax plan, and several other issues which constituted Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. &n...

The Sidekick to hold garage sale this Saturday

The Sidekick to hold garage sale this Saturday

Sloane Samberson, Managing Editor

March 23, 2016

This Saturday, The Sidekick will be holding a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Coppell Middle School East parking lot to raise money for printing expenses, competitions and general supplies.   All items are pre-priced and donated from the staff. Items available are expected to incl...

Trump announces Christie endorsement, hammers Rubio at Fort Worth rally

Trump announces Christie endorsement, hammers Rubio at Fort Worth rally

Nicolas Henderson, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

  FORT WORTH - 8 a.m. on Commerce Street in downtown Fort Worth is usually pretty barren, with the exception of a few cars here and there and the occasional pedestrian. On Friday morning this was not the case, as hundreds arrived early to ensure a close spot to see the spectacle that is Republican...

CISD Elementary Honor Choir to perform at CHS tonight (with video)

CISD Elementary Honor Choir to perform at CHS tonight (with video)

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

  Students at Coppell High School may be surprised to hear the voices of fifth graders coming from the auditorium area today during school. These elementary students are here for CISD Elementary Honor Choir rehearsals and performance.   The district Honor Choir is made up of 10 fi...

2015-2016 Teacher of the Year nominees announced (with video)

2015-2016 Teacher of the Year nominees announced (with video)

December 1, 2015

https://vimeo.com/147491503 By Sloane Samberson, Photos By Mallorie Munoz Managing Editors @SloaneSamberson, @munoz_mallorie Video by Matt Mudrick and Alana Rood, KCBY-TV Read More »...

Dallas Museum of Art Pollock exhibition to set high expectations

Dallas Museum of Art Pollock exhibition to set high expectations

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

The Dallas Museum of Art is holding an exhibition from Nov. 20 - March 20, featuring the work of late American artist, Jackson Pollock titled “Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots”. The upcoming exhibition is $16 for admission and free for students under 11. This event is only the third of its kind in the...

Sills witnesses history on fateful day in Dallas

Sills witnesses history on fateful day in Dallas

November 17, 2015

Coppell High School U.S history teacher, girl's basketball and track coach Thomas Sills was nine years old on Nov. 22, 1963 when John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza in Downtown Dallas. Prior to that fateful day, Sills was a big Kennedy family fan, a passion that helped develop his...